Spaying

Spaying your pet has many benefits. The procedure, which prevents female animals from becoming pregnant and reproducing, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life. Spaying will not change your pet’s personality.

By spaying your female pet, you’re protecting her against potentially deadly diseases, including bacterial infections, reproductive tract diseases, and several types of cancer. You also won’t have to worry about her going into heat. This means avoiding the mess that often accompanies the heat cycle in female dogs and the pacing and crying that happens with female cats. In addition, spaying your pet will help control the dog and cat overpopulation problem, keeping more animals out of shelters.

Spaying, which involves removing the ovaries and uterus, is a surgical procedure and does need to be performed with the pet under anesthesia. We follow strict protocols and continually monitor your pet’s vital signs to help ensure her safety. Please see the descriptions under Anesthesia and Patient Monitoring for more information on what we do to keep your pet safe.

To set up an appointment to have your pet spayed or to learn more about this procedure, call or visit our clinic. If you are struggling with the decision of whether to spay your pet, please call us so we can discuss your concerns.

Mexico Veterinary Hospital
48 Cornell Road
Mexico, New York, 13114

Phone: 315-963-1300

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Location Hours
Monday8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 6:00pm
Friday8:00am – 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

*Phones get turned on at 8:00am weekday mornings *Monday our Doctor is here until 12:00pm for appointments. The reception staff is here until 5:00pm for medication pickup and answering the phone.
**We will have no doctor in the office 8/12 - 8/16, therefore we will not be seeing appointments during this week. A receptionist will be present to assist clients during this period.**