About the course
This two-day course will give you an understanding of the clinical investigation of infertility in breeding dogs and bitches. A combination of small group presentations followed by practical sessions allows plenty of time for discussion and practise.
This course is aimed at the primary care clinician with an interest in small animal reproduction. The course is limited to a maximum of 8 delegates to ensure an optimum learning environment.
The course speaker is Gary England, Professor of Comparative Veterinary Reproduction, University of Nottingham.
Day 1 Course Content:
- Lecture - Endocrinology and physiology in the female
- Practical - Measurement of progesterone
- Lecture - Optimal time for mating
- Practical - Vaginal cytology
- Practical - Ultrasound of reproductive tract
- Lecture - Pregnancy and parturition
- Practical - Ultrasound of pregnancy
- Lecture - Abnormalities in the female
Day 2 Course Content:
- Lecture - Use of exogenous hormones
- Lecture - Endocrinology and physiology in the male
- Practical - Semen collection and evaluation
- Lecture - Abnormalities in the male
- Practical - Ultrasound examination of the male reproductive tract
- Lecture & Practical - Artificial insemination techniques