Purebred Dog Breeds into the Twenty-First Century
Achieving Genetic Health for Our Dogs
By J. Jeffrey Bragg, Seppala Siberian Sleddogs, Canada. Printer friendly version

The article was originally published at: http://www.seppalakennels.com/articles/purebred-dog-breeds-21st-century1.htm


What is a Canine Breed?
The Origins of Dog Breeds
The Healthy Continuation of Breeds
The Fallacy of Breed Purity
The Demise of Typological Thinking
Abandoning Natural Selection
A Century of Nineteenth-Century Dog Breeding
Lessons from Population Genetics
The Crux of the Problem
An Example from One Breed
The Holistic Breed
New Structures for the Dog Fancy
A Healthy Balance for Breed Identity
Can it Really Work?
A Canine Revolution?

© 1996 J. Jeffrey Bragg, P.O. Box 21162, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada Y1A 6R1.