Spay & Neuter
in Riverhead and the Peconic Bay Area
At Peconic Bay Animal Hospital, we recognize the significance of spaying or neutering your pet to promote their overall health and well-being. Our experienced team can assist you in determining the optimal timing for this crucial procedure, which can be performed as early as twelve to sixteen weeks of age.
In addition to helping your pet live a longer and healthier life, spaying or neutering also helps prevent unwanted litters and reduces the risk of certain health issues. Our skilled team at Peconic Bay Animal Hospital is well-prepared to provide safe and compassionate spay or neuter services, utilizing the latest advancements in veterinary care.
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, accidents, spraying, and marking.
What are the benefits of spaying my dog or cat?
Spaying reduces the risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian, and uterine cancer, especially if done before the first heat cycle. It also decreases the number of unwanted litters of 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?
At Peconic Bay Animal Hospital, our skilled veterinarians are experienced in performing spay and neuter surgeries with care and expertise. These procedures are typically quick and minimally invasive, allowing for a speedy recovery for your pet. Rest assured, our team will prioritize the safety and comfort of your furry companion throughout the entire process.
Interested in scheduling a spay or neuter surgery for your pet?