the protection of your pet it is highly recommended that your pet have
vaccinations at least 2 weeks prior to surgery. Vaccinations suggested prior to
surgery for dogs are distemper virus, parvo virus, Para influenza virus and
adenovirus. These are the common
diseases that dogs are vaccinated for.
cats it is recommended they be vaccinated for feline viral rhinotracheitis,
calici virus and panleukopenia virus.
Rabies vaccination is required, but can be given at the time of
surgery. If your pet is vaccinated,
please bring proof of your pets’ vaccination with you on the day of surgery.
Withholding of food: Food should be withheld from all adult animals for 4-6 hours prior to
surgery. Puppies and kittens (4 months and under) should not have food
withheld. Do not withhold water from your pet prior to surgery.
Medical history: Your pet will receive a physical exam upon admission for surgery. It is of the utmost importance that you
communicate any medical problems past or current that your pet has, in order
for us to provide the best care of your pet during its surgical procedure.
Please be prepared to fill out registration information when admitting your pet
for surgery. All pets should be
maintained under your control, on a leash or in a carrier, at the time of
The veterinarian has the
final decision regarding acceptance of any patient for surgery, with the
acceptance based on historical and physical examination findings and the
Thank you for choosing to spay or neuter your pet and
play an active role in the fight against pet overpopulation.