Long-term Adverse Health Effects of Desexing: Non-neoplastic Diseases

Duration: 33:24

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Course Description

Practitioners are hearing more and more about the long-term health consequences of desexing dogs from journals, their clients, and of course, the internet. This lecture will summarize over 100 articles discussing the relationship between these conditions and gonad removal so that you can discuss with your clients which sterilization option is best for their pet.

Things to Learn

This two-part lecture will focus on the non-neoplastic health consequences. Attendees will learn about the endocrinologic, metabolic, urinary and renal, musculoskeletal, and integumentary consequences of desexing.

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About Instructor

Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD, DACT

Dr. Michelle Kutzler graduated from Washington State University and worked in private practice in Minnesota for four years before going to Cornell University to pursue a theriogenology residency. She stayed on at Cornell University to complete a PhD in Physiology. Since 2002, she has been at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. She has published widely in the area of non-surgical sterilization as well as the long-term adverse health effects of spaying and neutering

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  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate