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  1. Need help picking a 1 male puppy out of a litter.

    Hello everyone, although im pretty new on the forum and this is my first time posting, id just like to say this is the best site on the web! So this is my issue, on February 4th I had a litter of five puppies. They currently are eight weeks old as of tuesday. Only three of the puppies remain, 2...

    Started by jdkennels‎, 04-03-2014 09:13 PM
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  2. Sorrell dogs

    Is anyone still using this line and how are they producing? Sent from my LG-MS695 using Tapatalk 2

    Started by nobe415‎, 04-04-2014 07:11 PM
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  3. What Does Population Genetics Have To Do With Breeding Dogs?

    What Does Population Genetics Have To Do With Breeding Dogs? 02/02/2014 by Carol Beuchat PhD For most of history, people bred dogs to produce a particular type suitable for work, companionship, or whatever, and knowledge about genes and the principles of inheritance were used to improve...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-09-2014 11:58 AM
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    04-10-2014, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  4. The Pox of Popular Sires

    The Pox of Popular Sires by Carol Beuchat PhD The most common admonition of the geneticist to the dog breeder is to "avoid the Popular Sire Syndrome". At the same time, the most common advice from breeder to breeder is "breed the best to best". So the conundrum is obvious and the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-09-2014 11:28 AM
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  5. Red face Ed reid

    I am looking for any info articles on ed reid and ed reid bred dogs. I know one of his most famous dogs is skipper Rom. I also know he was the first or one of the first people to import APBTs into the UK and has a Kennel club in the UK. I guess what I am looking for is if anybody has any of his...

    Started by killadev300‎, 05-06-2010 10:14 AM
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    04-09-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  6. The Surprising Economics Of Purchasing A Purebred Puppy

    How Much Is That Doggie In The Window? The Surprising Economics Of Purchasing A Purebred Puppy Allen St. John Contributor The song got it right. As much as dog lovers melt over a cute, cuddly puppy, when it comes time to actually buy a dog, price sensitivity enters into it. In a recent, very...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-07-2014 09:49 AM
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    04-08-2014, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Chasing Dead Dogs

    I'd like to get some opinions on breeding to chase a dead dog. Inbreeding to the point where a dog that has been gone over a decade, can be counted over and over with zero outs. How harmful is this practice and when does it get to the point when you have to let this dog go and look to the...

    Started by Naustroms‎, 02-03-2010 09:26 PM
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  8. Why You Need Population Genetics: the 'Elevator Pitch'

    Why You Need Population Genetics: the "Elevator Pitch" by Carol Beuchat, PhD 1) All the useful genetic variation your breed will ever have was in the dogs that founded the breed. This genetic diversity is finite. 2) Each generation, alleles can be lost by chance (this is called "genetic...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-07-2014 11:48 AM
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    04-07-2014, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  9. Genetic Management of Dog Breed Populations

    Genetic Management of Dog Breed Populations 02/21/2014 By Ed. J. Gubbels Population Geneticist Genetic Counseling Services The Netherlands Genetic Counselling Services, expertisecentrum voor de fokkerij en houderij van gezelschapsdieren In the course of the second half of the 19th century...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-07-2014 10:15 AM
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  10. 10 - 10 - 80 Rule of Breeding

    Disclaimer : This is only one of the practices I have adopted in breeding. I am sharing it mainly for new comers but it is NO way an assertion or claim to be a golden rule that all should follow. The numbers can vary based on person to person and the resources and people available to each. ...

    Started by YoungLion‎, 04-02-2014 10:43 AM
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    04-05-2014, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  11. Black nose throwbacks

    I'm just wondering if anyone has some advice on two red nose dogs throwing black nose pups? The litter is half red nose half black. I've heard mixed things just wondering what the chances are of such high percentage of black nose pups?

    Started by crossbones‎, 03-11-2014 12:26 AM
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    04-05-2014, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  12. Who Here Has Successfully Inbred Their Dogs?

    Who Here Has Successfully Inbred Their Dogs? When i say successfully i mean the offspring are close to as good as the parents or even better, no major defects, And if you have had success with inbreeding how tight did you get before it went bad?

    Started by bounty‎, 04-16-2013 06:34 AM
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  13. Favourite kennel in the EU ?

    Hi, what's yours favourites kennel in the EU ? and why ?

    Started by littlerascals‎, 05-10-2013 04:01 PM
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  14. The Best Available to You

    Yesterday I had a " conversation" with a partner of mine who tried to convince me the "best" dogs can't be found in the states. Now if you know me then you know I had to strongly disagree. Below were my points. Comments and opinions are welcomed. 1. The term best is subjective 2. There is no...

    Started by YoungLion‎, 03-24-2014 11:18 AM
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  15. DNA Smokescreen of Genetics

    DNA SMOKESCREEN OF GENETICS by Barbara J. Andrews, Publisher - TheDogPlace.org , with a little help from BILL ANDREWS Just when you think you understand Canine Genetics, DNA, and words like phenotype & genotype, someone hands you common sense about breeding dogs.

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-02-2014 12:22 PM
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  16. Midnight cowboy /boomerang boyles bolio crosses

    Just wondering who's running them these days looking for dogs down from j Nelson j deloach r Ramsey f Cochran the real stuff

    Started by Shortycowboy46‎, 03-26-2014 04:58 PM
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    04-02-2014, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  17. The best dogs in your life.

    Think about the best dogs you ever had. How did you come by them? The best dogs I ever had were given to me by their breeder! Deal was if I did not like them or could not keep them for what ever reason they went back to the breeder. Most all (except for 1) the dogs I ever paid good money for...

    Started by olddog‎, 03-19-2014 03:08 PM
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    03-31-2014, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  18. Aklass Kennel

    Anyone deal with this kennel before, they seem to have some good termite blood. Since I am not from the US, any recommendations or help would be appreciated.

    Started by ducho13‎, 01-23-2013 09:06 AM
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    03-30-2014, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  19. how is it possible i have a blue puppy born from this breeding

    my $#@! just dropped a beautiful litter but im wondering why one pup is blue... the mom is a rednose, and the dad is somewhat like that ol' ironhead dog. I know the parents and I know that the people I got em from don't really touch that blue stuff when aiming for their game stock. I even kept my...

    Started by whitesheep‎, 01-13-2014 09:17 PM
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  20. The name in front of the dog

    THE NAME IN FRONT OF THE DOG This is an important subject to me. I started buying pit bull terriers in 1968. Back then, most people put their own name in front of any dog they purchased. For example: if Mr. Smith buys a dog called Carver's PETE from Mr. Carver, then Mr. Smith would call this...

    Started by Dr. Lector‎, 01-22-2012 01:05 PM
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  21. american freedom kennels

    does this kennel produces good quality pups?

    Started by popcorn23‎, 11-02-2010 06:40 PM
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  22. Ukc

    Why or why not would you register with UKC ?

    Started by JP38‎, 03-13-2014 10:27 PM
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  23. Earl jr dogs

    Hi,does anyone have the contact details of Cobbins.Cobbins Sir Charles out of Frank White belonged to him.Would like to get in contact with him.On that note,anyone have good Earl jr/Cocoa dogs.Show us your pics and peds.Regards YIS.

    Started by escobedo‎, 02-20-2014 01:06 PM
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  24. Neither of my dogs killed a shelter dog

    A big thanks to dog lover (and Facebook friend) Michelle Gonsalves, for this well worded commentary on “purebred dogs creating shelter dogs”. We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Over the years there’s been a growing number of uninformed voices rallying against the wonderful LOVING world of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-17-2014 10:13 AM
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  25. stars n bars knls

    Anybody dealt wit them

    Started by YoungLion‎, 09-20-2013 10:21 AM
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  26. Noob dog question

    want to see what you think of this dog. Fianc*e gave him to me

    Started by SamWhite‎, 02-26-2014 10:39 PM
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    03-16-2014, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  27. New Pup!

    Can I get everyone's opinion on how she is bred? I say she is scatter bred. Some say RedBoy/Frisco/Eli. She's 7 months old, 18lbs. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by GS Bulldogs‎, 03-03-2014 04:31 PM
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  28. You can't get back time.

    When you have actually been around & you have more than an IQ of 3, you will more than likely have you own line with in & no later than 10years of dealing with these dogs. I doesn't take much nor is it that hard to find dogs worth breeding on re-guard less of what your doing with these dogs. It...

    Started by ziggy311‎, 01-19-2014 11:25 AM
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    03-03-2014, 03:17 AM Go to last post
  29. Frank d's clay


    Started by FrankDublin‎, 12-18-2012 09:14 PM
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  30. brother/sister breeding question

    hey,guys I have a question.when breeding bro/sis full not half, lets say to tighten the blood in generation wise does it say pushes the 4th up to the third so to speak just wanted thoughts,mainly facts on this matter. No such thing as stupid questions except the one not asked right!!

    Started by bosboy‎, 02-14-2014 11:32 AM
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    02-19-2014, 03:56 AM Go to last post

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