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Smadar Tal

Smadar Tal

DVM, Dip. ACT, Dip. ECAR, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


Dr. Tal graduated with honors from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1992 and worked in a Canadian private practice for several years before relocating to Israel, where she established and owned a successful private small animal practice near Tel Aviv for 22 years. She became a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists in 2011 and went on to attain her diploma from the European College of Veterinary Reproduction in 2014. She currently heads the Small Animal Theriogenology department at the Koret school of Veterinary Medicine, and is also a PhD candidate at the Hebrew University in Israel. Her research interests include different aspects of canine pregnancy and neonatology, as well as clinical research involving wildlife.

Contributions from Smadar Tal

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Performing centesis using the “freehand” technique

Issue number32.1 Published 11/05/2022

Fetal fluid centesis in the bitch

To date, amniocentesis has rarely been used in veterinary medicine, despite having tremendous potential for both clinical and research applications; this paper discusses an established method for fetal fluid sampling in bitches.

By Smadar Tal