Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

10855 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85048



Preventive Surgical Procedures

Preventive surgical procedures at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital

Preventive surgery eliminates potential health threats before they have a chance to cause problems.

Spays and Neuters

Spays and neuters at Ahwatukee Animal Care HospitalUnless breeding is on the horizon, most pets benefit from being spayed or neutered. Not only can having your pet fixed prevent unwanted litters, it can also help stop pets from running away, may lower the chances of mammary and other types of cancer, decrease the risk of certain prostate problems, prevent infections of the uterus and other reproductive diseases, and can significantly curb aggressive behaviors.


Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital performs spays.

Spaying is the surgical removal of female reproductive organs (uterus and ovaries).  Having your female pet spayed before her first heat, may reduce the risk of mammary cancer and prevents the development of potentially fatal uterine infections.


NeutersNeutering is the surgical removal of the male reproductive organs (testicles).  Having your male pet neutered at about 6 months of age reduces the chance of developing problematic behavior traits, such as marking, humping, and aggression. It also prevents your pet from developing testicular cancer and reduces the risk of prostate issues later in life.

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Spays and Neuters

Puppy and Kitten Care

Preventive surgeries performed at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital