Spaying and Neutering for Pets

Contact our team to schedule your pet's appointment.

Far too many cats, dogs, and other animals end up abandoned on the streets. This is a problem not only in our community but all over the world. Spay and neuter surgeries are a direct way for you to help with this global issue. To learn more about these procedures, give us a call at 250-590-8445.

What happens during spays and neuters?

These surgeries permanently stop your pet from being able to produce its offspring. Spays are the surgical removal of female reproductive organs, while neutersremovethe male reproductive organs.

Do spays and neuters have health benefits?

Absolutely. Aside from preventing unwanted pregnancies and helping with overpopulation, these procedures typically result in a longer life span for the patient. Pets undergoing these operations have a significantly reduced risk of developing various cancers, infections, and mood disorders.

When should I have my pet spayed/neutered?

The optimal time to do so is when they are approximately 6-months-old. However, theprocedures can be safely performed on pets of all ages, provided they are healthy. We conducta series of diagnostics to make sure your pet is a good candidate for spays, neuters, or anyother type of surgery.

For more information, please visit:

Return to Dog & Cat Services