All-breed judge shares insight on breeding, rearing and marketing puppies, plus advice on veterinary, vehicle, and show expenses.
Born by in-vitro fertilization - from insemination to frozen semen, canine reproduction is booming!
First comparative study on mating problems, flakey seasons, litter rejection, etc.
Hall Of Fame Breeder on managing the stud dog and brood bitch.
The Brood Bitch
At what point as a show dog breeder comes a change and the dogs become less important than winning, power, prestige…?
Why pampered purebreds have reproductive problems.
Jane Barber, DVM, canine reproduction specialist says domestic dogs invite pyometra.
This R.N. says fat bitches are unlikely to conceive because
fat plus THIS = temporary sterility!
Jane Barber, DVM, MS, canine reproduction
specialist - the absolute BEST way to time ovulation.
Whelping The Litter
What to do? Your bitch has been in labor for hours, no vet available, desperate...
Preventing mashed pups, overheating, dehydration, the whelping nest, no milk...
Mother dogs do odd things when in labor and whelping puppies,
be prepared to help her.
How long to leave intact after birth to prevent lung
and brain damage.
Litter rejection, no milk and other hormonal or behavioral problems.
Raising The Litter
What causes it and are single-puppy litters more likely to
produce a swimmer?
Help for flat chests, inner ear, righting reflex,
and possibly genetics.
Rib-sprung puppies can be saved by this breeder's simple method
and how-to photos!
If you've cried when they died, you will be
grateful for this simple solution.
What defines a dog breeder? Having puppies? Or having the only place to keep a puppy…
Good breeders select for phenotype and genotype to preserve quality.