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Canine dystocia in 50 UK first-opinion emergency-care veterinary practices: prevalence and risk factors

D.G. O’Neill, A.M. O’Sullivan, E.A. Manson, D.B. Church, A.K. Boag, P.D. McGreevy and D.C. Brodbelt | Veterinary Record | July 2017
The prevalence of dystocia is a major welfare concern in dogs of certain breeds. Previous studies have reported breed, body size and age as risk factors for dystocia but the results have been inconsistent…