This up-to date compendium includes knowledge necessary for a
successful breeding and therefore is a useful companion for
beginners and for experienced breeders.
It covers all important topics: which dogs to breed from
(and which not), the cycle of the bitch, how to determinate the right time for breeding, gestation, nutrition, development of the puppies before and after birth and delivery to the new owners. There is also a detailed chapter for stud dog owners including breeding confirmation, cooperation with breeders, breed support and legal issues.
The reader will find additional chapters about clubs and societies, exhibitions, finding interested puppy buyers in times of digital media, own training, research and dog sports.
The practical orientated guide also offers clear checklists and contract templates and is an essential help for each breeder.
Sabine König is a breeder of German Pinscher that are successfully shown on exhibitions. Her puppies are popular with dog lovers and breeders worldwide. An open communication is very important to her which she wants to pass in this book. Sonja Umbach owns a multiple honored stud dog. She wants to encourage people to get involved in the dog breeding and gives tips how to find suitable puppy buyers.