What is it about?
Becoming a dog breeder is a significant undertaking. And there is so much more you need to know to be a successful breeder beyond just knowing how to whelp and raise puppies. Dog Breeders Professional Secrets tells you what it takes to be a successful and ethical dog breeder. Topics include networking, financial matters, acquiring breeding stock, kennel design, and many more. Sylvia Smart shares her real-life experiences (both good and bad) and explores dozens of issues that a prospective breeder must consider to build a high quality dog breeding business. This is a practical, educational book with a focus on doing things professionally, with lots of planning and forethought. And you’ll learn how to be financially successful in your chosen profession all the while knowing that you have done it “the right way.”
More about Sylvia
Sylvia has bred champion Labrador Retrievers, specialising in top quality hunting dogs and healthy, robust, sweet tempered companion dogs. She is the author of Whelping Healthy Puppies DVD and mentors and advises other professional breeders.
When was it published? 2009
Who published it? Dogwise Publishing
Illustrations- Black and white photographs
THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
“There are tricks of every trade, including Dog Breeding. “Dog Breeders Professional Secrets: Ethical Breeding Practices” is a guide for potential dog breeders who want to get into the business and avoid breaking the industry taboos. A step by step guide to getting started, handling the business side of the trade, networking, and other vital elements one would need to get started and stay ethical in an industry where falling off the path is so easy. “Dog Breeders Professional Secrets” is enhanced with resource list, indexes, and more, making an absolute must for would be dog breeders.” James A. Cox