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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: Ovulation Timing

07/31/2014

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

In this podcast we will be speaking with Dr. Scarlette Gotwals, of Country Companion Animal Hospital in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gotwals received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1983. She has a special interest in canine reproduction and has been involved with canine reproduction and semen cryopreservation for 21 years. She is a nationally recognized authority in these areas and serves as a consultant to veterinarians through the Veterinarian Information Network. Dr. Gotwals is a consultant for the Canine Reproduction Division of Zoetis. In this podcast she will be discussing ovulation timing in the bitch as well as ways breeders can use data from heat cycles and whelping dates to understand more about ovulation timing.


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