Spay and Neuter Surgery
Spay and neuter surgery is one the most common procedures we perform at our mobile clinic in Rensselaer. If you don’t plan to use your pet for breeding, we recommend that you have them spayed (females) or neutered (males). The best time to have these procedures performed is when pets are puppies or kittens.
Mobile Surgical Services
As with all our surgeries, PetVets on the Go can perform your pet’s spay or neuter procedure in our state-of-the-art mobile clinic. Each week, we park in one of three locations to better serve our rural community. If your pet is in need of surgery, contact us to schedule their procedure in Rensselaer at StockVets, Monticello at Rural King, or Wheatfield at Napa. Spay and neuter surgeries are minimally invasive, but our arrangement with area businesses allow time for your pet to comfortably recover in our clinic.
Your pet’s safety is always our priority. Therefore, we fully examine each pet before an operation to avoid any possible complications. To ensure they’re completely at ease, pets are given pain medication before, during, and after their procedure. In addition to pain measures we take, a trained technician monitors your pet’s vital signs at all times.
Combating Pet Overpopulation
Unfortunately, thousands of companion animals end up in shelters each year. Many of these stray animals will, sadly, never find a forever home. Therefore, we recommend preventing unwanted pet pregnancies with spay and neuter surgery. By eliminating your pet’s chances of contributing to the overpopulation in shelters, you give the animals currently in them better odds of being adopted!
Health and Behavioral Benefits
Not only does spaying or neutering your new pet help to combat the problem of pet overpopulation, there are also many health and behavioral benefits.
The benefits of spaying and neutering for you and your pet include:
- Decreases risk of mammary gland tumors (females)
- Eliminates heat cycles (females)
- Eliminates the risk of uterine infections and cancers (females)
- Decreases aggressive behavior (males)
- Reduces risk of testicular cancer (males)
- Reduces chances of prostate problems (males)
- Helps pets live longer, healthier lives (males and females)
- Reduces roaming tendencies (males and females)
Give us a call at 219-869-0097 to learn more about spay and neuter procedures or to schedule a procedure. We can make a recommendation about the appropriate time to schedule this surgery at your pet’s first wellness exam.