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Reversible birth control for pets a reality

Friday, December 05, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Think of it as The Shot for dogs.

Veterinarians in Australia, New Zealand and Europe have been using a drug called deslorelin on pets since at least 2007 to give owners the option for them to breed later.

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