Petland Monroeville is an avid proponent of spaying and neutering.
It used to be that waiting to have a pet spayed or neutered at 6 months of age was an accepted practice. Today early spaying and neutering — the surgical sterilization of companion pets between the ages of 8 and 16 weeks — is encouraged and endorsed by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
The spaying and neuter of pets also has many health benefits. Over time, studies have shown that spaying and neutering can:
Petland pet counselors educate new puppy owners about responsible pet care. Every day, pet counselors stress the importance of spaying and neutering as a way to prevent unwanted litters of puppies and kittens.
Some Petland stores now have spayed and neutered puppies available for customers.