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ay and Neuter Surgery in Boca Raton: Dog Laying Under Blanket

Reasons for Spay and Neuter Surgery

Spay and neuter surgeries are a milestone for many young pets, and for good reason! This preventive procedure prevents pregnancy, certain undesirable behaviors, and some serious illnesses. At 441 Animal Hospital, we believe spaying and neutering help positively impact the pet population of Boca Raton as well as contribute to your pet’s overall well-being.

Promoting Longer, Healthier Lives

Common benefits of spay and neuter surgeries include:

Female Pets:

  • No messy and frustrating heat cycles
  • Reduced desire to roam to find a mate
  • Less likely to exhibit urine-marking behavior
  • Reduced risk of mammary gland tumors
  • No risk of pyometra (a serious uterine infection)
  • No risk of uterine or ovarian cancers

Male Pets:

  • Lessened aggression
  • Reduced desire to roam to find a mate
  • Less likely to exhibit urine-marking or mounting behavior
  • Reduced risk of prostate problems
  • No risk of testicular cancer
Spay and Neuter Surgery in Boca Raton: Woman Petting Dog

When Your Pet Should Receive the Procedure

A good guideline for a this procedure is just prior to 6 months of age.

If you’re considering spay and neuter surgery for your pet, make an appointment today.

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