Articles of interest about dog breeding, whelping kit suggestions, handy ideas to make things a little less stressful when the big day comes along
No matter what experience you have as a dog breeder, taking time to read, research and learn new skills is invaluable when it comes to that moment during breeding, whelping or raising a litter and you need to know just what the options are and what might be an option for your situation
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It's easy to forget that we use jargon when discussing our
breeding plans and whelping experiences with other breeders, until a new or
less experienced breeder joins the conversation. So here’s a starting list of
common Breeding and Whelping terms, t..
The gestation period for dogs is between 57 - 63 days approximately nine weeks. Why the variance because we commonly count the days from mating rather than from ovulation. Mainly due to the fact that we often don't know the specific timing of ovulati..