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Vale Park Animal Hospital offer’s a selection of canine reproductive services. Dr. Mary Ann Sheller has had advanced training in the art and science of freezing, thawing, and inseminating canine semen. Our facility is the only canine semen freezing center in Northwest Indiana. Our services include canine-specific freezing processes, storage and shipping of canine semen all over the world.
Reproductive services include:
Freezing Future Friends
The entire freezing process takes 5-6 hours, but you and the stud dog will be at the office for about 30 minutes (the first visit may take longer because of extra paperwork). The semen is collected manually, but every effort is made to increase libido...more!
The canine uterus is a Y-shaped organ…essentially there are two long tubes (uterine horns) running from the ovaries to the cervix. After fertilization, the embryos float around in the horns, eventually coming to rest at various points...more!
Ovulation timing is a valuable tool in any breeding program. It allows us to determine when to breed a bitch to optimize the chance for pregnancy, as well as achieve pregnancy in many bitches thought to be infertile. Timing is essential for specialty breedings like fresh-chilled and frozen, and can also help us accurately predict due dates...more!