The Science

Of course I can back up my claims with real science. It is all out there for breeders to find it and use it according to what they feel is the right thing to do.


Wachtel, Hellmuth: Hundezucht 2000 (Populationsgenetik in der Hundezucht), Verlag Gollwitzer, Weiden 1997, ISBN 3-923555-10-5

Sommerfeld-Stur, Irene: Rassehundezucht - Genetik für Züchter und Halter, Müller Rüschlikon, ISBN 978-3-275-02060-7

Lush, Jay L: .Animal Breeding Plans, 1943 -

Tave, Douglas: Inbreeding and brood stock management, Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 392. Rome, FAO, 1999, ISBN 92-5-104340-X -


Prof. Irene Sommerfeld-Stur -

Institute of Canine Biology -

Population Genetics in Practice -

Seppala Kennels -

The Canine Diversity Project –

Population genetics by Knud Christensen:


Inbred wolf population collapses -

The challenges of pedigree dog health: approaches to combating inherited disease -

Bottlenecks and selective sweeps during domestication have increased deleterious genetic variation in dogs -

DNA testing and domestic dogs -

Game Mechanics and Animal Fancies -


Institute of Canine Biology -

Pedigree Dogs Exposed -

A Football Field of Dogs by Joanne Kimball -

Terrierman -


Peter Oliehoek about Genetic Diversity in Leonberger -

Irish Wolfhound x Mal/Wof line is described in a video here -


Outcross for Life Facebook Group -

Outcross projects

Pinscher with Schnauzer Outcross Project -

Kromfohrlander Outcross Project -

Graussie Project -

Boxer x Corgi project -

Shiloh Shepherd website -

Markiesje and Powderpuff -

Lundehund Outcross Project -

Wetterhoun Outcross Project -

Sarloos Wolfhond Outcross Project -

Mastiff with Greyhound Outcross Project -

LUA Dalmatiner -

Landpinscherprojekt -

Basenji African Stock Project -

Link lists

Wonderful linklist curated by Lesli Kathman -

Nice overview and linklist about the topic -