After this presentation, participants should be able to describe the diagnosis of dystocia in the bitch. Both medical and surgical treatment of dystocia will be discussed. Pyometra will also be discussed in-depth, as well as its medical and surgical management. Post-partum conditions will be reviewed. Lastly, reproductive emergencies of the dog (prostatic and testicular disorders) will be reviewed.
About the Speaker
Dr. Dockweiler graduated from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 2014 and completed her small animal rotating internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in 2015. She then completed her comparative theriogenology residency at Cornell University in 2017 and became a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists that year. She practiced small animal theriogenology and general practice for four years prior to becoming a veterinary geneticist with Embark Veterinary. In her spare time, Dr. Dockweiler enjoys photography, hiking, skiing, and competing in show and performance events with her Welsh Springer Spaniels.