Becoming A Breeder

Learning the Breed Standard

 ABC’s of Breeding Course

Learning Pedigree Analysis

Collecting and Utilizing Phenotypic. . . .

https://www.ofa.org/pdf/hovanart.pdf

Worldwide International Leonberger Database

Intro to the Worldwide International Leonberger Database

Using the Mean Kinship Tool on the Worldwide Independent Leonberger Database

Using the Trial Pedigree Tool on the Worldwide Independent Leonberger Database

 Learning Canine Anatomy

Understanding Fronts by Richard Beauchamps. . . .

https://chihuahuaworld.jimdofree.com/library/gretchen-bernardi-an-eye-for-a-dog-the-art-and-science-of-judging-en/richard-g-beauchamp-understanding-fronts-en/

The All Important (And Neglected) Upper Arm by Richard Beauchamps . . . .

https://chihuahuaworld.jimdofree.com/library/gretchen-bernardi-an-eye-for-a-dog-the-art-and-science-of-judging-en/richard-g-beauchamp-the-all-important-and-neglected-upper-arm-en/

Learning Genetics

Practical Genetics for Breeding with Dr. Jerold Bell

Part 1. . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrrlb2ltri8

Part 2. . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j1N78reGhw

Health tests/CHIC

Guide to Leonberger Health Testing Requirements. . . .

https://www.ofa.org/recommended-tests?breed=LB

General Breeding Knowledge

How We Must Change as Breeders and Why – A Football Field of Dogs. . . .

https://rufflyspeaking.wordpress.com/2009/02/14/a-football-field-of-dogs-health-testingyeah-you-know-im-going-to-stir-this-pot/

Breeding for the Difference by Carmen Battaglia. . . .

https://breedingbetterdogs.com/article/breeding-difference

Bitches- Show Career or Whelping Box by Richard Beauchamp. . . .

https://chihuahuaworld.jimdofree.com/library/gretchen-bernardi-an-eye-for-a-dog-the-art-and-science-of-judging-en/richard-g-beauchamp-bitches-show-career-or-whelping-box-en/

Brackett’s Formula. . . .

https://breedingbetterdogs.com/article/brackets-formula

Dog Breeding, A Struggle Against Mediocrity by Richard Beauchamps. . . .

https://chihuahuaworld.jimdofree.com/library/gretchen-bernardi-an-eye-for-a-dog-the-art-and-science-of-judging-en/richard-g-beauchamp-dog-breeding-a-struggle-against-mediocrity-en/

Looking for a Mate

Selecting Sires by Carmen Battaglia . . . .

https://breedingbetterdogs.com/article/choosing-right-sire

Shapeshifting Genes: The Surprising Third Side of the Nature vs Nurture Debate by Jane Killion. . . .

https://shoppuppyculture.com/pages/shape-shifting-genes-1

Preparing For Breeding

Brucellosis in Dogs. . . .

https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/canine-brucellosis

Breeding

Dr. Hutchinson’s Reproductive Seminar

https://dpca.org/BreedEd/dr-hutchisons-reproductive-seminar/

Breeding Activity Form 1- Found in LCA Members Only Site

Rearing

Ovulation Timing and Preventing Fading Puppies

https://shoppuppyculture.com/pages/fading-puppy-1

Developmental Stages

https://www.diamondsintheruff.com/developmental-stages

Early Neurological Stimulation

https://breedingbetterdogs.com/article/early-neurological-stimulation

The Enrichment Effect: Calm Hearts and Strong Minds by Jane Killion

https://shoppuppyculture.com/pages/the-enrichment-effect

Health

Puppy Fitness That Fits Then Puppy

https://shoppuppyculture.com/pages/age-appropriate-exercise

http://www.akc.org/news/new-treatment-offers-hope-for-dogs-with-heart-disease/

https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/new-treatment-offers-hope-dogs-heart-disease/

Behavior

He Just Wants To Say Hi

https://suzanneclothier.com/article/just-wants-say-hi/

Puppy Culture

https://shoppuppyculture.com/pages/the-learning-center

Resources