Breeder Educational Conference 3/13-3/15/20

Marriott Resort Myrtle Beach Grande Dunes- 8400 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC  29572 – Click here for the hotel website.  Click here for photos.

Conference fee – GANA members $100 per person, Non-GANA members $200 per person, no split fees for partial attendance, no refunds once reservation is place.  Deadline to sign up for the conference is 2/28/20. Fee increases by $50 after 2/1/20.  (The deadline dates are subject to change as more details are ironed out.)

Preliminary Schedule

Thursday Evening – meet in the Blue Restaurant and Lounge to socialize.  Food and drinks available for purchase.

Friday – 7:30 a.m. – breakfast provided.

Friday, March 13, 2020 – 8:30 a.m.-Noon  – Dr. Carl from Paw Print Genetics to speak on color genetics.

Lunch and snacks provided.

Friday – 1:00-2:00 p.m. – Presentations by NuVet, Trupanion, and Wash’n Zip dog beds.  NuVet’s presentation will cover Nutrition and Pet Longevity.

Friday – 2:00-5:00 p.m. – Cat Matloub, Esq. and Monica DeBosscher, Esq. of Good Dog will cover contract law to include warranties and guardian contracts.

Saturday – 7:30 a.m. – breakfast provided.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Dr. Carmen Battaglia (www.BreedingBetterDogs.com) will cover two of his seminar topics.  The first is “Breeding Better Dogs” and after lunch will be “Structure, Movement, and Pedigree Analysis”.

Lunch and snacks provided.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  – Dr. Jerold S. Bell, D.V.M. will  give an analysis of our GANA pedigree database, registration statistics, and pedigree analysis of influential Goldendoodle dogs and bitches.  He will discuss genetic diversity, selection of mates, and popular sire syndrome.

Snacks provided.

More will be added to this itinerary as things are scheduled.

Conference reservations – click here

Pay your conference fee/GANA members – click here

Book a room – we will add a link here soon!

Discounted room rates available through a limited date to be announced.  After this date, you will need to book a room at the regular price.  The discounted rate is $149 per night for a room with two queen beds and this price is available for 3 days before and 3 days after the conference for those that want to extend their trip.

Closest airport – Myrtle Beach, SC which is 11 miles from the resort hotel.  The hotel offers free parking for those driving to the conference.