We recommend spaying and neutering pets around
6-8 MONTHS OLD
once they have fully undergone their puppy or kitten vaccinations. The primary reason you should have your pet spayed or neutered early on is that female dogs and cats can begin their heat cycles as early as seven months and males can develop aggressive behaviors during puppyhood or kittenhood.
Spaying and neutering your pets come with a myriad of health and behavioral benefits that allow them to live longer, happier lives. Some of the benefits of spaying and neutering your pets include:
Here at Sunset Animal Hospital, we encourage all pet parents to spay and neuter their canine and feline friends. In addition to helping control Houston’s pet population, spaying ( i.e., overiohysterectomy)(i.e., orchiectomy) your pet comes along with a host of health benefits. If it is time to spay or neuter your pet, we offer the best care and equipment for a swift procedure and recovery.
All procedures are performed under anesthesia with our certified veterinary technicians monitoring your pet from the time they arrive at our hospital to the time they go home with you. Pain management medications are included and are used to keep your pet comfortable during their stay and when they are recovering at home.