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Neutering, Spaying, or Castrating Your Dog: A Comprehensive Course for Responsible Pet Owners

Are you considering neutering, spaying, or castrating your dog but overwhelmed by the choices and information?

If you’re a pet owner contemplating the neutering procedure for male and female dogs, you probably have questions and concerns. What are the benefits? Are there risks involved? How do you prepare for the surgery, and how can you help their recovery?

Welcome to Petlearnia’s Course on “Neutering Your Dog”

Created and authored by qualified veterinarians, this course aims to provide you with a reliable, comprehensive guide to the neutering process. Make decisions for your pet with confidence, supported by expert advice and evidence-based practices.

What You Will Learn:

  1. Understanding Anatomy: Gain a foundational understanding of canine reproductive anatomy, including cryptorchidism.
  2. Types of Neutering Operations: Explore the surgical options and alternatives available and how to choose the one that’s right for your pet.
  3. Potential Side-Effects and Benefits: Be fully aware of the pros and cons associated with neutering.
  4. Preparing for Surgery: Equip yourself with the knowledge needed to prepare for the day of the surgery.
  5. Post-Surgical Aftercare: Understand the steps required for a smooth and safe recovery.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Credible Information: Our course is written by qualified vets, and has been checked by a vet with a Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Medicine (CertAVP SAM).
  • Interactive Learning: Engage with the content through videos, quizzes, voice notes, and clickable diagrams. All learning types are covered!
  • Self-Paced: The modular format allows you to absorb the information at your own pace and revisit it when needed. You’ll have access to the course for five years from the date you enrol.
  • Regularly Updated: We regularly update the course when new research is published. In addition, there’s a section for tips that other pet owners can contribute to, and we add these regularly, once they have been approved by our vets.

Making informed decisions starts with the right information.

Enrol in “Neutering Your Dog” today

Dr Joanna Woodnutt MRCVS vet

Course written by

Dr Joanna Woodnutt BVM BVS BVMedSci MRCVS

After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Dr Woodnutt worked in a number of companion animal clinics, most recently as a locum relief vet on the island of Guernsey.

Dr Rebecca MacMillan

Peer-reviewed by

Dr Rebecca MacMillan BVetMed CertAVP(SAM) MRCVS

Dr MacMillan has worked in small animal practice since graduating in 2009. She gained her Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Medicine in 2021.