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Dog Reproduction

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.

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 puppies healthy,”...

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 decrease this problem by...

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 neutered. There are many...

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...

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 dogs live longer healthier...

What Is the Gestation Period for Dogs – The Answer is 64 Days

Whether it is a Great Dane, or the tiny Chihuahua, the gestation period is the same, approximately nine weeks. Pregnancy in the dog (all breeds) lasts about 2 months which is 60-64 days. The canine reproductive life varies greatly...

Feeding Dogs Bones – Is it Safe?

Dogs and bones seem like a natural combination. A dog will spends hours upon hours chewing on a bone, relishing each moment as if gnawing a bone is his ultimate purpose in life. Any dog owner who has witnessed a dog choking on a bone, or who has made...

Feeding a Puppy – Kibble, Canned or Raw

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a wonderful and chaotic time - nothing brings as many laughs or as much frustration to a home then a puppy. Even though at times you may wish the little bundle of fur would hurry up and mature, puppyhood is all...

Feeding Adult Dogs – Providing Proper Nutrition for Your Dog

Although from a nutritional point of view canine adulthood is a life stage less critical than puppyhood and old age, feeding adult dogs a proper, well balanced diet is still of paramount importance. And this should not be surprising, since a correct diet is the cornerstone for ensuring optimal...