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Conditioning for the Canine Athlete

In this edition of Genome Barks we hear from Dr. Joseph Spoo, a recognized expert in canine athlete conditioning. Dr. Spoo holds a special passion for sporting dog health and today he will be discussing the importance of conditioning a dog for athletic events as well as how health and environment factors contribute to a canine athlete’s overall health. He holds a special passion for sporting dog health, manages a sporting-dog-health website, gundogdoc, and is a consultant for sporting dog owners and the sporting dog industry.

This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

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CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series: Cryopreservation of Canine Semen

03/27/2014

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you the third installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

In this podcast Dr. Kit Kampschmidt of Brittmoore Animal Hospital in Houston Texas, discusses cryopreservation of canine semen. Dr. Kampschmidt received his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 1983. He has developed a special interest in canine reproduction and semen cryopreservation. He is a nationally recognized authority in these areas and serves as a consultant to other veterinarians through the Veterinary Information Network. He has been an invited speaker for national veterinary meetings, state and local veterinary associations, and many breed clubs. He has trained veterinarians from all over the United States and the world in canine semen freezing and artificial insemination techniques. He is a member of the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and American Animal Hospital Association, and currently serves on the board of directors for the Society for Theriogenology.

A transcript of this podcast is also available for those who prefer to read the interview.

Visit the Zoetis canine reproduction webpage for more information and resources.


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