🇬🇧 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
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