Spaying and Neutering for Pets

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Over the years, spaying and neutering pets has been credited with indirectly contributing to the reduction in euthanasia procedures at shelters. It is a productive initiative that benefits your pet and the community in reducing the overpopulation of pets. The procedure also comes with health benefits as it reduces the risk of certain diseases. Give us a call at 905-853-3591 to learn more or to book your pet's appointment.

What are the benefits of spaying and neutering my pet?

Below are some reasons why you should consider spaying/neutering your pet:

  • It decreases aggressive behaviours in male pets
  • It decreases the desire in pets to mate and roam
  • It helps reduce overpopulation and euthanasia
  • It stops female pets from experiencing heat cycles
  • It reduces the risk of certain forms of cancer, such as ovarian and uterine cancer

Why do spay and neuter surgeries cost as much as they do?

Spay and neuter procedures are routine procedures, but it is a major surgery for your pet. On average, spay and neuter procedures can cost less than a tune-up for cars. The cost for a spay and neuter covers the surgical instruments, anesthesia, sutures, as well as the doctor's time and effort. In the long run, the procedure is cost-effective as it reduces the cost of looking after your pet's litter.

How can I help my pet recover after a spay/neuter procedure?

Here are some ways to help your pet recover comfortably after a spay and neuter procedure:

  • Don't allow your pet to run or jump for the next few days
  • Allow your pet to have a quiet resting place and keep them away from other pets
  • Don't bathe your pet for at least 10 days after the surgery
  • Prevent your pet from licking the surgical wound
  • Keep a close eye on the incision and ensure it is healing properly. If you notice excessive redness or swelling, call us immediately.
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