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Outcome of pyometra in female dogs and predictors of peritonitis and prolonged postoperative hospitalization in surgically treated cases. BMC Vet Res 2014;10:6. 31. Smith J. Canine prostatic disease: a review of anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Theriogenology 2008;70(3):375-383. 32. Hosgood G, Hedlund CS, Pechman RD, Dean PW. Perineal herniorrhaphy: perioperative data from 100 dogs. JAVMA 1995;31(4):331-342. 33. Sundburg CR, Belanger JM, Bannasch DL, et al. Gonadectomy effects on the risk of immune disorders in the dog: a retrospective study. BMC Vet Res 2016;12(1):278. 34. Witsberger TH, Villamil JA, Schultz LG, et al. Prevalence of and risk factors for hip dysplasia and cranial cruciate ligament deficiency in dogs. JAVMA 2008;232(12):1818-1824. 35. Lefebvre SL, Yang M, Wang M, et al. Effect of age at gonadectomy on the probability of dogs becoming overweight. JAVMA 2013;243(2):236-243. Vanna Dickerson Vanna Dickerson, DVM, MS, is a small animal surgical resident at the University of Georgia. Dr. Dickerson attended veterinary school at University of Georgia, followed by an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC. After her internship she completed a research fellowship at University of Georgia, with a focus on models of kidney disease in cats. Janet Grimes Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, is an assistant professor of soft tissue surgery at University of Georgia. Dr. Grimes attended veterinary school at University of Georgia, followed by an internship at Texas A&M University. She then completed a small animal surgical residency at Auburn University. Dr. Grimes was previously a faculty member at Louisiana State University. Her research interests include canine hemangiosarcoma and sentinel lymph node imaging. Mandy Wallace Mandy Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, is an assistant professor of soft tissue surgery at University of Georgia. Dr. Wallace attended veterinary school at Mississippi State University, followed by an internship at Colorado State University. After her internship, Dr. Wallace completed a PennHIP research fellowship at University of Pennsylvania, followed by a combined small animal surgical residency and master's program at University of Florida. Her research interests include hepatic vascular anomalies, minimally invasive surgery, and the impact of gonadectomy on canine diseases.

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