Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

Dog Spaying and Neutering

Dog Neutering and Spaying

Fairview Animal Hospital recommends neutering your male dogs and spaying your female dogs to help decrease the risk of prostate, testicular, uterine, and mammary cancers, as well as reducing the risk of prostate, uterine and ovarian infections. Also, neutering and spaying your dog can help eliminate unwanted and dangerous behaviour.

What does neutering/spaying do to a dog?


Neutering your male dog refers to the surgical removal of their reproductive organs (both testicles and their associated structures), and he is no longer able to reproduce. Spaying your female dog refers to the surgical removal of their reproductive organs (ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus) and she is no longer able to reproduce.

Why is it important to neuter/spay my dog?


Neutering and spaying your canine friend will decrease the risk of certain cancers and infections as well as help eliminate unwanted and dangerous behaviour.

How old should a dog be before they are neutered/spayed?


Our Veterinarians generally recommend neutering/spaying after 6 months of age. This recommendation can vary up to 9 to 15 months of age depending on factors such as breed and sex of your dog.

How much does it cost to neuter/spay a dog?


For pricing, please contact the hospital and we will be happy to provide you with a quote.

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Last updated: June 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, Lyme testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Fairview Animal Hospital