Canine Fertility

Artificial Insemination

Artificial Insemination is a very beneficial way of reducing the stress caused for a bitch. it also helps prevent the risk of STIs being transmitted, meaning that the bitch and stud will both be protected and it also helps prevent an injuries that may occur during mating.

Artificial Insemination is widely used to help with genetic lines within animals. It can be used to help prevent a specific genetic line from disappearing. 

It is also useful as semen can be analysed when collected, therefore making change of pregnancy higher. 

Cytology

This service is a way of telling when a bitch is at her peak point of ovulation, this helps to maximise the chances of pregnancy.

A swab from inside the vaginal wall is taken and studied under a microscope.

Sperm Analysis

Semen analysis is a way of telling how mobile the sperm are and how successful A.I will be.

A sample of semen is analysed under a microscope and mobility is assessed. This is done by looking at the total and the progressive.

The total mobility is the number of sperm moving and the progressive mobility is the number of sperm moving in a straight line.  

Dermatology 

Animals are susceptible to different skin disorders throughout their lifespan. With dermatology, one skin scrape could help.

A skin scrape is analysed until microscope to look for tiny organisms, such as mites. This helps to determine what kind of skin disorder your pet has.

Worm Egg Count

Worm egg counting is a very beneficial way of ensuring your animal is healthy and to help understand when to give your pet their course of wormer.

A fresh faecal sample is taken and analysed until the microscope for any eggs or potential worms that may be present.

Pricelist

Artificial Insemination

 Sperm checking at the same time as collection will incur an additional charge of £53 (without certificate) or £78 (with certificate).

£53

Cytology

To see peak point of ovulation.

£28

Sperm Analysis

Check the number of sperm and their mobility.

£53

Dermatology

A hair pluck/skin scrape to detect any skin disorders.

£28

Worm Egg Count

A sample of faeces taken to be analysed under microscope.

£13