Surgeries and medical procedures requiring the use of anesthesia can come with risks. These risks are carefully managed by experienced staff and trained surgeons. We offer pre-surgical exams and blood work to screen for potential health issues that may inhibit the procedure from being performed.
Your pet's well being is our top priority.
Due to the intubation process for the anesthesia, we require all patients to be fasted overnight for surgical procedures. This means no food or water after 9:00 PM.
Patients are dropped off on the morning of the procedure, after signing final paperwork. You will be contacted by the surgical technician after the procedure to notify you when your pet will be able to be released back home.
We understand the stress and worry you experience when leaving your pet somewhere other than home. We want to assure you that your trust in our staff to provide a safe experience for your pet is appreciated.
Upon pick-up, we will read through the post-procedure care instructions with you to ensure you thoroughly understand your responsibilities.
Spay & Neuter
Spaying or neutering your dog or cat will reduce common problems such as:
For female dogs: Pyometra, or uterine infection, is a potentially life-threatening condition which can cost thousands of dollars to treat. Occurrence is 100% preventable if your pet is spayed.
There are more puppies and kittens overpopulating shelters than there are people willing to provide them with love and care. Sadly, many are euthanized.
Over one half of all mammary tumors are malignant and can spread to other areas of the body. Early spaying, prior to your pet beginning its heat cycles, significantly reduces the incidence of tumor formation.
Testicular cancer can be eliminated and prostatitis, an infection causing malignant or benign swelling of the prostate, can be greatly reduced with early neutering.
Unwanted behavioral problems such as dominance aggression, marking territory and wandering can be avoided with early spaying/neutering.