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Dog Spaying and Neutering

Spaying and neutering are an important part of population control and can help to prevent behaviour and medical issues later in life.

What does neutering/spaying a dog do?

Spaying is a vital part in the prevention of mammary tumours and eliminating the possibility of uterine diseases, which can be fatal. Neutering male dogs can help to prevent health issues during senior years and negative behaviours.

Why is it important to neuter/spay my dog?

Spaying is a vital part in the prevention of mammary tumours. By removing the uterus, we can eliminate the possibility of uterine infections which can be fatal. Neutering male dogs can also help to prevent health issues later in life and prevent negative behaviours.

How old should a dog be before neutering/spaying?

The age recommended for spaying and neutering can vary depending on the size and sex of your dog. For large breed male dogs, we often wait until 10-12 months of age to allow time to reach sexual maturity. For small to medium breed males and female dogs, we perform the surgery at six months of age. Please contact Cumberland Veterinary Clinic to determine better the appropriate age to spay or neuter your dog.

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

Prices will vary based on the size and age of your dog. All of our spay and neuter prices include pre-anesthetic blood work, intravenous fluids and pain medication. Our goal is to provide your dog with the safest and most pain-free procedure possible.

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Last updated: May 11, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 11, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. 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.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

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

- Your dedicated team at Cumberland Veterinary Clinic