Scotch Collie Bixby sitting on a bag of Farmina dog food

We get but one chance to grow a puppy in the womb, and those nine very short weeks of pregnancy lay an indelible foundation.  Every single bite their mother eats either supports or suppresses a puppy’s lifetime of health, temperament, and behavior.  To carry it one step further: what a dam eats affects three generations…

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Have you ever heard a breeder talking about a nomograph and thought, “nomowhat?” Here is a quick run down on the canine nomograph: what they are, how they they work, and why we use them. Nomographs measure the decrease of maternal antibodies over time.  We do our testing through the CAVIDS Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin. Our awesome…

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