Prevention of breeding in the female

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Temporary or permanent control of reproduction in the bitch and the queen is a relatively common request. Owners may require oestrus prevention or suppression for a variety of reasons related to hormone-dependent behavioural or physiological changes occurring in their pets during pro-oestrus or oestrus. This chapters deals with medical and surgical approaches.

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3.3 Timing for use of reproductive drugs or performing ovariectomy in the bitch, based on endocrine (oestradiol = black dashed line; progesterone = green line) and vaginal cytology patterns.
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