Are you thinking of allowing your dog to produce a litter of puppies?
Well, there are a number of facts to consider while choosing dogs for breeding:
- Genetic diversity
- Health assessment results
- Current health conditions of the sire and dam
- Breed characteristics and types
It will be a responsible idea to consider the health of the puppies a foremost priority. This increases the lifespan of the puppies and allows them to lead a happy and healthy life.
Have you decided to breed your first litter of puppies? If yes then let's go through some important facts to consider in order to get healthy puppies.
Your dog should be atleast one year old. It is also very much important to test the dog for any genetic disease. Sometimes it becomes difficult to judge the correct date for mating the dog. In that case, you can carry an ovulation test to determine the right date for mating. The stud dog should also be tested for any inherited disease before mating.