Progesterone testing is also useful to monitor levels during pregnancy, timing of caesareans and in some instances, investigation of disease or abnormalities.
We offer both vaginal and surgical insemination and have facilities to use fresh, frozen or chilled semen which enables the use of stud dogs from anywhere in the world.
- Vaginal insemination – involves collection of the semen from the donor dog in the consult room, assessment of its quality, and insemination into the bitch. We are also able to use chilled semen collected elsewhere via this method.
- Surgical insemination – involves surgical implantation of semen directly into the uterine body, following inspection of the internal reproductive organs of the bitch. Semen may be freshly collected from the dog, chilled or preserved (frozen). This procedure is done under general anaesthetic and bitches are kept in for a short period of time following the procedure to facilitate post operative monitoring and confinement to maximise chance of conception.
Using the camelot method of semen preservation we are able to freeze semen to be stored for future use. We have an excellent success rate due to our strict quality control protocols.