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A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing their responsibilities to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered include: Choosing brood stock based on health, quality, and conditioning Practical DNA use, and Canine Health Information Center (CHIC) surveys and data storage to improve the selection of healthy brood stock and puppies Potential breeding problems Artificial insemination Pregnancy and its duration Stages of labor Normal and Cesarean-section births, and how to assist in both Nutrition of dams and puppies Neonatal puppy care . . . and much more
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