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Sterilizzare o non sterilizzare, è questo il dilemma?

“Dottore, devo sterilizzare il mio cane?” Questo è probabilmente l’hot topic che affligge qualsiasi neoproprietario. Per poter risolvere la questione non del tutto banale, quattro specialisti del settore hanno condiviso il loro punto di vista sullo scenario attuale.

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• Beaudu-Lange C, Larrat S, Lange E, Lecoq K, Nguyen F. Prevalence of Reproductive Disorders including Mammary Tumors and Associated Mortality in Female Dogs. Vet Sci. 2021;8(9):184. doi:10.3390/vetsci8090184

• Blackshaw JK, Day C. Attitudes of dog owners to neutering pets: demographic data and effects of owner attitudes. Aust Vet J. 1994;71(4):113-116. doi:10.1111/j.1751-0813.1994.tb03351.x

• Ettinger AM, Gust SK, Kutzler MA. Luteinizing hormone receptor expression by nonneoplastic and neoplastic canine lymphocytes. Am J Vet Res. 2019;80(6):572-577. doi:10.2460/ajvr.80.6.572

Garde E, Pérez GE, Vanderstichel R, Dalla Villa PF, Serpell JA. Effects of surgical and chemical sterilization on the behavior of free-roaming male dogs in Puerto Natales, Chile. Prev Vet Med. 2016;123:106-120. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.11.011

• Hart BL, Hart LA, Thigpen AP, Willits NH. Assisting Decision-Making on Age of Neutering for 35 Breeds of Dogs: Associated Joint Disorders, Cancers, and Urinary Incontinence. Front Vet Sci. 2020;7:388. doi:10.3389/fvets.2020.00388

• Hart BL, Hart LA, Thigpen AP, Willits NH. Assisting Decision-Making on Age of Neutering for Mixed Breed Dogs of Five Weight Categories: Associated Joint Disorders and Cancers. Front Vet Sci. 2020;7:472. doi:10.3389/fvets.2020.00472

• Howe LM. Current perspectives on the optimal age to spay/castrate dogs and cats. Vet Med. 2015;6:171-180. doi:10.2147/VMRR.S53264

• Scandurra A, Alterisio A, Di Cosmo A, D'Aniello B. Behavioral and Perceptual Differences between Sexes in Dogs: An Overview. Animals (Basel). 2018;8(9):151. doi:10.3390/ani8090151

• Starling M, Fawcett A, Wilson B, Serpell J, McGreevy P. Behavioural risks in female dogs with minimal lifetime exposure to gonadal hormones. PLoS One. 2019;14(12):e0223709. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0223709

• Waters DJ, Kengeri SS, Maras AH, Suckow CL, Chiang EC. Life course analysis of the impact of mammary cancer and pyometra on age-anchored life expectancy in female Rottweilers: Implications for envisioning ovary conservation as a strategy to promote healthy longevity in pet dogs. Vet J. 2017;224:25-37. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.05.006