Spay & Neuter

two vets with black dog

Spay & Neuter

in the Hamptons and East End of Long Island

At Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital, we understand the importance of spaying or neutering your pet to promote their overall health and well-being. With our expertise in pet care, we can help you determine the ideal timing for this important procedure, which can be done as early as twelve to sixteen weeks of age. 

Spaying or neutering your furry family member not only helps them live a longer and healthier life, but it also helps prevent unwanted litters and reduces the risk of certain health issues. Our skilled team at Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital is equipped to provide safe and compassionate spay or neuter services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is spaying?

Spaying is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the ovaries and uterus in female dogs and cats.

What is neutering?

Neutering is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the testicles in male dogs and cats.

What are the benefits of neutering my dog or cat?

Neutering eliminates testicular cancer, reduces prostate disease, and diminishes aggressive behavior. It also decreases roaming, fights, and accidents, as well as eliminates spraying and marking. Neutering can help your male pet live a longer, healthier life.

What are the benefits of spaying my dog or cat?

Spaying reduces the risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer, especially if done before the first heat cycle. It also decreases the number of unwanted cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies. Spaying lessens the desire to roam, reducing the risk of getting lost or fights with other animals. It eliminates heat cycles, preventing attraction from males. Moreover, spaying can help female dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives.

Is a spay or neuter procedure safe for my pet?

We are proud to have an exceptional team of experienced veterinarians who are skilled in performing spay and neuter surgeries. These procedures are typically quick and minimally invasive, with little downtime for your pet. Our team will take all necessary measures to ensure the safety and comfort of your pet throughout the procedure.

Interested in scheduling a spay or neuter surgery for your pet?

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