Learn How To Manage The 1st Four Years of Your Stud Dog's Life

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Managing a Stellar Stud Dog: Weaning Through Age 4  

Purina Pro Plan proudly welcomes Cheryl Lopate, MS, DVM, DACT, who will share strategies for getting the most out of your stud dog. Part One of the two-part webinar, “Managing a Stellar Stud Dog” covers how to optimize genetic potential through proper nutrition, exercise, parasite control, vaccinations and more during the first four years of life.  

About Cheryl Lopate, MS, DVM, DACT:    

Cheryl Lopate, MS, DVM, DACT, completed a master’s degree in reproductive physiology and her veterinary degree at The Ohio State University. After a residency in comparative theriogenology at Purdue University, Dr. Lopate became a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists. She continued at Purdue as a clinical instructor for two and a half years. During this time, she spent six months on sabbatical in Queensland, Australia, working at an equine and small-animal referral practice. Dr. Lopate opened her Reproductive Revolutions referral practice in Portland, Oregon, in 2003 and merged the practice with a general companion animal practice in 2011. She has a special interest in ultrasonography during pregnancy, high-risk pregnancy and male infertility. Dr. Lopate lives on a hobby farm with a Pembroke Welsh Corgi and an Australian Shepherd, a small flock of sheep for the dogs to herd, a Cleveland Bay gelding, two donkeys and a barn cat.   

Additional Resources for Dog Breeders  

Pro Club is proud to offer valuable resources for professional dog breeders like you, such as webinars like this one and "Pregnant Dog Nutrition” with Dr. Andrea Hesser. Explore our resources to find the webinars, articles, and video series that you need to help support your professional breeding program.