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Spay and Neutering Services for Pets

To make life easier for your pet and everyone else in your family, spay and neuter surgeries are necessary. These surgeries not only improve your pet’s behaviours, they can also prevent them from developing diseases as they get older. Spay and neuter surgery are common procedures that we perform at our hospital. We follow strict protocols to monitor your loyal companions all throughout their operation.

What is spaying and neutering?

Both are common surgical procedures performed on pets. Spaying is a procedure that prevents females from getting pregnant or reproducing. During spay surgery the ovaries and uterus are removed. On the other hand, neutering is an operation that removes the testicles in male pets.

When should I have my pet spayed or neutered?

To avoid unplanned pregnancies or undesirable behaviour in your pet, it’s best to have them spayed or neutered before the heat cycle begins. This means that cats should be spayed or neutered before six months and dogs before six and a half months old. For more information on when you should spay or neuter your pet please reach out to our veterinarians. Call us at 613.531.3334.

What are the benefits of spay and neuter surgery?

The most known benefit of spay and neuter surgery is the prevention of unwanted litters. In addition to this, there are many other health benefits for your pet.

  • Better mannerisms and behaviours in your pet. Without neuter surgery male pets are more inclined to hump, spray, fight and roam in search of females to procreate with.
  • Prevents ovarian, prostate cancer and uterine infections. If the surgery is done before the first heat cycle the chances of developing cancer at an older age are significantly reduced.
  • Other procedures can be performed at the same time, for example microchipping and dental cleanings.

    My pet is older, can they get spay or neuter surgery?

    Yes! As long as your pet is healthy enough for surgery they can be spayed or neutered.