Breeding

Progesterone Testing

Animal Health Services is equipped with fast hormone analysis! Animal Health Services offers same-day progesterone results! How? We have a VIDAS® diagnostic instrument that provides results on dogs’ progesterone levels within a matter of hours, allowing us to determine quickly when a dog has reached the best time for insemination. The simple and precise testing [...]

Progesterone TestingChristopher Beauchamp

Infertility Consultations

Healthy, well-bred puppies are the result of research, planning, love and hard work. But infertility issues can affect even breeders who do everything “right.” At Animal Health Services, we will work with you to diagnose infertility problems in both stud dogs and brood bitches, and we will do everything we can to help your dogs [...]

Infertility ConsultationsChristopher Beauchamp

Pre-Breeding Exams

Frequently asked questions about pre-breeding examinations at Animal Health Services: What should my dog be checked for prior to breeding? Conscientious breeders obtain all appropriate health clearances on their dogs before breeding.  The most common of these tests are hip and elbow clearances, but there are a variety of other tests that may be recommended [...]

Pre-Breeding ExamsChristopher Beauchamp

OFA Orthopedic Tests

While the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) continues to place most of its attention on hip dysplasia, today’s OFA mission, “To improve the health and well-beings of companion animals through a reduction in the incidence of genetic disease,” reflects the organization’s expansion into other inherited diseases. OFA orthopedic evaluations take about one hour at Animal Health Services. [...]

OFA Orthopedic TestsChristopher Beauchamp