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Nominated for Excellence in Books by the Dogs Writers Association of America (DWAA) 2015. Staying organized is an important part of being a responsible breeder. Wouldn't it be nice to have all the details of your litters recorded in one place to consult at a moment's notice? A Breeder's Companion, with space for 12 litters, was designed with that in mind.Here's a peek at what you will find inside: The book begins with useful information to help you prepare for and whelp a litter and includes a whelping equipment checklist, care tips for mother and pups, puppy development and socialization information, healthy pup vs sick pup chart, and a perpetual whelping chart. The main section of the book includes the following for each litter--sire and dam information; whelping, temperature, and weight charts; supplemental feeding charts; deworming and vaccination chart; space to note puppy evaluations; new owner information, and a photo memory page for your precious litter! The book ends with space to record Emergency Contact numbers and includes a Resource Page. Designed to help breeder's meet AKC requirements for record keeping. Beautifully illustrated and well written.
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In "A Breeder's Companion," Leila Grandemange has put together an excellent handbook which will be of great assistance to both novice and experienced breeders alike. Step by step she goes through various stages of whelping a litter while providing charts to note details. Having seen the benefits of recording our litters for over 35 years, I feel this is indeed a most useful and essential workbook for any dedicated breeder. - Dennis Homes, breeder-judge, author******"A Breeder's Companion" is an invaluable resource for conscientious breeders, both new and experienced. The multiple record keeping charts and practical information will be a go-to resource each time you are blessed with a litter of puppies. - Jamie Adkins, DVMAbout the Author:
Leila Grandemange is a freelance writer, poet, and the author of several charming books. She is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) and winner of the 2013 prestigious AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award. Her articles and poetry have also received DWAA Special Award Nomination Certificates for the Adoptashelter.com Adopt a Homeless Dog Award, and the James Colasanti, Jr.Poetry Award. In 2014 and 2015 the DWAA presented Leila with Certificates of Nomination for excellence in the writing competition category of books. Leila writes for dog related publications such as The Royal Spaniels and the CKCSC USA National Bulletin. Her writing projects touch on the incredible human-canine bond and its connection to God, responsible dog ownership, and life-lessons learned from her dogs.
Previously a professional ballet dancer and teacher, Leila now enjoys numerous activities with her dogs including conformation dog shows, freestyle, and pet therapy. She established Grandville Cavaliers in 2002 and is recognized as an AKC Breeder of Merit. Leila has a BA in Christian Education and a teaching degree in classical ballet. All these experiences, combined with her love for God, family, and the dogs she adores, are threads woven into her writing. Warm and personal, her writing style will surely appeal to readers of all ages.
Visit her blog at PawzandPray.com.
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