Prevention of pregnancy in bitches following unwanted mating: a clinical trial using low dose oestradiol benzoate.

@article{Sutton1997PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of pregnancy in bitches following unwanted mating: a clinical trial using low dose oestradiol benzoate.},
  author={Daniel J. Sutton and Meaghan Geary and Jessica E. Bergman},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement},
  year={1997},
  volume={51},
  pages={239-43}
}
A field investigation was undertaken in mated bitches to assess the efficacy and safety of a low dose of oestradiol benzoate (0.01 mg kg-1), given by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, on days 3, 5 and sometimes day 7 after mating. Twenty-five veterinary practices in the UK collected data from 358 cases in total. Bitches were treated with oestradiol and then examined at about 65 days after mating, at which time owners were also questioned about any possible adverse signs seen since… CONTINUE READING