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Did you know… neutering can have significant preventative health care benefits for your pet?

Whether you have a new puppy or kitten at home, or a slightly older, pet neutering can play an important part of their healthcare for a happy and healthy lifestyle.

At City Vets, your pet is in the safest of hands. We have a team of experienced veterinary surgeons and registered veterinary nurses along with the best facilities to ensure your pets are well looked after. We also offer a keyhole surgery option for neutering which is a less invasive method of carrying out the procedure.

What’s more, members of our Friends & Family Plan can claim £5 discount on any neutering treatment following an initial consultation with one of our vets to discuss when’s the right time for your pet.

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Benefits of pet neutering

Pet neutering is a surgical procedure performed under general anaesthesia to remove part or all of an animal’s reproductive organs, preventing them from reproducing. In males, it is called castration and in females, spaying.

  • Prevents unwanted pregnancies and womb infections
  • Can help prevent tumours and breast cancer
  • Can also help prevent testicular cancer and prostate disease
  • Assists in preventing roaming and aggressive behaviour
  • It’s normal to neuter! 86% of owned cats and 71% of owned dogs in the UK are neutered*

*PSDA Paws report 2020

What's the right age for pet neutering?

 

Male

Female

Cat

From four months

From four months

Dog

From six months although we will consider your pet’s weight, breed and behaviour  

Pre-season or at least three months after season

 

Click on the links below to find out more.

  • Alphington | 12 Lovelace Gardens,
    Alphington,
    Exeter, Devon,
    EX2 8XQ
    | T: 01392 493999 |
  • Heavitree | Rosary House,
    27 Fore Street,
    Heavitree, Exeter,
    EX1 2QJ
    | T: 01392 250066 |
  • St Thomas | 101 Buddle Lane,
    St Thomas,
    Exeter, Devon,
    EX4 1QS
    | T: 01392 250000 |
  • Whipton | 46 Whipton Village Road,
    Exeter,
    Devon,
    EX4 8AW
    | T: 01392 465553 |