Reproductive Services

Newborn puppy

At Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital, our reproduction services have advanced and grown over the past 30 years. Our ovulation and breeding protocols are routinely successful. Our staff can guide and consult on every aspect of the breeding process, from breeding management, progesterone timing to pregnancy confirmation, infertility issues, and neonatal care.

No matter whether you want to use fresh, fresh chilled or frozen semen, our staff is experienced in handling, evaluating and shipping canine semen. We offer an onsite semen storage facility, as well as the ability to freeze semen for future use. Our facility is well equipped to handle all your reproductive needs.

We understand the care and concerns that go along with breeding management and are here to help you every step of the way.

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Here are the specific reproductive services we offer:

  • Pre Breeding exam for the Bitch and Stud
  • Neonatal Care
  • Vaginal cytology
  • International Shipments
  • Brucellosis (in house and export testing available)
  • Health Certificates
  • OFA Certification
  • Luteinizing Hormone Testing
  • Collection and evaluation of stud
  • Microchips
  • Progesterone testing with Immulite 1000 on site (Same day results)
  • Infertility work up and consulting
  • Fresh Chilled shipments
  • Semen Freezing and Storage
  • DNA testing
  • Artificial insemination
  • Trans-cervical Insemination
  • Surgical Insemination
  • Cesarean Section
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray for puppy count
  • Whelp Assist

Reproduction Forms

1) Frozen Semen Requirements

2) Frozen Semen Release Form

3) Progesterone Sample Submission Form

4) Contract for the Storage of Semen

5) Contract for Collection and Storage of Semen

6) Semen Freezing Patient Form

7) Semen Collect and Ship Form

8) Frozen Semen Transfer of Ownership

9) Destruction of Frozen Semen Authorization

For more information, call us today at (651) 451-4404.

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Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital


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