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Practice Name

Pleasant Valley Veterinary Services

Primary Location
32 Pleasant Valley Road
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 908-689-0773
Fax: 908-689-7551

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am8:00pm
Tuesday9:00am5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am8:00pm
Thursday9:00am8:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
Saturday9:00am12:00pm
SundayClosed
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Semen Evaluation

Whenever we collect a male dog for a semen evaluation, we give you a full report on the sample we collect using our state of the art CASA (Computer Assisted Semen Analysis) system.   You are present for the collection and will be able to visually appreciate the raw semen sample on a video screen.   Just because sperm is “moving” does not mean it is normal.  We will evaluate the motility, concentration, velocity, count, and morphology.  The morphology is a key element in a comprehensive semen evaluation, as it gives us the ability to evaluate individual sperm cells to asses the acrosomal cap, head, midpiece and tail.  We then categorize any abnormalities into primary (those which may affect conception) and secondary (those which have little affect on conception).  A normal fertile male stud dog should have 70% or better morphologically normal sperm cells.  Once we have fully evaluated your dog’s semen, a printed report will be issued.  This is done whenever we collect a male dog for any purpose, whether it be for Artificial Insemination, Fresh Chilled semen shipments, or collection for semen freezing. 

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Testimonial

Dr. Mary and the staff at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Services are the most accommodating, knowledgeable, and caring professionals I could have ever met in a busy veterinarian office.

- Beth B.

Fear Free Veterinary Visits “Fear Free Veterinary Care” is a movement within the Veterinary community to employ practices within the clinic environment to minimize stress and fear when your pet comes into the clinic for any type of service. Read More

Contact

  • 908-689-0773
  • 32 Pleasant Valley Road Washington, NJ 07882
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Animal Photographs by Karen Hocker Photography

Photos of staff and facility by Rozina Smith Photography