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Guidelines for Emergency Autotransfusion in Case of Emergency Hemoabdomen
Download this free step-by-step guide to use in case of emergency hemoabdomen, created by the ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance.
Spay/Neuter Surgery Video: Open Gloving Technique
Sanitation in a spay/neuter clinic is particularly vital, and it all starts with a proper gloving technique. In this video, ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance staff gives a step-by-step review of the one way to ensure a sterile surgery environment.
Special Considerations for Community Cats at S/N Clinics Guide
Get this downloadable guide that explains the specific needs of community cats in a spay/neuter clinic.
High-Quality, High-Volume Spay/Neuter Surgical Techniques Booklet
This “dry lab” manual has been created to practically demonstrate efficient high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter techniques in a safe, straightforward format.
Video: How to Perform the Strangle Knot (Modified Miller's Knot) in Spay/Neuter Surgery
Watch these instructional videos to learn the pedicle tie and strangle knot during feline spay surgeries.
Spay/Neuter Veterinarian Default Sheet
This veterinarian default sheet records each doctor’s preferred spay/neuter method and techniques used with each patient.
Video: Closure Techniques in Spay Surgery
This instructional video shows ways to close surgical spay incisions for female dogs and cats.
Video: How to Use a Spay Hook in Surgery
This video shows how to use a spay hook to locate the uterus during spay surgery.
Video: Spay Incision Placement
Learn about placement and length of surgical spay incisions in this helpful video.