Cooled semen shipments have been used for 25 years in the horse breeding industry and now dog breeders can benefit from this convenient form of long-distance breeding.
After the semen is collected from the stud, an extender is added to the sperm rich fraction of the semen to maintain longevity and motility of the sperm. A semen analysis is also performed to make sure the stud’s semen is of sufficient quality to produce puppies. The sample is then packaged and shipped to you by FedEx. If you are interested in learning more about semen collection and cooled semen transport, please visit our Resources page.
First of all, a caesarean section is required to deliver the pups (current stats indicate that 95% of English Bulldog births are via c-section). There are several reasons why c-section is a necessity in English Bulldogs:
Secondly, once the pups are born, they require hand help when feeding. This requires 24-hour supervision during feeding. In addition, the bulldog mother may accidentally lie on the puppies without realizing it, resulting in suffocation o the pup.