ReproductionFrozen semen, surgical implant
Cornell Animal Health Newsletter, 1/1994, page 7, "Man, ram, and dog."
Highly contagious venereal disease that can cause spontaneous abortions and infertility in dogs.
AKC Gazette, 2/1994, page 34, "Possibilities for a New Brucellosis Test." Dog World, 5/1995, page 123, "Is canine brucellosis on the rise?" AKC Gazette, 5/1995, page 13, "Brucellosis alert."
Polygenically inherited from both parents. Neither testicle descended naturally (also see Monorchid).
AKC Gazette, 2/1994, page 75, "Cryptorchidism."
Dystocia Uterine inertia.
AKC Gazette, 8/1993, page 61, "Whelping Emergencies." AKC Gazette, 6/1995, page 58, "Understanding Labor Difficulties."
Degenerative Testicular DiseaseInherited.
A condition where a dog has some genitallia of both a male and a female.
Infection of mammary glands. Can be fatal to dam and puppies if it is not treated immediately.
Inherited. Only one testicle descended naturally.
Cornell Animal Health Newsletter, 6/1994, page 8. Cornell Animal Health Newsletter, 7/1995, page 8.
Common in older dogs.
Cornell Animal Health Newsletter, 1/1994, page 7, "MPA or BPH." Mastiff Reporter, 3/1995, page 5, "The Prostate Gland."
Uterine infection. Can be fatal if it is not treated immediately.
Dog World, 12/1994, page 52, "Spaying can protect pets from pyometra."
Dr. Stockner -
a protrusion of vaginal epithelium during the estrogenic phase of the estrus cycle. ... Difficulty results from the trauma that occurs to the tissue once it is outside the body. It very quickly becomes dry and can be infected and ulcerated within a period of twelve hours." ... "To treat this condition, we need to replace the tissue as quickly as possible and perform a closure suture to the lips of the vulva. This prevents the material from being secondarily infected. ... In my experience it is a familial condition that occurs in lines.
The Mastiff Reporter, Volume I, #3, 1993, page 11, by Dr. Stockner. MCOA Journal, 1994 #2, page 42, "Keepen-Em-Healthy."
Dr. Stockner -
occurs following trauma to the pelvic organs or following a difficult birth.
ACK Gazette, 2/1993, page 47, "Reproductive Health in Male Dogs." AKC Gazette, 2/1994, page 20, "Feeding the Brood Bitch," page 34, "Avoid Antibiotics Prior To Breeding," page 34, "New Treatment for Mismating," page 40, "Anatomy of the Brood Bitch," page 44, "Keeping Your Brood Bitch Healthy and Happy," page 56, "Diseases Particular to Bitches," page 62, "All About Estrus." Cornell Animal Health Newsletter, "Recognizing the most common forms of canine prostate disease." bacterial prostatitis, prostate cancer, prostatic hyperplasia, prostatic cysts and abscesses