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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
We started discussing pseudo gestation in canines in our previous blog (read Part I here). We discussed what causes it and why, in canines, it is not really something abnormal. Now time for Part II : let's discuss prevention and treatment ! How to prevent ? #8 Can we prevent it ? We sure can. … Continue reading [BLOG] 16 things dogs breeders MUST know about pseudo gestation Part II
« Big 3 »… Rhymes with Micheal, Denis and Scottie. Dwayne, Lebron & Chris. Tony, Manu & Tim. Sounds pretty obvious, right ? I’m a NBA fan, clearly ! But I’m also a veterinarian working with kennels and catteries. When I mention the « Big 3 » in my lectures, it has nothing to do with basket-ball unfortunately. It … Continue reading [BLOG] Kennels & Catteries : Always Remember The Big 3
« What is the best way to prevent pyometra ? » My answer, in one word : « Gestation. » The person I was talking to sounded surprised. « Really ? I was thinking more of an antibiotic treatment. » And I can understand why she would think that. Pyometra literally means « pus in the uterus ». And … Continue reading [BLOG] Pyometra : The Best Way To Prevent It
A week ago I was in Jakarta, Indonesia to give a series of lecture on sanitation in kennels & catteries. Jakarta is famous for its super-dense traffic… and I surely experience that ! I was told beforehand not to be scared about the amount of motorbikes and scooters I would see. And for sure, while … Continue reading [BLOG] The Maternity : What I was reminded of while traveling
Time flies. A month ago I was in Vienna, Austria. Still seem like yesterday to me. I was attending the 2017 EVSSAR conference [EVSSAR is the European Veterinary Society for Small Animal Reproduction]. I just love this conference. This is where I did my first presentations. This is where I learn about what’s new in … Continue reading [BLOG] Newborn Puppy | Energy | Immunity