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Neuter timing linked to joint disease and cancer in 2 retriever breeds

Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 17, 2014

Neutering dogs younger than 6 months is associated with an increase in joint problems and cancers in golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers, but golden retrievers are more affected, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. Labradors neutered before 6 months had twice the rate of joint problems as non-neutered dogs of the same breed, while goldens neutered younger than 6 months had four to five times more joint problems than intact counterparts. The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE. Science Blog (07/14)


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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2014

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Animal Health SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014


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