In this special episode recorded at Chicago Vet 2019, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, meets with Laura Selmic, BVetMed (Hons), MPH, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVS, to discuss a recent Clinician’s Brief neutering survey and her session, Trends and Practices in Neutering Recommendations, at Chicago Vet. Dr. Selmic talks about what surprised her in the survey findings. She also discusses the age of neutering and potential consequences to early-age neutering. Have we had enough time to study these effects? How much more evidence do we need to collect before we can know a best practices standard for neutering? How do we talk to pet owners about pet overpopulation and risk/reward assessment with pet sterilization? Find out the answers to these questions and more.

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