Dr. Battaglia has personally bred and finished several Champions, Select Dogs, Futurity and Maturity winners. Today, he is considered an expert as well as a highly respected AKC judge of more than 40 breeds.

Dr. Battaglia is a Director of the American Kennel Club and has served as Chairman of such important committees as: National Genetics Committee (German Shepherd Dog Club of America), the American Kennel Club Committee for the Future, the Operations and Planning Committee, as well as the Health and Education Delegates Committee. The AKC called upon his expertise in genetics to create and develop their DNA program.

A researcher, lecturer and author of several different books on dog breeding, Dr. Battaglia has gained worldwide recognition, most notably for the program he developed- “Breeding Better Dogs”.

Seminar will be held Thursday afternoon.