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International Partnership for Dogs - Enhancing Dog Health, Well-Being, and Welfare - Join Us
  • ~ DogWellNet Basics ~




      ipfddwn-article.pngThe International Partnership for Dog's website serves as a platform to facilitate the international collaboration and distribution of knowledge, expertise and experience., is an open access, ever-expanding information hub, providing links, documents, and additional resources to breeders and others in the dog world. Content and materials offered by our Partners, Contributors and Collaborators are designed to enhance the health, well-being and welfare of dogs.

      History: was opened to the public (guests) in February 2015 after the 2nd International Dog Health Workshop in Dortmund, Germany.








      • healthbreeding.pngHealth & Breeding Articles - Topics of interest for anyone involved in breeding dogs, including those providing advice to breeders, breed clubs or kennel clubs


      • breedsdb.pngPedigree Breeds Database - breed pages include breed standards, population data, club newsletters, breed databases, videos and much, much more. Native Breeds and Additional Resources including Agria Breed Profiles are available.


      • blog.pngBlogs - topics and observations by experts



      • hottopics.pngHot Topics - Highlights current issues and timely discussions for consumers, breeders, veterinarians, researchers and other members of our community



      • population.pngPopulation Data - Data needed to underpin decisions on health and breeding, i.e. data enumerating and describing dog populations, in general, as well as, the occurrence of disease in dog populations, breed populations, etc.


      • humancaninebond.pngWelfare - Welfare issues related to the breeding and distribution of purposely bred dogs, issues and legislation related to health and welfare and human-animal interactions


      • bookofdogs.pngDownloads - Breeding Strategies, shared event resources, Agria Breed profiles, and canine genetics, research, health and welfare resources and materials

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      Website Updates and News - DogWellNet Digest, our online newsletter, published several times a year provides a collection of the latest news and highlights from IPFD/ Current and past issues of DogWellNet Digest are available here.





      A key goal of is to promote and facilitate international collaboration. Our purpose is to provide expert commentary and guidance in interpretation and use of information pertaining to dog health and welfare topics and issues. JOIN US! to collaborate with the global dog world on - the web platform of the International Partnership for Dogs - as we work to enhance the health, well-being and welfare of dogs.


      FYI: Although almost all DogWellNet content is available to guests, we encourage readers to sign up.
      Access to the various areas of is dependent on your level of membership (e.g., Guest, Member or Advanced Member...). Guests can view public content or create a Member account to access additional material and features.

      •     Signing up as a Member is quick, easy and free!
      •     To register, click the Sign Up button in the top-right corner of the Homepage.
      •     Fill out the form and click the Create my Account button at the bottom.
      •     Shortly after, you will  receive a validation email - follow the instructions in the email to confirm your registration.


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       mail-icon.png General Inquiries:

       mail-icon.png Harmonization of Genetic Testing inquires: Project Manager

       mail-icon.png Website content inquiries: website Content Manager Ann Milligan



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