Castration is a surgical procedure for removal of the testes in male animals (orchiectomy). The scrotal approach, with an incision through the scrotum, is usually preferred when castrating cats, ruminants, pigs and small mammals. In dogs, it is preferred the use of prescrotal approach, but some veterinarians practice this one.
The scrotal approach gives some advantages, like decreased time under anesthesia and surgery, smaller incisions, and less post-op trauma, discomfort, and risk of hematomas.

 

 

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