Fairgolden News

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Progesterone Testing

This is Belle and we had the privilege of scanning her today for pregnancy, delighted to say she has nine puppies. Belle had a progesterone test to see when she was going to ovulate, we recommend having this done on your bitch during her season, greatly increasing the...

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Microchipping

We had the pleasure this week of microchipping these two female Pugs and their brother, they are all lovely puppies, these two are still looking for their forever homes. if your interested do let me know, and i can put you in touch with their breeder. We also...

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French Bulldog Puppies

These French Bulldogs a litter of six, were one of several litters we microchipped this week. Four are still looking for their forever homes, so if you are interested please do get in touch and i will notify the breeder. We have also scanned many dogs for pregnancy...

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Ultrasound On A Poodle

Ultrasound carried out on a Poodle yesterday, the monitor shows one puppy on this photo, at the top centurion the screen. she was scanned for five puppies due in around four and a half weeks. The dad is a Maltese, so these will be Maltipoos. Ultrasound is used to...

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Happy New Year From Fairgolden

Happy New Year to all our clients, thank you for making it such a great year. We look forward to seeing you in 2019. We have assisted many of our clients with their dog whelping, and have enjoyed every minute of it. We are always happy to help our clients with the...

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Microchipping Law 2016

As most people are aware as from April 2016 all dogs have to be microchipped, the English bulldog above is one of litter of four we microchipped recently. What a lot of breeders aren't aware of that it is their responsibility not only to get their puppies...

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German Shepherd Whelping

This is Betsy a German Shepherd, we scanned her several weeks ago and scanned her carrying 13 puppies. In the early hours of yesterday morning she went into whelp and her owner called me to ask if i would assist, something i was more than happy to do. We are always...

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Whelping Assist

Last week we were asked if we would assist a French Bulldog in whelp. Her name was Roxy, and we scanned her originally at 31 days and found her to be carrying eight puppies. We scanned her again at day 54 but this time could only find seven heart beats, the eighth...

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Dog Breeding and Whelping

We scan many dogs during the period of a month, and a surprising amount are found to be not pregnant (empty). We have written this piece to advise on how this can hopefully be avoided. Its all down to when your girl Ovulates. Taking your bitch to your vets for a blood...

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St Bernards

These two Saint Bernards above are called Benson and Barney, we had the pleasure this week of microchipping them both. Unfortunately two of their litter mates passed away soon after birth, but these two are lovely healthy puppies. We had previously scanned Mum on...

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A Week With a Difference Python

Well its certainly been a bit different this week. Pictured above are two Bengal cats, on the left is Dad and the Right the expectant mum. We scanned her this week and found her to be carrying three kittens, we also scanned another cat this week and she was also...

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Bella’s Litter

This is Bella our four year old Golden Retriever with her litter of nine puppies, seven boys and two girls. They were born on the 18th January 2018 by C section. Her waters broke at 8.00pm that evening, but following that there were no contractions, so after waiting...

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Golden Retriever puppies update

Our litter of nine Golden Retriever puppies are four weeks old today, its the most advanced litter we have ever had. They were walking at two weeks, which is very early, normally they start to walk at three weeks. We started to wean at just over two weeks and they are...

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Golden Retriever Puppies

Meet Harper, Angel and Precious, we had the pleasure of meeting this lovely family of Chihuahuas one evening this week, we had been invited to scan Harper, whose scan proved to be positive, so Angel is the Father to the pups and Precious the Auntie. Will keep you...

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Bella’s Litter

Bella our youngest retriever had her puppies this week by C Section. here she is above with her nine beautiful puppies, seven boys and two girls. They were due on Wednesday, but nothing happened until Thursday evening at 8.00pm when her waters broke, an hour passed...

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Microchipping Puppies

Its been busy week for microchipping , these three Jack Russell Cross Jugs were one litter we chipped. Another breed we chipped were a litter of six Rhodesian Ridgebacks, these are pictured below, and not a breed we get to do that often. We scanned the mum back in...

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Happy Christmas

We had the pleasure of meeting this family of Imperial Shihtzu's this week, two of which we scanned for pregnancy, one was in pup the other had missed this time around. Wish my four would sit to be photographed like this. The Labrador above is one we scanned several...

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Golden Retriever Pups on their way.

French Bulldog puppies with their mum above, we scanned her three months ago and went back this week, to microchip the five puppies. We have also microchipped two other litters of Frenchies this week, one of eight and the other of six pups.Other litters we have...

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Sad Ultrasound With a Labrador

One of the saddest scans we have ever performed took place this week. It involved a black Labrador, who had been mated also to a Black Labrador, sadly three weeks after the mating the Sire collapsed and died with a heart attack at the age of eighteen months. Obviously...

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Extremes of Ultrasound Scanning

This St Bernard was one of many we have scanned this week, sadly she was scanned negative, this is the second time we have scanned her, and on both occasions found not to be in pup. Lets hope its third time lucky. She was our first appointment one evening, our second...

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Ultrasound Scanning & Microchipping

Ultrasound is best carried out on your bitch approximately 30 to 35 days after the second mating, if its done before it can be difficult to determine wether she is in pup, as she may not have taken straight away after the mating. If its carried out later in the...

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Excited Ultrasound Owners

This Cocker Spaniel is one of many we have scanned this week, she was found to be in pup, her owner was delighted. When we scanned her earlier this year she had reabsorbed her pups, obviously her owner was devastated, but hopefully this time all will go well for her,...

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Golden Retriever Having Fits

I thought this week i would tell you a bit about one of our dogs. Her name is Heidi aged 10, pictured above looking a bit wet and muddy as Goldies do. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, i was woken by our youngest Retriever Bella barking, now sometimes they do...

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Ultrasound Positive Results

This Ruby Cavalier King Charles is one of many of many we have scanned this week. She was found to be in pup, carrying six, this will be her first litter. The Terrier above was also found to be in pup. She is one of there dogs in her family, the other two being a...

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A Good Result

Labrador with her nine pups born on Thursday. We scanned and saw nine four weeks ago, nice to have such a good result. Congratulations to Rachael and her family. This Whippet was one of two we scanned this week from the same stud, she was found to be in pup carrying...

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Follow up Story

Some weeks ago I mentioned I had scanned five Sphynx cats, above are two of their kittens, thought you might like to see the end result . Another busy week scanning and Microchipping, here is one of Mondayโ€™s clients litter of pups, closely guarded by the family cat....

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Mystery solved on Thursday

This little sweetie above, we scanned on Saturday and delighted to say she was in pup. Doesn't she look proud sat on the sofa. The photo below is the father to her pups, quite a live wire, think he was so excited when we told him the news ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. This French bulldog...

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Tuesdays Tips

Many of the Ultrasounds we carry out prove to be positive, but around 20% of them prove to be negative. The majority of these negative results are because the owner hasn't had their bitch tested for ovulation. Some bitches will only stand for the dog when they are...

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Three of the Many

Travelling to clients houses to do an Ultrasound on their dog is exciting and great fun, because you never know what size dog your going to be scanning. This week has been mainly smaller breeds and the week started with this little girl above, found to be carrying...

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This Weeks Patients

This is Mindy on the right scanned this week carrying pups, which are due very shortly, father to the pups looking very proud on the left. Congratulations to their owner. Don't they make a lovely couple. This is Lulu a French bulldog, she was scanned carrying three...

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Bookings

Please try to give us as much notice as possible when booking. We cover Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex and Wiltshire which is a fairly large area, so try to keep appointments for one day in a particular area. If we have advance notice we are able to schedule this fairly...

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Recent Births

Litter of Golden Retrievers above born on the 8th August, ย we scanned mum five weeks prior to their birth, and saw eight puppies. Lovely to get the numbers spot on. We will be Microchipping this litter when they are seven weeks old. Another bitch we scanned recently,...

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A week in the life of an ultrasound technician

A busy week here at Fairgolden, including something a bit different. We did Ultrasound on 5 Sphynx cats, three of which are pictured above. Pleased to say that two of them were carrying kittens. This is Mara above, a golden retriever scanned on Friday evening,...

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Microchipping Tuesdays Tips

Having your dog microchipped, became law in April 2016, and all puppies must be microchipped by 8 weeks ย old. It is important to keep your dogs microchip records updated, for example if you move address, change your mobile phone number or your landline number. These...

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Busy Friday Evening Scanning

This is Ethel, a pug, the first scan of the evening just over four weeks into her pregnancy carrying five pups. What an adorable dog to start with. Next to be scanned was this lovely French Bulldog, she was scanned by us three weeks ago and seen to be carrying four...

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Fairgolden Ultrasound specialize in ultrasound scanning, pet microchipping and the breeding of golden retrievers. We operate in the Dorset, Sussex and Hampshire areas. If you are in need of our services, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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