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Articles by Jane Barber, DVM, MS, DACT

Jane Barber, DVM, MS, DACT

Cesarean section in the bitch: Why mine is different from yours (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

For the committed dog breeder, what begins with a single pet as a casual hobby evolves into an avocation that is truly life-transforming. Often their every minute and dollar are expended in pursuit of their chosen "dog sport:"

Adding theriogenology services: The good, the bad and the ugly (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

The objective of this session is to provide the general practitioner with factors to consider when contemplating the addition of theriogenology services to his or her practice.

Canine semen collection and evaluation (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

The normal male dog attains puberty at approximately 6 – 8 months of age. Sexual maturity is generally attained at 18 – 30 months. Males may successfully breed bitches prior to sexual maturity but they will not achieve maximal fertility or daily sperm output until mature.

Tips for puppy resuscitation (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

When puppies and kittens are born, they do not normally require assistance or resuscitation to survive. However, when neonates are stressed during parturition and the periparturient period, morbidity and mortality increase. Timely, effective intervention is required to successfully resuscitate a stressed neonate.

Pyometra in the bitch (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

When pyometra occurs in a pet animal, the decision for surgical intervention is uncomplicated. When pyometra occurs in a valuable animal intended for breeding, the breeder client often opts for medical treatment.

Breeding management 101 — Who, what, where, when, and why (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

The objective of this session is to provide the practitioner with the knowledge required to effectively manage a canine breeding.

Breeding management 102 — It's all in the timing (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Canine breeding management centers hinges on ovulation timing. Ovulation timing is important because it is critical to have viable spermatozoa in the bitch's oviducts at the time the eggs are mature and ready to be fertilized.


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