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    Dunn TJ. Ovariohysterectomy versus ovariectomy (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2012; 240: 144.

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    Smith FO. Canine pyometra. Theriogenology 2006; 66: 610612.

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    Van Goethem BSchaefers-Okkens AKirpensteijn J. Making a rational choice between ovariectomy and ovariohysterectomy in the dog: a discussion of the benefits of either technique. Vet Surg 2006; 35: 136143.

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    Roess AARea NLederman E, et al. National surveillance for human and pet contact with oral rabies vaccine baits, 2001–2009. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2012; 240: 163168.

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