Learning Reproduction in Farm Animals

15-Companion Animal-Dog



 
 
 
 

Function:

A. Production of gametes
 
 

Graafian Follicles
 
 
 
 
 
 

Corpus Luteum
 
 
 
 

B. Endocrine (Hormonal)
 
 

Estrogen
 
 
 

Progesterone
 
 
 
Uterine Tube (Oviduct)

Structure:
 
 
Function:
 
 
 

Uterus

Structure:
 
 
 
 
 Function:
 
 
 
 

Cervix

Structure:
 
 
 Function:
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Vagina and Vestibule

Structure:
 
 
 Function:
 
 

Vulva

Structure:
 

Function:
 

 
Physiology of the Ovarian Cycle in the Bitch

 

Puberty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Range:

Average:
 
 
 
 
 

Ovarian Cycle is Divided into Four Stages

 
A. Proestrus
 
 
 
 
 
 

B. Estrus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

C. Metestrus
 
 
 
 
 
 

D. Anestrus
 
 
 
 
 
 

E. Pseudopregnancy
 
 
 
 

Ovulation:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fertilization:
 
 



 
 


 
 


 

B. LH Peak
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

C. Plasma Progesterone
 
 
 
 

Baseline Progesterone =

Day Preceding Ovulation =

Day of Ovulation =


 
 
 

Control of Estrus in the Bitch

 
A. Androgens

Mibolerone

Mode of Action:

Administration:

B. Progestins

Ovaban

Mode of Action:

Administration:
 
 
 Induction of Estrus
 
 GnRH Administration:
 
 

Treatment of Mismated Females
 
 OPTIONS

A. Spay

B. Estrogens -
 
 

C. Prostaglandin F2a -
 
 

Administration:

Side Effects
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pregancy Diagnosis

A. Abdominal Palpation

B. Radiography

C. Ultrasonography
 
 

Scrotum

Structure:
 
 
 
 

Function:
 
 
 

Testis

Structure:
 
 
 
 

Function:
 
 
 

 

Epididymis

Structure:
 
 

Function:
 
 
 
 
 

Ductus Deferens

Structure:
 

Function:
 
 

Prostate Gland

Structure:
 
 

Function:
 
 
 

Penis

Structure:
 
 

Function:
 
 
 

 
 
 


 


 

Ejaculation
 
 Semen Characteristics

Three Fractions:

Characteristic Volume
 
 
 
 

Second Stage
 
 
 
 

Parturition in the Bitch

 
Preparation for Parturition
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Signs of Impending Parturition
 
 
 
 
 
 

Parturition
 
 

First Stage of Labor
 
 
 
 
 
 

Second State of Labor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Third Stage of Labor
 
 
 
 Dystocia

Definition:
 
 
 

Symptoms
 
 
 
 
 

Contraception in the Bitch
Surgical
 
 

Physical

Intravaginal Device
 
 

Hormonal

Progestogens

Androgens

Immunological
 
 
 
 

Contraception in Male

 
Surgical
 
Chemical Agents
 
 

Immunization
 
 
 
 


Illustrated Notes

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