By spaying or neutering your pet, you’ll help control the pet homelessness crisis, which results in millions of healthy dogs and cats being euthanized in the United States each year simply because there aren’t enough homes to go around. There are also medical and behavioral benefits to spaying (female pets) and neutering (male pets) your animals.

Here are some of the medical benefits:
- Your female pet will live a longer, healthier life.
- Neutering your male companion prevents testicular cancer and some prostate problems.

And behavioral benefits:
- Your spayed female pet won't go into heat.
- Your male dog will be less likely to roam away from home.
- Your neutered male may be better behaved.

Debunking Spay/Neuter Myths and Misconceptions
- Spaying or neutering will not cause your pet to become overweight.
- Neutering is not a quick fix for all behavior problems.

When to Spay or Neuter Your Pet
For dogs:
While the traditional age for neutering is six to nine months, puppies as young as eight weeks old can be neutered as long as they’re healthy. Dogs can be neutered as adults as well, although there’s a slightly higher risk of post-operative complications in older dogs, dogs that are overweight or dogs that have health problems.
For cats:
It is generally considered safe for kittens as young as eight weeks old to be spayed or neutered. In animal shelters, surgery is often performed at this time so that kittens can be sterilized prior to adoption. In an effort to avoid the start of urine spraying and eliminate the chance for pregnancy, it’s advisable to schedule the surgery before your own cat reaches five months of age. It’s possible to spay a female cat while she’s in heat.

Talk to your veterinarian to determine the best time to spay or neuter your pet.

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Surgical patients must be older than 4 months of age and weigh at least 3 lbs the day of the scheduled procedure.

Distemper and Rabies vaccinations are required for surgery. If your pet is not current, they will be given the day of the procedure and additional charges will apply. Payment is due at the time of scheduling and any additional fees must be paid prior to surgery.

Proof of vaccinations must be presented at the time of scheduling. If your vaccinations are paid and you obtain proof, a refund will be given in the method it was paid. If virtual payments are not an option, you can mail a check to PO BOX 385 Geneseo, NY 14454. Payments are accepted through Venmo or PayPal and the surgery will be scheduled when payment has been received.

Any patients that are deemed aggressive or unsafe for our staff to handle will be cancelled.


Unfasted animals and cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice will pay a 25% rescheduling fee or cancellation fee. You will not be reimbursed 100% if your pet is not fasted or cancellation is made with less than 48 hours’ notice.


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