Latest International Canine Semen Bank Stories

2009-02-11 16:15:00

Pet owners with a desire for nostalgia are resorting to the use of frozen sperm to keep certain attributes of their pets alive. Artificial insemination using frozen sperm began in the 1960s when Carrol C. Platz Jr. and colleagues at the University of Oregon created a litter of mixed-breed puppies. Research into the method continued throughout the 1970s, and in the early 1980s, and the American Kennel Club formally endorsed its use. In 2006, the most recent year for which data is available,...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.