Safe Puppy Evaluations

SAFE PUPPY EVALUATIONS Many breeders, such as myself, grade our puppies at around 8 weeks old. The official “puppy grading” is when the breeder and the breeder’s friends, mentors and peers get together to look at each puppy as a group and as individuals and decide which puppies are show Read more…

Keeping, Raising and Showing Littermates

KEEPING, RAISING AND SHOWING LITTERMATES I recently did a Facebook live where Andrea Stone, a fellow Show Dog Prep School fellow instructor and I discussed keeping, raising and showing littermates. Interestingly, among professional trainers there is a popular opinion that raising littermates together is a dangerous thing to do and Read more…