Wie wil er meer lezen over vroegcastratie bij katten?


Bij Felinova zijn we fan van transparante informatie, zo goed mogelijk gebaseerd op wetenschappelijk materiaal. Bij deze een overzicht van literatuur voor zij die zich willen verdiepen in de literatuur rond vroegcastratie. Veel leesplezier!


Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Howe, L.M. (1999) Prepubertal Gonadectomy in Dogs & Cats – Part 1. Compendium. 21 (2)

Howe, L.M., Slater, M.R., Boothe, H.W., Hobson H.P., Fossum, T.W., Spann, A.C. & Wilkie, W.S. (2000) Long-term outcome of gonadectomy performed at an early age or traditional age in cats. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 217 (11).

Murray, J.K., Skillings, E., Gruffydd-Jones, T.J. (2008) Opinions of veterinarians about the age at which kittens should be neutered. The Veterinary Record, 163, 381-385.

Root Kustritz, M.V., Johnston, S.D., Olson, P.N. (1997) The Effect of Prepuberal and Postpuberal Gonadectomy on Radial Physeal Closure in Male and Female Domestic Cats. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 38 (1), 42-47.

Root Kustritz, M.V. (2007) Determining the optimal age of gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 231 (11), 1665-1675.

Spain C.V., Scarlett, J.M. & Houpt, K.A. (2004) Long-term risks and benefits of early-age gonadectomy in cats. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 224 (3).


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Association of Shelter Veterinarians (2008)  Special Report: The Association of Shelter Veterinarians veterinary medical care guidelines for spay-neuter programs. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 233 (1).

Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights. Early-age Sterilization: The New Standard for Performing Castrations and Spays in Shelters, Private Practices and Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospitals. www.hsvma.org

Farrel, K. – Early Age Spay/Neuter: Pros, Cons & Protocols.

Heisen, L.B. (n.d.) Early Age Spay/Neuter: More Veterinarians Learning this Valuable Procedure provide better Client Service and reduce Pet Overpopulation. Animal Match Rescue Team.

Land, T. Pediatric Spay/Neuter Veterinary Journal Summaries. Project Spay/Neuter.

Little, S. (2004) Early Age Altering of Kittens. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.


Algemene artikels, brochures & opiniestukken

Allen, R. – The Truth about Juvenile Spay/Neuter. Best Friends Magazine Sept/Oct.

Alley Cat Allies (2005) Early Age Spay/Neuter before Adoption, www.alleycat.org.

California Healthy Pets Act (2007) The Medical Truth about Early Spay and Neuter in Cats and Dogs.

Clark, S.K. (nd) Prepuberal Gonadectomy with Luxar CO2 Laser. Veterinary Surgical Laser Society. www.vetsls.com

Haughie, A. (2001) Early-age Neutering: a veterinary perspective concentrating on cats. WSPA, www.wspa-international.org

Young, J. The Controversy is Over: Prepubertal Neutering is the Surgery of Choice.

Root Kustritz, M.V. (2008) Early Gonadectomy in Dogs & Cats. The North American Veterinary Community. www.navc.com

The International Cat Association (1998) Early Spay & Neuter: the pros and cons. www.tica.org