🇬🇧 Read in English |🇫🇷 Lire en Français |🇪🇸 Leer en Español When it comes to canine reproduction, Labradors are often described as an “easy breed”... However, if you breed Labs, it does not mean you will never face any challenge here. In the following video, we will discuss 3 challenging reproductive cases in this breed : ▶︎ … Continue reading [YOUTUBE] Breeding Labrador Retrievers : What You Need To Know (2018)
🇬🇧Read in English |🇫🇷 Lire en Français | 🇪🇸Leer en Español The moment I picked the phone, I knew something was wrong. I could clearly hear it in my client’s voice… She was panicking… A week before, her bitch had given birth to a litter of 6 puppies. She wasn’t a newbie at this ; … Continue reading [BLOG] Toxic Milk Syndrome : What You Need to Know (2018)
🇬🇧 Read in English |🇫🇷 Lire en Français |🇪🇸 Leer en Español Neonatology is the period that goes from birth to weaning. In canines, it has always been a bit of a great area of veterinary medicine. Things however did change in 2016. New research, new data became then available that really changed how we now approach this … Continue reading [YOUTUBE] Newborn Puppies : What You Need To Know (2018)
🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français | 🇪🇸 Leer en Español Back in 2012, I wrote the following : « New genetic tools are available and their role in optimizing reproductive performances was emphasized during the conference ( the 2012 ISCFR - see my previous blog). One test helps determine a « breeding score » which can be … Continue reading [BLOG] Back to the Future : Reviewing my Minutes from the 2012 ISCFR – Part II (2018)
🇬🇧 Read in English 🇫🇷 Lire en Français 🇪🇸 Leer en Español Last week, I was - once again - browsing on Facebook, when I stumbled upon the following question : How long does a male cat remain fertile after castration ? And immediately, I had a flash-back moment. It reminded me of something I read during my … Continue reading [BLOG] Still fertile for weeks… after castration ?!?! (2018)
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🇫🇷 Lire en Français Ici I received an interesting question on infertility in canines today… which made me realized that I did not have a blog specifically on this. How come ? As a repro specialist, I had to do something. So here it is ! Quick reminder: there is one thing all repro specialists agree … Continue reading [BLOG] Canine Infertility : Remember This !
🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici Every day, around forty nutrients should be provided in the dogs’ food. There should be enough of each nutrient [more than a minimum threshold] for the body to work at its best. However, is it beneficial to the health to have too much of any one nutrient? This is far from … Continue reading [BLOG] Remember this when it comes to calcium and growing puppies !
🇫🇷 Lire en français ici Let’s imagine a hypothetical situation: In your kennel, all your bitches are properly vaccinated against parvo (remember, this is still the best way to protect our dogs against it). You use the right cleaning & disinfecting protocol. You are on top of things on sanitation measures and foot traffic in your … Continue reading [BLOG] What You Don’t Know About Parvo