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- Havlena, Barbara, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Theriogenology 2019 v.128 pp. 201-206
- breeding; cesarean section; decision making; dystocia; fetal death; guide dogs; litter size; low birth weight; models; mortality; puppies; pups; risk factors; whelping
- ... Canine dystocia is a common problem that increases the risk of mortality to the dam and stillbirths for the pups. Understanding the risk factors for dystocia and stillbirth can help guide decision making to improve outcomes of whelping management. This study aimed to 1) evaluate risk factors for canine dystocia; and 2) assess risk factors for stillbirth in puppies, by examining all whelpings and p ...