Breeding



Breeding “The Sporting Dog”



Raising pit bulls to produce the match dog is extremely expensive and time consuming. With this thought in mind, one needs to set their goals in perspective if one wants


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Choosing your Bloodline



If you are just getting started in the “dog game”, one of the toughest decisions you will have to make is, which family or families of dogs to start with.


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BREEDING AND THE STUD DOG



Well, in spite of all being said let’s face it, it is a rare breeder who doesn’t keep a stud dog or two or three or more and as with


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Outcrossing



* All of the information below is from the book "The Complete Game Dog" - Ed and Chris Faron* "An outcross is taking two dogs that are basically unrelated and


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PERFORMANCE TITLE BLINDNESS BY MEANBEAN



When I was in the breeding game only a couple of years I quickly skipped over the breedings in the SDJ that didn’t had familiar names or lots of titles


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THE PURITY OBSESSION



But what about dog breeds? Here again, purity is an obsession. As an example, any individual of a breed that is bred to a dog of a different breed produces


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IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENT AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE GENETIC MAKE UP OF OUR DOGS



Our findings suggest that unpredictable food access caused seemingly adaptive responses in feeding behavior, which may have been transmitted to the offspring by means of epigenetic mechanisms, including regulation of


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BREEDING THE GAMEDOG



Best to Best Some people firmly believe in breeding ‘best to best’ which (as the description implies) involves breeding together dogs which most closely fit the ideal of what you


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PEDIGREE INFATUATION



What is it about a dogs pedigree that fascinates people so much? Is it because people base their dogs worth on the accomplishments of their dogs ancestors? Is it because


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BREEDING AND THE BROOD BITCH BY JACK KELLY



The brood bitch is the single most important ingredient you can possess, if you want to be a breeder of high quality Bull Terriers. The most obvious reason, of course,


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THE MYTH OF ''BEST TO BEST'' EXPLAINED!!!



Hi folks, in following up as promised, and especially on my last sentence at the very end of my last posted article here a short explanation of the Myth of breeding best


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IMPORTANCE OF PEDIGREE



Hi folks, how often do we hear the ignorants babbel about they don’t breed by peds, they breed on performance. Now,usually this “breeders” are or to lazy to study or simply lack


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PLANNED BREEDING



This is a compilation of the articles Mr. Brackett wrote for Dog World Magazine and which won for him the Dog Writers’ Association Award as the best non-professional work in


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USING COLOR TYPE SELECTION



Many times colour type selection has been overlooked in breeding game dogs, especially in the USA where I went to visit big yards of dogs from 35 up to 250


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