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At Animal Farm Pet Hospital, we believe in the importance of spaying and neutering as a cornerstone of responsible pet ownership. These routine procedures not only help manage the pet population but also offer numerous health and behavioral benefits for your furry companions. Our experienced veterinarians and fear-free certified staff provide a safe, welcoming environment to ensure your pet receives the best care possible.

The Importance of Spaying and Neutering

Spaying and neutering are crucial for several reasons:

  • Enhancing Health: Spaying females can prevent uterine infections and breast tumors (mammary tumors are fatal in about 50% of dogs and 90% of cats), while neutering males reduces the risk of testicular cancer and certain prostate issues.
  • Improving Behavior: Neutered pets are less likely to roam, mark their territory, or display aggressive behaviors. Spayed females avoid the stress and behaviors associated with heat cycles.
  • Controlling Population: These procedures help reduce the number of unwanted litters, decreasing the burden on shelters and ensuring more pets find loving homes.
  • Community Benefits: By lowering the number of stray animals, spaying and neutering contribute to a safer and healthier community.
  • Reducing future expenses: Spaying and neutering is more cost-effective than skipping the surgery. A uterine infection that requires emergency surgery to save your female pet’s life easily can cost several thousand dollars, while a simple tomcat neuter costs much less than products needed to eliminate urine odors after your home has been well-marked by your territorial male cat.

Affordable and Transparent Pricing

We are committed to making high-quality veterinary care accessible to all pet owners in San Francisco. Our spay and neuter services come with upfront, transparent pricing, ensuring you know exactly what to expect without hidden fees. We aim to provide affordable options without compromising the quality of care your pet deserves.

Our Spay & Neuter Process

  • Pre-Surgery Evaluation: We start with a thorough health examination and a detailed discussion about the procedure. Our team is here to answer all your questions and address any concerns.
  • Safe Surgical Environment: Our state-of-the-art surgical suite is equipped with advanced technology to ensure the highest standards of safety and sterility. Your pet’s well-being is our top priority.
  • Comprehensive Post-Operative Care: After surgery, we provide detailed post-operative care instructions and support to ensure a smooth recovery. We recommend confining (reducing activity) your pet for 10-14 days post-surgery to prevent infection and ensure proper healing.

Why Choose Animal Farm Pet Hospital?

  • Fear-Free Certified Staff: Our team is dedicated to reducing stress and anxiety for your pet, making their experience as calm and comfortable as possible.
  • Exceptional Care at Low Costs: We are committed to providing top-tier medical care that is both affordable and accessible to our pet families.
  • Skilled and Compassionate Team: Our veterinarians and staff bring expertise and compassion to every procedure, dedicated to your pet’s health and well-being.
  • Community-Oriented Approach: We take pride in serving the San Francisco community, offering personalized, compassionate care for all pets.

For more information about spaying and neutering your pet or to schedule a wellness exam, contact Animal Farm Pet Hospital at (415) 333-0813. We are here to provide the expert care and support your pet deserves, prioritizing their health and happiness.