We will be offering several General Education events at the National.

Additional information will be posted to this website as soon as it becomes available.


Clinic Schedule

Exact times and locations will be posted as soon as they are available

Monday, October 16, 2017

  • Cardio Clinic
  • Semen Collection

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Cardio Clinic
  • Eye Clinic
  • Reproduction Specialist
  • Semen Clinic
  • Semen Collection
  • How To: Post Crop Ear Taping

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Semen Collection

  • Nutrigenomics Webinar
    • Diana Laverdure-Dunetz, MS
      Author of Canine Nutrigenomics: The New Science of Feeding Your Dog for Optimum Health (with W. Jean Dodds, DVM: Dogwise Publishing, 2015)
    • Monday, October 16, 2017 after Futurity Judging
    • Topics covered will include:
      • Background of nutrigenomics and its exciting implications for dogs
      • Using the principles of nutrigenomics to prevent, manage and reverse common Dane diseases, including heart disease, cancer, gastrointestinal issues and thyroid disease.
      • The importance of the gut.
      • Common dietary mistakes and how to avoid them.
    • Vibrant health begins in the cells, and cellular health begins with proper nutrition. Attend this Webinar and be sure your Dane's food is "speaking the right language"

  • Avidog Seminar - "Cultivating the Super Dog"
    • Gayle Watkins, PhD - Avidog International, LLC
    • Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    • What we do in the first months of a dog's life set the stage for his future.
    • Through simple methods, we can change our dog's health and temperament, setting it up for lifetime success.
    • During this condensed seminar we will explore canine development from conception on and the specific techniques we can use to bring out the best in every puppy.
    • The seminar will condense our popular seminar, Transformational Puppy Rearing: Raising Healthy, Stable Dogs! focusing on important concepts starting from before conception to 16 weeks.
    • We will investigate what goes on with pups each step of their early lives and how we can influence them so they become healthy, stable dogs, well prepared for their future lives.
    • This seminar presents easy-to-understand research and easy-to-use techniques for raising brave and healthy puppies.

For questions please contact:
Denise WIlliams, General Education Chairperson

Deadline to register for General Education events is September 1, 2017

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