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Spayed and Neutered Pets live a healthier and longer life!

At Wright Animal Hospital, we believe in the importance of spaying/neutering puppies and kittens to provide them with a long and healthy life. In fact, spaying and neutering pets of almost any age can provide health benefits!

Spay and Neuter Your PetsWe offer the latest equipment and anesthesia protocols to ensure our spays and neuters are performed as safely as possible. We monitor temperature, heart rate and oxygen levels with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment while our patients are under anesthesia. In addition, our skilled technicians are closely monitoring your pet throughout the procedure and during recovery.

Wright Animal Hospital also offers surgical laser as an option for spay and neuter procedures. This option reduces pain, bleeding, swelling and promotes speedy healing.

If you haven't had your pet spayed or neutered, please consider the benefits listed below and give us a call at (847) 299-0135.

Benefits of Spaying or Neutering Pets

Spaying or neutering your dog or cat will reduce common problems such as:

  • A pyometra, or uterine infection, is a potentially life-threatening condition which can cost thousands of dollars to treat. Occurrence is 100% preventable if your pet is spayed.

  • Over one half of all mammary tumors are malignant and can spread to other areas of the body. Early spaying, prior to your pet beginning its heat cycles, significantly reduces the incidence of tumor formation.

  • There are more puppies and kittens overpopulating shelters than there are people willing to provide them with love and care. Sadly, many are euthanized.

  • Testicular cancer can be eliminated and prostatitis, an infection causing malignant or benign swelling of the prostate, can be greatly reduced with early neutering.

  • Unwanted behavioral problems such as dominance aggression, marking territory and wandering can be avoided with early spaying/neutering.