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Neutering

At our Community Vet Clinic, we offer free neutering services for eligible pet owners.

We offer free neutering services.

Currently, we’re only able to offer outpatient neutering appointments to dogs as our Vet team are working through a backlog of unneutered feral, stray and community cats. With neutering services on hold last year due to the pandemic, we’ve seen a surge in kitten births from unneutered females, an increase in abandoned cats and kittens and an increase in the numbers of feral and stray cats in London. If you have a cat that needs neutering, click here to see if they are eligible under the C4 scheme or contact us to find out if your cat is eligible for neutering under our Collect & Care programme.

Want to get the facts on neutering?

A simple, quick and low-risk procedure - most animals will be in and out of the Clinic within one day.

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Book an appointment

Our outpatient neutering services are available by appointment only. Please contact us to book an appointment.

Neutering is an essential part of responsible pet ownership.

The neutering procedure offers a humane and permanent solution to unwanted litters and also reduces the risk of your pet developing certain cancers and other diseases. Your pet will also be less likely to develop unwanted behaviours such as roaming, spraying and fighting with other animals.

It is a simple, quick and low-risk procedure - most animals will be in and out of the Clinic within one day. We recommend neutering cats at four months of age. We can neuter dogs in our Clinic from four months of age (prepubertal). We will always make an individual assessment of each animal before each procedure.

What do we offer?

Mayhew’s Community Veterinary Clinic provides free preventative Veterinary Interventions for low-income pet owners living within one of five London boroughs – Ealing, Brent, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster.  To receive our Veterinary Interventions, you must self-declare that you meet our eligibility criteria, be legally responsible for the animal and are over 18 years of age.

Our Collect & Care scheme

We also offer a Collect & Care scheme for eligible pet owners. Our team will collect cats and dogs, and bring them to our Clinic for neutering and return them. Find out more about this scheme.

We are RCVS accredited

We are delighted to have achieved accreditation under the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme. In order to achieve this we have undergone a rigorous assessment by an inspector from the RCVS to ensure that we are providing a high standard of care for our patients and clients.

Mayhew partners with the University of Surrey

We are pleased to announce that our Community Vet Clinic has become the host practice for 4th year veterinary students at the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine to receive their surgical training. Students are participating in twice-weekly neutering clinics and performing procedures under the close supervision of surgical and anaesthesia specialists from the university, helping them build vital skills to prepare them for their veterinary careers. Look out for them on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if you are bringing your pet into the clinic! We're very grateful for the generosity of our Mayhew donors who contributed to our on-site training suites.