Restoration of Reproductive Hormone Concentrations in a Male Neutered Dog Improves Health by Linda Brent, Elaine A. Lissner, Michele A. Kutzler
This case study reports on the use of hormone therapy to treat a dog with a range of physical and behavioral signs that began after gonadectomy. A male mixed breed dog neutered at 7 months of age presented at 1 year with health issues impacting quality of life. Reduced mobility, limping, rapid weight gain, and fear of unfamiliar people were treated over the next 3 years with trials of pain medication, joint supplements, thyroxine, antidepressant, and significant diet restrictions. Read the whole article as a PDF.