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Night Before Instructions

  • If the animal normally stays outdoors, s/he must stay indoors the evening before surgery.
  • Animals over 4 months old SHOULD NOT EAT after midnight the evening before surgery.
  • Animals under 4 months old may have food available until 6 a.m. on the morning of surgery. 

If you have questions regarding these instructions, please contact our Spay/Neuter staff during regular business hours: 410-889-SPAY.


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