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Conditioning for the Canine Athlete

In this edition of Genome Barks we hear from Dr. Joseph Spoo, a recognized expert in canine athlete conditioning. Dr. Spoo holds a special passion for sporting dog health and today he will be discussing the importance of conditioning a dog for athletic events as well as how health and environment factors contribute to a canine athlete’s overall health. He holds a special passion for sporting dog health, manages a sporting-dog-health website, gundogdoc, and is a consultant for sporting dog owners and the sporting dog industry.

This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.

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CHF and Zoetis Reproduction Series: Nutritional Concerns for Pregnant and Post-Partum Dogs

07/09/2015

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you another installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians.

In this podcast we discuss canine nutrition during and after pregnancy. This podcast features expert nutritionist, Dr. Emmanuel Fontaine, a veterinarian and scientific communicator with Royal Canin Canada. Dr. Fontaine received his DVM from the Toulouse Veterinary School and MSc at the Alfort Veterinary School (Paris) in the domestic carnivore unit of the Reproduction Department. He then worked at the Research Centre for Reproduction in Carnivores, a unit specializing in pet breeding assistance. He is a boarded specialist by the European College for Animal Reproduction (ECAR) and recently completed his PhD in 2012. He joined Royal Canin Canada’s PRO team in September 2011 as a reproductive nutrition specialist.


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