Health & Genetics
Dr. Gayle Watkins continues with the neonatal period of puppies - the first two weeks. Mothering, improving stress management as adults, Early Neurological Stimulation, Early Scent Introduction, Avoidance of Hip Dysplasia with proper whelping box traction.
Dr. Gayle Watkins from Avidog.com addresses the latest research on proper nutrition of the dam prior to breeding, and how the dam's nutrition affects immunity, temperament, and life-long health in our puppies. Blood tests for maternal immunity in puppies and vaccinations are discussed.
Straw, Sticks and Bricks - Understanding the blueprint to build a brick house foundation for better dogs. How breed history and the breed standard work together, form and function, and learning the language of the standard.