Tip of the Week: Tat’s All, Folks
A tattoo placed on the lower abdomen of spayed and neutered animals is a great way to indicate that an animal has been surgically altered. Doing this avoids an abdominal exploratory surgery to determine that sterilization has already been performed.
There are a number of different techniques for placement of a tattoo. Information about techniques, as well as related videos, can be found here.
Doing this already? Need to ‘ink’ about it first? Let us know your thoughts.
Meet us here every Monday for tips we’ve gleaned and seen that may make your life a little easier, make a routine process go a little faster or deliver some extra comfort for the animals in your care.
Photo courtesy of Brenda Griffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM