Cat and Dog Spay and Neuter Surgery in Colma, CA
When you have your female pet spayed or your male pet neutered will depend on the type, breed, and size of pet you have. Many pets receive benefits from being spayed or neutered before they’re sexually mature. Plus, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you’re not contributing to animal overpopulation. Both cats and dogs can have several litters throughout a lifetime. Still, larger breeds of dogs may benefit more by waiting to be spayed or neutered. At Colma Animal Hospital, we counsel owners in Colma and surrounding areas on cat and dog spay and neuter surgery in Colma, CA. When your pet has spay or neuter surgery with us, they’ll receive medical and behavioral benefits and we’ll send you home with detailed after-care instructions.
How Your Dog or Cat Benefits from Being Spayed or Neutered
Female cats can have their first heat as young as five-months old. Having them spayed before this time reduces their chances of developing certain cancers and medical conditions. Male dogs may experience a reduction in testosterone and are less likely to engage in mounting behavior with other animals. The benefits of pet spay and neuter surgery include:
What to Expect
from Spay or Neuter Surgery
We take your pet’s care seriously at Colma Animal Hospital. As with any surgery, your pet’s safety and comfort are our first priorities. We’ll stay with your pet as they come out of anesthesia and call you immediately to tell you how they’re doing. When you pick your bundle of fur up, you’ll be sent home with the appropriate medication and instructions on when to see us again. We ask that you keep some things in mind, while you care for your pet at home. They include: