Breeding & Whelping

Dr. Gayle Watkins and Avidog use technology to bring online puppy and breeder courses to dog lovers around the world. PDT producer Mary Albee uses the Avidog system to breed, whelp, raise and train healthy puppies.

Dog Shows

The Dog Show Superintendents Association was formed in 2002 to represent professional AKC licensed superintendents in all important matters impacting superintendents and the Dog Fancy..

NAIA Conference Oct 26-28, 2018, orlando, florida

Preparations are in full swing as we gear up for our 27th National Conference in Orlando. – Animal Nation! This year promises to be more informative and impactful than ever before! In addition to a robust line-up of renowned presenters and professionals who will introduce new ideas and innovative strategies for achieving success.


Take The Lead provides direct services, support and care for people in the sport of purebred dogs who suffer the devastation of life-threatening or terminal illness. Perhaps no one can describe who we are and what we do better than someone we have helped along the way.