Neutering and Spaying Services - Petaluma Veterinary Hospital

Besides the prevention of little pups, there are several excellent reasons to neuter or spay your pets. Spaying females prior to their first heat cycle nearly eliminates the risk of breast cancer and totally prevents uterine infections and uterine cancer. Neutering males prevents testicular cancer and enlargement of the prostate gland, and greatly reduces their risk for perianal tumors.