Manhattan Beach Veterinarians: Pet Spay & Neuter

Dog & Cat Spay & Neuter Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Hawthorne, Torrance Vet

Responsible Pet Owners Spay or Neuter Their Animals!

hermosa beach vetAs a responsible pet owner, it is important that you spay or neuter your cat or dog. Spayed or neutered pets are less likely to become lost - and are also less likely to experience various health and behavior problems. Additionally, 3 to 4 million unwanted pets are euthanized annually in the United States! Responsible pet owners should not contribute to the unwanted pet problem.

Spay & Neuter Cats & Dogs to Keep Pets from Getting Lost Manhattan Beach, Hawthorne Vet

Sexually mature animals who have not been spayed or neutered are likely to try and roam far from home in order to satisfy their biological urge to mate. Dogs and cats who have been spayed (females) or neutered (males) are less likely to stray or try to “escape” from your home or yard in order to find a mate – meaning they are less likely to be lost or injured in an accident.

Spay & Neuter Cats & Dogs to Prevent Illness Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Hawthorne, Torrance Vet

Medical research shows that spayed female cats and dogs tend to live healthier lives. Female cats and dogs that are not spayed before their first heat have higher likelihood of infections of the uterus. And, female cats and dogs that are spayed before their first heat are also less likely to contract breast cancer (mammary) cancer.   Click Here for More Frequently Asked Questions About Spay & Neuter.

When to Have a Vet Spay or Neuter Your Dog or Cat Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Hawthorne, Torrance

Because of the health benefits of early spay – and the need to prevent unwanted pregnancy – early spay or neuter is optimal.  We use advanced techniques & very safe anesthetics that allow us to spay or neuter your pet as early as 4 1/2 months of age and a weight of 2 pounds. However, even dogs and cats who are much older can reap the health benefits of being spayed or neutered! Note: Dogs and cats over 7 years of age are required to have pre-surgical blood work done, to check liver and kidney function before using anesthesia.

If you have a cat, kitten, puppy or dog who is at least 4 months of age and weighs at least 2 or more pounds, please schedule a spay or neuter surgery as soon as possible. If your pet is older, please call our experienced veterinarians to discuss the best spay or neuter options for your older pet.

If you would like to schedule spay or neuter surgery for your pet, CLICK HERE, or call our Manhattan Beach veterinarians: 310-536-9654

 

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          Monday - Friday
        7:30 am - 6:00 pm
 (Closed Thur. 1 pm - 3 pm)
                Saturday
        8:00 am - 2:00 pm

ADDRESS:

  1590-A   Rosecrans Avenue
  Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
 
              310-536-9654
 

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