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Should I get my pet neutered in Borough Green ?

Veterinarians recommend neutering animals for a variety of reasons. It can reduce unwanted behaviours ; and it can reduce the risk of certain diseases. It also prevents unwanted pregnancies.

Pennard Vets Borough Green clients can bring their animal to our Maidstone, Allington, Tonbridge or Sevenoaks branches for neutering, which is carried out by a veterinary surgeon.


We recommend spaying a bitch at six months of age, before her first season. There are however, certain breeds where we recommend spaying after her first season.

Why do we spay bitches?

  • Prevents unwanted pregnancies and seasons
  • It reduces the risk of mammary tumours later in life
  • It reduces the risk of an infected uterus
  • Prevents the risk of ovarian tumours
  • Prevents bitches from roaming

We recommend castrating dogs at six months of age.

Why do we castrate dogs?

  • Prevent testicular tumours
  • Decrease the risk of prostate disease
  • Reduce roaming
  • Reduce territorial marking
  • Reduces aggression

Bring your male or female kitten for neutering after four months of age, as recommended by the latest guidelines.


Rabbits – both male and female – should be neutered from four months of age.