Spay and Neutering Services for Pets
Spaying or neutering their pet is on the To Do List of all responsible pet owners. Spaying is the female version while neutering is the male version of the procedure. These procedures prevent unwanted breeding and overpopulation which puts a heavy strain on animal rescue shelters. Has your pet not yet been spayed or neutered? Call us today at 250-376-7208 to book a consultation and explore your options.
What does it mean if a dog is spayed or neutered?
These surgeries involve the removal of your pet’s sexual organs necessary for reproduction. Spays and neuters can be performed on all pets including cats, rabbits and more.
Why is it important to spay or neuter pets?
Aside from the benefits to the local animal population and community, these surgeries can cause several health benefits as well. When performed at the right stage, these procedures can help prevent aggression, infections in the uterus, and various types of cancers that affect both male and female pets. It also helps to remove the desire and distractions driven by hormonal urges.
How old should a cat or dog be before they are neutered/spayed?
During a check-up with your veterinarian, he or she will be able to suggest the optimal time for your furry friend to have the procedure. It is best for animals to get the procedure before they reach sexual maturity but they can be safely performed well into adulthood.