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Dog Spaying and Neutering

Spaying and neutering your pet can help them live a long and healthy life. It can help prevent behavioural issues, unwanted puppies and decrease the risks of some cancers.

What does neutering/spaying a dog do?


A spay is the surgical removal of a female animal’s reproductive organs so she cannot become pregnant.
A neuter is the surgical removal of a male animal’s testicles so that he cannot impregnate a female.

Why is it important to neuter/spaying my dog?


Spaying and neutering can help your dog live a longer, healthier life. Spaying and neutering can reduce, or can eliminate a number of health problems that are difficult or expensive to treat. Spaying greatly reduces the chance of mammary cancer, especially if your dog is spayed before her first heat cycle, and also eliminates the possibility of uterine or ovarian cancer. Neutering will decrease the possibility of prostate disease and eliminates testicular cancer.

How old should a dog be before neutering/spaying?


Many decisions about time to neuter a dog depends on factors like breed,size, sex, and temperament. In general female dogs are spayed at 6-7 months and males are done between 7-8 months. Contact us to get more specific times for your own pet.

How much does it cost to neuter/spay a dog?

Cost of spaying or neutering your pet can range depending on age or size.

Pre-Operative bloodwork costs $81.70 + hst = $92.33

Female immature dog spays (6 months of age or less) are priced according to the weight of the animal:

Weight ClassBase PriceTotal
Less than 30 lbs:$445.00 + hst$502.85
31 lbs to 50 lbs:$485.00 + hst$548.05
51 lbs to 99 lbs:$515.00 + hst$581.95
Over 100 lbs:$575.00 + hst$649.75

Male dog neuters are also priced according to weight:

Weight ClassBase PriceTotal
Less than 30 lbs:$395.00 + hst$446.35
31 lbs to 50 lbs:$425.00 + hst$480.25
51 lbs to 99 lbs:$455.00 + hst$514.15

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