Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital in Beaverton, Oregon supports responsible pet ownership which includes OVH (ovariohysterectomy; commonly referred to as "spaying") and neutering. Besides doing your part in fighting the pet overpopulation problem, there are many health benefits associated with sterilizing your pet. Breast cancer and uterine disease are eliminated in females and prostate and testicular disease are eliminated in males. In addition, many behavioral problems with your pet are prevented by OVH or neutering. Ideally, this surgery is performed before sexual maturity at around six months of age.
At Murrayhill, we are committed to ensuring that all of our OVH and neuter patients receive the safest and most comfortable procedure possible by taking extra steps such as: