Instructions for discharge after Ovariohysterectomy (Spay), Neuter, & Declaw

  • Any sutures present should be removed in 10-14 days
  • Incisions should be kept clean and dry until healed and sutures are removed
  • If no sutures are present, keep the incision clean and dry and monitor daily
  • If any swelling, gapping, redness, or discharge is noted from an incision, have it checked as soon as possible.
  • Restrict activity to leash walks for 10 days minimum or until sutures are removed if sutures are present
  • Bandages should be removed and or changed as directed by the veterinarian
  • Any loss of appetite, decrease in activity, vomiting, diarrhea, cough or any other concern should be reported to your veterinarian as soon as possible.