How Can We Help?

Search for working dog conference recordings, articles on health, breeding, socialization and organizational management, webinar recordings and more.

Old Conference Archive Page | View all IWDC 2023 Recordings | View all Breeder's Workshop Colorado Recordings


Brood and Whelping Concerns – presentation by Dr Greg Burns

Care of the brood through pregnancy, whelping and lactation. Is there a way we can prevent mastitis and reduce our caesarean sections? When should we breed again after a C-section?

Dr. Greg Burns is a board certified Theriogenologist (reproductive specialist) originally from Phoenix, Arizona.  He received his D.V.M. from Colorado State University in 1996 and entered small animal general practice focused on canine reproduction in Phoenix.  It was during this time that Dr. Burns began working with breeders of conformation dogs, working dogs and performance dogs.  Upon returning to Colorado in 2000, he worked as an associate veterinarian at a small animal practice in Fort Collins.  In 2002, Dr. Burns became a partner in the practice and served as medical director, a position he held for 15 years.  He developed a small animal reproduction department which included an international semen freeze and storage facility.  It was also during this time that Dr. Burns completed the mentorship residency program through the American College of Theriogenologists and became a board certified Theriogenologist.  He has been performing transcervical insemination in the canine for over 20 years and has TCI experience in other species as well (including Amur Tigers!).  Dr. Burns has been a lecturer in small animal theriogenology at Colorado State University since 2006 and an affiliate faculty member until 2019.  Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Theriogenology in the Small Animal Reproduction Department at Colorado State University.

This content is for members only. Please login or register to view it.

Download PDF
Was this article helpful?
0 out of 5 stars
5 Stars 0%
4 Stars 0%
3 Stars 0%
2 Stars 0%
1 Stars 0%
Please Share Your Feedback
How Can We Improve This Article?
Table of Contents