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Dog 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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Last updated: June 5, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital