Complications of Gonadectomy with Dr. Tobias

Karen M. Tobias, DVM, MS, DACVS, University of Tennessee

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In this episode, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, connects with Karen Tobias, DVM, MS, DACVS, to dive into her recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Top 5 Complications of Gonadectomy.” Dr. Tobias details each of her top complications—including unmanaged pain, incisional swelling, and hemorrhage—and instructs us on how to avoid them. She also shares her opinions on incision size, at what age to spay/neuter, and the scrotal approach.


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In this veterinary podcast, Beckie Mossor, RVT, hosts the authors of your favorite Clinician’s Brief articles to dig deeper and explore the conversations behind the content. This podcast offers a wide range of topics impacting clinical care of dogs and cats, from diagnosis and treatment information to client expectations and experience. Each podcast episode is full of practical education for every veterinarian and their team.