Spay/Neuter Clinic


Why Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

Pet overpopulation…the facts are simple.  There are just too many pets and not enough homes. The overpopulation problem has reached crisis levels, and the Sacramento SPCA is dedicated to helping end this crisis in our community by offering and promoting spaying and neutering.

Consider these statistics as to how just one litter can result in hundreds to thousands of unwanted pets:

General information

Pre-Surgery Preparations

Thank you very much for choosing to have your animal altered. Spaying and neutering will provide your animal with greater comfort and health for years to come.

The following information is vital to ensure your pet’s safety during surgery, and also to ensure that the appointment process goes smoothly.

General information
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Post-operative care instructions

If there is an emergency after hours (between 5:30 p.m. and 8 a.m.), please contact your local emergency veterinary clinic.

1. Keep your pet quiet and indoors. No running, jumping, playing, swimming, or other strenuous activity for seven to 10 days. Inside they’ll be able to stay clean, dry, and warm. No baths during this recovery period.When dogs need to go outside, walk them on leash.