How much does it cost to spay neuter in California?
Spay / Neuter Fees
|Dogs 50 pounds to 90 pounds||$107|
|Dogs 20 pounds to 50 pounds||$89|
|Dogs under 20 pounds||$73|
Is it mandatory to neuter a dog in California?
Spaying and neutering is mandatory for dogs and cats over the age of 4 months. Exemptions are provided for animals whose health would be endangered by the procedure and for animals owned by city-licensed breeders. The former must be confirmed with a written statement by a licensed California veterinarian.
At what age can you spay a cat?
around five to six months old
Each pet is unique and your vet will be able to offer advice on when you should have your cat spayed or neutered. However, we typically recommend spaying or neutering kittens at around five to six months old. Adult cats can also be spayed or neutered.
What age should female dog be spayed?
When should I spay my female dog? We recommend waiting until your dog is at least over 6 months and likely even older for larger dogs. The benefits are much more pronounced in larger dogs, but there is not a lot of difference for lap dogs.
What is the best age to spay or neuter?
– Decreases the risk for mammary carcinoma – Eliminates reproductive emergencies such as pyometra and dystocia – Prevents unintended pregnancies (which may occur as early as 4 months of age) – Potentially decreases behavioral problems linked with cat relinquishment
Why do you need to spay or neuter your pet?
The number one reason to spay or neuter your pets goes back to Bob Barker: to control the pet population. Unaltered animals will reproduce. This results in many unwanted litters of puppies and kittens, which can quickly overwhelm unprepared families. These unwanted animals end up in the care of animal rescues and shelters, or worse.
Where can I spay my Dog for free?
Kittens will start mating after six months of age.
When do you spay or neuter your pet?
While you can have your pet spayed or neutered at almost any time, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recommends that you sterilize your cat by 5 months of age. This gives your cat the benefits of being spayed or neutered while still allowing your kitten time to grow.