Sexual conflict over parental care – temporal dynamics of the negotiation process University of Antwerp
Behavioural plasticity - determining the adaptive significance of parental care. University of Antwerp
Evolution of a protein pheromone system in newts (Salamandridae) Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Healthy claws in stables KU Leuven
ENVIROSTRESS - Environmental Stress in a Rapidly Changing World. University of Antwerp
Eight hundred kittens are divided in two groups: VC (neutered at 8-12 weeks of age) or LC (neutered at 6-8 months of age). The aim is to define anesthetic and surgical protocols for early-age gonadectomy in cats. Furthermore the frequencies of obesity, Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease, spontaneous fractures and behavior problems among two groups of cats are compared.