Spay and Neutering for Pets 

Spaying and neutering are surgeries that prevent your pets from giving birth to multiple babies and contributing to overpopulation. To schedule an appointment to spay or neuter your pet contact us at 519.641.8383.

What is spaying and neutering?

Spaying and neutering are two different surgical procedures performed on female and male pets. Neutering is the removal of the male reproductive organs, and spaying removes the uterus and ovaries. Both procedures are commonly referred to as having your pet “fixed.”

What are the benefits of spay and neuter surgery besides preventing pregnancies?

By removing the reproductive organs, we eliminate the heat cycle. This means that your pet will exhibit less aggressive behaviours. They will be less likely to stray, urinate on objects to mark territory or get into fights. Fixing your pet also minimizes the risk of your pet developing prostate, ovarian or breast cancers and uterine infections. Another added bonus to having your pet spayed or neutered is that other procedures can be performed simultaneously. We can perform microchipping or dental cleanings when your pet is being spayed or neutered.

When should I have my pet spayed or neutered?

Veterinarians recommend that pets be spayed or neutered before they turn 6-months-old. Before the heat cycle is generally ideal to prevent bad behaviours and unwanted pregnancies. If your pet is older, they may still be spayed or neutered as long as they are healthy enough for surgery.

Last updated: September 3, 2021

Dear Clients,

Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. Based on the current provincial changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!


  • Continue our "closed exam room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will let you know when you will be able to enter the reception area. Once the doctor is ready to examine your pet we will have a staff member bring them into the exam room. The Veterinarian will come speak with you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, please remain in the designated seating area until the receptionist is ready to take your payment.
  • Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
  • Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • 3. OPERATING HOURS We are OPEN with the following hours:
    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    4. NEW PET OWNERS Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - The team at Komoka-Kilworth Animal Clinic