Ovarianhisterectomy is the medical term for spaying female dogs. The procedure consists of surgical removal of the ovaries and uterus.
If ovaries are not removed, the bothersome heat still occur even though pregnancy is impossible.
Surgery is usually performed at 6-9 months of age.
Recovery is generally uneventful, and the hospital stay is fairly short.
The patient is prepped, placed under general anesthetic and a heart monitor is attached.
The doctor makes a small incision on the stomach.
The ovaries and the fallopian tubes are removed.
Then two layers of sutures are sewn in, one internal with dissolving thread and an external.
Then your pet is allowed to wake up gently with one of our staff present.
After a few hours of recovery they are allowed to leave.
In ten days time post-operation the external sutures have to be removed.
Gem is showing off her completmentry Tattoo, This will help her if she ever gets lost.
Please call if you have any Questions or concerns about having your female dog spayed.
Appointment needs to be made 24 hours prior to surgery, the dog(s) must be fasted over night.