Spay/Neuter Procedure

A spay/neuter procedure refers to the removal of an animal’s reproductive organs. Spay is the term for females and neuter is the term for males. The spay/neuter procedure offers health benefits that contribute to an improved quality of life for your pet. The spay/neuter procedure supports better behavior in pets, helps to control the problem of pet overpopulation, and supports local animal rescues and shelters.

The spay/neuter procedure is done under surgical conditions, so general anesthetics, IV fluids, regular monitoring of vitals, blood work, and pain management medications are all utilized. These practices allow for a safe procedure.

For female pets specifically, the procedure will:

  • Prevent unwanted litters
  • End unwanted behaviors such as aggression, and roaming
  • Prevent other reproductive issues, such as infection and certain cancers

For male pets specifically, the procedure will:

  • Prevent unwanted litters
  • End unwanted behaviors, especially aggression
  • Prevent issues like testicular cancer

In some cases (such as responsible breeding, some medical cases, or older pets), we understand that the spay/neuter procedure may not be the right choice. We encourage you to discuss your pet’s options and care with your veterinarian. We will work with you!

If you have any questions about this procedure, or anything else, we encourage you to ask our team at Parkville Animal Hospital.

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We will have modified hours during the week of July 6, 2020.
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Monday 7/6: 7:30am - 7:00pm

Tuesday 7/7: 7:30am - 6:00pm

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Friday 7/10: 7:30am - 5:00pm

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We will resume our normal hours on Monday, July 13.
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