Season 3, Episode 6 - Dog desexing
Updated: Oct 10
All the important links, repro news and guest bios from this month's episode
Dr Stuart Mason
BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Animal Reproduction) Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists
Stuart graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1999 with first class honors. After graduation he worked in a mixed, primarily dairy (65%), practice in West Gippsland for two years. Stuart started working at Monash in 2002. Stuart undertakes all facets of Veterinary Medicine, with a special interest in Small Animal Reproduction. In 2005 Stuart learnt to perform transcervical inseminations (TCI) in dogs and has been instrumental in its development within Australia.
Stuart is a member of the Australian Veterinary Association, Australian Reproductive Veterinarians, European Veterinary Society of Small Animal Reproduction, and the Society for Theriogenology. Stuart is a current member of the Academic Associates Advisory Board for the University of Melbourne, and is a committee member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Animal Reproduction Chapter.
Stuart became a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Veterinary Association in June 2012 subsequent to examination in Animal Reproduction. In August 2012 Stuart successfully completed his examinations with the American College of Theriogenologists to become a Diplomate.
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Upcoming conferences and abstract deadlines
39th World Veterinary Association Congress
16-19th April 2024, Cape Town, South Africa
Abstract submissions open until 31st October 2023
10th-13th January 2024, Edinburgh, UK
Abstract submissions closed, registration open
CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series
Online resource for canine reproduction education
SRF Early Career Pre-Fertility Workshop 2024
9th January 2024, Edinburgh, UK
Applications for workshop due 16th October 2023
Upcoming awards and grants
SSR 2024 Major Awards
Nominations for all awards due 16th October 2023
AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) Early Career Investigator grant
Applications due 31st December 2023
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Nominations due 4th December 2023
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Looking for more info on whether desexing your dog is a legal requirement? Check out this handy guide from the RSPCA.
Want an update on all the latest literature around desexing in dogs? This review from 2019 is a good starting point!
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