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- Veronesi, MC
- Reproduction in domestic animals 2016 v.51 Suppl S1 pp. 46-50
- humans; mortality; neonates; prognosis; puppies; viability; whelping
- ... Perinatal mortality is relatively high in dogs, with deaths peaking around the time of birth and during the first week of age. Among the several causes of canine perinatal mortality, whelping is the greatest cause. Therefore, early neonatal assistance at birth should be mandatory with dogs. In comparison with human neonatology, knowledge and technological ability in canine neonatology is tremendou ...
- Beccaglia, M.; Alonge, S.; Trovo’, C.; Luvoni, G. C.
- Reproduction in domestic animals 2016 v.51 Suppl S1 pp. 12-17
- bitches; breeding; cats; heart rate; medicine; neonates; ovulation; parturition; pets; prediction; pregnancy; radiography; radiology; small animal practice; surgery; ultrasonography; England
- ... Accurate prediction of delivery date in canine and feline allows a better management of parturition, reducing the loss of neonates. This review evaluates the most common methods adopted to accurately predict the day of delivery: determination of ovulation and hormonal assays, first appearance of embryonic/foetal structures using ultrasound or radiography, echographic measurement of extra‐foetal an ...