If you plan on breeding your dog or your dog is pregnant, check out these articles on dog reproduction. We cover everything from dog gestation periods right up to the birth of the puppies.

Becoming a Dog Breeder

When I first started looking at Labrador Retrievers I was looking for a dog that would make an excellent breeding dog. Breeding wasn’t my first plan but I wanted to have the option open just in case I…

How Long is a Dog Pregnant?

A pregnant pooch can be an exciting adventure or a source of significant worry, depending on whether it was a planned event or if your sweet little Precious took herself out for a night on the town wi…

Pros and Cons of Spaying and Neutering a Dog

Ask most dog lovers and they will tell you that you should have your pet spayed or neutered, the sooner the better. For most pet owners it is good advice to have their pets altered if they don’t inten…

Are You the Best Breeder for My Puppy?

When it comes to choosing a puppy, many people take into account all the factors that are important. They think of things like, “What breed is best for me and my family,” “Are the parents of the puppi…

What Age Can You Neuter a Puppy?

Each year, millions of unwanted animals are euthanized at shelters all around the United States. There are far more animals than there are homes for them, and every pet owner has the potential to help…

Reasons to Get Your Dog Fixed

Being a responsible dog owner takes commitment. It involves making decisions that are best for both your family and your pets. One of those decisions is whether or not to have your dog spayed or neute…

Whelping Box – Birthing Puppies

You have just found out the exciting news – your dog is going to have puppies! Among the essential items that you will need for the safe birthing and raising of the pups is a whelping box. A sturdy bo…

What is the Best Age to Spay or Neuter a Dog?

Unless you plan to show or breed your dog, you should strongly consider having it spayed or neutered. There are many reasons to opt to spay or neuter. Most veterinarians agree that spayed or neutered …