Seminar Homework

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Complete questions a-i before you make the decision to breed.

For the next bitch you plan to breed:
a. Her littermates: ____ males ____female   (If not known -5pts)
b. Their conformation - Stick Dog Pedigree   (if competed __/__/____) + 15 pts
c. Their health history - Symbols Pedigree    (if competed __/__/____) + 15 pts
d. Based on a - c list 4 of her strengths   (if listed + 10 pts)
1. ______________________________
2. ______________________________
3. ______________________________
4. ______________________________

e. List her 4 weaknesses   (if listed + 10 pts)
1. ______________________________
2. ______________________________
3. ______________________________
4. ______________________________

The Sire considered for the bitch above:
f. Number of littermates ____males ____females   (If not known - 5 pts)
g. Their conformation - Stick Dog Pedigree.   (If completed __/__/____ + 15 pts)
h. There health history - Symbols Chart Pedigree   (If completed __/__/____ + 15 pts)
i. Based on f - h list 4 of his strengths (if listed + 10pts)
1. ______________________________
2. ______________________________
3. ______________________________
4. ______________________________

j. List his 4 weaknesses   (if listed + 10 pts)
1. ______________________________
2. ______________________________
3. ______________________________
4. ______________________________

Is your bitch
____ line bred   (+ 10pts)
____ inbred   (+ 10pts)
____ outcrossed   (+ 5pts)

The candidate sire:
____ line bred   (+ 10pts)
____ inbred   (+ 10pts)
____ outcrossed   (+ 5pts)

Total ____ pts

1 - 40pts is high risk
41 - 60 pts is medium risk
61 + pts is low risk