Everyone is pretty familiar with the term of spaying or neutering your dog or cat. It is a surgical procedure performed by the veterinarian with the help of technicians and vet assistants to remove the reproductive organs-the male being the testicles and female being the ovaries. This is done for a multitude of reasons, the most important being the increased quality of life in our companions.
Spaying or neutering your pet is a very safe and common procedure. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, this procedure can be done safely, by the weight of two pounds or as early as two months of age. According to your pets specific needs, our vets may at times recommend holding off on the procedure based on the best interest to your pets health. Be assured that our doctors have great experience in this very common and safe procedure done under anesthesia.
After the procedure, you will be given instructions on how to care for your pet once home. Following these guidelines given to you by your companions veterinarian, is very important to his or her healing process.
Overall, your pets’ will be much more balanced and happy once spayed or neutered. If you have any questions or concerns regarding scheduling the procedure, the procedure itself or care for your pet after surgery please contact us at (925) 935-4880.