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How Often Can You Breed a Female Dog?

Female Dog

  You may already know that female dogs are best bred once they have fully developed, but once they are in their prime years of reproduction you may be wondering next, “how often can you breed a female dog in her lifetime?” Is breeding a female dog back-to-back risky? Or is it better breeding every other heat? … Read more

At What Age Can Female Dogs Breed?

Age Female Dogs Breed

Just like humans, dogs also have a prime time dedicated for reproduction, therefore wondering at what age female dogs can breed is a very good question. Too many breeders start too early breeding their female dogs, and some breed them too late, when their dogs should instead retire and be spayed. Both of these practices … Read more

What is Dog Linebreeding?

What is Dog Linebreeding?

When it comes to breeding dogs, linebreeding is just one category to depict several types of crosses. Also referred to as inbreeding, the practice of linebreeding dogs may have some advantages and disadvantages. When considering linebreeding, the breeder must be very careful on carefully evaluating the pros and cons of this method of breeding. While … Read more

What Determines Litter Size in Dogs?

What Determines Litter Size in Dogs?

Many factors that determine litter size in dogs may not be under people’s control. For instance, litter size may be based on the number of eggs produced by the dog’s ovary during a given heat cycle. It can also depend on the viability of the male dog’s sperm and the number of spermatozoa available to … Read more

When Should My Female Dog Mate?

When Should My Female Dog Mate?

When should my female dog mate? How can I ensure my female dog mates successfully? We all wished there was a reliable way to tell when it’s the best time to allow a female dog to mate, but the truth is, there is no magical formula to follow. However, there are some tips that can … Read more

Do Human Pregnancy Tests Work for Dogs?

Do Human Pregnancy Tests Work for Dogs?

  So your dog recently mated and now you are wondering if you can use a human pregnancy test for your dog.  Human pregnancy tests are ready available in most stores, they are cheap, quick and pretty accurate, so why not use them to test dogs? Hold your horses though before heading to the pharmacy … Read more

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