At what age can I breed my female dog?
Female dogs should not be bred until after their first heat cycle. Between the ages of 2 and 5 is preferred, as this gives ample time for the female to fully mature and develop.
Breeding a female too early is very risky. She may become aggressive, neglectful, and unwilling to feed or clean her newborn pups.
A female's first heat cycle usually happens between the age of 6 months to 1 year. Amilli began her heat cycle at the age of 9 months.
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