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Is a Laparoscopic Spay Right for Your Pet?

Two friendly catsWe don’t really put much thought into the fact that most of our dogs and cats are spayed; however surgery is a big deal, no matter who you are.

The traditional spay involves a full abdominal incision in which the uterus and ovaries are removed. It may be a routine surgery, but that doesn’t make it an easy one. In fact, if a human had this type of surgery performed, we would likely be feeling pretty sorry for ourselves for a few weeks at least.

Clairmont Animal Hospital prides ourselves on putting our pet patients first. That is why we offer and encourage our female patients to undergo a laparoscopic spay surgery rather than a traditional spay procedure. Why you might ask? Read on to see if you are convinced. Continue…