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nutrition to breed-specific health and hereditary concerns, as well as best practices
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Many considerations go into building a kennel or adding on to an existing kennel.

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

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.

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.

Beameups' Scottish Terrier kennel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is known for world-class show Scotties. Learn about Rebecca and Doreen’s kennel and their winning ways.
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.
Socializing puppies should start early and happen consistently throughout a dog’s life. Find out more about puppy socialization here.
Spring is a great time to give your kennel a refresh. Get tips for spring cleaning your kennel, from a fresh coat of paint to caulking tubs, here.