As a breeder myself, I know how important a successful mating and a resulting litter is and I have over 18 years experience breeding litters and handling stud dogs, both my own and for other kennels. I am experienced in collecting semen from my boy(s) and shipping chilled semen. In July 2020 I completed a comprehensive canine reproduction course at the Canine fertility centre (who are CPD accredited and are nothing to do with Smartbreeder) and I went back in September 2021 for chilled semen training using the latest Iceilab semen extenders. I am fully trained and qualified to perform Ai and semen evaluation. I use the latest technology and premium quality equipment to ensure the best results and I do not use anything that I wouldn't use on my own dogs - in fact everything I use has been tried and tested on my own dogs. I consider the comfort and well being of the dog and/or the bitch to be the most important thing when carrying out semen collection and Ai procedures. My equipment for Ai and semen collection are individually packaged, sterile and are latex free. I use Iceiilab semen extenders and products. I can also give advice on stud dog fertility and management and I sell various products to assist with this. I am now a stockist for Dorwest Herbs and sell their reproduction and breeding products.
I offer a mobile service and cover the following areas - Royal Wootton Bassett, Lyneham, Calne, Marlborough, Malmesbury, Swindon and Devizes. I am happy to travel further afield but I charge a mileage fee. Prices will be higher for Sunday, Bank holiday, Christmas & New year appointments.
*For mating assistance and Ai - the bitch must be progesterone tested as ready and I recommend that maiden bitches are checked to ensure they do not have a stricture. I keep my schedule clear for several days around the time of the mating / Ai, so please let me know promptly if my services are no longer required - for example if a natural mating has occurred.
*For progesterone testing - I highly recommend using Anne Morley at Matenow for fast and accurate results. I have progesterone testing kits available or they can be ordered on her website - www.caninepregnancyscanning.co.uk. Your vet or vet nurse can draw the blood and the sample can be posted at any post office.
*For local pregnancy ultrasound scanning - I highly recommend Sarah from Pet Scan & Chip Wiltshire. Excellent service and she is very knowledgeable. Tel: 01793 747566.
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