Terms of Business

We, Independent Vetcare Limited, aim to provide the highest standards of veterinary care.  These are the terms on which we, Independent Vetcare Limited (trading as Abington Park Veterinary Group, supply veterinary services and related products to you. These Terms and Conditions shall apply to all supplies of Veterinary Services and Products by us to you to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions. Please note that some aspects of these Terms may not be relevant to you and we suggest you ask for further clarification from us if required.


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Scientific References for Early Neutering

1.(Bushby PA, Griffin B. An overview of pediatric spay and neuter benefits and procedures. VetMed 2011;106(2): 83-89)
2.Spain CV, Scarlett JM, Houpt KA. Long-term risks and benefits of early-age gonadectomy in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2004;224(3):380-387.
3.Salmeri KR, Bloomberg MS, Scruggs SL, et al. Gonadectomy in immature dogs: effects on skeletal, physical, and behavioral development. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1991;198(7):1193-1203.
4.Howe LM, Slater MR, Boothe HW, et al. Long-term outcome of gonadectomy performed at an early age or traditional age in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2001;218(2):217-221.
5. Stubbs WP, Bloomberg MS, Scruggs SL, et al. Effects of prepubertal gonadectomy on physical and behavioral development in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1996;209(11):1864-1871.
6.Herron MA. The effect of prepubertal castration on the penile urethra of the cat. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1972;160:208-211.
7.Root MV, Johnston SD, Johnston GR, et al. The effect of prepuberal and postpuberal gonadectomy on penile extrusion and urethral diameter in the domestic cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 1996;37:363-366.
8.Arnold S, Arnold P, Hubler M, Casal M and Rusch P (1989/1992). Urinary incontinence in spayed bitches: prevalence and breed prediposition, (originally in Schweizer Arch Tierheilkunde 131: 259-263, reprinted in Eur J Comp Anim Pract 2: 65-68.

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