Breeding Precautions

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No bitch should be bred from before she has finished growing, never before her second heat, and better at her third. Very few breeders will agree with the last statement, mainly because it does not fit in with the general economics of kennel management. A good many bitches are kept … Continue reading

Puppy CPR

The cubic capacity of a puppy’s chest is quite small, and too heroic efforts to fill it may cause serious trouble. The lungs of the average human being are too strong to permit safe `mouth-to-mouth’ inflation of the lungs of a puppy. It is safer to employ a small-bore tube … Continue reading

Causes of Puppy Death

Death in puppies may involve one or two puppies, or the complete litter. Generally speaking, the nearer the puppy is to the exit, the greater is its chance of survival, if there is nothing to retard delivery. Nevertheless, this first puppy to be born is the one least likely to … Continue reading

How to Choose a Brood Bitch

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The success of every dog-breeding project centres primarily around the brood bitch. It is desirable to breed strong healthy puppies but it is also necessary for those destined for exhibition to grow into sound animals and to conform with the requirements of an approved standard. Which would be strongly represented … Continue reading

Be Prepared For Dog Breeding

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The Number one Golden Rule. No bitch should be bred from before she has finished growing, never before her second heat, and better at her third. Very few breeders will agree with the last statement, mainly because it does not fit in with the general economics of kennel management. A … Continue reading