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  • When are puppies born? Is there a puppy season for dogs and what time of the year are they mostly born? Learn when canines used to reproduce in the wild and when they reproduce in a domestic setting.

    What Time of the Year Are Most Puppies Born?

    What Time of the Year Are Most Puppies Born?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Is there such a thing as a pregnancy test for dogs? Learn about dog pregnancy tests and how they work. Don't use pregnancy tests meant for humans on dogs as they're not suitable.

    Dog Pregnancy Test

    Dog Pregnancy Test

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • This article describes the symptoms of a false pregnancy and explains how to tell the difference between a false one and a real one.

    Signs of False Pregnancy in Dogs

    Signs of False Pregnancy in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli1

  • Have you ever wondered about silent heats in female dogs and why they happen? If you have noticed that your female dog did not go in heat, a silent heat may be a possibility.

    Understanding the Silent Heat in Female Dogs

    Understanding the Silent Heat in Female Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • This article provides an overview of the stages of a dog's heat cycle and what to expect from each.

    The Dog's Heat Cycle Explained

    The Dog's Heat Cycle Explained

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli90

  • Shih Tzus are beautiful toy dogs who are very sensitive, especially when pregnant. This article is to help Shih Tzu would-be breeders in breeding their pets successfully.

    How to Take Care of Your Pregnant Shih Tzu

    How to Take Care of Your Pregnant Shih Tzu

    by TENKAY20

  • Learn about how to prepare dogs to mate, how to know when they're ready, and how to best facilitate the breeding process safely and effectively.

    All You Need to Know About Dog Mating

    All You Need to Know About Dog Mating

    by Age-Net80

  • There's a lot of controversy when it comes to the subject of neutering animals. Many dog owners think that they should have a right to breed their pets if they so desire, or that neutering pets is somehow going against nature. In fact, neutering is...

    Top Reasons To Neuter Your Jack Russell

    Top Reasons To Neuter Your Jack Russell

    by JackRussell3

  • What exactly is false pregnancy in dogs and why does it happen? What are the signs of false pregnancy in dogs, and most of all, what is the treatment of false pregnancy in dogs?

    Understanding False Pregnancy in Dogs

    Understanding False Pregnancy in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • Do you know what to look for if you think your dog is pregnant? Sometimes it is easy to tell and sometimes you will need tests to confirm what you might know. Learn more here.

    Several Ways to Tell If Your Dog Is Pregnant

    Several Ways to Tell If Your Dog Is Pregnant

    by Dr Mark3

  • All you need to know about your dog's pregnancy, what to expect, the birth process, and possible complications that could require fast action.

    All About Dog Pregnancy

    All About Dog Pregnancy

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli112

  • How can you help your dog give birth? Great question! Some may say let nature run its course, but you definitely want to be there on the big day in case of complications and to help as needed.

    How to Help Your Dog Give Birth

    How to Help Your Dog Give Birth

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli230

  • At what age do dogs go into heat? The answer is that it depends. Small dogs and large dogs have different time frames when it comes to their first heat. Knowing the age is helpful.

    When Do Dogs Go Into Heat?

    When Do Dogs Go Into Heat?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Is my dog pregnant? Signs your dog may be pregnant, and a description of the phases of a dog's estrus cycle.

    Signs of Pregnancy in Dogs

    Signs of Pregnancy in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli86

  • Whether you're breeding and want to know how to have a large litter of pups or your dog is pregnant and you're wondering how many pups she's expecting, dog litter size determination is important.

    What Determines Litter Size in Dogs?

    What Determines Litter Size in Dogs?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • For dog breeders whelping their first litter of puppies. From the whelping box to delivery: videos and instructions on whelping puppies. These tools and techniques will ensure a successful whelping!

    10 Best Practices for Whelping Puppy Litters

    10 Best Practices for Whelping Puppy Litters

    by Solaras12

  • Is your dog pregnant? Learn potential signs and symptoms of dog pregnancy and how pregnancy can be diagnosed.

    Signs Your Dog Is Pregnant

    Signs Your Dog Is Pregnant

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli365

  • If your dog is in heat you may wonder what you can do to make her more comfortable. While canine heat is not a disease or a condition that needs treatment, there are several small things you can do.

    How to Help a Dog in Heat

    How to Help a Dog in Heat

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli64

  •  Pregnancy can usually be detected in dogs by palpation (a veterinarian carefully feeling the dog's belly) 20 to 30 days after breeding, by ultrasound 24 or more days after breeding, and by radiographs (x-rays) 40 to 45 days after breeding.  The...

    Pregnancy and Labor in Dogs

    Pregnancy and Labor in Dogs

    by Retired Vet12

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