The Complete Handbook of Canine Midwifery
Author: Chris Walkowicz,Bonnie Wilcox
Publisher: Howell Book House
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
Author: Margaret V. Root Kustritz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Answers to questions about the successful breeding of dogs, including commonly seen problems. Includes charts and tables.
Author: Richard G. Beauchamp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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.
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
This unique resource offers a general overview of canine body systems and how each system affects the breeding process. Key topics include nutrition, pharmacology, microbiology, parasitology, vaccinations, genetics, and endocrinology, as well as normal anatomy and disorders of the male and female reproductive systems. It provides illustrations which make important information more readily available and provide more accurate representations of actual clinical appearance. Each chapter begins with frequently asked questions and answers, offering quick and easy access to key information, and ends with a “Test Your Understanding” section that encourages readers to review what they have just read and apply it to real-life situations. The book also includes a first aid appendix which offers quick access to information related to various emergencies, and an appendix covering common problems seen in dogs. New in this second edition are an expanded section on genetics, information about alternative therapies such as herbal therapy and acupuncture, and details specifically for veterinary professionals.
Ethical Breeding Practices
Author: Sylvia Smart
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Becoming a dog breeder is a significant undertaking. And there is so much more you need to know to be a successful breeder beyond just knowing how to whelp and raise puppies. Dog Breeders Professional Secrets tells you what it takes to be a successful and ethical dog breeder. Topics include networking, financial matters, acquiring breeding stock, kennel design, and many more. Sylvia Smart shares her real-life experiences (both good and bad) and explores dozens of issues that a prospective breeder must consider to build a high quality dog breeding business. This is a practical, educational book with a focus on doing things professionally, with lots of planning and forethought. And you'll learn how to be financially successful in your chosen profession all the while knowing that you have done it "the right way."
Author: Dr Vincent Ellwood
Publisher: Independently Published
Author: Ann Seranne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health
Author: Linda P. Case
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Dogs are a part of nearly 40 percent of United States households. With this in mind, author Linda P. Case has written the definitive textbook on dogs and their care. Completely updated and revised, the second edition of The Dog covers four areas of compelling interest: the bond between dogs and humans, canine behavior, canine health and disease, and canine nutrition. Aiming to enhance the human-dog bond, author Case uses clear, understandable writing to explain selective breeding, training principles, solution to common behavior problems, diet and nutrition, and preventative health care. Case liberally uses distinctive figures and tables, current references plus suggested readings, and a thorough glossary to aid in comprehension. More in-depth that most dog books, The Dog will prove to be an indispensable tool for undergraduate companion animal courses, veterinary technician courses, and dog care/training courses. In addition, it will serve as a valuable resource for professional breeders, trainers, exhibitors, and veterinary clinicians.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Author: Chris Walkowicz
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Look beyond the television image of a focused man or woman awarding ribbons and learn what it's really like to judge dogs! Chris Walkowicz, a successful exhibitor and respected AKC judge, explains with humor and warmth how she, and others as committed as she is, learn their craft. Find out how judges get started, build their skills, and acquire their judging credentials. And learn about all the other things a judge must master including travel hassels, finances, and record keeping. While writing in a light-hearted vein, Chris answers important questions. What do judges want from exhibitors? What do exhibitors want from judges? Learn from the author how to make the dog showing experience more successful for all.
Author: Marcus E. Curtis
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.
Author: Mrs. Leslie Williams
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
Category: Toy dogs
Author: Martin Coffman, DVM
Publisher: Wilderness Adventures Press
The author covers a step-by-step schedule for the lifetime care of an eight-week-old puppy to a senior dog of 18 years. He also covers the importance of breeding, how to select a dog for breeding and how to develop a solid breeding program.
So landen Unternehmen im Kampf um Kunden gezielte Treffer mit Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat & Co
Author: Gary Vaynerchuk
Category: Business & Economics
Für Unternehmen zählt heute vor allem eines: Wie verknüpfen sie ihr Produkt oder ihre Dienstleistung treffsicher mit den wichtigsten sozialen Medien und mobilen Geräten, damit sie zum Kunden kommen? Wie nutzen sie die Tools auf Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter und Tumblr so, dass ihr Geschäftsmodell bekannt wird? Gary Vaynerchuk nimmt sich Unternehmen quer durch alle Branchen vor und zeigt an ihrem Beispiel, was sie bereits richtig machen und was noch besser geht. Er bietet griffige Marketing-Strategien auf dem neuesten Stand. Für Marketing-Leute, die im Ring stehen. Und alle, die den perfekten Unternehmensauftritt für ihren rechten Haken nutzen wollen.
Author: D. Caroline Coile
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Pit Bulls have an image problem. If you’ve never been around Pit Bulls, you may think they are bloodthirsty man-eaters on the prowl for their next meal. If you’ve lived with one you know they are, indeed, on the prowl for their next meal – but they plan to get it by conning you out of your meal by doing something irresistibly cute! A breed of satin and steel, Pit Bulls are a mixture of softness and strength, an uncanny canine combination of fun, foolishness, and serious business. If you think Pit Bulls should be purged from the face of the earth, Pit Bulls For Dummies will enlighten you. Perhaps you're curious about this breed and want to know what Pit Bulls are really like; if so, this book is for you. Who else needs this handy reference? Smart people who realize that all breeds have good and bad points New (and not so new) owners who need help with training Owners looking for just the right veterinarian Potential owners looking to adopt from a breed-rescue group Pit Bull owners who need help identifying Pit Bull health problems Too many dog care books are filled with unrealistic scare tactics that would cause anyone to just give up, while others are filled with hand-me-down dog lore that has no basis in reality. You won't find any of that in Pit Bulls For Dummies. Here's a sampling of the handy information you'll find in this essential guide: Understanding the Pit Bull's origins and characteristics Caring for a puppy or older Pit Bull Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise Dealing with bad behavior: Biting, barking, jumping, and more Training your Pit Bull in the basics such as sit, stay, heel, and come Understanding Pit Bull body language Helping your dog become a social animal Owning a Pit Bull isn’t easy, but that’s not because of the dogs. A special commitment to the breed and a special dog owner are needed. Pit Bulls are pretty special dogs, and they have to prove it every day.
A Dog Breeder's Guide
Author: Myra Savant-Harris
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
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.
A Closer Look
Author: W. Joan Grant
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
A successful Finnish Spitz dog breeder writes about life with her champion Finnish Spitz in Canada. Joan started almost forty years ago by importing the eighth dog into Canada and retired recently, after exporting the very first foreign bred Finnish Spitz into Finland. This book is a wealth of information for anyone interested in raising quality puppies or the Finnish Spitz breed. Show more Show less
Author: Paula Johanson
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
In this easy-to-follow guide, readers are given creative ways to earn money working with animals in rural, suburban, and urban areas, such as at dude ranches, parks, wilderness trails, farms, animal hospitals, marinas, stables, kennels, and animal rescue centers. Those who love working with animals discover they can find jobs at breeders, slaughterhouses, historic replica villages, and animal rehabilitation centers, and can work as dog handlers, bird watchers, nature guides, pet caregivers, animal couriers, and animal trainers, among other positions. This insightful volume provides teens with practical ways to make a business plan, set goals, and promote their entrepreneurial skills in building on their interests in working with pets and animals and parlaying them into a lifelong and profitable career. Besides hands-on money-making tips, readers learn the benefits of volunteering and being a part of citizen science and animal activism for biodiversity, environmental justice, and green groups.