Small Animal Theriogenology (Reproduction)
Read the Theriogenology brochure.
About the Service
Theriogenology is the branch of veterinary medicine that focuses on reproduction, including the physiology and pathology of male and female reproductive systems in animals and the clinical practice of veterinary obstetrics, and gynecology. We specialize in dog and cat reproductive services and we offer full-service care in the Wilford and Kate Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital.
Click here to read about the Theriogenology Residency program at the college, sponsored by the American Kennel Club/Theriogenology Foundation.
AKC Companion Animal Residency in Theriogenology
Auburn University is proud to have one of only four AKC Companion Animal Residency in Theriogenology programs in the U.S.
Apply for the Theriogenology Residency Position
The service is currently searching to fill the residency position, which is a three-year training program in comparative theriogenology and will have small animal theriogenology as the major focus area. Read more about the AKC Residency position.
What We Do
We offer a variety of services that involves reproduction in the companion animal (dog or cat), including breeding management in the female to semen collection and evaluation in the male. Other services offered include semen cryopreservation (freezing), pregnancy diagnoses and management and all insemination techniques including transcervical inseminations. We also offer emergency services for both males and females including penile injuries or difficult deliveries.
Who We Are
The service consists of two veterinary clinicians with periodic support from others. Dr. Robyn Wilborn and Dr. Aime Johnson are both specialists in reproduction and see the majority of the clinical cases. The service also has two residents (specialist in training) specializing in small animal reproduction.