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Dog Spaying Services

Dog Neutering and Spaying

Neutering and spaying dogs prevent certain health conditions that can be associated with being intact especially as dogs get older; These include things like breast cancer and uterine infections in female dogs and prostate problems in male dogs. Also, neutering and spaying prevents unwanted pregnancies and can help with behavioural issues like aggression, inappropriate urination and mounting.

What is neutering?

For male dogs, neutering ‘orchidectomy’ surgery involves the surgical removal (-ectomy) of the testicles (orchid-) as a sterile procedure, under general anesthetic.

The surgery is performed by a licensed, experienced veterinary surgeon here at the Clarkson Village Animal Hospital.

What happens to my dog during the surgery?

The anesthetized patient, lying on his back, is shaved around the surgical site, and the skin is prepped with sterile solutions for surgery.

The procedure involves making a mid-line incision and surgically removing the testicles. There are sterile dissolvable sutures at the internal incision sites, with the same suture material holding the inner layer of the skin together.

The patient recovers from anesthetic in about 5-10 minutes, is sitting up in about 15-30 minutes, and walking within an hour or two.

Analgesics (pain medications) are administered before, during, and after surgery, to provide a comfortable recovery. Our highly experienced operating room nurses are with your pet during the full recovery period to ensure that no problems can arise.

How old should a dog be before they are neutered/spayed?

Typically, most dogs are around six months when they are neutered or spayed, but there can be exceptions based on the breed, other health issues, temperament.

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

Prices vary based on your pet’s needs. Please feel free to contact us anytime, we’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer all your questions.

Included in service:

  • Pre-operative checkup with the veterinarian
  • Pain medication before, during, and after surgery
  • Pain Medication to be given at home
  • Intravenous fluids – a must for hydration, emergency access to a vein, and to maintain blood pressure
  • Safe maintenance of blood pressure and body temperature – a must for safety and comfort
  • The comfort of knowing that your pet is cared for by experienced veterinarians, and by Ontario Registered Veterinary Technicians for hands-on nursing care
  • All re-checks following surgery

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2018 readers choice awards certificate for Clarkson Village Animal Hospital

2018 Readers' Choice Awards Winner!

We are so happy to announce that we have won the 2018 Reader’s Choice Award in Mississauga in the category of Best Veterinary Hospitals! This award is very special to us as the voting is done by the community and our clients. We would like to thank every person who took the time to vote, or even took the time to share your experience with someone else.

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Last updated: July 19, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that we are deemed an essential service and operating under Covid-19 Policy.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE STORE AND HOME DELIVERY

Use our online store and have your food and pet essentials delivered directly to your home. To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".

4. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

5. OPERATING HOURS

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Clarkson Village Animal Hospital