Behavioural considerations when deciding whether and when to neuter canine patients
Provided by Behavioural Referrals
About the course
The decision to neuter their pet can be a difficult one for owners and they are often very reliant on the advice that they obtain from their veterinary practice. It is therefore essential that practices listen to the owner's concerns and aims to offer appropriate advice. The aim of discussion is to enable the owner to make an informed decision and in turn give informed consent for surgery. Neutering is undoubtedly beneficial in terms of population control and there is good scientific evidence for medical advantages of surgical neutering. behavioural advantages can also exist but it is important to realise that neutering can only be beneficial in cases where behaviour is resulting directly from hormonal influences. Understanding the role of emotion in behaviour is important in order to develop a rational and appropriate approach to the issue of canine neutering.
Tickets are available by email at Simon and are priced at £30.00. Discounts are available for multiple bookings, DEIP members and BASS members.