Educational Seminar, “Dystocia” - Monday, October 1st
Host Hotel – Snowberry and Goldenglow Ballrooms
Dr. Greg Burns – BREEDING MANAGEMENT – “Dystocia” – Canine Birth Difficulties
An Arizona native, Dr. Greg Burns attended Arizona State University and
graduated Cum Laude in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology.
Following his undergraduate studies, he was awarded his Doctor of Veterinary
Medicine from Colorado State University in 1996.
Dr. Burns entered private practice in Phoenix, Arizona and received special
training in canine reproduction at an International Canine Genetics certified
facility. In 2005, Dr. Burns was accepted into the mentorship program through the
American College of Theriogenologists. Also, in 2005, he was called on to assist
teaching Theriogenology (animal reproduction) to veterinary students at Colorado
State University, which he continues today. In 2006, he worked with XY Inc. in a
joint research effort to sort canine semen resulting in the world’s first canine
offspring born using sorted semen. This project was subsequently presented to
the International Embryo Transfer Society in December 2007.
Dr. Burns received Diplomate status in the American College of Theriogenologists
in 2009, making him a veterinary specialist in animal reproduction of all species.
His special areas of interest include canine dystocia and advanced reproductive