Canine Reproduction and Whelping brings together information that will be invaluable to today’s dog breeders. It helps to fill in the gaps in knowledge of even the most experienced breeder. Learn how facts about human reproduction, conception and birth get unknowingly mixed up with the very different canine side of things. Then learn how to use this information to have more successful breedings and healthier pups. Author Myra Harris combines her years of experience as a labour and delivery nurse with her passion for breeding dogs to bring you practical and unusual information. Easy to understand and fun to read. 

Canine Reproduction and Whelping will teach you:

  • How to prepare your young stud dog for breeding.
  • How to tell when the bitch is ready to be bred.
  • How truly fragile sperm is and how to ensure their health and survival.
  • When Artificial Insemination is preferred, how to collect sperm, and how to inseminate.
  • About unforeseen causes for unsuccessful breedings eg: bacteria, viruses, yeast.
  • The role of progesterone and how to use it for success in your own breedings.
  • About easy, normal whelping contrasted with nightmare whelping experiences.
  • A greater level of understanding around C-sections and the aftercare required of the bitch.
  • How to remove dewclaws with the least amount of trauma to mom and pups.

Other books available from this author:

Puppy Intensive Care by Myra Savant Harris

Advanced Reproduction & Puppy Care by MS Harris

Weight 0.22 kg


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