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Litter Evaluation

78 – Litter Evaluation Workshop: Recorded LIVE with Laura Reeves

Litter Evaluation Workshop Recorded LIVE with Laura Reeves focused on how to evaluate a puppy litter for structure, temperament, and breed standard.

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64 – Bloodhound Mantrailing and Canine Health Foundation Tick Program with Susan Hamil

  Bloodhound Mantrailing, Canine Health Foundation Tick Program and more with Susan Hamil Bloodhound Mantrailing vs. AKC Tracking Bloodhound Mantrailing is a Bloodhound Club breed specific performance trial that differs from AKC Tracking.  AKC Tracking is an all-breed event where the dog has to track every turn. Bloodhound Mantrailing does not have to indicate each…

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59 – Stud Dog Management #4: Foreign Affairs – Critical Tips Before You Import or Export Semen

Foreign Affairs – Critical Tips to Know Before Import or Export of Semen Every country has different requirements for import and export of semen and are constantly changing the rules! Blood Tests Some require blood testing prior to collection, some after collection, some after a waiting period. If that wasn’t enough, the tests vary and…

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56 – Stud Dog Series: Fresh, Fresh Chilled and Frozen – Do’s Don’t and Why-Nots

What’s Best for Your Stud Dog?
Fresh, Fresh Chilled or Frozen?
Semen Quality

Fresh is Best… but not always an option. Fresh semen, of lower quality, might need a little reproductive vet help to improve the chance of getting your bitch pregnant.

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55 – Seizures and Epilepsy: Genetic Testing for the Cause – Liz Hansen

  Canine Epilepsy: Bring the Breeders to the Scientists Liz Hansen, University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Genetics Lab, and breeder of Standard Schnauzers and Berger Picards, is helping to coordinate the international consortium on epilepsy. Affected and Family Members Blood Samples Needed DNA Banking of affected dogs and their immediate affected or non-affected…

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Stud Dog Series Management for Better Semen Production

53 – Stud Dog Series #2: Management for Better Semen Production

  Learn How to Increase Your Stud Dog’s “Stuff” Healthy Semen 101 Sirius Canine Fertility returns for Part 2 of our Stud Dog Series. LISTEN to episode #53 and learn: Reproductive Soundness Collection Do’s and Don’ts Environmental Conditions Stress Managing Stud Dogs around Breeding Bitches   READ FULL ARTICLE HERE SIRIUS CANINE FERTILITY

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52 – Simple Tips on Whelping Puppies: Myra Savant Harris

Whelping puppies is often panic time for even experienced breeders. Myra Savant Harris, RN, gives simple tips on the do’s and dont’s of whelping puppies. What is the green fluid and is it an emergency, to don’t swing the puppy, to gurgling pups, to stuck pups… Myra covers it all.

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51 – Finding the Genetic Test: Pat Fendley’s Fight Against Cerebellar Ataxia in Spinone Italiano

  But I Don’t Have Spinone Italiano’s? Every breed has something lurking in it’s DNA.  Pat Fendley’s sacrifice to “save” her breed is a lesson for all breeders. Cerebellar Ataxia Cerebellar Ataxia is a horrific disease that affect puppies.  They start with wobbling or stumbling.  Within months, the disease rapidly progresses until the young dog…

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50 – Stud Dog: Progesterone – 4 Part Series with Sirius Canine Fertility

Progesterone: Part 1 of 4 on Stud Dog Management Sirius Canine Fertility Welcome to the first of four Friday episodes on understanding stud dog management and insemination techniques. Bridgett Higginbothm, AKC Judge, Bulldog breeder, licensed Vet Tech, and owner of Sirius Canine Fertility (formerly ICSB Grass Valley) and Shannon Stone guest on PureDogTalk and answer…

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31 – Not a Gene Pool…a Gene Puddle: Betty-Anne Stenmark on Dandie Dinmont Terriers

  Mrs. Betty-Anne Stenmark Mrs. Betty-Anne Stenmark wrote the book on Dandie Dinmont Terriers…literally.  Under the King’s Mtn. kennel name, a long line of champions have been bred and an endangered breed preserved to this day. We don’t have a gene pool, we have a gene puddle. Dandie Dinmont Terriers are a low-entry breed.  A…

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