Do the low cost spay and neuter vans do just as good as work as veterinarian office spay and neuters?

Question by CatWings: Dogs don’t have periods.: Do the low cost spay and neuter vans do just as good as work as veterinarian office spay and neuters?
I convinced my friend with the chihuahua to spay her dog but she can only afford the low cost spay and neuter vans. She is worried they will not do as good of a job like if she had taken her dog to a vets office.
She is worried about it, any advise on easing her worries.

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Answer by Gimme A Break
It depends how busy they are that day. Mistakes are made when the clinic treats patients like cattle “Next”, next next”…. if they have a lot of patients they don’t give the same care to each of them and they don’t watch them as well. Ask how many dogs/cats they do a day. If it’s too many, then skip it.

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3 Responses to “Do the low cost spay and neuter vans do just as good as work as veterinarian office spay and neuters?”

  1. Gwendolyn!! says:

    I wouldn’t risk it. I consider my pets a part of my family, and I’d hate for something to happen to them because I didn’t spring for quality work.

  2. Shellback says:

    Tell her that they use the same drills, saws, sludge hammers, pipe wrenches and huge wood clamps that the vets offices uses.

  3. Fadin Reigne says:

    Actually, in my humble opinion, a low cost spay and nueter van can do a better job then a vets office. Sound a bit strange? Consider this: Would you rather have a mechanic fix your brakes that has done a few brake jobs or one that has done a hundred brake jobs? Would you rather have a cake made by a baker that makes hundreds of cakes a day or a baker that makes a few cakes a week? NOw having made that point…consider this…

    Most low cost spay programs are not attended by a “guy they found on the corner”. They are staffed with real vets and vet techs that have taken a day to do their part to lower the dog and cat population. Chances are whoever is in that van has his or her own practice somewhere that can be called and verified.