Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 30, Issue 1
On September 1, 1967 an eight year old spayed female Dachshund was presented to the Iowa State university Veterinary Clinic with a history of progressively losing condition. The owners remarked that she had been in good health and had just begun to lose weight recently. The also stated that her appetite was poor and that she had frequent periods of constipation characterized by scanty amounts of clay-colored feces.
Coxofemoral luxations in the dog and cat are a common problem resulting most often from encounters with automobiles. nearly 50 percent of all luxations in these two species involve the coxofemoral (hip) joint.
Artificial insemination means the collecting of semen from a male and its subsequent introduction into the genital passage of a female. The first recorded artificial insemination of dogs was done by Abbe Spallanzani in 1780.