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Reproductive Services

As a comprehensive veterinary facility, Starkville Veterinary Hospital is here to assist you with all your small animal breeding and pregnancy care needs. If you have tried breeding your small animal without success, Dr. Shy and his experienced staff can facilitate your pet in all phases of reproductive services including fertility treatments, insemination, pregnancy surveillance and delivery.

Our reproductive services include:
  • Progesterone evaluation
  • Semen collection
  • Artificial insemination
  • Pregnancy monitoring
  • Ultrasound
  • Assisted birth
  • Experienced C-section capabilities

Starkville Veterinary Hospital understands the discipline, commitment, and pride that it takes to breed purebred dogs. We encourage all breeders to work closely with an experienced veterinarian while breeding their animals. This can ensure that your pet can breed multiple times safely before retiring to the life of a family pet.

The staff at Starkville Veterinary Hospital can help breeders in the areas of fertility and insemination. We are able to test for infertility in males and females for breeding purposes. Our staff is also able to collect semen samples from males for the purposes of breeding. Additionally, we can help in safely inseminating a female, whether it is natural or artificial, to ensure as little harm as possible to the mother. Our staff will help you during the pregnancy to keep the mother healthy and growing at a safe rate with her babies. Once delivery of the litter is imminent, our staff will guide you through the process of helping the mother deliver her babies in a warm, clean and comfortable environment.

Some breeds of dog are unable to deliver their babies naturally and Starkville Veterinary Hospital can perform a caesarean section (C-section) if necessary. Our veterinarian, Dr. Shy, utilizes the latest techniques in a sterile surgical room to perform the surgery. Once your pet has delivered her babies we can follow her recovery and monitor the health of her litter.

Call our clinic to set up an appointment if you are interested in breeding your pet or know that your pet is expecting. Our hospital puts the same level of care and attention to detail in our canine reproductive services as you do with your kennel. Our hospital serves the canine reproductive and breeding needs of Starkville, Louisville, and West Point, Mississippi.