About: Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.
Recent Posts by Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.
Dog fanciers are forever looking for dog friendly vacation spots and lodgings. If those lodgings happen to come with sheep and ducks for someone with a herding dog – why even better! Many fanciers are looking to take their dogs back to their roots and prove that breed champions can still do the work the Continue Reading
Most breeders and many rescuers end up having to supplement puppies at some point. Ideally all puppies get at least a day or two of “fresh from their dam” colostrum, but after that, supplementing may be required. Ill health of the dam, a large litter, a pup who has trouble fighting littermates for a fair Continue Reading
Last time we talked about the sort of “oops” trophies- the unusual, the less than ideal, etc. so now we have the great trophies. Some of these trophies are great because of the event they represent. Polishing silver comes right below nail trims on an aggressive Chihuahua on my list of “fun things to do”. Continue Reading
Trophies are a fact of dog showing life. This is especially true in performance events like obedience. At the average breed show, the group winners might get an actual award as well as Best in Show, but regular breed winners don’t unless someone specifically sponsors an award. Our obedience club even offers a High Score Continue Reading
Thank you everyone for being so kind to write and correct an omission of owners and Breeders for (Ch. Felicity’s Diamond Jim, CD, RE) in our recent interview with Ruth Dehmel. Because digital is immediate, the corrections have been made. We apologize for the error. The breeding and showing of top dogs is considered to Continue Reading