Dr. Kate Gardner has been practicing advanced canine reproduction for over 30 years and is an avid member of the Society of Theriogenology (the study of animal reproduction). She offers reproductive services to breeders seeking professional expertise in developing individual breeding programs. Dr. Gardner provides reproductive services for novice and professional breeders to meet the special needs of both dog and owner.

Our Canine Reproduction Services Include:

  • Scheduled and Emergency Caesarian Sections - which include the puppies being kept in an incubator to keep a stable temperature and we monitor the puppies post caesarian section
  • In-House Progesterone Testing (results within 30 minutes)
  • Semen Collection
  • Semen Storage
  • Chilled semen collection, processing and shipment
  • Semen Freezing
  • Artificial Insemination (fresh, chilled and frozen semen)
  • Transcervical Insemination (TCI)
  • Surgical Insemination
  • Vaginal Insemination
  • Ovulation Timing
  • Infertility Evaluation
  • Ultrasonography for Pregnancy Diagnosis
  • High-Risk Pregnancies
  • Computer Automated Sperm Analyzer- a digital tool for evaluation of sperm cells, concentration, motility, morphology and viability
  • In-House Brucellosis Testing
  • Baer Hearing Test
  • OFA Testing - Hips, elbows, and patellas


Please call us at (724) 745-7767 if you have questions or would like to learn more about our canine reproductive services.