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Position Statement on Shelters and Dog Breeding
The Functional Dog Collaborative (FDC) has been asked: Do you think shelters should breed dogs? In short, no - FDC is not calling for animal shelters to breed dogs. The FDC does seek collaboration between shelters and breeders at the community level. Shelters are...
The Dog Breeding for the Future Conference: Peer Berg
The first day of the Dog Breeding for the Future conference convened on March 13, 2023, in Hurdal, Norway. It was a small group, about 50 people, all specifically invited for their particular contributions. Many were veterinarians and/or researchers. The...
The Hypoallergenic Dog
Written By Amanda Venturino, MS, MSc Edited By Jessica Hekman, DVM, PhD; Cornelia Kraus, Dr. rer. Nat; Nikala Squire, CTC, FFCP You may have heard the phrase ‘There is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog’. This phrase and other similar iterations are often used...
The Co-Pilot Breeding Cooperative has new puppies!
The Bosun Dog Project (part of the Co-Pilot Breeding Cooperative) announces five healthy little puppies - four boys and one girl. They report that Bakka is already an amazing momma and they are all doing great! (Learn more about the Co-Pilot Breeding Cooperative.)