"Breeding is an art that is to learned, as in the ideal sense it serves to not only to broaden the basis of the race but also to improve it. This should consider everyone before mating dog and bitch for breeding. A systematic breeeding is a hobby that will result in no commercial profit and it will become significant if the breeder belongs to a dog breeding club of his race that persue aims existing in idea."
the Dandie Dinmont Terrier choosing the partners for breeding, the mating,
the duration and the course of gestation, nourishing the bitch, the development
of the whelps in the uterus, and furthermore the brood bed, the course
of littering, and the raising of the whelps do not differ from other dog
races. And that is why we would like to refer to the numerous special
literature that may be bought or order with every good book-shop.
From our experience of 15 years of breeding Dandie Dinmont Terriers in our kennel GERMAN DANDIES' and as we photographed many of the processes, we are in a position to present you a selection of photos from birth and rearing of whelps in familiar surroundings -this at the same time giving a glance into the breeding of Dandie Dinmont Terriers.
We will shows you our daily records of the development of weights, the dates of the regular wormings, the care of the claws, and the first date of vaccination. All in all essential recordings when breeding with responsibility.
We have developed a piece of advice for the guidance of the buyers of whelps, intended to help answer some questions arising, e.g. how the whelps have been nourished till taking them over, what has to be considered with the vaccinations to follow, etc. Furthermore you will find hints and advice on feeding within the first day, need of sleep, housing, education, care, and a lot of things more to facilitate the integration of the whelps in their new surroundings.
For the guide of the buyers of whelps we have developed an information sheet to answer questions such as how the whelps have been feeded up to their taking over, when vaccinations have taken please, what to keep in mind for the following vaccinations, and others. Furthermore the sheet contains hints and advices regarding feeding during the first days, need of sleep, house-training, education, grooming, etc.