Preservation Breeders

23 – Our Breeds are Endangered: Preservation Breeding-Bill Shelton

Purebred Dogs Headed for Extinction?

The need for Preservation Breeding has never been greater.  Not only has science revealed genetic traits and health testing, but the need for learning how to integrate genetic mapping into tradition breeding traditions.

AKC Judge Bill Shelton of Coventry Corgis and co-breeder Dr. Beckie Williams, DVM with special interest in reproduction, highlight this concept.


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16 – Bill Shelton: How to Create a Family of Dogs

AKC Judge and Breeder Mr. William Shelton - Coventry Corgis

Bill Shelton, a long time breeder of Pembroke Welsh Corgis, lecturer on Canine Anatomy, dog writer, is also an advocate of preservation breeders and the future of our breed's gene pools.

Dr. Beckie Williams - Coventry Corgis - obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1985. She practices in Yorba Linda, CA and has a special interest in reproduction - breeding, whelping and neonatal car.

Coventry Corgis is renowned for generations of Championship Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and received the Winkie Award for Breeder of the Year in 2013.

Bill Shelton and Dr. "Beckie" also share a mutual interest in the restoration of their classic Craftsman homes in a National Historic District.



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