Spaying / Neutering
Neutering is a common term for surgical sterilisation of pets We are dedicated to providing a pain and stress free service for pets. We use the safest human grade anaesthetics and all animals get pain relief during the surgery and afterwards. There are numerous long-term health benefits to neutering your pet.
- Prevents unwanted litters
- Reduces the chances of mammary tumours
- Eliminates the chance of getting serious and life threatening womb infection (pyometra)
- Eliminates annoying heat cycles
- Eliminates the occurrence of testicular and perianal tumours
- Reduces the chance of prostate problems
- Reduces aggression
- Reduces roaming/straying
- Reduces urine marking
Spaying and neutering age recommendations
- Male and female cats: 4 months
- Male and female small and medium dogs (under 20kg adult weight) 5-6 months: i.e. prior to first heat.
- Male and female large dogs ( over 20kg adult weight) 9 months: i.e. after first heat to ensure larger breeds more skeletally mature
- Male and female giant breeds: minimum of 1 year: ensures more skeletally mature and may help reduce incidence of osteosarcoma in these breeds
- Spaying recommended 10 weeks post season/ post whelping: Reduces risk of post spay pseudopregnancy.