We are a nonprofit, low cost, high quality, specialty veterinary clinic
located in the town of Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee.

Have you just adopted a cat or dog? Or are you still thinking about getting a pet? Whichever it is - new pet or still considering - don't forget to get it "fixed". Spaying--removing the ovaries and uterus of a female pet--is a veterinary procedure that requires minimal hospitalization and offers lifelong health benefits. Neutering--removing the testicles of your male dog or cat--will vastly improve your pets behavior and keep him close to home.

Our Mission at the Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic is to alleviate pet overpopulation by providing affordable spay/neuter services for dogs and cats belonging to responsible pet owners and caretakers in the middle Tennessee area and to provide and promote education for the humane care and treatment for all animals.

Want to make a difference?
Be part of the change?

$30 cats - $45 dogs - $10 shots
All services must be done
with a spay or neuter.

Open Tues. Wed. Thurs. 7:30 - 4:30
Surgeries are by appointment.

Middle Tennessee Spay & Neuter Clinic
846 Union St. Shelbyville, TN 37160

The MTSNC Medical Director is
Dr. Bob Richie, DVM

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Consider being a volunteer.
Volunteers are always welcome -
Call 931-684-5353 today!


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Phone NowIf you would like to fix your cat or dog and live in Middle Tennessee in a city like Shelbyville, Wartrace, Bell Buckle, Flat Creek, Normandy, Unionville, Branchville, Center Grove, Cortner's Station, Fairfield, Fall Creek, Flat Creek, Haley's Station, Hawthorne, Mount Harmond, Palmetto, Pleasant Grove, Poplin's Crossroads, Richmond, Roseville, Rover or anywhere in Bedford County, Coffee County, Moore, County, then please check out our affordable spay and neuter programs. Tthe term "to fix" is to sterilize an animal such as a a cat or a dog by removing its sex glands. Spaying is best done while they are young and when they are kittens or puppies. Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic is located at 846 Union Street in Shelbyville, TN 37160 - Bedford County Tennessee. MTSNC welcomes volunteers! Facts: To neuter (neutering) is often refered to fixing a male cat or dog, & it is also best to perform this operation when they are puppies or kittens. To get a cat fixed is basically the same as spaying or neutering a cat. To get a dog fixed is basically the same as to neuter or spay the dog. Besides being a birth control method, & being convenient to many owners, castrating/spaying (spay/neuter) has the following health benefits: Sexually dimorphic behaviors such as mounting, urine spraying & some forms of male aggression are reduced due to the decrease in hormone levels brought about by neutering. This is especially significant in male cats due to the extreme undesirability of these male cat sexual behaviors for many pet owners. Early spaying significantly reduces the risk of development of mammary tumours in dogs. The incidence of mammary tumours in un-spayed female dogs is 71% (of which approximately 50% will be malignant & 50% will be benign) but if a dog is spayed before its first season the risk of developing a mammary tumour is 0.5% of that risk (i.e. 0.35% risk of developing mammary tumour in its life if spayed before first season compared to 71% if left entire). The positive effects of spaying on reduction of later mammary tumours decreases with each season the dog has (backing up the contention that the greatest benefit to reduce future mammary tumour development is to spay before the first season), & there is no added benefit to spaying to reduce recurrence of a mammary tumour once it has been diagnosed Neutering increases life expectancy in cats: one study found castrated male cats live twice as long as intact males, while spayed female cats live 62% longer than intact females. Non-neutered cats in the USA are three times more likely to require treatment for an animal bite.Having a cat neutered confers health benefits, because castrated males cannot develop testicular cancer, spayed females cannot develop uterine, cervical or ovarian cancer, & both have a reduced risk of mammary cancer.[citation needed] Without the ability to reproduce, a female necessarily has zero risk of pregnancy complications, such as spotting & false pregnancy, the latter of which can occur in more than 50% of unspayed female dogs. Pyometra, Uterine cancer, ovarian cancer & testicular cancer are prevented as the susceptible organs are removed, though stump pyometra may still occur in spayed females. Pyometra (or a pus filled womb) ('Pyo' = pus; 'metra' = uterus or womb) is a life-threatening condition that requires emergency veterinary treatment. The risk of an entire bitch developing pyometra by age 10 is 25% across all breeds, but can be as high as 54% in some breeds. The treatment of choice for a closed-pyometra (where the cervix is closed & the pus cannot drain) is admission to hospital, commencement on intravenous fluids & appropriate antibiotics &, once stable enough for the anaesthetic & surgery, emergency removal of the infected pus-filled uterus. Medical management can be attempted if the animal's condition allows (for example in the case of an 'open' pyometra where the pus drains per-vaginum from the uterus via the open cervix) or dictates (where the animal is too old or otherwise unwell to withstand surgery), if the owner wishes to keep the dog entire to breed or if the owner is unable to afford the veterinary fees associated with surgery. Emergency removal of the infected uterus carries a much higher degree of risk of death than a routine 'spay' operation. The risk of death from in dogs undergoing surgical treatment for pyometra is up to 17%. Thus the risk of death in entire female dogs from a pyometra, even if given correct veterinary attention can be up to 9% by 10 years of age (17% of 54%). This risk is reduced to virtually zero if spayed. Please spay or neuter to prevent pet over population. MTSNC.ORG is located in Shelbyville, TN 37160 - Bedford County Tennessee.