Vol. XIII, Week 4 Jan 30, 2023
NEW STUD DOG ADS
With thousands of visitors every month, Retriever Results Stud Dog Ads make unique information available to a targeted and interested market. Ads include information on your stud dog, breeding options and bitch requirements. Plus visitors can see your reports of your stud’s performance both on and off the field with profile data and results on previous offspring. Interested parties can easily generate test breedings with their bitch.
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VET CARE WHEN TRAVELLING
Gun Dog Magazine has an article on how to be prepared in case your dog becomes injured or ill. The article interviews veterinarian Seth Bynum, DVM for his advice on how to prevent and deal with issues that may arise.
You can also check the FREE Retriever Results vet directory with vets recommended by the community. There are more than 300 with new facilities added nearly every day. You can see it here.
The Whole Dog Journal has published a good article on ear infections — what to watch out for, what not to do and why they can be complicated and tricky to treat. You can read the article here.
If, like many of us, you have spent time looking at radiographs of a dog’s hips and tried to figure out the rating they’ll receive, you know that proper positioning is critical. The OFA has published a video that walks through the process and highlights the pitfalls. You can see it here.
TRAINING - THE HUMAN FACTOR
Shooting Sportsman has a good article on how we, as trainers and handlers, can undo the good work that we also do. You can read the article here.
If you have given any thought to purchasing or using a treadmill to keep your dog fit, you may want to check out this article from Working Dog magazine entitled “The Canine Athlete: Treadmill Use.” It has good tips on what to look for when purchasing a machine and how to put it to best use.
You can read the article here.
CDC EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF DOG IMPORTS
The CDC has made two announcements concerning the importation of dogs.
- A temporary suspension of dogs imported from high-risk rabies-enzootic countries through July 31, 2023
- All foreign-vaccinated dogs entering the country must have a microchip record along with their rabies vaccination certificate