Breeding

Breeding

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You’ve bred your bitch, and now begins the wait period for puppies to be born. During this time, your No.

Ovulation timing, the telltale indicator that a brood bitch is ovulating and thus ready to breed, is the most common thing to go wrong in dog breeding.

Nesting is a primary maternal instinct of an expectant brood bitch. Pregnant dogs in the wild would select a secluded spot with adequate warmth and shelter and then camouflage the den with grass, sticks, branches, and brush.

Oftentimes when a dog breeding fails, people tend to overlook the male half of the reproduction equation. In reality, it is best to look first for problems with the male dog, advises Margaret V.

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Gabriel Rangel, and find out why he chooses Purina Pro Plan for his Best In Show champions. Gabriel Rangel is a professional breeder and handler in Rialto, California. With a focus on terriers, he has been showing dogs
Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Mike Stewart, a sporting dog trainer and breeder, and find out why he chooses Purina Pro Plan for his labs.
Learn the differences between heat stress and heatstroke in dogs, how to prevent overheating and why hydration is essential in the summer heat.
Placing puppies with families isn’t an exact science. Two breeders share their tips for making the best match possible between puppy and buyer. See them here.
If you’re thinking of building your own dog kennel, read these tips from the owners of Kennels in the Country, located in Sugar Valley, GA.