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What age can a male dog be fertile?

Assuring Your Dog is Fertile. Make sure that your dog is old enough to breed. A male dog that is too young will not be able to reproduce. A male dog usually reaches sexual maturity when they are over a year old, however they usually begin puberty when they are six months to eight months old.

Similarly, you may ask, what age can a female dog get pregnant?

Reproduction in dogs - season, heat, oestrus, pregnancy tests. Puberty or sexual maturity in the female dog usually occurs around six months of age. The smaller breeds tend to go into oestrus or "heat" earlier and some females can have their first "heat" cycle as early as four months of age.

When should you stop breeding a female dog?

Many kennel clubs require a dog to be 8 years or younger to register litters. Many vets suggest that dogs of normal health should be retired from breeding around 8 years old. The strictest standard to retire a dog from breeding is 5 years of age. Consult your vet when considering breeding a dog older than 5 years old.

How old does a dog have to be to get a female pregnant?

A male dog that is too young will not be able to reproduce. A male dog usually reaches sexual maturity when they are over a year old, however they usually begin puberty when they are six months to eight months old. They can impregnate a female dog from the point of puberty on.
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