Veterinary Services

Veterinary Services

Pet Spay and Neuter

At Russell Creek Pet Clinic & Hospital in Plano, TX, we understand the importance of spaying and neutering pets as part of responsible pet ownership. Our spay and neuter surgeries are designed to provide safe, affordable, and compassionate care for your furry companions.

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Understanding Spay and Neuter

Spaying and neutering are surgical procedures performed to sterilize pets and prevent them from reproducing. Spaying involves removing the ovaries and uterus of female pets, while neutering involves removing the testicles of male pets. Veterinarians commonly recommend these procedures to help control the pet population and provide numerous health and behavioral benefits.

Benefits of Spay and Neuter Surgeries

Population Control

One of the primary reasons for spaying and neutering pets is to help control the pet population. By preventing unwanted litters, we can reduce the number of homeless pets and alleviate overcrowding in animal shelters.

Health Benefits

Spaying and neutering provide several health benefits. Spayed female pets have a reduced risk of developing uterine infections and certain types of cancer, including ovarian and mammary cancer. Neutering male pets can prevent testicular cancer and reduce the risk of prostate problems.

Behavioral Benefits

Spaying and neutering can also help reduce undesirable behaviors in pets. Neutered male pets are less likely to exhibit behaviors such as roaming, marking territory, and aggression. Spayed female pets are less likely to experience behavioral changes associated with their reproductive cycle, such as yowling and restlessness.

Long-Term Cost Savings

Spaying and neutering can lead to long-term cost savings for pet owners. Preventing certain health problems and behavioral issues can help reduce veterinary expenses over the lifetime of your pet. Additionally, spaying and neutering may qualify pets for lower licensing fees and insurance premiums in some areas.

Low-Cost Spay and Neuter Services

At Russell Creek Pet Clinic & Hospital, we understand that cost can be a barrier to accessing essential veterinary care. To make these procedures more affordable for pet owners, we offer low-cost spay and neuter services. Our experienced veterinary team will provide compassionate care for your pet while ensuring a safe and successful surgical experience.

Schedule Your Pet’s Spay or Neuter Procedure Today

Investing in your pet’s health and well-being includes spaying or neutering them as part of responsible pet ownership. Schedule your pet’s spay or neuter procedure at Russell Creek Pet Clinic & Hospital in Plano, TX, and take the first step toward ensuring a healthier future for your furry friend. Contact us today to book an appointment or learn more about our spay and neuter services.