SPAY AND NEUTER STANDARD POLICIES:

Everything you should know before and after your pets surgery

!!READ THIS IN ITS ENTIRETY SO YOU ARE AWARE OF POLICIES AND INSTRUCTIONS!!

!!!ATTENTION PYOMETRA SURGERY IS NOT A REGULAR SPAY!!!

THIS IS AN EMERGECY SURGERY AND NEEDS TO BE DONE ASAP

DO NOT WAIT AND DO NOT BOOK THIS ONLINE

IF YOU CANNOT REACH US, GO TO YOUR NEAREST VETERINARY E.R.

Since we are a Spay/Neuter facility we require Spay/Neuters to be done with ANY SURGERY.  THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL FEE TO DECLINE!!!!!!

REQUIREMENTS FOR SURGERY:

  • Pet MUST BE IN GOOD HEALTH otherwise exam is required

  • Pets 6 years or older require Exam and Pre-Operative Bloodwork

  • Pets 10 years or older require Exam Blood work and Pre-Operative X-Rays

  • All procedures require Proof of Current Rabies vaccination, or vaccine WILL BE administered the day of surgery at an additional charge

Males:

  • Any male (canine or feline) whose testicles have not descended into the scrotum ARE CHARGED ADDITIONAL PER TESTICLE. This procedure is called a Cryptorchid Neuter. There are 2 types:

 -INGUINAL retained testicles $150 - $350

(Per testicle depending on the weight of the dog).

 

-ABDOMINAL retained testicles are 2 times the amount of the neuter price.

Females:

  • Any female (canine or feline) that PRESENTS IN HEAT or HAS ANY UTERINE ABNORMALITIES while under anesthesia there will be AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $50

  • Any female (Canine or Feline) that presents to be PREGNANT while under Anesthesia has the option of Terminating the pregnancy at an ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $100, or keeping the Puppies/Kittens MEANING that the SPAY WILL NOT BE DONE. 

Cats:

  • All felines of 4 months or older are REQUIRED TO DO A FELINE TRIPLE TEST which costs an additional $24 (This tests the blood for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), Feline Leukemia virus (FeLV), and Feline heart worms). 

  • ARE TO BE IN APPROPRIATE CARRIERS. They are NOT TO BE IN A BOX, BAG OF ANY SORT, COOLER LEASH, OR IN YOUR ARMS at arrival.

  • Make sure to purchase a carrier if you do not have one or we will not perform the surgery.

  • Feral cats—Click Here

Dogs:

  • All canines 7 months of age or older ARE REQUIRED TO DO A HEARTWORM TEST which cost an additional $20. (Proof of negative heart worm test and current preventative from the past 12 months is accepted, but must be provided at the time of surgery check in).

  • Please walk your dog before drop off as there is a mess fee if your pet urinates or defecates in the surgical area.

  • NO CHOKE CHAINS, RETRACTABLE LEASHES

  • If your pet is AGGRESIVE It will need to be muzzled

Please remember that these requirements are to ensure the health and safety of your pet prior to anesthesia.

THE EVENING BEFORE SURGERY:

  • No food after midnight the night before and No food in the Am OR WE CANNOT PERFORM THE SURGERY Water is ok until the time of surgery.

  • Arrive between 8 AM and 9 AM for check in at the WPB location and 8:30 AM for the Jupiter location.

  • We will call you the day before to confirm the surgery to go over pricing.

WHAT TO DO UPON ARRIVAL:

  • Make sure to be here on time as we are on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS

  • Please make sure to have your previous vaccination records on hand or we will administer the vaccines(PROOF OF PREVIOUS VACCINES IS REQUIRED BEFORE PROCEDURE)

  • CATS MUST BE IN A APPROPRIATE CARRIER AND DOGS ARE NOT TO BE ON A RETRACTABLE LEASH OR WE WILL NOT PERFORM THE SURGERY AND YOU WILL NEED TO RESCHEDULE.

MEDICATIONS AND E-COLLARS

· PROCEDURE PRICING DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COST OF MEDICATION OR E-COLLAR

· Collar sizes and medications are determined by the surgical veterinarian at the time of surgery.

· Medication prices vary depending on each patient needs (Medication may be up to $150)

· E-collars are REQUIRED to prevent trauma to the surgical incision and cost is $15. (WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY COMPLICATIONS DUE TO E-COLLAR BEING REMOVED ONCE PET IS HOME. IT IS TO STAY ON FOR THE 14 DAY RECOVERY PERIOD!!)

· If you have An E-Collar you can bring it in as long As IT IS NOT A SOFT CONE OR INFLATABLE!! IT MUST BE A HARD PLASTIC CONE!!!

PICK UP TIMES AND FEES:

  • All pick ups are between 3:30 and 4 PM Monday—Friday 2 - 3 PM on Saturday SO PLAN ACORDINGLY!!

  • If your pet is finished early we will contact you for pick up otherwise arrive at the required time. Keep in mind we tend to be very busy at the end of the day so expect some wait time for your pet to be discharged.

  • To owners not arriving at the required time THERE WILL BE A LATE FEE OF $50

  • A surgical technician will go over all Post operative care instructions with you at pick up and a written copy will be provided to you with your itemized invoice. 

  • WE ARE NOT A 24 HOUR CLINIC AND DO NOT HAVE OVERNIGHT STAFF SO YOUR PET IS NOT PERMITED TO STAY OVERNIGHT. IF YOU DO NOT ARRIVE AND WE CANNOT CONTACT YOU THEN YOUR PET WILL BE HANDED OVER TO ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL.

If you have any questions about your animal’s condition after surgery, please call the clinic at

(561) 712-1911, Or email us at Paws.Reception@Paws2Help.org Make sure to include Pet name Last name and photo of area. For life-threatening emergencies after hours requiring immediate attention, please go to your local veterinary emergency clinic, ASAP.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

If you have lost or misplaced the documentation provided to you before and/or after Surgery you can DOWNLOAD THEM HERE

What To Expect Day of Surgery

Post Operative Instructions