Effect of gonadectomy on subsequent development of age-related cognitive impairment in dogs.

@article{Hart2001EffectOG,
  title={Effect of gonadectomy on subsequent development of age-related cognitive impairment in dogs.},
  author={Benjamin L Hart},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={219 1},
  pages={
          51-6
        }
}
  • Benjamin L Hart
  • Published in
    Journal of the American…
    2001
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To determine whether gonadectomy predisposes dogs to development of age-related behavioral changes linked to cognitive impairment. DESIGN Cohort study. ANIMALS 29 sexually intact male dogs, 63 spayed female dogs, and 47 castrated male dogs 11 to 14 years old. PROCEDURE Information on possible impairments in 4 behavioral categories linked to cognitive impairment (orientation in the home and yard, social interactions, house training, and sleep-wake cycle) was obtained from owners… CONTINUE READING

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