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Video series: Pain blocks for neuter procedures
September 30, 2021In the October issue of Veterinary Practice News, Michael Petty, DVM, addressed how local blocks can be used to prevent pain in spay and neuter procedures. You can read the full article here. He also shared three videos to demonstrate his technique. They, along with some related text from the article for each video, appear below. The procedure: orchidectomy In either a dog or cat, the method is the same. After an alcohol prep, …
When to spay/neuter cats? Vet consensus says fix by five months
September 13, 2016It’s a simple client question without a simple answer. “When do I spay or neuter my kitten?” Organized veterinary medicine offers numerous answers to the question. Individual veterinarians are all over the map, too, and often their answers are vague, leaving cat owners dizzy.