TITLE

First cut is the deepest

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Woman's Day (Australia Edition);5/8/2006, Vol. 58 Issue 19, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers information about animal castration. The physical problems seen in uncastrated animals include enlarged prostate glands, testicular cancer and infections. Neutering would not make a dog lazy as well as lose his masculinity. A routine castration is just a day procedure, done under general anesthetic.
ACCESSION #
21113179

 

Related Articles

  • Perfectly positioning tomcats. White, Sara // Veterinary Medicine;Dec2009, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p553 

    The article offers information on how to create a small, lightweight, and portable tomcat castration positioner. The author says that she created such a positioner using a SAM Splint, and cutting it down at the center to make two-inch-wide strips. She adds that the cat must be placed in dorsal...

  • Local anaesthesia for pigs subject to castration. Ranheim, B.; Haga, H. A. // Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica;2006 Supplement 1, Vol. 48, pS13 

    The article focuses on the impact of local anesthesia on castration of piglets in Norway. Several studies have been conducted to determine the effects of anesthesia on piglets after castration. Some of the effects revealed by scientists include the increase of heart rate and higher energy...

  • Two methods for minimising pain from castration and tail docking of lambs.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/14/2004, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p188 

    Summarizes research on the efficacy of two methods intended to reduce pain and discomfort from tail docking and castration of lambs. Comparison with the conventional ringing method; Recovery after the procedure.

  • Randomised, controlled field trial of two new techniques for the castration and tail docking of lambs less than two days of age. Kent, J.E.; Thrusfield, M.V.; Molony, V.; Hosie, B.D.; Sheppard, B.W. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/14/2004, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p193 

    Two methods to reduce the pain associated with the castration and tail docking of lambs with rubber rings were tested by 10 shepherds, each using 60 housed lambs. In 20 of the lambs the innervation to the scrotum, testes and tail was crushed with a 'Big Nipper' bloodless castrator, and in 20...

  • Stud exams preserve fertility. Marcella, Kenneth L. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Feb2006, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p1E 

    The article reports on the health problems in breeding stallions. One of the problems seen in breeding stallions is the swelling of the penis or paraphimosis. According to veterinarian Charles Love, breeding injuries and trauma from phantom accidents cause the majority of stallion injuries....

  • Changing the Veterinary Surgeons Act.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/27/2003, Vol. 153 Issue 13, p376 

    Reports on the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' launching of its consultation on modernizing the Veterinary Surgeons Act on September 24, 2003. Proposal of a reduction in the size of the Reformed Church of the U.S. Council; Suggestions in expanding the range of disciplinary...

  • Animal Welfare Aspects of Preventing Boar Taint. Giersing, Mette; Ladewig, Jan; Forkman, Bj#x00F6;rn // Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica;2006 Supplement 1, Vol. 48, pS3 

    The article focuses on various concerns in Europe concerning the ways of preventing or reducing boar taint. Under the laws of animal welfare, the meat industry has been required to castrate piglets with the use of anesthesia and analgesia to avoid suffering of the animals from pain. However,...

  • Histopathology of Buffalo Testis Submitted To Experimental Testicular Insulation. Garcia, O. S.; Vale, W. G.; Garcia, A. R.; Ribeiro, H. F. L.; Assunção, W. L. P.; Ferro, R. S.; Filho, S. T. Rolim; Sales, M. S.; Barbosa, E. M.; Ayala, H. D. M.; Simões, A. R.; Vidal, S. C.; Miyasaki, M. Y. A. // Revista Veterinaria;2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p905 

    The article focuses on a study which determined the histopathology of buffalo testis presented to experimental insulation of testicles. Method used in the study is said to be the unilateral orchiectomy. As observed, spermiogenesis and testicles with distinct circles in buffalo was demonstrated...

  • The Effect of Resveratrol on the Quality of Extended Boar Semen During Storage at 17°C. Martin-Hidalgo, David; Hurtado de Llera, Ana; Henning, Heiko; Wallner, Ulrike; Waberski, Dagmar; Bragado, Maria J.; Gil, Maria C.; Garcia-Marin, Luis J. // Journal of Agricultural Science (1916-9752);Aug2013, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p231 

    The natural polyphenol resveratrol may be beneficial to many aspects of cell function and animal health, although its actions in the male reproductive system vary depending on animal species. This work investigates resveratrol effects on the quality of preserved boar semen during liquid storage...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics