Certificate Founding a new breed of Dog.
Is this program for me?
This course is designed for the Canine Breeder who is involved in new breeed development or considering starting a new breed of dog and avoiding many of the challenges those developing a new dog breed ordinarily face. It helps in understanding the challenges and implementing goals, systems and selection methods which help to prevent heritable genetic and anatomical disorders and develop a new and more science based selection processes. It is an easy to follow and understand program which is specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools and skills required to help build a breeding program and take a new breed from an idea to a healthy breed development and breed recognition.
This course explains the considerations and steps required toward beginning a new breed. It covers ethics, developing realistic goals, genetics, anatomy, record keeping, pedigree analysis, selection processes and developing a wide healthy genetic founder base.
On completion, the breeder or dog owner will have a full understanding of what it will take to develop a new breed of dog from the base idea through to recognition and how to avoid the many pitfalls of those who have gone before them.