Spay & Neuter for Improved Pet Health

If you do not plan on breeding your dog or cat, we recommend that you spay or neuter your pet.

Spay & Neuter

Spay & Neuter

The best time to do this is around 6 months of age. Spaying or neutering is important because it:

An altered pet lives longer, and generally has fewer medical problems and a better temperament if this is done at an early age. Many unwanted animals are euthanized every year, so we encourage you to help reduce pet over-population.


For some frequently asked questions on the issue of spaying and neutering, read this interesting and informative article
from the Humane Society of the United States.

Special Offers

  • Did you know that Ballton Animal Hospital has a referral program?

    \"\"If you think your friends, neighbors, and family member's pets would be well served at Ballston Animal Hospital, print out the picture below and pass them out. For each new client that comes in for an appointment, you'll earn a $20.00 credit on your account (and the new client will receive a $20.00 discount on their first bill). Be sure to fill in your name along the line provided so we can credit your account appropriately. There is no limit to how much you can earn!

    As additional incentive, we will do a drawing on July 3rd from all the new client cards turned in and the winners (both new client and current client that referred) will receive an additional $150.00 credit on their account!