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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...

Popular Dog Articles

How to Stop a Dog from Digging

Does your yard look like a mine field? Or possibly a playground for gophers? What about the floors near your back door – covered in dirt? Or do you live in a wet part of the country so everyday you have to mop the floors after your dog to...

My Old Dog is Getting Warts

As dogs age, a variety of conditions develop. Their gait slows down, their eyes may cloud over, their hearing becomes less and less acute, and lumps begin to develop. The majority of lumps are benign tumors and although a veterinarian should examine each new lump, the majority of them...

Selecting a Dog Trainer – The First Step in Training a Dog

Too many dogs are put down or sent to shelters because they have behavioral problems that an owner cannot handle. Many times, these behavioral problems are issues that can be solved easily with a small amount of training. It is the responsibility of every dog owner to employ the...