ENSURE OPTIMAL HEALTH BY SPAYING OR NEUTERING YOUR PETS

We consider spaying or neutering to be an important part of early life care. By preventing unwanted pregnancies and keeping stray animal populations down, spaying and neutering protects the lives of your pets and other animals. 

However, there’s more to the procedure than population control. Spaying or neutering can actually lead to health benefits for your pet. 

Ready to spay or neuter your pet?  Let's Talk

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IMPACT HEALTH THROUGH SPAYING or NEUTERING

While it might be surprising, spaying or neutering both dogs and cats has been shown to increase their lifespan. By removing reproductive organs through the procedure, any risk of future disease development in those organs will be absent later in life. 

Specifically, you’ll protect your pet from:

  • Breast/mammary cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pyometra (infection of the uterus)
  • Testicular cancer
  • Prostate cancer

The recommended timing of a spay or neuter is individualized for each pet. Speak with your veterinarian and Sun Dog Cat Moon and you’ll receive a personalized recommendation.

OTHER SPAYING OR NEUTERING BENEFITS

Believe it or not, spaying and neutering can positively shape behaviors in pets, including: 

  • Less roaming around the neighborhood
  • Reduced aggression and fighting with other dogs and cats
  • Minimized or prevented tendency of marking territory among male pets
  • End to caterwauling and other loud vocalizations
  • Limited mounting by males on other pets, objects, furniture, or people

THE BEST SPAYING OR NEUTERING TIMING

We recommend spaying sooner than later for males and females alike. One of our veterinarians will be able to help you determine the best time for your pet.

If you’d like more information, please give us a call at (843) 437-0063!

 

 

 

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