Western US Breeder Summit

Aug 18th-19th, 2023
Sacramento, CA

Virtual Option Available
Struggling to Sell Your Puppies In A Flooded Market?

Space is limited! Claim your spot.
Scouts Adventure Pups
“I’m a new breeder and I wasn’t sure if the information would be useful to someone who didn’t yet have puppies. I needn’t have worried- everyone was warm and welcoming, and the information was helpful to newbies and seasoned veterans alike. I would love to have another, longer discussion!

—Sarah, Scouts Adventure Pups

This is NOT a Sit and Listen Conference

Girl looking bored

Woman holding puppy at conference

This is a Hands-on Training Experience 


Fri Aug 18th | 9-6:30 p.m.

Sat Aug 19th  |  9-6:30 p.m.

Sacramento, California
(more information will be sent to you after registration)
Heather with puppies

Heather Gibson

Big Hearted Breeders

Heather is a Certified Pet Nutrition Coach, Certified Animal Aromatherapy Specialist and has been breeding for 9 years. She uses a holistic approach to avoid and support pet issues and is currently mentoring under a holistic vet. She has trained in high level marketing programs ($20,000+ spent) for the last two years.
Jeanette with puppies

Jeanette Forrey

Badass Breeders

Jeanette is a sought after speaker. She is an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and IACP Member. She is the author of "The Ultimate Badass Breeder's Guide" and founder of the B.A.B (Badass Breeder) Puppy Evaluation and B.A.B. Advanced Service Dog Curriculum. She is the owner of 4E Kennels.

Melanie with Golden Retriever

Melanie Daybell

Red Fern Companions

Melanie has been breeding and training dogs for over 25 years. She is an AKC Evaluator, and hosts the Red Fern Breeder’s Forum. She loves helping breeders add value to their programs and puppies, especially through training, insuring breeders have a line-up of perfect families for their pups. 

Ara Hughey

Barketing Unleashed

Ara is an experienced dog breeder who understands the challenges of running a successful dog business. She has a degree in business management and is passionate about supporting other breeders. Logo design, website creation, rebranding and email marketing are just a few of her many talents. 

Laura Harris

Salt & Sage Photography

Laura is a successful breeder and a pet photographer. Her puppy pictures stand out in a crowded market and highlight the uniqueness of each puppy. With over 13 years of experience she has a lot of tips and tricks to share.

Stand out from other breeders with 

BAB Puppy Evaluations

Give your clients more value with accurate puppy evaluations. Watch client satisfaction go up while being a better advocate for your puppies! Jeanette will train while doing live puppy evaluations.  

Crush Online Sales

Don't spent thousands of dollars learning what doesn't work, found out what does! See what what is working for other breeders and small changes that can make a big difference.

Exceptional Puppies

Increase your referral clients by sending home better trained puppies. Learn how to do simple things that make a big difference in how puppies thrive at home.

Ultimate Nutrition

COVID has had a heavy impact on the cost and availability of pet products. Come get the latest in pet nutrition and supplements to keep your kennel healthier, have larger litters, and save thousands in vet bills. 

Latest Tech

Save time and money with the latest technology for breeders, including ways to more simply track the dogs in your kennel, create a modern  website, care for newborns, and much more! 

Puppy Photography

Good pictures are KEY to online sales. Learn how to take  pictures that help your puppies stand out from the rest! This one thing can drastically improve your sales.

Affiliate Marketing

Learn how to get the products you use for less and get paid for recommending your favorites to your clients. This income helps with the lull between litters and can be a possible retirement strategy.

Holistic Breeding

Sometimes traditional vet care doesn't have the answers you need. Come learn some simple natural ways to support the dogs in your program.

Woman with sunflowers

Improve Your Breeding Business Forever  

*Sell more puppies 

*Increase time freedom

*Take better care of your dogs 

*Reduce suffering for families

Don't miss this event!

This is a tentative schedule that may shift. We have a some other guest speakers in the works.

Friday 9 AM- 6:30PM

8:45 Early Bird In Your Seat Drawing

9:00  Jeanette Forrey- Shame: How it Impacts Our Life as a Breeder and More

10:00 Melanie Daybell- Five Things to Add Value to Your Program and Your Puppies That You Can Implement Today

12:00 Lunch Heather Gibson- Favorite Breeding Tech and Tools

2:00 Jeanette Forrey- Raising Empowered Puppies

3:30 Heather Gibson- Thriving in Any Economy- Marketing and MORE!

5:00 Ara Hughley- Tips and Tricks for Websites and Email Marketing

Saturday 9 AM- 6:30 PM

8:45 Early Bird In Your Seat Drawing

9:00 Heather Gibson- Breeding Nutrition and Holistic Solutions

10:30  Jeanette Forrey- Puppy Temperament Testing

12:00 Lunch- Ask The Speakers Anything Q&A time

1:30 Jeanette Forrey- Puppy Temperament Testing

3:00 Melanie Daybell- Engaging w/ your puppies

5:30 Laura Harris- Taking Stand Out Pictures of Your Puppies
Taylormade Mini Goldens
"Training with Big Hearted Breeders always contains out-of-the-box ideas that have been game changers in every aspect of my business. It has made being a breeder so much better. "
—Michele Taylor ~ Taylormade Mini Goldens
Mountain Green Doodles
"It was so nice meeting you and we had so much fun! Learned so much and have so much to work on. "
—Stacie ~ Mountain Green Doodles 
  • Mini Golden
  • Golden Doodle
  • Heather
  • Mini Golden
  • Puppy