AKC and AKC/CHF Breeders’ Symposium to be Held in Tampa, Florida

The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation will be presenting a Canine Breeders'...

The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation will be presenting a Canine Breeders' Symposium hosted by the University of South Florida located in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, July 25, 2009. The symposium is open to all breeders, experienced and novice, plus anyone with a true dedication to dogs. The program will include topics relevant to a modern and responsible approach to canine breeding and medicine. The symposium will offer dog breeders a forum to meet, learn, and share ideas, concerns and expertise. The event will feature such speakers as the renowned Claudia Orlandi, PhD presenting her ABC's of Dog Breeding program, Leslie Monroe, DVM speaking on The Nutrition of Lactation, John Verstegen, III, DVM, PhD on Canine Reproduction and others speaking on canine breeding and health issues.

This a one day program. The cost of general admission is $95. For those wanting Continuing Education Credits, the cost is $200. This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 6 hours of continuing educational credits. The cost includes conference material featuring the ABC's of Dog Breeding, as well as breakfast and lunch.