Spaying and Neutering

Spaying or neutering your dog helps control the population by preventing unwanted or unplanned litters. It can help prevent certain cancers, pyometra in females, and may have behavioural benefits such as lessening aggression and hyperactivity.

What does neutering/spaying do to a dog?

Spaying or neutering is the removal of sex organs. Spaying removes a female’s uterus and ovaries, and neutering removes a male’s testicles.

Why is it important to neuter/spay my dog?

It prevents unwanted litters, reproductive cancers, and pyometra in female dogs.

How old should a dog be before they are neutered/spayed?

Typically, we recommend spaying or neutering at about 6 months of age. As it is a guideline, your veterinarian can discuss the appropriate age for your dog based on factors such as size and breed.

How much does it cost to neuter/spay a dog?

For pricing, please contact the hospital, and we will be happy to provide you with a quote.


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