Dog and Cat Desexing on the Gold Coast

Is it time to desex your animal? It is usually best to desex a cat or dog early on in their life, so if you have a new pet, call the surgeons at Arundel Veterinary Surgery. Our team will take good care of your cat or dog every step of the way. To learn more about cat or dog desexing, talk to one of the vets at our clinic on the Gold Coast or schedule an appointment today.

Why Should You Desex Your Pet?

Unless you’re an animal breeder, you’ve likely thought about desexing your pets before. While the most obvious benefit of desexing is the prevention of unwanted pregnancies, there are many other benefits. Female dogs and cats won’t go into heat after they have been desexed, which stops the messy bleeding cycle. In addition, females will be less likely to get various infections and cancers.

Similarly, desexed male dogs and cats have a lower risk of testicular cancer and other problems. Desexing males can also help with behavioural issues, such as territorial marking and roaming, in addition to curbing their aggression.

How Does Desexing Work?

In essence, the desexing procure removes the sexual organs. For a female cat or dog, we will tie the blood vessels supplying the ovaries and uterus and then remove the ovaries and most of the uterus. For males, we will remove both testicles through a small incision in the scrotum.

For any desexing procedure, our surgeons will be sure to properly anaesthetise your pet so that they won’t feel any pain. After a few weeks, we can usually remove any stitches, and your pet will be back to normal in no time.  

Why Choose Arundel Veterinary Surgery?

Our veterinary surgeons have years of experience performing routine dog and cat desexing procedures, so you can trust your beloved animal to us. We are also experts in using ultrasounds to reduce surgery times in more complicated procedures.

To schedule your animal’s desexing, call us on (07) 5529 0700.