Monthly Archives: April 2016

Early Scent Introduction

I got an interesting question from a prospective puppy buyer. Do I use Early Scent Introduction (ESI) protocol with my litters? I never have but heard lots about it and am truly excited to experiment with it. ESI was developed by Gayle Watkins, … Continue reading

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Hip Dysplasia: Can a Shape and Surface of Whelping Box Prevent It?

Hip Dysplasia – Nature/Nurture Side of Things Hip dysplasia is one of those conditions that all dog breeders are very well aware of and have been making considerable efforts to eliminate. Almost every breed’s parent club recommends screening breeding stock for … Continue reading

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The Right Home for A Puppy is EVERYTHING

A breeder can give a puppy a great start but where it ends up is a credit to the dog’s owner. Continue reading

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