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: 7823

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.

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: 3980

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

Dog Breeding, Whelping and Puppy Care

Author: Gary England

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118414357

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 6448

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 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: 7786

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

The Complete Book of Dog Breeding

Author: Dan Rice

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764138874

Category: Pets

Page: 186

View: 9409

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.

Puppy Intensive Care

A Breeder's Guide to Care of Newborn Puppies

Author: Myra Savant-Harris

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242913

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 6469

If puppies are on the way, you want those newborns to have the best possible chance of survival and good health by being prepared. You can't count on a vet being available, so breeders need to learn these skills. Learn how to administer simple but effective measures to help puppies in distress. Described in friendly, non-technical terms from a long-time breeder.

Canine Reproduction and Whelping

A Dog Breeder's Guide

Author: Myra Savant-Harris

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242379

Category: Pets

Page: 77

View: 8692

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.

Canine and Feline Theriogenology

Author: Shirley Dianne Johnston,Margaret V. Root Kustritz,Patricia Schultz Olson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780721656076

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 9127

CANINE AND FELINE THERIOGENOLOGY is the only comprehensive, up-to-date textbook on small animal reproduction available. Veterinary management of normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in the male and female dog and cat are covered in detail, including such topics as sexual differentiation and normal anatomy, breeding management, use of chilled and frozen semen, pregnancy and parturition, neonatal care, clinical approach to infertility, and diseases of each of the reproductive organs. Some chapters address the pet overpopulation problem in the United States and approaches to population control in these species. This book is an invaluable resource to veterinarians, veterinary students, and others interested in companion animal reproduction.

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Author: David Wroblewski

Publisher: Bond Street Books

ISBN: 0307371891

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 1045

A riveting family saga, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy’s epic journey into the wild. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong companion. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelle's once-peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm – and into Edgar's mother’s affections. Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar tries to prove Claude played a role in his father's death, but his plan backfires, spectacularly. Edgar flees into the vast wilderness lying beyond the farm. He comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him. But his need to face his father’s murderer, and his devotion to the Sawtelle dogs, turn Edgar ever homeward. Wroblewski is a master storyteller, and his breathtaking scenes – the elemental north woods, the sweep of seasons, an iconic American barn, a ghost made of falling rain – create a family saga that is at once a brilliantly inventive retelling of Hamlet, an exploration of the limits of language, and a compulsively readable modern classic. From the Hardcover edition.

Breeding Dogs For Dummies

Author: Richard G. Beauchamp

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068632

Category: Pets

Page: 336

View: 2586

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.

A Reading Course in Homeric Greek

Author: Raymond V. Schoder,Vincent C. Horrigan

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585107042

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 452

View: 7077

A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book One, Third Edition is a revised edition of the well respected text by Frs. Schoder and Horrigan. This text provides an introduction to Ancient Greek language as found in the Greek of Homer. Covering 120 lessons, readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book. Honor work, appendices, and vocabularies are included, along with review exercises for each chapter with answers.

The Past Before Us

Author: Romila Thapar

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674726510

Category: History

Page: 758

View: 6159

The claim that India--uniquely among civilizations--lacks historical writing distracts us from a more pertinent question: how to recognize the historical sense of societies whose past is recorded in ways very different from European conventions. Romila Thapar, a distinguished scholar of ancient India, guides us through a panoramic survey of the historical traditions of North India, revealing a deep and sophisticated consciousness of history embedded in the diverse body of classical Indian literature. The history recorded in such texts as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata is less concerned with authenticating persons and events than with presenting a picture of traditions striving to retain legitimacy amid social change. Spanning an epoch from 1000 BCE to 1400 CE, Thapar delineates three strains of historical writing: an Itihasa-Purana tradition of Brahman authors; a tradition composed mainly by Buddhist and Jaina monks and scholars; and a popular bardic tradition. The Vedic corpus, the epics, the Buddhist canon and monastic chronicles, inscriptional evidence, regional accounts, and literary forms such as royal biographies and drama are all scrutinized afresh--not as sources to be mined for factual data but as genres that disclose how Indians of ancient times represented their own past to themselves.

The Story of Joseph and Judah, the Masterpiece Study Series, Vol. 1

Author: Warren Austin Gage,Christopher Barber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780976926405

Category: Bible

Page: 154

View: 3540

The Story of Joseph and Judah is Volume 1 of The Masterpiece Study Series, which will teach you to see the Word of God with new eyes, revealing the beauty and complexity of the Scripture. Each volume is adaptable for individual or group study. Using the latest insights from the original language text, you will examine the Bible like a great work of art, created by God Himself. You will be changed as you discover the beauty of this masterpiece, and will be drawn closer to the heart of the Master Artist behind it.

Born to Win, Breed to Succeed

Author: Patricia Craige Trotter

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1621870715

Category: Pets

Page: 424

View: 2346

The most important book on dog breeding and showing ever written just got bigger and better! Complete with new and updated content by Patricia Craige Trotter, who won her signature breed group at Westminster a record-breaking ten times, Born to Win, Breed to Succeed, 2nd edition is now the most inclusive how-to guide on dog shows ever written. This full-color edition feature’s updated and revised information on everything from tips for breeders, owners, and handlers to the proper documentation of your breeding program. In addition to the expanded content, this book also contains more than 400 color photographs of historic and current show dogs with informational sidebars.

Shiver

Author: Maggie Stiefvater

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407129406

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 1063

Grace is fascinated by the wolves in the woods behind her house; one yellow-eyed wolf in particular. Every winter, she watches him, but every summer, he disappears. Sam leads two lives. In winter, he stays in the frozen woods, with the protection of the pack. In summer, he has a few precious months to be human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again. When Grace and Sam finally meet, they realize they can't bear to be apart. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human - or risk losing himself, and Grace, for ever.

The Highlands of Ethiopia

Author: Sir William Cornwallis Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ethiopia

Page: 392

View: 9952

Soldier Dog

Author: Sam Angus

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250018641

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 249

View: 3358

Follows the World War I experiences of Stanley, who upon joining the war effort to escape his father is assigned to the experimental War Dog School, where he trains a Great Dane with whom he attempts to find his missing soldier brother.