To schedule your pet for Spay/Neuter services:
Please call (864) 223-2498. Calls will be returned Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
Instructions for those who have a spay/neuter transport appointment scheduled:
- Contain your pet the night before surgery, no food after midnight, water is allowed.
- Bring your pet to the HSOG Spay/Neuter Clinic at 6:30 a.m. the morning of your transport appointment.
- Cats are to be in hard plastic carriers and dogs on leashes.
- Your payment is due in full the morning of surgery. CASH ONLY (cards and checks will not be accepted).
- Bring proof of current vaccinations, if pet is not getting them at the time of surgery.
- Your pets pick up time at the HSOG Spay/Neuter Clinic will be given to you in the morning when you check your pet in. Normal pick up is between 5:00 pm and 5:30pm . We recommend arriving no earlier than 4:45p.
- After care instructions will be provided at the time of pick-up if you do not receive them in the morning.
Basic After Care Instructions
- Indoors for 7-10 days – cats indoors, dogs leash-walked.
- Restrict their activity as much as possible.
- Check incision when you get home – today is normal.
- Look at incision a couple times a day over the next 7-10 days – for signs of infection (redness, swelling, drainage).
- See anything suspicious, please call us right away. 864-223-2498 For emergencies or after hours please call your regular vet.
- Incisions are held together with sutures that dissolve on their own over the next 4 months. On top of that is a skin glue that dissolves over the next 7-10 days. It dissolves too quickly if it gets wet. No bathing or laying in the rain/puddles. Do not allow pet to lick at the incision site, if this is noted the pet will need to wear an Elizabethan collar during the recovery period. Available at the local vet offices or pet supply stores.
- Please feed your pet what their normal diet for the next 24 hours. No special snacks or treats.
- We strongly recommend you take your pet to your regular vet for a post-op exam 7-10 days after surgery.