Zeuterin Part 1 Review:
Joe Tosini, CEO of Ark Sciences introduces the health benefits of non-surgical dog sterilization and cost benefits for the rescue community.
Zeuterin Part 2 Review:
See the recommendation of Dr. Weedon, DVM, MPH, a veterinarian with interests in dog health, curbing animal overpopulation, and global rabies control.
Please Note: Zeuterin™ wasn’t the US name at time of publication. This article was updated 1.25.2013.
Zeuterin™ / Esterilsol™ Presentation, Part 3
This series concludes with final questions posed to Dr. Weedon and Joe Tosini, by rescue representatives attending the Helen Woodward Animal Center ACES programon March 31, 2011.
An intrigued audience asked many questions, but not all could be fully addressed on-site. The following resources were made available to those in attendance. You are welcome to download the information.
- Q&A Follow-up Sheet from Ark Sciences (PDF)
- Ark Sciences’ Esterilsol™ PowerPoint – ACES 03.31.11
- Dr. Weedon’s Esterilsol™ PowerPoint – ACES 03.31.11
The Big Recurring Question
Roaming, marking, the desire to mate and aggression – will Zeuterin™ / Esterilsol™ decrease these behavioral issues for pet owners?
This came up at the ACES presentation as well as Ark Science’s interview at Bark Out Loud Weekly (mp3). One kennel owner specifically feared the possibility of aggression when mixing surgically castrated dogs with those neutered by Zeuterin™ / Esterilsol™. According to Dr. Stephen Zawistowski (Dr. Z) of the ASPCA and Dr. James Serpell from the University of Pennsylvania, there is existing published research proving that castration changes behavior beyond a slight decrease in tendencies to roam or mark.
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