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
This blog was first published in Aug 2017. I edited and re-published it in Jan 2020. As I write those lines, I'm currently on a plane. Somewhere above Africa. On my way to Johannesburg. You'll never know when inspiration strikes... and when it does... well, you’d better get on it, right ? " I’ve never … Continue reading [BLOG] Estrus Induction : Yes We Can in Canines
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published on Jan 2016. I edited and re-published it on Jan 2020. We can deny it : cats also have their food preferences ! One thing to keep in mind however : in the feline species, it is not something innate. What … Continue reading [BLOG] DYK ? Kittens : the importance of “nutritional education”
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This post was first published in Apr 2014 and has been updated in Jan 2020. I recently got the following question during one of my lectures on canine infertility. “You touched on uterine diseases, ovarian diseases, infectious diseases that can impact the bitch’s fertility… But what about … Continue reading [BLOG] Canine reproduction: about hypothyroidism and infertility
Canine Brucellosis is in the news at the moment... 🧐 When you breed dogs, this is a disease you MUST know about 🧐 ▶︎ It is caused by the bacteria Brucella canis ; ▶︎ It impacts the genital tract of both male & female dogs ; ▶︎ It is a zoonosis ; I talk about … Continue reading Canine Brucellosis in the News ! (2019)