Canine Reproduction Sonogram

Canine Reproduction

Dr. Kolster joined Springfield Veterinary Center in 2007, after completing a residency in Theriogenology at VMRCVM. She is board-certified by the American College of Theriogenologists. She has lectured to local as well as national veterinary groups and breed clubs.

Dr Ontiveros is a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists (specialists in reproduction). Dr. Ontiveros graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Spanish, obtained her DVM degree from Colorado State University, completed a private practice internship in Colorado, and completed her residency at Matamata Veterinary Services, GlenBred, in New Zealand. After earning her board certification in 2019, she stayed on the lead the reproductive service team at GlenBred.

Breeding Soundness Examination

  • Male canine reproductive exams and complete semen evaluation, including progressive motility, morphology, and concentration
  • Female canine reproductive exams, consults and breeding challenges

Ovulation Timing and Breeding Management

  • Quantitative progesterone testing performed in-house, same day results
    Blood must be drawn by 4pm weekdays and 9am Saturday for same day results
  • LH testing available
  • Vaginal, transcervical, and surgical inseminations

Fresh Chilled Services

  • Longevity chill tests
  • Semen collection and extension for shipment

Frozen Semen Services

  • Canine semen freezing and on-site storage
  • Complete pre-freeze and post-thaw evaluation

Management of Reproductive Disorders

  • Medical treatment of pyometra (allowing for future breeding)
  • Medical mis-mate management
  • Evaluation and treatment of high risk pregnancy
  • Evaluation and treatment of luteal insufficiency
  • Uterine and testicular biopsy

Pregnancy Diagnosis and Management

  • Full pregnancy ultrasound
  • Gestational aging via ultrasound
  • Digital radiography

Canine Reproduction Services in Glen Allen, VA

Learn More Information on Reproduction Services and give Springfield Veterinary Center a call at 804-270-7274 or fill out our request an appointment form today for canine reproduction specialist doctors!