Canine Reproduction and Neonatology is a practical guide for veterinarians and an information source for breeders, kennel operators, and anyone with an interest in the breeding and maintenance of dogs. Includes information on managing problem pregnancies, insemination, collecting, storing and shipping semen, and all of the diseases and vaccination protocols that may involve the bitch and the stud dog. Provides step-by-step guidelines for husbandry and nutrition as they relate to the bitch and her puppies. Also gives an excellent and concise description of breeding genetics and the long-term preservation of the breed line.
Paperback, 449 pages, copyright 2015.
Written By: Marthina L. Greer, DVM, JD
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Working with Breeders
Chapter 2: Genetic Selection and Screening
Chapter 3: Preparing to Breed
Chapter 4: Orchestrating the Breeding - Natural and Special Breeding
Chapter 5: Managing the Pregnancy
Chapter 6: Managing the Whelping and C-section
Chapter 7: Managing the Immediate Postpartum Period in the Bitch
Chapter 8: Neonatal and Pediatric Care
Chapter 9: Infertility and Reproductive Problems in the Valuable Bitch
Chapter 10: Infertility and Reproductive Problems in the Valuable Stud Dog
Chapter 11: Special Breedings