Spaying and Neutering Your Pet
Over 13 million pets are put to death in our nation's animal shelters each year for lack of homes, That is why responsible pet owners make sure that their pets are not contributing to this serious over-population problem. As much as we may want our children to witness the miracle of birth, the price we pay with unwanted puppies and kittens and the added health risks that we must then subject our pet too far overshadows the benefit. Even if you are able to find homes for the entire litter this means an equal number of kittens or puppies in shelters will lose potential homes. If you keep your pet confined, neutering may seem unnecessary. Just the opposite is true. In fact, there are medical and health advantages for the pet through neutering. Spaying or neutering your young, healthy pet will reduce certain infections and cancers that could occur in later Life.
WHY DO WE USE A SURGICAL LASER INSTEAD OF CONVENTIONAL SURICAL METHODS?
Surgical Lasers have been available in human medicine for serveral decades. Just as in human surgery, the benefits of laser surgery are significant. The use of a laser during surgery controls bleeding better, and reduces post operative swelling and speeds recovery by reducing post operative pain. We wouldn't want anything less for our pets or yours
SPAYING YOUR FEMALE PET
The technical term for this operation is an ovariohysterectomy. It is an abdominal surgery involving the removal of both ovaries and the uterus. After surgery, your pet will no longer "come into heat." Although this is major surgery, with the new modern gas anesthetics, a healthy pet can be anesthetized for the short operation with minimal risk. Contrary to folklore the surgery is best performed prior to your pets first heat cycle. Early spaying does not retard emotional development nor stunt bone growth. Early spaying will have many benefits:
ALTERING YOUR MALE PET (Neuter)
The technical term for this operation is castration. An incision is made near the scrotum and the testicles are removed. This is more than a vasectomy, although still considered minor surgery. The anesthetic risk for a young, healthy pet is minimal. Early neutering has many benefits:
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