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Crescent Veterinary Clinic
Consultation by appointment only
Open through lunch
Mon - Fri
9am – 7pm
10am – 12:30pm
Castletroy Veterinary Clinic
Consultation by appointment only
Lunch 1-2
Mon, Wed, Fri
9am – 5.30pm
Tue, Thu
9am – 7pm

COVID Update

Following HSE guidelines with regard to COVID19 the clinics in both Dooradoyle and Castletroy will remain closed until Wednesday 6th of January.

In case of an emergency or urgent medication required please call the vet on call (061) 328511.

Any appointments made previously to the 6th will be contacted in due course to reschedule.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Wishing you a prosperous & safe New Year.

The team at CVC

Neutering / Spaying

You may already know that neutering prevents animals from falling pregnant. However, did you know that there are a number of other benefits to having your pet de-sexed?

Neutering, or de-sexing an animal refers to the removal of their sexual organs. A female animal is spayed by having her ovaries and uterus removed. A male animal has his testes removed and is therefore castrated. 

The benefits to having a female animal neutered are:

  • Prevention of cancer of the uterus and ovaries
  • Prevention of uterine infections (Pyometra) in older age Prevention of unwanted pregnancies
  • No longer coming in to season which prevents bleeding, unwanted attention and mating behaviour from males

The benefits to having a male animal neutered are:

  • Prevention of testicular cancer
  • Reduction of the incidence of prostatic diseases, including cancer
  • Prevention or reduction in aggressive hormonal behaviour
  • Prevention of urine marking and roaming

If you don’t plan to breed from your pet, neutering is the most responsible action to take. Not only does a litter of puppies or kittens require lots of hard work and attention, but they may also require more of a financial commitment than you bargained for. 

At CVC Vets, your companion will only ever be cared for at the very highest standard. 

When done well, neutering is a straightforward procedure, and we aim to make it as pain free as possible. We use a special anaesthetic that provides very little to no post-operative hangover, high levels of pain relief both during and after surgery and the surgery is done in a sterile, specially designated operating theatre. 

Your pet will then be given plenty of TLC in a species-specific ward before being returned to you at the end of the day.