[BLOG] #OnTheRoad : A Week in Quebec

🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici Last week, I was back on the road of the province of Quebec. I stopped in Québec City, Montréal, Drummondville, Ste Hyacinthe & Victoriaville. There are so many things I like in this canadian province. Obviously, one of the reason is because well, when I am there, I can speak … Continue reading [BLOG] #OnTheRoad : A Week in Quebec

[BLOG] What You Don’t Know About Parvo

🇫🇷 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

[BLOG] 16 things dogs breeders MUST know about pseudo gestation Part II

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

[BLOG] 16 things dog breeders MUST know about pseudo gestation Part I

It was #BackToSchool this week. I used to love it when I was a kid. And I was excited too this year. Because I knew what it meant for me : #BackToBlogging. Summer was super-busy, and from my travels I came back with lots of ideas for future blog topics. I was wondering where to … Continue reading [BLOG] 16 things dog breeders MUST know about pseudo gestation Part I

[BLOG] Risk of dystocia in the bitch: what about elective C-section ?

🇫🇷 Lire en Français One of the most stressful moment when you breed dogs is definitely parturition. Bitches are what we call a polytocous species (=they usually give birth to several offsprings) so whelping might not always go as “smoothly” as we expect. I previously wrote a blog on those risk factors that can be … Continue reading [BLOG] Risk of dystocia in the bitch: what about elective C-section ?

[BLOG] Canine Herpes Virus: why is it so frequent?

🇫🇷 Lire en Français Here is one fact: Canine Herpes Virus (aka CHV-1) is frequent among canine populations. Seroprevalence surveys indeed indicate that 30-100% of the individuals that were tested during those studies had antibodies against CHV-1. And many of those studies were in the 80% range. It basically tells us one thing: a very … Continue reading [BLOG] Canine Herpes Virus: why is it so frequent?

[BLOG] Ectopic testis in puppies : what’s the prognosis ?

🇫🇷 Lire en Français I’ve seen several questions popping up lately on social media re: ectopic testes in puppies (in case you are not familiar with this veterinary jargon, it just means that there is one testis « missing » in the scrotum pouch). While all the posts were obviously telling different stories, they were all ending with … Continue reading [BLOG] Ectopic testis in puppies : what’s the prognosis ?

[E-GAME] When Canine Colostrum meets… Battleships !

🇫🇷 Voir la version française ici E-learning games are a fun way to learn.  Give this one a try : you will test your knowledge on canine colostrum... in a "Battleships" adaptation 🙂  Just click on the picture below to start ! Good luck, and tell me how you did ! That will help me improve … Continue reading [E-GAME] When Canine Colostrum meets… Battleships !