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Reproduction

May 01, 2011
Sterilization = any procedure that makes an individual incapable of reproduction - Castration and vasectomy are reported techniques in males and ovariohysterectomy, ovariectomy, and tubal ligation are reported techniques in females. Castration and ovariohysterectomy are the most common surgical sterilization methods in the United States.
May 01, 2011
Ovariohysterectomy and castration are the surgeries most commonly performed by small animal practitioners in the United States. Exhaustive reviews of the benefits and detriments of gonadectomy at various ages have been published. This is a brief review of the literature to inform decisions regarding best age at which to perform castration or ovariohysterectomy in dogs or cats.
May 01, 2011
Brucella canis is a non-motile, Gram negative coccobacillus with a host range limited to domestic and wild canids. Stray dog populations may act as a reservoir. There is a higher reported prevalence in purebred animals but few studies have attempted to compare populations of owned and stray dogs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Little Rock, Ark. — Arkansas lawmakers are considering multiple exemptions that would officially allow non-DVMs to perform procedures like castration and dehorning of agricultural animals.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 29, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Can you determine a dog's ovulation date from vaginal cytology?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 04, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Learn why preovulatory stasis may be seen in relatively young captive reptiles.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2011
The most effective way to ensure that animals adopted from shelters do not reproduce is to spay or neuter them before adoption.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2011
A recently published study evaluated the use of a commercially available point-of-care relaxin test for its sensitivity and specificity for pregnancy detection in cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2011
This breeding technique can help with both mare and stallion management.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2011
In place of traditional ovariohysterectomies, consider this technique, which results in a quicker recovery time as well as less pain.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Great Britain — British veterinary associations are asking veterinarians in the United Kingdom to report cesarean sections on purebred dogs.
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dvm360.com: Dec 06, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
See behind the scenes as two South African veterinarians and a group of students and faculty from the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine attempt to perform an ovariohysterectomy on a lion.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Cesarean section may be indicated for animals with prolonged gestation periods, refractory uterine inertia (primary or secondary), or those with obstructive dystocias. In addition, elective cesarean section may be done in those breeds with consistent fetal oversize (i.e., English bulldogs).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2010
Uteropexy can help mares that develop post-mating endometritis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2010
Dr. Valarie V. Tynes discusses how a great deal of research over the years has clearly demonstrated that many behavioral traits have a genetic basis in both dogs and cats.