Category - Breeding Your Dog

Corgi Husky Mix

One of the most popular “Designer Dogs” is the “Horgi”. It is a Corgi Husky Mix. What can be said about a Horgi? They are absolutely adorable!!! Let’s take a look at each of the breeds that make up a Horgi.

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Golden Retriever Heat Cycle and Heat Signs

Summary:The signs of a Golden Retriever heat cycle are discussed in this article which will review the 4 stages of a Golden’s heat cycle. It also discusses the signs you should be watching for to tell if your Shepard is in heat. What are the Signs of a Golden Retriever Heat Cycle? Usually a Golden Retriever (commonly called “a Golden”) will go into her first heat when she is approximately 10 to...

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German Shepherd Heat Cycle and Heat Signs

Summary: Have you ever wondered what the signs of a German Shepherd heat cycle are? This article will review the 4 stages of the German Shepherd heat cycle. It also discusses the signs you should be watching for to tell if your German Shepherd is in heat. You can have less worry about unwanted puppies and know what to do if you are not planning to have your German Shepherd spayed. What are the...

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Labrador Retriever Heat Cycle (Signs of a Labrador in Heat)

Summary: Have you ever wondered what are the signs of a Labrador Retriever heat cycle? This article reviews the 4 stages of the Labrador Retriever’s heat cycle. It also discusses the signs of heat you should be watching for to tell if your Labrador is in heat. Don’t worry about unwanted puppies, know what to do if you are not going to have your Lab spayed. What are the Signs of a Labrador...

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10 Suggestions on How to Stud Your Dog

Too many people emphasize the selection of the male dog, but you have to spend time making sure the bitch is just as qualified to receive your premium stud dog. We suggest 10 key points to consider before having your dog provide stud services.

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Top 10 Signs of Dog Labor

So your dog is nearing the end of her pregnancy. You're anxiously wondering what the signs of dog labor are. Now is a great time to understand the Top 10 Signs of Dog Labor which we cover in this article. If you have further comments or questions about 'Signs of Dog Labor', feel free to visit our Forums, Use our 'Ask a Breeder a Question Link' or make a Comment on this article below.

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How to Wean Puppies | When to Wean Puppies

Raising a litter of puppies is both rewarding and a lot of hard work. So now it is time to learn how to wean puppies. We cover some of the basics regarding 'how to wean puppies' and suggest two options for replacing mother's milk in the puppy's 2nd stage.

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Dog Whelping Box | Dog Birthing Box

What is really necessary for a whelping box? Do you really need to purchase an elaborate setup or can there be a simple solution? Obviously, purchased whelping boxes are designed for the dog birthing process and can make your job easier and your mom-dog more comfortable.

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How to Weigh a Puppy | Weighing a Puppy

We discuss how to weigh a puppy in this article. Regularly monitor the weight of your puppy. Declining or stagnating weight for a puppy could indicate more serious problems. Restricting the puppy long enough to get an accurate measurement can prove challenging.

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Why Spay Your Dog: 6 Reasons to Spay Your Dog

As you weigh the benefits and risks of this procedure, be sure to be honest with yourself. If you are not going to be vigilant when your dog is in heat, you will most likely end up with a litter of pups. It only takes seconds for your dog to become pregnant. Talk to your vet and your family and do what is best for you and your dog.

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6 Reasons to NOT Spay a Dog

Surgical complications, increased vaccine reactions, spay incontinence, and other reasons are reviewed as to why people choose not to spay a dog.

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9 Tips for Choosing a Stud Dog

Choosing the right stud dog is essential to a successful dog breeding. Be sure to take your time in choosing correctly. It is not a perfected science, but here are some basic suggestions for choosing a stud dog.

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11 Tips For Selling Puppies – Simple Guide to Selling Puppies

Selling puppies responsibly seems to be a worrisome problem for many breeders, especially if you are reasonably new. I have written this article to help relieve some of the stress that may accompany the hectic life of a breeder. Compiled here is an 11 item checklist of things you may want to consider doing/having to help you sell your puppies professionally and responsibly.

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4 Vet Tests Before Breeding Your Dog

Deciding to breed your dog is a big decision and should not be taken lightly. Before breeding your dog be sure to research and read as much material as possible. We review 4 Vet tests before breeding your dog.

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Should I Breed My Dog?

The question of 'Should I Breed My Dog' should not be taken lightly. Breeding your dog has many consequences that you perhaps have not thought about. To be a good, responsible dog breeder you have a lot of work and planning to do.

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What is a Fading Puppy?

It is estimated that between 20% and 40% of all puppies born alive do not survive. Most of these will die before they are even weaned. We describe this heart breaking and frustrating illness as a fading puppy.

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