Veterinary Service

Pet Spays & Neuters

Palms West Veterinary Hospital provides skilled spays and neuters. More information regarding the necessity of spaying and neutering your pet can be found below.

Pet Spays & Neuters in Loxahatchee, FL

Spaying and neutering are one of the most common operations performed on pets, and for a good reason – it is extremely advantageous not only to the health of your cat or dog but also to the prevention of pet overpopulation.

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Pet Spaying

Every year, an unaltered female cat may go through numerous heat cycles. Intact female dogs typically go into heat twice a year. A cat becomes pregnant before the age of one year, which means she has the potential to produce dozens of litters of kittens over her lifespan. 

When a dog is spayed, she loses her urge to wander freely. If an unneutered neighbor’s male dog comes into contact with a spayed female dog, he will not attempt to mate with her. Spaying a cat or dog lowers her risk of developing uterine, ovarian, and mammary gland cancer and avoiding litters of puppies and kittens that may not find a home. The risk is reduced the most in dogs and cats who get the procedure before going into heat for the first time.

Pet Neutering

Both dogs and cats might exhibit aggressive behavior and roaming when they have not yet been neutered. Unneutered pets will also spray their urine to mark their territory. This stench is not only unpleasant, but it can also be challenging to get rid of. Male pets’ risk of testicular or prostate cancer decreases dramatically after neutering surgery.

Neutering or spaying a pet extends his or her life by three to five years on average. Finally, people who have altered their pets are better neighbors and are less likely to confront the dangers of roaming.

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Veterinary Services in Loxahatchee, FL

Pet Physical Examinations

Pet In-House Digital X-Ray

Pet Vaccine

Pet Puppy Health Certificates

Pet Flea & Tick Preventatives & Treatment

Pet In-House Blood Testing

Pet Spays & Neuters

Pet Puppy Wellness Visits

Pet Travel Certificates

Pet Heartworm Preventatives & Treatment

Pet In-House Urinalysis

Pet Dentistry

Pet International Health Certificates

Pet Microchipping

Pet Mass/Tumor Removals