Tag Archives: Breeding

Canine fertility, reproduction and IVDD Seminar – thanks to the Dachshund Club of Wales

The Dachshund Club of Wales hosted a health seminar in Chepstow, today. The speaker was Professor Alexandru Raul Pop from Romania. Alexandru is a vet, breeder and Basset exhibitor so he brought a brilliant combination of veterinary expertise as well as a down-to-earth breeder’s perspective. The morning presentation covered canine fertility and reproduction with lots …

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Warning: New products to be launched to help breeders who want “rare coloured” puppies!

It has come to our attention that a major hair dye manufacturer is working on a range of dog products targeted at Dachshund breeders. Apparently, their market research has identified a significant increase in demand for Blue and Isabella coloured Dachshunds, in particular, over the past 2 years. Demand for Double Dapple and Piebald Dachshunds …

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2015 Breeder Education Seminars from the KC & Royal Canin

The Kennel Club and ROYAL CANIN® are running a series of educational seminars on dog breeding, featuring the latest discoveries and advice on: Health issues; Breeding practices; Scientific developments to help breeders and their puppy rearing programmes. – See more here.

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Anti Puppy Farming petition is now UK’s No.1 e-petition

Have you signed Marc the Vet’s e-petition against Puppy Farming? Marc Abraham’s PupAid government e-petition against puppy farming, started back in May 2013, is now the UK’s No. 1 e-petition, as well as the biggest pet welfare e-petition of all time with almost 90,000 signatures.  The PupAid campaign together with its high profile celebrity supporters (including Ricky Gervais, …

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It’s the end of Puppy Awareness Week, but do puppies have secret powers?

The Kennel Club’s national Puppy Awareness Week (PAW) ended today (14th September).  PAW aims to make sure that puppies live healthy, happy lives with suitable owners. The focus is on making sure that you get the right dog for your lifestyle and that you buy from a reputable breeder. There is lots of sound advice …

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