Here are links to some articles about early spay/neuter.
|The benefits of early s/n
Video for Vets
Pediatric S/N for Breeders
Why Vets Dont do early s/n
The Truth about Juvenile Spay/Neuter
Early s/n in the cat
Early Sterilization Program
Illinois Vet Bulletin
Pediatric S/N Myth vs Fact
Early Spay/Neuter Many Years in the Making
Ealy Spay/Neuter in the Cat, Winn Feline Foundation
Neuter or spay--it's definitely the right way!
Why you should spay or neuter a kitten
Early Sterilization in Dogs and Cats
Early Age Spay/Neuter Fact Sheet
Pediatric or Early Spay/Neuter, Dr Tracy Land
Aronsohn MG and Faggella AM: Surgical techniques for neutering 6- to 14week-old kittens. J Ain Vet Med Assoc 202:53, 1993, A study describing the surgical techniques and considerations for early neutering in 96 kittens.
Faggella AM all(] Aronsohn MG Anesthetic techniques too neutering 6 to 14 weekold kittens. I Ain Net Med Assoc 202:56, 1993. A study comparing four anesthetic protocols used for early neutering in kittens
Grandy IL and Dunlop Cl: Anesthesia of pups and kittens. J All) Vet Med Assoc 198:1244, 1991. An article reviewing physiology, pharmacokinetics, and anesthetics used in pediatric patients.
Houlton JEF and McGlennon NJ: Castration and physeal closure in the cat. Vet Rec 131:466, 1992. A pilot study demonstrating delayed physeal closure in two cats castrated at 28 weeks of age.
Saluted KII, Olson PN, and Bloomberg MS: Elective, gonadectomy in the dog A review. J Am Vet Med Assoc 198:1183, 1991.
A review of the physiology of puberty and the current knowledge and potential effects of gonadectomy.
Salmeri KR, Bloomberg MS, Scruggs SL, et al: Gonadectomy in immature dogs: Effects on skeletal, physical, and behavioral development. J Am Vet Med Assoc 198:1193, 1991. Results of a study investigating the developmental effects of early neutering in (logs.Stone KA, Cantrell CC, and AAarp AIM (A an arid uterus In Sldmer D Textbook of Small Amaral Surgery. Volume 2. Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1993, p 1293. Description of surgical diseases and techniques of the ovaries and uterus.
Theran P: Early-age neutering of dogs and cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc 202: 914, 1993. A review of surgical and anesthetic techniques for neutering 6- to I 14-week-old puppies and kittens.