Spay and Neuter Facts:
*We spay/neuter puppies and kittens at around 5-6 months of age. It can also be done earlier if needed.
*There is no medical need to let them go through a heat cycle first or let them have one litter.
*Spaying/neutering does not make your pet fat. This is usually done at around the same time that their metabolism slows down a little, so it coincidentally happens that they start to retain fat instead of burning more of it.
*Spaying and neutering can prevent a multitude of medical and behavioral problems. It can prevent breast cancer, prostate cancer, uterine infections, lessen or prevent aggression, keep them from running off to see the girl dog they can smell a mile away, keep them from chasing cars, getting into fights with another male…You get the idea!
ALLERGIES, ALLERGIES, ALLERGIES. They never really stop around here, so if your pet is itching or rubbing, has red skin or ears, licking feet constantly, shaking their head excessively, they may have allergies. Fleas my aggravate the situation. If you are not treating already, and they are exhibiting any of the signs, please call us so that we can help you get them some relief!