Dog Services

Please start by choosing from the options below

Choose a Surgery

We offer a wide variety of surgeries to support your pet's health and wellness. When choosing from the list below, be sure to look for special considerations using the indicators. Please note that some are recommended during other surgeries.

Required with Surgery

Recommended with Surgery

Optional with Surgery

Wellness

Note that Wellness services need to be scheduled along with your surgery or you are welcome to visit our clinic during our wellness walk-in hours (Tu & W from 3-4pm).

Spaying & Neutering

Our spaying and neutering is safe and affordable for pets of all ages and sizes. You will find our prices considerably lower than full-service veterinarian clinics in the Dayton area. Patients will receive a small abdominal tattoo at no charge. This tattooing is the universally accepted method to identify a spayed or neutered animal.

Spay 30

$190

Traditional spaying for female dogs that weigh less than 30 lbs. Removes the ovaries and uterus, generally at the cervix. No heat cycles, ovarian hormones, or pregnancy possible.

Spay 60

$210

Traditional spaying for female dogs that weigh between 31 and 60 lbs. Removes the ovaries and uterus, generally at the cervix. No heat cycles, ovarian hormones, or pregnancy possible.

Spay 100

$250

Traditional spaying for female dogs that weigh between 61 to 100 lbs. Removes the ovaries and uterus, generally at the cervix. No heat cycles, ovarian hormones, or pregnancy possible.

Spay 100+

$280

Traditional spaying for female dogs that weigh more than 100 lbs. Removes the ovaries and uterus, generally at the cervix. No heat cycles, ovarian hormones, or pregnancy possible.

Neuter 30

$130

Neutering for male dogs that weigh less than 30 lbs. Removes testicles. No sperm or pregnancy possible. Eliminates risk of testicular cancers and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Neuter 60

$150

Neutering for male dogs that weigh between 31 and 60 lbs. Removes testicles. No sperm or pregnancy possible. Eliminates risk of testicular cancers and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Neuter 100

$190

Neutering for male dogs that weigh between 61 and 100 lbs. Removes testicles. No sperm or pregnancy possible. Eliminates risk of testicular cancers and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Neuter 100+

$230

Neutering for male dogs that weigh more than 100 lbs. Removes testicles. No sperm or pregnancy possible. Eliminates risk of testicular cancers and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Scrotal Ablation

$100

Removal of the scrotal sac in addition to the testicles at the time of neuter. Recommended with an adult male dog neuter or with large scrotums where the remaining skin is smooth rather than excessive.

Recommended with Surgery

Abdominal Cryptorchid

TBD

This is the cost of a spay plus neuter. This occurs when your pet’s testicle(s) has not fully descended into the scrotal sac and one or more remain in the abdomen.

Inguinal Cryptochid

TBD

$60 plus the cost of a neuter. This occurs when your pet’s testicles have not fully descended and one or more is found under the skin in the groin area.

Caesarian Section

TBD

$350, plus the cost of a spay. We only perform emergency C-sections and we require the patient to be spayed at the same time.

Pyometra

TBD

$250, plus the cost of a spay. Pyometra is defined as an infection in the uterus. Pyometra is considered a serious and life threatening condition that must be treated quickly and aggressively.

Ovary Sparing Spay & Vasectomy

Our alternative sterilization options, ovary sparing spay (hysterectomy) and vasectomy, are for dog owners who seek a way to ensure that their dog does not reproduce yet still benefit from sex hormones throughout life.

Ovary Sparing Spay 30

$285

Alternative surgical sterilization for female dogs that weigh less than 30 lbs. Removes the uterus and cervix, leaving one / both ovaries, reducing the risk of ovarian cancers in half. No pregnancy possible.

Ovary Sparing Spay 60

$315

Alternative surgical sterilization for female dogs that weigh between 31 and 60 lbs. Removes the uterus and cervix, leaving one / both ovaries, reducing the risk of ovarian cancers in half. No pregnancy possible.

Ovary Sparing Spay 100

$375

Alternative surgical sterilization for female dogs that weigh between 61 and 100 lbs. Removes the uterus and cervix, leaving one / both ovaries, reducing the risk of ovarian cancers in half. No pregnancy possible.

Ovary Sparing Spay 100+

$420

Alternative surgical sterilization for female dogs that weigh more than 100 lbs. Removes the uterus and cervix, leaving one / both ovaries, reducing the risk of ovarian cancers in half. No pregnancy possible.

Vasectomy 30

$195

Alternative surgical sterilization for male dogs that weigh less than 30 lbs. Removes a piece of the spermatic cord (vas deferens) preventing sperm transportation from testicles during ejaculation.

Vasectomy 60

$225

Alternative surgical sterilization for male dogs that weigh between 31 and 60 lbs. Removes a piece of the spermatic cord (vas deferens) preventing sperm transportation from testicles during ejaculation.

Vasectomy 100

$285

Alternative surgical sterilization for male dogs that weigh between 61 and 100 lbs. Removes a piece of the spermatic cord (vas deferens) preventing sperm transportation from testicles during ejaculation.

Vasectomy 100+

$345

Alternative surgical sterilization for male dogs that weigh more than 100 lbs. Removes a piece of the spermatic cord (vas deferens) preventing sperm transportation from testicles during ejaculation.

General

Our general surgeries are available to support the health and wellness of your pet.

Mass Removal 1

$200

The removal of masses smaller than 1 inch. With a mass removal, we highly recommend a histopathology analysis as well.

Mass Removal 2

$250

The removal of masses between 1 and 2 inches. With a mass removal, we highly recommend a histopathology analysis as well.

Mass Removal 4

$375

The removal of masses between 2 and 4 inches. With a mass removal, we highly recommend a histopathology analysis as well.

Mass Removal 6

$600

The removal of masses between 4 and 6 inches. With a mass removal, we highly recommend a histopathology analysis as well.

Mass Removal 6+

$800

The removal of masses larger than 6 inches. With a mass removal, we highly recommend a histopathology analysis as well.

Laceration Repair 2

$200

A deep cut / tear of the flesh less than 2 inches and from trauma or infection. Unlike an incision with smooth edges, a laceration is often jagged and irregular.

Laceration Repair 6

$250

A deep cut / tear of the flesh between 2 and 6 inches and from trauma or infection. Unlike an incision with smooth edges, a laceration is often jagged and irregular.

Laceration Repair 6+

$300

A deep cut / tear of the flesh more than 6 inches and from trauma or infection. Unlike an incision with smooth edges, a laceration is often jagged and irregular.

Facial Fold Excision

$220

Excess skin around the face is removed to help treat chronic skin infections. Skin folds create a warm, humid environment and in the presence of moisture, bacteria can multiply, creating an infection in the fold.

Tail Fold Excision

$300

Caused by the warm, moist conditions that can occur in deep skin folds at the tail can cause hair loss, skin irritation, and a bad smell.

Vulvoplasty

$400

A reconstructive surgical procedure performed to remove excess skin folds around the vulva to provide better ventilation of the area.

Ear Hematoma Drainage

$220

Blood fills the two layers of cartilage that make up the ear flap and must be drained out. Typically occurs secondary to infection, shaking head, or trauma.

Umbilical Hernia Repair Add-On

$75

A few weeks after birth, the “belly button” closes. If the wall where the umbilical cord was does not close, surgery will prevent the possibly fatal complication of abdominal organs becoming entrapped.

Optional with Surgery

Eyes

Our optical surgeries are available for pets with eye issues.

Enucleation

$400

The removal of the eye that leaves the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact. This could be for eyes that have suffered severe trauma, and in eyes that are otherwise blind and painful.

Bilateral Cherry Eye Repair

$500

Correction of inner eyelid outpouching of both eyes. Cherry eye is a disorder of the nictitating membrane (NM), also called the third eyelid, present in the eyes of dogs.

Cherry Eye Repair

$300

Correction of inner eyelid outpouching of one eye. Cherry eye is a disorder of the nictitating membrane (NM), also called the third eyelid, present in the eyes of dogs.

Ectropion/Entropion

$220

Corrective eyelid surgery when eyelids either turn inwards or outwards excessively and create problems for the pet. Price is $100 for each additional lid.

Gastrointestinal

Our gastrointestinal surgeries support the health and wellness of your pet's stomach.

Foreign Body Removal

$600

A potentially life-threatening condition, when strange objects (foreign bodies) are ingested by your pet is unable to make it successfully through the intestinal tract, we help remove the object from the body.

Gastropexy (Prophylactic)

$400

Surgical stabilization of the stomach to reduce the risk of stomach twisting. Could cost $300 if performing during another surgery.

Orthopedic

Our orthopedic surgeries are safe and comprehensive for dogs and cats with orthopedic conditions, including the need for an amputation. Orthopedic surgery is the most effective procedure for correcting an affected bone or joint and returning the patient to a normal state of health.

Canine Limb Amputation

$750

Canine limb amputation may be recommended because of cancer, severe trauma, or a birth defect which has resulted in a useless limb.

Toe Amputation

$370

Surgically removing a toe to treat some severe conditions, traumas, fractures and deformities, when other remedies fail. Your pet can live pain-free while compensating well without the affected toe.

Tail Amputation

$270

Surgically removing part or all of the tail, for medical reasons only: severe wounds, tumors, and infections. Pets in Stitches does not offer cosmetic tail docking.

Femoral Head Ostectomy (FHO)

$800

This is when the end of the thigh bone that sits in hip joint is removed. We perform this surgery most often after a fracture of a bone.

Dewclaw Removal Add-On

$50

A vestigial digit on the foot. In many dogs, the dewclaws never make contact with the ground, so the nail never wears away and it must often be trimmed to keep it a safe length. *Price is $50 per dewclaw.

Optional with Surgery

Urinary

Our urinary surgeries are safe and affordable. The urinary system or tract includes the kidneys, the ureters (tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder), the bladder, and the urethra (the tube through which urine exits the body).

Perineal Urethrostomy

$800

Sometimes referred to as a 'PU', is the surgical shortening of the male urinary tract to help minimize any risk for urinary blockage.

Cystotomy

$400

This is stone removal. We highly recommend stone analysis, culture, and sensitivity testing as well.

Kidney Removal

$600

Nephrectomy or surgical removal of a kidney is the best treatment for a kidney tumor, so long as the patient is not in kidney failure.

Choose a Service

We offer a wide variety of services to support your pet's health and wellness. When choosing from the list below, be sure to look for special considerations using the indicators. Please note that the wellness services need to be scheduled along with your surgery or you are welcome to visit our clinic during our wellness walk-in hours.

Required with Surgery

Recommended with Surgery

Optional with Surgery

Wellness

Note that Wellness services need to be scheduled along with your surgery or you are welcome to visit our clinic during our wellness walk-in hours (Tu & W from 3-4pm).

General

Our general services are affordable and quite common when it comes to supporting the wellness of your pet.

Microchip

$50

A microchip will identify your lost pet, allowing for a speedy recovery. This fee includes the microchip implantation and registration. For more information, you can visit AKC Reunite.

Wellness

Nail Trim

$20

If you struggle to trim your pet's nails, we are here to help! It is very easy for us to perform a close nail trim when your pet is sedated.

Wellness

Ear Clean

$20

Pets in Stitches offers pets with deep ear cleanings. These deep cleaning sessions are easy to perform while your pet is sedated.

Wellness

Ear Hair Pluck

$20

We are able to pluck any ear hair that may be predisposing your dog to an ear infection. These are easily performed while your pet is sedated.

Wellness

Anal Gland Expression

$25

If you find your pet scooting its rear on the floor or if they have a history of full anal glands, we can easily express them while your pet is sedated.

Wellness

Tapeworm Treatment

$35

Tapeworm is an intestinal parasie transmitted when a dog or cat ingests an infected flea or rodent. Does not transfer directy from pet to pet.

Wellness

Deworming

$15

Roundworms and hookworms are intestinal parasites that can transmit to humans from dogs and cats. We offer deworming medication that you can take home to help protect your family and pet.

Wellness

Precautionary

Our precautionary services can be provided in order to avoid any health or wellness issues for your pet.

Bloodwork

TBD

Please contact for pricing. Bloodwork is required prior to surgery for patients eight years of age and older. This helps identify underlying health issues and determine which medications are safe for your pet.

Required with Surgery

Flea, Parasite, and Heartworm Prevention

TBD

Please call our clinic for pricing. Convenient and affordable prevention medicine that you administer monthly to your dog, keeping them happy and healthy.

Wellness

Biopsy

$136

Microscopic examination of a biopsy / tissue sample. Most often, samples of abnormal tissue are submitted to determine the presence / absence of disease. If present, the type and severity of the disease.

Urinalysis

$47

Evaluates your pet's urine to assess the overall health of your dog's urinary tract, including the kidneys and bladder, to identify and treat disease conditions.

Stone Analysis

$60

Evaluates the composition of bladder and kidney stones to determine the cause of their formation and guide treatment. About a two week turn around for results.

In Surgery

Our in surgery services are required during your pet's surgery if the circumstances apply.

Intravenous Fluids

$50

Intravenous fluids that will support your pet's organs during surgery. This may be required for some patients and optional for others.

Flea Treatment

$8

If your pet has live fleas, we're required to give them a Capstar tablet. These tablets are fast-acting and begin working within 30 minutes, guaranteeing to kill almost all adult fleas within four hours of ingestion.

Required with Surgery

Canine Pregnancy

$75

If a female dog is known or found to be in the last half of pregnancy during surgery, we charge for providing intravenous fluids to support her throughout surgery.

Required with Surgery

Dental

Our dental cleaning package includes: all non-surgical extractions, pain medication, ultrasonic scaling, polishing and sealing, take-home antibiotics and an additional $15 for long acting one-time injectable for cats. We recommend presurgical bloodwork. We do not have dental radiographic capability, so we are limited to some of the services we can provide and disease we can identify. For full dental care, including dental radiographs, you may contact Bigger Road Veterinary Clinic or your local veterinarian.

Dental Cleaning

$200

Non-surgical extractions, pain medication, ultrasonic scaling, polishing and sealing, and take-home antibiotics. An additional $15 for long acting one-time injectable for cats. Presurgical bloodwork recommeded.

Adult Teeth Extraction Add-On (Level 1)

$150

The extraction add-on package includes: any and all necessary extractions and take-home pain medications. This is in addition to dental cleaning package.

Optional with Surgery

Adult Teeth Extraction Add-On (Level 2)

$300

The extraction add-on package includes: any and all necessary extractions and take-home pain medications. This is in addition to dental cleaning package. For patient's whose dental care work exceeds 1 1/2 hours.

Optional with Surgery

Baby Canine Tooth Extraction

$20

If an adult canine tooth erupts without pushing the deciduous tooth out, the deciduous tooth is called “retained” and should be removed to reduce the risk of infection, fracture, and dental disease.

Optional with Surgery

Baby Incisor or Premolar Extraction

$15

If an adult incisor or premolar tooth erupts without pushing the deciduous tooth out, the deciduous tooth is called “retained” and should be removed to reduce the risk of infection, fracture, and dental disease.

Optional with Surgery

Vaccines

Our vaccinations are only administered on the day of your pet's surgery. We follow vaccination guidelines established by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Rabies Vaccine

$20

All dogs and cats 12 weeks and older must have current rabies vaccination in Montgomery County. If a certificate is not provided at admission, we are required to administer the vaccine during surgery.

Required with Surgery

Bordetella aka "Kennel Cough"

$20

Protects dogs against kennel cough, a highly contagious cough. We will recommend this if your dog will likely be boarded, hospitalized, or may come into contact with other animals.

Wellness

Distemper and Parvovirus

$20

Protects dogs against common diseases, including distemper and parvovirus. We administer the first of two doses. You'll repeat the dose 3-4 weeks later at your regular veterinarian.

Wellness

Testing

Our testing services are only available to pets receiving spaying or neutering surgery the same day. Pets seven months and older must have a heartworm test performed within the past six months or on the the day of surgery.

Heartworm Test

$25

Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries and hearts of dogs, cats, and other mammals. A dog becomes infected when bitten by an infected mosquito.

Wellness

Fecal Exam

$30

Intestinal parasites can cause illness and some even spread to humans. They can be transmitted from dogs, cats, and other mammals.

Wellness

Choose a Product

We offer a few affordable products to support your pet's health and wellness.

Required with Surgery

Recommended with Surgery

Optional with Surgery

Wellness

Note that Wellness services need to be scheduled along with your surgery or you are welcome to visit our clinic during our wellness walk-in hours (Tu & W from 3-4pm).

Take-Home

Our take-home products will continue supporting the health and wellness of your pet after you leave our clinic.

Pain Medication

$20

Pain medications used during surgery are included at no additional fee. However, we strongly recommend 3 days of take-home pain medication for pain and inflammation after surgery. *Not a sedative.

Recommended with Surgery

Sedation

$25

We strongly recommend take-home sedation for active dogs who cannot rest quietly in its cage for 7 days after surgery to decrease risks of complications such as swelling or incision opening.

Recommended with Surgery

Recovery Collars

Our post-surgery recovery collars reduce the ability of your pet to lick its surgical site and cause complications after surgery.

Comfy Cone

$35

A softer collar than the traditional Elizabethan collar. Easy to put on and tolerated well by your pet. We recommend this for male dogs around forty pounds and larger.

Recommended with Surgery

Elizabethan Collar

$15

An Elizabethan collar, otherwise known as an “E-collar”, looks funny, but provides peace of mind. Click here for more information about E-collars.

Recommended with Surgery

Kong Cloud Collar

$35

A “pillow” collar that prevents licking the surgical site. Easy to put on and tolerated well by your pet. We recommend this for all female dogs and some male dogs with the “squished” faces.

Recommended with Surgery

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