Tanya is a proud Golden Retriever breeder. Dog breeding is a true passion to her, and she is crystal clear about her why. She wants to improve the genetics of her beloved breed over time. And actually one of her bitch just delivered 12 puppies - which is clearly an important step on her journey … Continue reading Canine Neonatology 101 : the 10% rule – is this still a thing ? (2021)
It has been a while since I last ventured on my own blog... With COVID and everything else going on in this world, I guess I just did not feel like writing anymore. Yesterday though, I was invited... to participate in a podcast. That was something new to me - after all, over the years, … Continue reading I was invited to a podcast… and this is what it reminded me (2021)
A colleague of mine recently whatsapped me an interesting picture. Courtesy of Dr Luis Meza I think we can agree : this is definitely some “weird-looking” newborn kitten. It indeed looks like there is “something” bulging from behind its eyelids... No doubt there is something wrong here ! When I saw the picture, one word … Continue reading The “Mother – NewBorn – Environment” Triad : Why In Veterinary Neonatology It Matters So Much (2020)
I just finished reading this email. It was a long and sad story... It was about puppies developing a severe diarrhea... And unfortunately dying from it... At 6 weeks... Yes, it is a sad story ; no doubt about this... Truth is though : I have heard MANY similar stories over the years. The reason … Continue reading Coccidiosis : Anticipate To Prevent the Threat ! (2020)
When I am doing a consultation for timing of ovulation in canines, vaginal smear is a test I will always perform and recommend. It is simple & quick... and it can bring you tons of valuable clinical information. Vaginal Smear : what is a that ? A vaginal smear is a test we use a … Continue reading Canine Reproduction : Vaginal Smears and Timing of Ovulation
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published in July 2016. It was re-edited in Mars 2020. Social media. My parallel universe. Where I can escape. Live up to my dreams. And connect with the world. I’m always seeking for new connections. People who like me, have a huge … Continue reading [BLOG] Breeding cats ? Make sure you know their blood type !
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog has been first published in August 2013. It has been re-edited on March 2020. Last week I was lecturing near Halifax, Nova Scotia -always great to be so close from the ocean, this reminds me of my little island overseas! I was presenting what is … Continue reading [BLOG] Should you do “back to back” breeding?
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published in Feb 2014. It was re-edited on Mar 2nd, 2020 I recently took part in a discussion on a social-media forum concerning neonatal resuscitation in puppies and kittens. The initial question was “what is the best technique to free the airways of … Continue reading [BLOG] Shaken puppy/kitten syndrom: how it can be prevented
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This post has been first posted on Jan 2014 and re-edited on March 2nd, 2020. Have you been on Twitter lately? Great way to find valuable information nowadays, and know about the current trends! The most popular topic of the moment: « Winter tips to keep your … Continue reading [BLOG] Canine reproduction: why you should keep an eye on the weather forecast
This blog was first published in Apr 2017 ; I re-edited it on Jan 2020. This Friday, I’m doing a presentation on « Spaying and Neutering in Canines & Felines ». And while polishing my Powerpoint, I couldn’t help but smile. « Younger me » used to think that everything had been said and done on this topic. … Continue reading [BLOG] Spaying & Neutering : the Rule of Diestrus