|How can I collect and freeze my dog's semen?|
enough to call us and to arrange collecting. It is the best if you could arrive to the clinic with the dog and with
bitch in heat, for better stimulation of male. If you don't have such a
bitch, you should inform about it on the phone. You should call to arrange meeting at least for 2 working days before planned
|How to prepare dog for semen collection?|
won't be transported beyond the area of Poland, it isn't necessary to prepare the dog
|What age is best to collect my dog's semen?|
can be collected in every dog's age, but younger dog's sperm is higher
quality and survives the freezing process better. The best age is
between of 2 and 6 years old.
|What if my dog has never been collected, or has not been used for cover?|
is good to have a female in heat . Some dogs may take more than one effort
for a collection, but this is rare, we have big experience in collecting
semen, so usually first attemp is sufficiently.
|How long collection will take?|
collection process usually takes 30 minutes or less, and then the
owner can leave.
|How to export the semen?|
|Depending on requirements of the country of the importer,
dog donor should have done appropriate examinations, usually blood tests
to brucellosis and the leptospirosis.
|Does your semen bank own semen of different breeds?|
we don't own the semen of the dogs ourselves, we store it only for
|How to prepare female to insemination with frozen semen?|
To surgically insemination you have to prepare bitch like to all another surgery - she must have done blood test and electrocardiography. In the day of insemination she have to be on an empty stomach.
To Norwegian insemination there is no need to make any examinations. To insemination female have to be on an empty stomach.
|What have I to do if I want to use frozen semen?|
If the semen is stored
in our bank, notify us directly by telephone or email of which semen you want to
use and when the female begins in heat. Progesterone tests should be run
at 6th day of the heat. We will continue progesterone tests. When blood
test will point ovulation, we will inseminate the female 72 hours later.
If semen is stored in another bank you have to import it to our bank first.
|How to import the semen?|
Above all you
have to ask owner of stud whether he has an opportunity to
collect and to freeze semen. If yes, the doctor dealing with the dog is sending semen directly to
To the parcel must be attached all needed documents at the import from the
|Is this true, that insemination with frozen semen can be done only a bitch which already had puppies?|
No. There are no contraindications against
insemination of bitches which not
yet had puppies.
|How long is it possible to store semen at the Bank?|
|Frozen semen is immortal,
so it is possible to store it as long as wanted. In practice it is stored at our
Bank for time payed by semen owner.
|I have heard of straws and pellets. What do you use and which is better?|
use the pelleting method. Both
methods are acceptable and successful for freezing semen.
|What will happen with semen, if I resign from storage? Will it be destroyed? Is there a possibility, that it will be used for insemination behind my back?|
you resign storage of semen, it is destroyed. It is never
used without the knowledge and agreeable of owner.
If you have questions - mail to us!