Continuing Education

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Imagine continuing education (CE) for breeders with follow-up materials that are relevant to real world experiences and challenges. A program that gives you the ability to develop the skills needed based on your dreams.

Already a breeder or just starting out?

Breeders, trainers and owners have found that breeding dogs, whelping litters and developing puppies has become knowledge-based which means that success requires quality information and the investment of time and effort. If you’re ready to learn more, there are a variety of seminars, reading materials and special videos that can meet your interests. You will learn that success in the dog world is a matter of learning skills. It takes one set of skills to breed, another set to exhibit and a third to judge. One set will not suffice for all three.

Find out more

To learn more about how you can pursue your dream of becoming a better breeder, exhibitor and owner review the past and current Newsletters, articles for breeder’s, dog books, DVD’s and the locations of our seminars.

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Attend a seminar

Our CE program for breeders is intended for adult learners and is not to be confused with basic adult education. It is not the kind of instruction offered to improve language skills or programs in vocational education or GED preparation. Instead, as the term suggests, it is assumed that each student is interested in learning whether just starting out or as an experienced breeder interested in continuing their education in the world of breeding, managing and showing dogs.

Distance learning and live seminars are another important ingredient of our programming. Both are designed to build skills and promote confidence. Our continuing education is designed to develop a better understanding about pedigree analysis and how to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of sires and dams. For those not able to attend a seminar, learning occurs at a slower pace via the selected list of articles and breeder newsletters. All are available 24/7.

About the Author

Carmen L Battaglia holds a Ph.D. and Masters Degree from Florida State University. As an AKC judge, researcher and writer, he has been a leader in promotion of breeding better dogs and has written many articles and several books.Dr. Battaglia is also a popular TV and radio talk show speaker. His seminars on breeding dogs, selecting sires and choosing puppies have been well received by the breed clubs all over the country.