Please read the information about the services we offer at the bottom of the page. This should give you all the information you need to decide which services you would like or need for your pet.
For your convenience, Salt Lake Spay and Neuter offers patient consent forms online. Feel free to complete them before your appointment. These steps make paperwork easy.
- Our forms require you to have AdobeReader® installed on your computer. If you don’t already have it, please click here to download this useful software.
- Locate and download the necessary form(s). Print and fill in the required information.
- This form is available in office if you do not have a printer.
- Bring it with you to your scheduled appointment, or scan it an email it to [email protected]
Instructions for filling out the Anesthesia/Surgery/Treatment Consent form for your pet:
- You must use blue or black pen.
- Please do not fold or crinkle the sheet.
- This medical record is a legal document. Do not scribble on the sheet or scribble anything out.
- If you make an error, please put one or two lines through the mistake and initial next to it.
- If you are having someone else drop off your pet
- For legal reasons, the person dropping off the pet will be considered the “Responsible Party” and will be taking financial responsibility for the pet. The person dropping off the pet must fill out the form with their name, address, phone number, and email.
- Please make sure they have the phone number where we can reach someone that can make medical decisions at all times while the pet is in the office.
- If we try to call and cannot reach someone, the procedure may not be done due to the nature of the call.
- Please make sure the person dropping off your pet has all your current information including your full name, address, phone numbers, and email address.
- You you aren't able to pre-register when we call to remind you of the appointment, please make sure the person dropping off you pet knows they will be asked several questions about the services you would like. Please see the list below to help you decide what extra services you would or would not like.
Being that Spay & Neuter of Salt Lake City is a High-Quality High-Volume clinic, we will have several other clients and pets waiting with you. We strongly encourage you to make all medical decisions before the morning you drop off to stream line the process.
Please read over all services and decide which you will choose before coming in.
Please feel free to call the clinic before your appointment to ask any questions about our services. (801)262-6414
Information about our services to help you make your decisions:
Sterilization: surgery to make an animal unable to produce offspring.
Cryptorchidism is the absence of one or both testicles from the scrotum. In some cases, the testicle may be located in the subcutaneous tissues in the groin region, between the inguinal canal and the scrotum. In cases of abdominal cryptorchidism, the testicle cannot be felt from the outside.
Pre-Anesthetic Bloodwork: Helps makes sure your pet can handle anesthesia and recover. We will require Comprehensive Chemistry and CBC for all dental procedures. The doctor may require bloodwork for other procedures based on the pets condition and medical history of the pet. Otherwise, we always recommend blood work prior to anesthesia.
Pre-op: Checks basic liver and kidney functions and glucose.
Comprehensive Chemistry: In depth look at liver, kidney, and organ functions.
CBC: (Complete Blood Count): Checks for infection, anemia, and dehydration.
Coag: PT/aPTT Combo Test: Checks that your pets clotting times are within normal for surgery.
IV catheter: Anesthesia lowers blood pressure, and it can be difficult to find a vein to administer emergency medication. An IV catheter allows us direct access.
IV catheter with fluids: Includes IV catheter placement and regulates your pets blood pressure under anesthesia, and helps them recover faster by perfusing the liver and kidneys of anesthesia.
Vaccinations: Vaccines stimulate the immune system's production of antibodies that identify and destroy disease-causing organisms that enter the body. Vaccines provide immunity against one or several diseases that can lessen the severity or prevent certain diseases altogether.
Microchip: It’s the only way to prove ownership and identity. It's a radio frequency chip the size of a grain of rice. It’s placed under the skin between the shoulder blades. We use PetLink microchips that come with Lifetime International Registration.
Heartworm: Heartworm disease is contracted through mosquitoes. It is very painful and can be fatal. Prevention is affordable and effortless. You need to test for heartworms before giving prevention if your pet is 6-months or older.
Baby Teeth (Deciduous teeth): Sometimes the adult teeth don’t push out the baby teeth, especially in small dogs. Leaving them can cause dental disease.
Umbilical Hernia Repair: The abdominal wall behind the belly button is damaged or open. This can allow fat and abdominal contents to come out. It's not common, but if we find your pet has one, we’ll strongly encourage you let our doctor fix it while your pet is already under general anesthesia.
Dew Claw Removal: Our doctors do not recommend removing dew claws. It's often an unnecessary, painful, and difficult amputation with a difficult recovery. The procedure often requires multiple rechecks. We advise just keeping the nails trimmed. Our doctors may decline the surgery.