Essential Tips On Dog Breeding

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Few people have the interest to breed dogs. For some, it may be a calling of some sort or other. For others, it acts as a past time and also to increase their pets at home. Your goal here is to improve a certain breed of dog and when you have a different reason, you must think twice about it.

True enough, there are several books and dog breeding sites on the market claiming they will help you in breeding dogs. Well, here's the sad part- it's quite different when you're doing the exact stuff.

In the event you own a pet, you almost certainly won't know should your dog provide a new genetic problem unless a specialist tells you so. You do not possess any idea about dams getting lost, struggling bitches, or breech births. The only real things you already know are the right way to groom your pet, provide them with exercise, and feeding them. As being a breeder is much more difficult because you should deal with a lot of things.

If you wish to become a successful dog breeder, here are helpful points for you:

• Find a reputable vet close to you. Have your female dog examined to make sure that she is in perfect condition and in the peak of health. It's also advisable to request the vet to assist you in receiving a certification that your dog is free from inherited diseases or genetic problems.

• Because you own the female dog, you should prepare your place to house puppies in the near future. You could designate an area at your residence for the whelping or else you can build another room nearby the garage; that's, if you've kept extra space on your yard.

• Obtain a certificate from the kennel club or the AKC. Cross breds don't get good standards but for those who have a purebred, much better.

• Find a reputable stud owner. In the event you can't find one locally, you might want to look elsewhere. It's also wise to look for the past performance of the stud. You can also try the new studs as they command lower fees but you may be vulnerable. It's advisable to stick with the reputable and experienced stud owners because they may assist during the whelping stage and in caring for your pups.

• Don't forget to check for the certificate of the stud. Your dog also needs to be free from any genetic faults and conditions like brucellosis, eye problems, etc. Even dogs have sexually transmitted diseases so always be on guard.

• Exercise your female dog but be aware because at this stage, the dog is very sensitive.

• Mating should be done at the place of the stud and not yours. Prepare your female to go to the place of the stud.

• For best results, mating should be initiated on the 9-13th day when the female is in heat.

• The female is often uncomfortable during mating but you'll want to make sure the ‘tie' takes about 10 minutes for best results.

• Pregnancy can be confirmed 3 weeks after the mating. Check with your vet.

If your dog is pregnant, you now have to prepare for whelping and for caring of the pups. You will probably do a lot of paperwork for the registration and selling of the pups. Good luck.

There is an an excellent collection of dog breeding articles which you may refer for more info.

Srinivasan Gopal is an author, syndicated writer and a management professional.  Loves the internet and webmaster of www.internetbusinessprofit.info/affiliate-marketing a website where you can find answers to many of your How To's on affiliate marketing

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