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Dr. Bushby, a 1972 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, is a board-certified surgeon who has served on the MSU faculty for 42 years. He established the MSU CVM shelter program and is a frequent speaker on efficient spay/neuter techniques. He was a member of the organizing committee for the shelter medicine specialty board, received the ASPCA Henry Berg Award in 2008, the AVMA Animal Welfare Award in 2012, and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians Meritorious Service Award in 2015.
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Several studies illustrate the benefits of spaying/neutering a cat before it reaches 5 months of age, the approximate time it reaches sexual maturity.
Use of efficient surgical techniques during an ovariohysterectomy should prove beneficial for the patient, surgeon, and veterinary business alike.