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Dog Spaying and Neutering

Neutering is an important preventative procedure for pets as it can prevent disease and unwanted behaviours.

What does neutering/spaying do to a dog?

It will prevent animals from getting diseases associated with the genital organs. Removal of the uterus and testicles will prevent testicular neoplasia and certain prostatitis diseases. Spaying will prevent unwanted pregnancy, tumours, etc.

Why is it important to neuter/spay my dog?

Neutering and spaying has multiple benefits. Neutering will prevent unwanted behaviour like roaming, marking, and aggression. It also prevents testicular tumours and certain prostatitis diseases. Spaying will prevent unwanted pregnancy and tumours of the uterus and ovaries. It will also prevent mammary masses if carried out early enough and prevent pyometra which is a life threatening medical condition.

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

At 6 months of age.

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.