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A Breeder's Companion: Record Keeping for Your Dogs' Litters

Leila Grandemange

Nominated for Excellence in Books by the Dogs Writers Association of America (DWAA) 2015.

NEW UPDATED! 2nd Edition

Record keeping for dog breeders just got easier with this beautiful award-nominated record-keeping book packed with puppy whelping records, newborn puppy care tips, and mom care. Available in paperback and hardcover! Beautifully written and well-illustrated.

"It gives me great pleasure to recommend Leila's useful and comprehensive new book, A Breeder's Companion. Everyone contemplating breeding and whelping litters should keep this trusty guide on hand." - W. Jean Dodds, DVM, Santa Monica, CA.

About the Book

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 10 litters, was designed with that in mind. If you're looking for a personal and well-organized journal to help you stay on track and achieve your dog breeding goals, this dog record book is for you! NEW in this 2nd edition: updated for litters of 14 puppies.

Part 1: Preparations: The book begins with practical tips on whelping and raising a litter and includes:

  • Whelping equipment checklist
  • Lador and delivery guidance
  • Care tips for mom and pups
  • Puppyhood stages and socialization
  • Healthy vs. sickly pup chart, and more.

Part 2: Your Litter Records: The main section of the book includes the following dog breeder charts for 10 litters:

  • Sire and dam profiles and health testing
  • Whelping, temperature, and puppy weight charts
  • Deworming and puppy vaccination log
  • Space to note puppy evaluations
  • First vet visit chart
  • New owner and puppy transfer information
  • Puppy birth certificate and photo page for your litter

The back of the book includes:

  • Detailed dog breeding resource section
  • Supplemental feeding chart
  • Printable Supplemental feeding chart
  • Dog parts vocabulary and diagram
  • Emergency contact page
  • Additional note space for your breeder "to-do's"

Simplify record-keeping for dog breeding. Click the BUY NOW button at the top and order your copy today!

Available in paperback and hardcover. 8.5 x 11. 188 pages.

Note: Keeping accurate breeder records is a requirement of most kennel clubs worldwide, including the American Kennel Club (AKC). The litter records in this book were designed with that in mind.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Sunnyville Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 7th, 2022
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - 0002
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.41in - 1.01lb
  • EAN: 9780997565881
  • Categories: Personal & Practical GuidesDogs - BreedsReference

Praise for this book

It gives me great pleasure to recommend Leila's useful and comprehensive new book, "A Breeder's Companion." Everyone contemplating breeding and whelping litters should keep this trusty guide on hand. -W. Jean Dodds, DVM, Santa Monica, CA

Leila Grandemange is absolutely right when she states that responsible breeders need to keep good records. This book should provide just the right vehicle for doing that! -Patricia V. Trotter, author "Born to Win"

In "A Breeder's Companion," Leila Grandemange has put together an excellent handbook that 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 the 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, DVM