SPAY & NEUTER SERVICES
Spay/neuter appointments are available Monday - Thursday.
In an effort to keep our team as safe and socially distant as possible during the pandemic, we are temporarily not performings surgeries on dogs 31 pounds and over. If your dog exceeds this weight limit, please check back here and on our social media pages for further updates as we will review this policy at the beginning of February 2021.
At this time we are only able to book appointments within a month of the current date. If there are no appointments available, please check back later.
While you are waiting to spay/neuter your pet, please click here to review behavior tips for living with intact dogs and cats from the ASPCA.
Dog (79 lbs & under): $75
Dog (80 lbs & over): $120
Pre-anesthetic bloodwork (required for pets 8 years and
All spay/neuter packages include an Elizabethan Collar and post-operative medication.
Financial aid is available. Please call us at (615) 512-5001 to learn more and to find out if you qualify.
What is spay/neuter surgery?
Spay/neuter refers to the surgical procedure to render a dog or cat unable to produce litters of puppies or kittens. Female animals are "spayed," and male animals are "neutered."
What are the benefits of getting my pet spayed/neutered?
Reduces animal homelessness, shelter intake, and euthanasia rates
Stops reproduction and heat cycles
Decreases risk of certain types of cancer
May prevent certain behavioral problems: roaming, fighting, "marking" territory, and aggression
Decreases risk of reproductive infections
How should I care for my pet after they are spayed/neutered?
After your pet is spayed/neutered, it is important that they are well cared for to prevent complications. To learn more about what to expect after your pet's surgery, please click here (English) or here (Spanish) to read our post-operative instructions.
How should I care for a community cat after they are spayed/neutered?
Community cats also need to be well cared for after surgery to prevent complications. To learn more about how to care for a community cat after surgery, please click here (English) or here (Spanish) to read our community cat post-operative instructions.