"This two hour video program was made for breeders who want to see and learn about breeding. It's a full length seminar with television enhancements. It's also a resource tool with illustrations that will walk you through the breeding process. The popularity of this program confirms that it should be part of every breeder’s library".
"Breeding Better Dogs" shows you how to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of pedigrees in a clear and easy-to-understand style.
"Breeding Better Dogs" begins by addressing common misconceptions regarding dog breeding, and genetics. It also explains how the novice or seasoned professional, can take the guesswork out of breeding.
It discusses the problems of:
- Predicting Traits in in Puppies
- Pedigree Analysis
- Stud dog & Brood bitch selections
- The focus then shifts to the process of selecting sires and dams to serve as a solid foundation of your dog breeding program.
By learning how to study pedigrees, you'll learn WHAT they convey and HOW useful are they.
The subsequent chapters discuss the "Stick Dog and Color Chart Method" - a five-step system which serves as a guide to making proper choices in your program, thus saving time and money on dogs with little promise.
Additionally, there are over sixty photographs, charts, tables and illustrations to demonstrate exactly how to utilize this system.
Rounding out this comprehensive guide is information on:
- Choosing the Best Puppy
- Coat Pigmentation
- Breeding Alternatives
- Analyzing Show Information
- AKC Rules for Registration
- Record Keeping