Every year, after the cold winter months have past, pet owner begins considering spaying or neutering their pet. To spite what you may have heard, this practice isn’t cruel or inhumane.

This procedure is a must for families with children as pets that haven’t been fixed may act more aggressively when in heat. If you are having any doubts about going through with this important procedure keep in mind that not only does the surgery keep the animal population in check bu there are a slew of health benefits associated with it. Getting your pet spayed or neutered is as simple as picking up the phone and calling your local vet and making an appointment.

Spaying your pet cat or dog will greatly lower her chance of developing uterine or mammary cancer. Neutering your pet will help prevent prostate cancer and completely eliminate testicular cancer. You will find that after the procedure your pet is much more friendly and docile. All the aggression and primal urges to leave home and mate will be gone and your pet will lead a more relaxed and happy life.

What needs to be done? 1. Make an appointment with your local vet or clinic. 2. Routine blood work will need to be done (to check for certain diseases). 3. Bring your pet in and either pick them up that day or the next.

Before a vet or clinic will be willing to do this simple procedure, they will have to do blood work on your pet to check for any abnormality or disease, this is perfectly normal. Once your the test are done you can have your pet spayed or neutered. I assure you that this will be only mildly uncomfortable for your pet and they will be back to their old loving self in no time. So what are you waiting for do whats right for your beloved pet.