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Breeding Dogs For Dummies

Breeding Dogs For Dummies by Richard G. Beauchamp
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So what’s the big deal about breeding purebreds? You put twocompatible dogs alone together in a room, lower the lights, put aBarry White CD on the stereo and voila, two months lateryou’ve got yourself a litter of purebreds—and the restis gravy, right? Not quite. Simply breeding dogs takes considerablespace, time, and capital. Consistently breeding mentally andphysically sound purebreds, on the other hand, is a labor of lovethat involves all of the above and a whole lot more. If you reallylove dogs then you need to consult with an expert on the manyresponsibilities, rules, and regulations dog breeding entailsbefore you take the leap. And that’s where Breeding DogsFor Dummies comes in.

Written by Rick Beauchamp, professional breeder, exhibitor, andauthor of numerous books on the care and feeding of purebred dogs,Breeding Dogs For Dummies fills you in on every facet of thebusiness. Packed with priceless insider tips and expert advice andguidance, 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 yourdogs
  • 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 willensure your dogs’ health and enhance their lineage for funand profit. Topics covered in detail include:

  • Selecting breeding stock and keeping track of breed types
  • Understanding purebred genetics and genotypecharacteristics
  • Finding and selecting the right stud dog and brood bitch
  • Prenatal care, whelping, and raising puppies
  • Running a successful dog breeding business—including tipson budgeting, taxes, registration, charting, planning litters,transactions, sales contracts, and more

Breeding puppies involves many responsibilities, but it can alsobe one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences of yourlife. Make sure that it is—order a copy of Breeding DogsFor Dummies today.

Wiley; April 2011
336 pages; ISBN 9781118068632
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Author: Richard G. Beauchamp
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