Breeding is a Bitch

Reference Book on Dog Breeding

Author: Kurt De Cramer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992191061

Category: Pets

Page: 330

View: 828

Breeding is a Bitch- offers helpful information on how to start off, nutrition and animal husbandry Breeding management including determining optimal time of breeding and artificial reproductive techniques It comprehensively covers genital diseases, pregnancy, whelping, lactation, dystocia, caesarean section, fertility problems, reproductive efficiency, neonatal disease and puppy survival Routine preventative health measures, parasite control and various matters and conditions relating to the keeping of dogs and large dog colonies Practical basic and advanced genetics for dog breeders is comprehensively covered

The Book of the Bitch

A Complete Guide to Understanding and Caring for Bitches

Author: J. M. Evans,Kay White

Publisher: Interpet

ISBN: 9781860540233

Category: Pets

Page: 232

View: 6529

A complete guide to caring for bitches for the experienced breeder and the novice bitch owner

Successful Dog Breeding

The Complete Handbook of Canine Midwifery

Author: Chris Walkowicz,Bonnie Wilcox

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876057407

Category: Pets

Page: 240

View: 3854

Here, at last, is a revised and expanded edition of this award-winning breeders' reference. Successful Dog Breeding is a book for the first-time breeder and longtime fancier alike, no matter what the breed. Down-to-earth practical information is given to cover virtually every contingency associated with breeding and whelping. Presented in a humorous format, even the most serious information is made easier to understand. Chris Walkowicz and Bonnie Wilcox, D.V.M., are both veteran dog fanciers who bring a wealth of personal and professional experience to every chapter. Covering topics from planning the breeding (should I or shouldn't I?) to problems encountered in breeding, delivery and neonatal care, the authors offer viable solutions to innumerable problems, whether old or new. Two highly extensive appendices on breed idiosyncrasies, compiled from correspondence with longtime fanciers as well as from research from veterinary journals, complete the abundance of information offered here. All of this is complemented by original drawings by the well-known canine artist Mary Jung. A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

Bulldogs and Bulldog Breeding (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic)

Author: John H. Cooper

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147334686X

Category: Pets

Page: 164

View: 4574

BULLDOGS AND BULLDOG BREEDING BY H. ST. JOHN COOPER A VINTAGE DOG BOOKS CLASSIC REPRINT. Originally published in 1905, this extremely rare early work on the bulldog is almost impossible to find in its first edition. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS have republished it, using the original text and photographs, as part of their CLASSIC BREED BOOKS series. The author was a highly respected breeder of the day. The book's 164 pages cover all aspects of the Bulldog. Beginning with the history of the breed, it moves on to discuss buying, breeding and showing amongst many other topics. It also features over 60 photographs of champion bulldogs of the day. Included in the original text are a number of adverts featuring stud dogs and dog food - all with additional photographs of bulldogs. This is a fascinating read for any Bulldog enthusiast or historian of the breed but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest breed books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS are reprinting these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions. These editions are republished using the original text and artwork CHAPTERS: I: BUYING A BULLDOG - THE MARKET VALUE OF BULLDOGS - SALE AND EXCHANGE ADVERTISMENTS - PROTECTION FROM FRAUD - THE CANINE PRESS. II: THE BULLDOG CLUB OF ENGLAND - A DESCRIPTION OF THE BULLDOG - DEFECTS - DUDLEY NOSES - BUTTON EARS - EXPRESSION. III: THE BROOD BITCH - SHOW BITCHES AND BROOD BITCHES - SUITABLE MATING - THE AGE AT WHICH TO BREED - PEDIGREE - THE STUD DOG. IV: WHELPING - PERSONAL ATTENDANCE - THE NEED FOR A FOSTER-MOTHER - EXCHANGING PUPPIES - FOOD AND EXERCISE FOR THE SUCKLING BITCH V: FEEDING - EXERCISING - TEACHING PUPPIES TO EXERCISE - THE WHIP. VI: KENNELING AND DISINFECTING. VII: SOME DISEASES OF DOGS. VIII. SOME PROMINENT DOGS OF THE DAY. IX. CONCLUSION.

Dog Breeding, Whelping and Puppy Care

Author: Gary England

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118414357

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 4389

A practical and up-to-date guide to canine reproduction for dog breeders, veterinary students and veterinary surgeons. Written in an easy-to-use style and presented in a practically useful format with clear illustrations. The information is supported by references from the author’s published work and his wealth of clinical experience to form the important authoritative text in this field. A vital aid to those seeking an understanding of normal and abnormal reproduction as well as common reproductive techniques.

Breeding Dogs For Dummies

Author: Richard G. Beauchamp

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068632

Category: Pets

Page: 336

View: 4784

So what’s the big deal about breeding purebreds? You put two compatible dogs alone together in a room, lower the lights, put a Barry White CD on the stereo and voila, two months later you’ve got yourself a litter of purebreds—and the rest is gravy, right? Not quite. Simply breeding dogs takes considerable space, time, and capital. Consistently breeding mentally and physically sound purebreds, on the other hand, is a labor of love that involves all of the above and a whole lot more. If you really love dogs then you need to consult with an expert on the many responsibilities, rules, and regulations dog breeding entails before you take the leap. And that’s where Breeding Dogs For Dummies comes in. Written by Rick Beauchamp, professional breeder, exhibitor, and author of numerous books on the care and feeding of purebred dogs, Breeding Dogs For Dummies fills you in on every facet of the business. Packed with priceless insider tips and expert advice and guidance, it tells you what you need to know to: Decide whether dog breeding is really for you Choose the right breed for you Create the best possible breeding environment for your dogs Establish a breeding program Find the right breeding stock Comply with all government and AKC regulations Care for and socialize your pups Find the right owners for your dogs Explore what it takes to start a breeding program that will ensure your dogs’ health and enhance their lineage for fun and profit. Topics covered in detail include: Selecting breeding stock and keeping track of breed types Understanding purebred genetics and genotype characteristics Finding and selecting the right stud dog and brood bitch Prenatal care, whelping, and raising puppies Running a successful dog breeding business—including tips on budgeting, taxes, registration, charting, planning litters, transactions, sales contracts, and more Breeding puppies involves many responsibilities, but it can also be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences of your life. Make sure that it is—order a copy of Breeding Dogs For Dummies today.

The Complete Book of Dog Breeding

Author: Dan Rice

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764138874

Category: Pets

Page: 186

View: 5618

A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing the responsibilities of reputable breeders to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered range from the choosing and conditioning of brood stock to the socializing of puppies and the establishment of pedigrees, registration, titles, and much more.

Canine Reproduction and Whelping

A Dog Breeder's Guide

Author: Myra Savant-Harris

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242379

Category: Pets

Page: 77

View: 1511

Everything you don't know about canine reproduction Canine Reproduction and Whelping brings together information that will be invaluable to today's dog breeders because it helps to fill in the gaps in knowledge of even the most experienced breeder. Learn how facts about human reproduction, conception and birth get unknowingly mixed up with the very different canine side of things. Then learn how to use this information to have more successful breedings and healthier pups. Author Myra Harris combines her years of experience as a labor and delivery nurse with her passion for breeding dogs to give you practical and unusual information. Easy to understand and fun to read. You will learn: How to prepare your young stud dog for breeding. How to tell when the bitch is ready to be bred. How truly fragile sperm is and how to ensure their health and survival. When Artificial Insemination is preferred, how to collect sperm, and how to inseminate. About unseen causes for unsuccessful breedings-bacteria, viruses, yeast. About the role of progesterone in breeding success and how to use it to succeed. About easy, normal whelpings contrasted with nightmare whelping experiences. C-sections made understandable and how to handle aftercare of the bitch. How to remove dewclaws with the least trauma to mom and pups.

Puppy Intensive Care

A Breeder's Guide to Care of Newborn Puppies

Author: Myra Savant-Harris

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242247

Category: Pets

Page: 60

View: 817

Learn to use the same techniques that medical hospitals use on human newborns to save the lives of puppies. Because many of the problems encountered in newborn pups have nothing to do with genetics or birth defects, it is important for the breeder to be prepared to administer simple, straightforward, measures to help a puppy in distress. --publisher.

Canine Reproduction and Neonatology

Author: Marthina L. Greer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498728502

Category: Medical

Page: 476

View: 1813

Winner of Dog Writers Association of America's Dogwise Best Book Award Canine Reproduction is a practical guide for veterinarians and an information source for breeders, kennel operators and others with a financial or humane interest in the breeding and maintenance of dogs. The book focuses on the veterinarian’s responsibilities for managing the problem pregnancy, insemination, collecting, storing and shipping semen, and all of the diseases and vaccination protocols that may involve the bitch and the stud dog. It is also a very practical guide for the non veterinarian breeder and kennel owner. The book provides step by step guidelines for husbandry and nutrition as they relate to the bitch and her puppies, an excellent and concise description of breeding genetics and the implications of that knowledge for long term preservation of the breed line, and it focuses squarely on the relationship that must exist between the veterinarian and breeder clients.

Dog Breeding Secrets

Author: Marcus E. Curtis

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1546203702

Category: Self-Help

Page: 114

View: 2338

What are the secrets to dog breeding? Its a fascinating question. It's probably the reason why you need this book. It's important to know these secrets if you are to pursue dog breeding, and the secrets are what anyone in life must seek out in any endeavor to become great at what they decide to do. This book will have many secrets, facts, and very helpful tips on dog breeding: how it is done, why it is done, when it is done, and if it should it be done. These secrets were learned over close to a twenty-year span of dog-breeding experience, observation of multiple successful breeders, mentorship, apprenticeship, and reading numerous books. My goal is to give you a great tool to help you understand dog breeding, what goes behind the mind of dog breeding, why it's been done for thousands of years, and if you should do it yourself. It was also designed to be a helpful guide for you to use as a positive tool for whatever else you do in life. This book contains useful information, multiple pictures, and historical quotes for you to enjoy while you're reading, as well as a reference guide. I truly hope you enjoy this book for now and for many years to come.

Advanced Canine Reproduction and Puppy Care

The Seminar

Author: Myra Savant Harris

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242751

Category: Medical

Page: 89

View: 7331

Myra Savant Harris, through her books, seminars, and active participation in online forums and lists, is a one woman support system for hundreds of breeders everywhere. Building upon the success of her previously published Puppy Intensive Care and Canine Reproduction and Whelping, Myra's latest book based on her popular seminar of the same name explores a number of additional issues and questions in her own unique style. Readers will gain new insights and learn valuable techniques based on Myra's many years of breeding and whelping puppies and more than 20 years of labor and delivery and neonatal nursing.

The Layman's Guide to Whelping Puppies

From Conception to Sale

Author: Karen J. Cornwell

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781449992675

Category: Pets

Page: 118

View: 5633

This book aims to guide the first time breeder through the whole breeding process. Explained in easy to understand terms, the book begins with stud dog selection and includes sections on the pregnancy and birth with step by step instructions. There is helpful information to help find the puppies the best homes possible and the book includes a section on tips for helping to train a new puppy.

A Matter of Breeding

A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend

Author: Michael Brandow

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807033448

Category: Pets

Page: 288

View: 773

A provocative look at the “cult of pedigree” and an entertaining social history of purebred dogs In this illuminating and entertaining social history, social critic Michael Brandow probes the “cult of pedigree” and traces the commercial rise of the purebred dog. Combining consumer studies with sharp commentary, A Matter of Breeding reveals the sordid history of the dog industry and shows how our brand-name pets—from Labs to French bulldogs and everything in between—pay the price with devastatingly poor health. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Practical Lurcher Breeding

Author: David Brian Plummer

Publisher: COCH Y BONDDU BOOKS

ISBN: 9781904784067

Category:

Page: 192

View: 9126

Breeding a Litter

A Complete Guide to Mating, Whelping and Puppy Rearing

Author: Jim M. Evans,Caroline Ackroyd-Gibson

Publisher: Ringpress Books Limited

ISBN: 9781860542442

Category: Pets

Page: 128

View: 2447

This text contains information on everything you need to know about mating, whelping and puppy-rearing, whether planned or unplanned.

How to Make a Puppy!

A Practical Guide for Dog Breeders with 100+ Illustrations.

Author: Sy Guth

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466994908

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 7974

Dog breeding is a wonderful and fulfilling activity. The aim of this book is to aid the novice dog breeder in establishing a methodology based on best practices and common sense to ensure the delivery and rearing of healthy puppies. The book covers the basic aspects of dog breeding from designing a kennel to a detailed description on whelping puppies to preparing weaning formulas to choosing a puppy to breed on from; vetting puppy buyers; and case lessons based on the author's own experiences. The book also presents the basics of coefficient of inbreeding; reproduction cycle and mating; record keeping; and equipment helpful in breeding dogs. The book is well illustrated to enable an easy understanding of the concepts. The reader will find this book a caring approach to breeding dogs.