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Spay & Neuter Services From Your Veterinarian in San Diego

Pet neutering and spaying in San Diego can help control the pet population and protect pets of the community. Every pet owner must decide for themselves whether or not spaying and neutering is right for their pets. At Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital, we do work hard to educate pet owners to help them make the best decision.

What to Expect From Spaying and Neutering in San Diego

Spaying is the process of removing the uterus and ovaries from a female pet's body. Neutering is a surgical procedure that involves removal of the testicles from male pets. At Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital, we perform these surgical procedures routinely. We counsel pet owners before the surgery takes place to ensure that pet owners know how to care for their pets during the recovery period.

Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Pet Surgery in San Diego

There are many reasons to seek spaying and neutering in San Diego!

  • Better behavior. Pets that are not spayed or neutered may yowl, spray urine and may be more aggressive. Spaying and neutering pet surgery in San Diego can prevent these behaviors, which can lead to an improved relationship between pet and owner.
  • Reduced likelihood of wandering away from home. Some pets may feel a natural compulsion to wander from home in search of a mate, but pets that are spayed or neutered are more likely to stay home and, therefore, are less likely to encounter dangerous off-leash situations.
  • Improved health. Spaying and neutering can help your pet avoid serious illnesses of the reproductive system, which can lead to better quality of life for your pet.

When to Get Your Pet Spayed or Neutered from Your San Diego Veterinarian

Pets can be spayed or neutered at any time, however, pets that are spayed or neutered as adults don't reap the same benefits as pets that are spayed or neutered when they are very young. Pets that are spayed or neutered as adults do not enjoy reduced risk of disorders of the reproductive system. In addition, pets that are spayed or neutered when they are older may take longer to recover. At Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital, we recommend that pets get spayed or neutered when they're about 16 weeks old.

Contact Your San Diego Veterinarian For Spaying and Neutering Today

At Tierrasanta Veterinary Hospital in San Diego, we provide a range of important veterinary services for pets, including spaying and neutering services. If you're a new pet owner and are struggling to decide whether or not spaying and neutering is right for your pet, we can help.

We'll talk to you about the surgery and answer your questions about the benefits and side effects of this procedure. If you decide that spaying and neutering is right for your pet, we have state of the art facilities for performing the surgery, so your pet will be safe and comfortable. To make an appointment for spaying and neutering services, contact us today at 858-292-6116.

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