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This course will help anyone who loves dogs to better understand their dog’s reproductive health and how to control its reproduction. This includes understanding the pros and cons of having your dog spayed or castrated, and understanding at what age that surgery can be performed.
Week 1: Female dog anatomy / The estrous cycle
Week 2: Breeding management / Pregnancy and whelping
Week 3: Female dog reproductive tract disorders
Week 4: Male dog anatomy / Semen collection and evaluation / Artificial insemination
Week 5: Male dog reproductive tract disorders
Week 6: Contraception and sterilization of female and male dogs
- Margaret Root - College of Veterinary Medicine
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