Of course, a dog is a joy! But in addition to positive emotions, the dog requires our investments, both material and physical. Do not get the dog thoughtlessly – it can save her life! Approach the decision to acquire the dog responsibly so that it does not later appear on the street or in the shelter. Calculate your budget, estimate your free time. And my article on dog expenses will help you with this.
The cost of a dog that requires your time and effort
1. The mode of walking and feeding the first months of a puppy’s life.
From this diagram it can be seen that one should often be at home with the dog to provide her with such a regimen. Either hire a dog walker or a dog nanny. Continue reading
Breeding animals is a troublesome business, requiring the breeder to give full return. To get healthy and standard puppies you have to try. Dog breeding should be carried out under strict master control to ensure the quality of the process.
Consider the basic conditions and understand the nuances of proper pairing.
Mating dogs includes a number of rules necessary to comply with:
Each partner must have a good pedigree. Thoroughbred puppies sell better, and not purebred babies often remain outside. Think in advance of ways of transferring offspring to reliable owners.
Only healthy individuals are involved in mating. Diseases and infections provoke miscarriages and developmental problems in newborn puppies.
Do not untie the dog during the first estrus. A six-month-old animal is not ready either physically or mentally. A possible pregnancy threatens with serious complications. Continue reading
Breeding a breed is not only profitable, but also an interesting activity, introducing all aspects of the life of a particular animal. One of its most important stages is pregnancy, which allows you to enjoy the results of labor. New organisms developing in the womb have a serious strain on the canine organism. In this regard, the expectant mother needs help and support from the owner. Consider how many pregnant dogs walk and how much the usual care for the animals will change.
Signs of pregnancy
Past mating is not a guarantee of pregnancy. In this regard, experienced breeders hold repeated meetings to consolidate the result.
During the first month, the pregnancy of the pet does not bear clear signs. The supervisor may note:
decreased activity and rejection of long walks;
decreased or increased appetite;
nausea (note that if its duration is more than a month, then intoxication of the body is possible); Continue reading