Why should I have my pet spayed or neutered? Why are these procedures so expensive?

Spaying and neutering can have major benefits for your pet, including lowering or preventing the risk of several diseases and types of cancer. Please visit the related pages on this web site of give us a call, we will be happy to discuss these benefits. In addition, spaying and neutering help control the pet population by reducing the number of unwanted pets.

Spaying and neutering are surgical procedures that require your pet to be put under general anesthesia. The cost of these procedures takes into account the anesthesia, drugs, medications, the veterinary team’s time and expertise, monitoring, drapes, suture material, specialized equipment (surgical laser, laparoscopic equipment, sterilizers) and hospitalization. Spaying or neutering your pet is usually much less expensive than feeding and caring for litters of unwanted puppies or kittens or dealing with potential pregnancy complications or treating health problems secondary to not being spayed or neutered.