Spaying (females) and neutering (males) is recommended for your pet as early as 5 to 6 months, but before they are 2 years of age.  This procedure will “sterilize” your pet preventing unwanted breeding.

Benefits of Spaying

No heat cycles

No chance of getting pregnant

Elimination of the risk, potential injury, potential disease and stress of carrying, having and caring for puppies

Less desire to roam or attract intact males

Reduced risk of pyometra (bacterial infection of the uterus)

Reduced risk or elimination of mammary gland tumours, ovarian cancer and uterine cancer

Benefits of Neutering

Eliminates ability to get female pregnant

Less desire to roam or be attracted by intact female

Reduces risk or elimination of testicular cancer and prostate disease

May reduce or eliminates spraying/marking behaviour

May reduce inappropriate mounting behaviour

May decrease aggressive behaviour (no guarantee, varies by individual and training)


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Bruce Street Animal Hospital


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00am-1:00pm (two weeks out of the month)


Sundays & Holidays Closed