Spay/Neuter

Neutering of German Shepherd Dogs: Associated Joint Disorders, Cancers and Urinary Incontinence

Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart, Abigail P. Thigpen and Neil H. Willits 2016 ABSTRACT German Shepherd Dogs are important...

Could Widespread Neutering of Companion Dogs Cause Problems at a Population Level?

Jessica K. Dawson, Tiffani J. Howell, Matthew B. Ruby and Pauleen C. Bennett, 2019 ABSTRACT In many countries where companion...

Long-Term Health Effects of Neutering Dogs: Comparison of Labrador Retrievers with Golden Retrievers

Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart, Abigail P. Thigpen, Neil H. Willits 2014 ABSTRACT Our recent study on the effects...

Effects of Surgical Sterilization on Canine and Feline Health and on Society

MV Root Kustritz 2012 Contents Surgical sterilization of dogs and cats is a well-accepted measure for population control in some...

Behavioural Risks in Male Dogs With Minimal Lifetime Exposure to Gonadal Hormones May Complicate Population-Control Benefits of Desexing

Paul D. McGreevy, Bethany Wilson, Melissa J. Starling, James A. Serpell 2018 Conclusions: While neutering may reduce the incidence of...

Neutering Dogs: Effects on Joint Disorders and Cancers in Golden Retrievers

Gretel Torres de la Riva, Benjamin L. Hart, Thomas B. Farver, Anita M. Oberbauer, Locksley L. McV Messam, Neil Willits,...

Long-Term Health Risks and Benefits Associated with Spay / Neuter in Dogs

Laura J. Sanborn, 2007 SUMMARY An objective reading of the veterinary medical literature reveals a complex situation with respect to...