Spaying or neutering your pet is more than just a procedure to control breeding, it’s also an important part of ensuring your pet’s wellness, and encouraging your pet to exhibit ideal behavioral habits. One particular health reason to spay and neuter your Edmond, OK pet is to aide in the prevention of later health issues. Serious health conditions like testicular cancer in males, or ovarian and uterine cancers in females can often be prevented by spaying or neutering your pet. Most pet owners find that pets who are spayed or neutered are calmer, cleaner, and easier to live with. Another plus? No need to worry about litters of puppies or kittens (or other little critter babies, depending on your pet)! You can rest easy knowing you won’t have any unexpected pet additions to your family.
Looking to get rid of pesky behaviors like marking territory or roaming (or the constant desire to roam)? Spaying or neutering your pet can help in both these areas and more! It’s recommended that you spay or neuter your Oklahoma City, OK pet when they are between 1-2 years old. At this time, pets are mature and fully developed. Our experienced veterinarians can help you select the best date for the procedure, as well as prepare you for what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.