Pet spaying and neutering services are provided in Richmond, Virginia, by the veterinarians at Wellesley Animal Hospital. Our veterinarians use advanced pain management techniques in addition to anesthesia to make sure your pet is as comfortable as possible during the spay or neuter procedure. We also check in with you concerning your pet’s recovery after the surgery to ensure everything is going well.
Dog Spaying or Cat Spaying
Spaying your pet helps prevent uterine infections and breast tumors, which are malignant or cancerous in about 50 percent of dogs and 90 percent of cats. Spaying pets before their first heat offers the best protection from these diseases.
Dog spaying and cat spaying are performed by our veterinarians in one of our two in-house surgical suites.
Neutering for Male Dogs Or Cats
Neutering male companions helps prevent testicular cancer and some prostate problems.
Making the decision to spay or neuter your dog or cat can be the single best decision you make for their long-term welfare.
Preventive care is just one of the reasons you should consider spaying or neutering your pet.
Shelter euthanasia is a growing problem in the United States. It is the number one killer of companion animals. Spaying and neutering your dog or cat is the only way to reduce or eliminate those numbers.
Every year, the numbers of cats and dogs (of all ages and breeds) euthanized or suffering as strays, increases. Spaying and neutering helps fight pet overpopulation.
We encourage everyone to get educated about spaying and neutering pets.