Have You Heard? Can pheromones ease surgical stress?

Have You Heard? Can pheromones ease surgical stress?

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Dec 07, 2010
By dvm360.com staff

Exposing dogs to a synthetic pheromone before surgery may help the dogs be more comfortable perioperatively.



Source: Siracusa C, Manteca X, Cuenca R, et al. Effects of a synthetic appeasing pheromone on behavioral, neuroendocrine, immune and acute-phase perioperative stress responses in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010;237(6):673-681.

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