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Neuter or Spay ??? The Right Way

In an age of high volumes and multiple locales, guidelines promote consistent veterinary care

In an age of high volumes and multiple locales, guidelines promote consistent veterinary care

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Spay/neuter programs may be all over the place, but the quality of care they offer doesn’t have to be.

That’s the underpinning of a new report by an Association of Shelter Veterinarians task force, published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (Vol. 233, No. 1).

The large number of dogs and cats being euthanized is a problem that reaches across geographic areas and touches a variety of demographic groups, the report notes. As efforts to reduce pet overpopulation have increased, spay/neuter services have sprung up in a wide range of locales, from animal shelters to mobile and stationary clinics, MASH-style operations, private practitioners’ offices, and veterinary colleges, according to the report.

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