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A. She may not be ready yet to accept the stud. The best time for mating is around 10-14 from the beginning of season but there are many bitches with early or late ovulation. Keep trying with the stud dog every other day. You can ask your vet for ovulation test if she will not allow the stud at all.

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The most common reason for a dog refusing to stand to be mated is that she is not yet ready. The female has gone past the time when she would allow the male to mount. It is a good idea to allow the male access to the female dog every few days after she has been in heat for about 4 days.
Heightened vaginal discharge after estrus (“heat”) in an intact dog can be normal and may appear bloody. This is also normal for a number of days after an animal has given birth.
The vulva becomes very enlarged and soft, and the bitch will be receptive to the male. This stage may last 3 or 4 days or as long as 7 to 11 days. The female may be receptive a day or two past the time when she would still be fertile.
It is normal for a dog in estrus (heat) to continue to have bleeding even after they`ve been bred. As long as the bloody discharge isn`t excessive and you dog isn`t acting unusually (not eating, acting lethargic,vomiting or having diarrhea) then this shouldn`t be cause for concern.
It`s called a “copulatory tie”. Don`t do anything to try to separate the dogs, especially pull them apart by force, which could hurt them! Stay calm and wait for the dogs to unstick themselves. If they`re still stuck together after an hour (which is unlikely to happen), call your vet to get advice.
Keep the dogs calm.

If you want natural mating, you need both dogs to remain calm. If dogs are agitated or nervous, mating is less likely to occur. If the male and female dogs do not already know each other, make sure they meet a few days prior to the mating day. You should also keep the environment calm.

Pre-oestrus: The start of pre-oestrus can generally be precisely pinpointed, since it is accompanied by highly visible changes to the female dog in question. Its vulva swells and bloody vaginal discharge is secreted. This phase tends to last nine days, but variations between three and 17 days are not uncommon.
Bloody discharge.

Many wonder how long does a female dog in heat bleed. Most female dogs who go into heat will bleed, typically a week or so after the vulva begins to swell. Discharge can range from white to pink to deep red and bleeding will typically last for about 10 days. Some dogs, however, go through silent heat.

The fertility rate in a slip mating is not quite as good, as there is often some spillage of semen when withdrawal occurs prior to the locking phase. However, conception is still possible and even likely, providing ejaculation occurred prior to the dogs` separating.
Birth by Cesarian Section is often required, depending on the size of the canine fetuses. Breeding a small female with a larger male dog is a decision that should be made with expert counsel and the dog owner must be made aware that the pregnancy will be a high risk to the female and her puppy fetuses.
Canine spermatozoa may remain motile [6] and even fertile for up to 11 days in the female genital tract [7]. There is evidence that canine sperm are stored in the utero-tubal junction and the uterine glands [8,9].
A pregnant dog doesn`t typically show physical signs of pregnancy until about day 40 of pregnancy. Around this time, the belly will begin to noticeably expand, continuing to do so for around three weeks. The nipples will also enlarge and in the final week of pregnancy, they may leak milk.
One such option is known as a `mis-mating injection. ` If you suspect your dog mated in the last 22 days, then an injection of Alizin, an antiprogestagenic compound, may be an option. This medication will terminate the growing cluster of cells inside your dog and is 100% effective within 22 days of mating.
Not only are they not fertile, but their reproductive organs won`t open for penetration unless they are in heat so they can`t even engage in intercourse. If you discover that your female dog has engaged in intercourse, chances are that her heat symptoms were minimal or silent, so you did not realize she was in heat.
Overview of Vaginal Discharge in Dogs

Vaginal discharge may be clear and watery (serous), bloody, thick and gray (mucous), yellow/green (purulent), or dark green/black (after giving birth).

Clear and stretchy — This is “fertile” mucous and means you`re ovulating. Clear and watery — This occurs at different times of your cycle and can be particularly heavy after exercising. Yellow or green — May indicate an infection, especially if it`s thick or clumpy like cottage cheese or has a foul odor.
As her cycle progresses, the texture and color of the flow changes to more of a straw-color. It is this discharge that produces a unique smell that is quite appealing to male dogs. The discharge and the accompanying smell is nature`s way of alerting male dogs to the fact that a female is fertile.
Experts believe that heat is not painful for dogs, though it`s not uncommon for dogs to appear agitated, anxious, or whine excessively when they come into heat. Other normal changes you might notice include more frequent urination, bloody vulval discharge, licking the genital area, nausea, and changes in appetite.
It`s caused by hormonal changes. If the discharge is watery, it`s most likely normal and not a sign of infection. Clear and watery discharge can increase at any point during your cycle. Estrogen can stimulate the production of more fluids.
Normal vaginal discharge should be clear or white. It shouldn`t smell bad, and its thickness may change throughout your menstrual cycle. Other characteristics of vaginal discharge include: Texture: It`s normal to have vaginal discharge that ranges from watery and sticky to gooey, thick and pasty.
For most females, the best time for breeding is between the tenth and fourteenth day of estrus. However, some females ovulate as early as the third or fourth day or as late as the eighteenth day. It is normal to arrange for two matings (also called stud services) for your dog, often 24 to 48 hours apart.
Stress, pain, and inexperience, are all common reasons why a coitus can be stopped. Obviously, the breeder and the environment may also cause the dogs to stop the matin before the sire`s ejaculation.
After about 9-10 days, the bleeding will become more watery, or stop. It is at this time your female will, most likely, be at her most fertile. This proestrus stage can last as long as 20 days in some dogs. So the end of bleeding can be a more useful indicator of peak fertility.

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Q. My bitch wont allow my stud to enter her and has very little discharge and swelling, what can I do to ensure she gets bred? She is 2 years old.
ANSWER : A. She may not be ready yet to accept the stud. The best time for mating is around 10-14 from the beginning of season but there are many bitches with early or late ovulation. Keep trying with the stud dog every other day. You can ask your vet for ovulation test if she will not allow the stud at all.

Q. I have a 13 1/2 year old Shih Tzu. How old is he in dog years?
ANSWER : A. It’s used to be that dog years were 7 years to every 1. Now it normally around 5 years to every year as long as your dog is healthy and kept up with vaccines. So he’s about 68ish in dog years.

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Q. Does an indoor cat need to be vaccinated every year?
ANSWER : A. In practice, I recommend a feline combo vaccine every year, but will generally start administering every 3 years once they have had their kitten vaccines and 2 additional yearly vaccines. Rabies, is required yearly by law, and if kept up to date can be good for up to three years also. Based on the age of your cat I would give a yearly feline combo and rabies, and then boost the combo again next year.

Q. My cocker spaniel is 9 years old. He has involuntary bowel movements (little drops) very frequently, especially when he is asleep.
ANSWER : A. Is your dog on a senior dog food? I would get your dog on a high quality high protien dog food. Ask a pet store assosicate or your regular vet for a food recommendation. When you buy a better food the dog will have to eat less to get the same amount of energy from the food. The dog has to eat more of the cheaper foods to get the energy it needs from it. Meaning more poop and buying more food. So the cost really evens out. So the lessen your dogs bowel movements get on a better senior dog food. Next talk to your vet they may have a recommendation. If you switch dogs do it slowly by mixing the foods. Start with 10% new 90% old mixed for at least a week until you have switched to 100% new 0% old. Senior foods have more fiber to help with bowel movements. Take the dog outside to go potty more frequently, right before bed time.

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Q. My 9 year old lab has tested positive for heart worms. A feed store owner told me I could use Noromectin (ivermectin) to get rid of them? Is it safe?
ANSWER : A. The feed store owner is taking about the “slow kill” method for adult heartworms. This method is the considered an alternate method that has the following disadvantages over the normal immiticide treatment:
1) Takes years (often-times up to 2-4 years) to completely rid heartworms vs immiticide treatment which takes at most 3 months
2) Slowly kills baby worms only in the bloodstream, does not kill adult worms in the heart. Immiticide kills the adult worms that are in the heart directly which is why it is so effective.
3) Higher risk of thromboembolism (clots in the lung artery) than Immiticide treatment.
4) Adult worms will stay in the heart for years and can impede blood flow.
So that is the gist of doing the slow kill method for baby heartworms instead of the fast kill method with Immiticide for adult heartworms. Which is why most veterinarians will recommend the fast kill method as the best choice for your pets care.

Q. I have a 1yr old male 38 lb Labradoodle and my gf just brought a month old kitten home. Can they interact? If not, for how long?
ANSWER : A. Interactions whenever a new pet is brought into the house should start off slow, then can be increased in time. The best steps when introducing a new cat is to allow your cat or kitten to have a room in the house all to him or herself. Allow your dog to sniff under the door to get used to the kitten’s scent, and even show your dog articles such as bedding the cat has slept on. After a few days, an introduction with your dog on leash, or a barrier such as a gate where both pets can look at each other but not see each other is best. This will allow each to get used to seeing the other without the ability to jump, bite or scratch the other. Once the two are used to this, then a face to face interaction can begin. If at any time a fight or scuffle breaks out, separate the two pets and try again at a later time. The amount of time this introduction takes can vary depending on how the two react to each other.

Until your kitten is older, or you are sure both are fine together, do not leave the two pets together unattended. Even a well-meaning and playful dog can accidentally break a leg of a kitten or worse without meaning to! A safe room for your kitten to be in while you are away, or a barrier to allow your kitten to escape to safety if needed will help until both are big enough to play alone safely.

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Q. 2 month old Bulldog. While playing gets TOO rough:gripping hand REALLY tight/growling/shaking to the point of drawing blood. Aggresive?Normal?HELP!!
ANSWER : A. For the most part, this sounds pretty normal to me. English Bulldogs can be like this. What you can do is teach him bite inhibition. He needs to know that biting gets him nothing. Each and every time he nips, even gently, you immediately yelp like a puppy would, stand up, cross your arms, and ignore your puppy. Once he is ignoring you, go back to calmly playing with him WITH A TOY. Remember to always use a toy when playing with/petting/interacting with puppies. They will be teething very soon, and they don’t understand that biting you is inappropriate, so using a toy to redirect their attention is important. He needs SOMETHING to bite, or else he will choose your hand. Give him more options.

Another thing you can do is have a toy that YOU OWN. This can be a soft braided rope toy or something of the like. Dot not allow your dog to have this toy whenever he wants. This toy disappears when you are done playing with him with it, and reappears when you want to play. Never allow him to “win” games with this toy. Eventually, the toy will hold so much meaning, when he sees it, he will be instantly interested in the toy instead of your hands.

It also helps to have two bags of toys. Bag#1 is full of chew toys/rope toys/soft toys/etc. It comes out for one week, and then disappears and out comes Bag#2. Bag#2 has the same types of toys in it. This will keep the toys feeling like “new” to your pup and make him less likely to chew on you during play!

Q. When Yoz Start Holding The Kittens. When Can They come Out Of Thr Birthing area?
ANSWER : A. As long as you wash your hands, and make sure you are very clean and not sick, you can interact with the baby kittens right away. You want to be handling them often so they get used to people handling them! Do not allow them out of the birthing area until they are at least a month old I would say. You want to get them checked out by vet, but make sure you bring them in a cage. They should at least have had their first vet check-up before being allowed out of the birthing area to roam around your CLEANED home. Clean your home very well, with products like SIMPLE GREEN so they are safe to roam. Do not allow them outside, and do not allow them to interact with other animals until they have all had their shots. When people come over to hold/interact with them, make sure they wash up very well, and ask about the pets they have at home.. make sure they don’t have any sick pets, or any pets who have ever had PARVO.

Good luck with the babies!!