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Question by gypsy
Submitted on 1/14/2004
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How long do female dogs in heat bleed for?  When is it safe to have them spayed after they finish bleeding?


Answer by candy
Submitted on 2/5/2004
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anywhere from 6-21 days....as for fixing them, call a vet and ask

 

Answer by Tarah
Submitted on 2/17/2004
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Female dogs stay in heat for 3 weeks.  The first week going into heat, the second "in" heat, and the third is going out of heat. After that 3 weeks is over, it is safe for your dog to get spayed.

 

Answer by Amy
Submitted on 2/23/2004
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Ok i have a 8 mouth old female dog and she started to bleed its been six days and i need to know if theres somthing i can give her to stop becase shes an inside dog and i want to breed her. any ideas?

 

Answer by star
Submitted on 2/27/2004
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I have a question, my dog is in heat and she was already breaded with a dog, they were locked together so it's almost safe to say she's pregnancy.  But if she gets locked together again the day after is it true that she could possibly have more pup's. Even if it is with a different dog?

 

Answer by care bear
Submitted on 2/27/2004
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about 3 weeks. the best time to have them spayed is one week after she is "out of" heat.

 

Answer by MICK
Submitted on 3/9/2004
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I have a 3 year old Staghound and a 3 year old Deerhound HOW IS THE BEST WAY TO MATE THEM TO HAVE PUPS

 

Answer by Scrappy
Submitted on 3/11/2004
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i just wanted to see if this would work

 

Answer by Lynn
Submitted on 3/15/2004
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how often are female dogs in-heat?

 

Answer by Tessa
Submitted on 3/16/2004
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There are little underwear/diaper things to put on her. They tie at the sides and you put pads in them.I read that they are in heat 2X a year.

 

Answer by chicky
Submitted on 4/10/2004
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they r really hard 2 handle if u dog is in heat

 

Answer by Nicole
Submitted on 4/11/2004
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i just wanted to see if this would work

 

Answer by kelse
Submitted on 4/13/2004
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i have a dog and she is in heat and she wol'ntstop licking or humping things is there any thing i can do?

 

Answer by jennbeth89
Submitted on 4/25/2004
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i am have six month old dotsun/weenee dog and she came in heat. i need to know how long it is before she will try to get with another dog and how long will she stay in heat. this is her first time in heat.

 

Answer by Tailer
Submitted on 4/27/2004
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I have a 9 month old dog who has just gone into heat and I need to know if she gets pregnant  will the bleeding stop right away?

 

Answer by Georgiapeach
Submitted on 5/9/2004
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I have a 1 year Doberman who came into heat about 3 weeks ago and now she is bleeding again is this normal?

 

Answer by lambsie
Submitted on 5/30/2004
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i want to know how i can tell if my dog is not in heat anymore. we have a stray male dog who has jumped our fence and mated with her.

 

Answer by muffin
Submitted on 6/3/2004
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I just got a female pug, I was going to fix her but i was told buy the old owner that she had just bean bread "She is pregnant" is what he said, I have had her for one week, and she had been bleeding ever sence off and on, is that normal?? if she is bread should she still bleed?? and if so for how long??

 

Answer by dario
Submitted on 6/8/2004
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my dog is a year old one of my uncles brung there dog for they could mate how do you do it?

 

Answer by cashew
Submitted on 6/10/2004
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Im an 11 month old lab and i am in heat. I am licking everything and in the last few days, i havent been eating.  Is this normal

 

Answer by jimmy
Submitted on 7/6/2004
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For one thing, it's "Dachsund" not dotsun, "their" dog not "there" dog, "bred" not bread, safe to say she's "pregnant" not pregnancy....
Are you guys retarded, 13 years old, or is English your second language?

 

Answer by Truair
Submitted on 7/7/2004
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My 7 month old Australian shepherd might be in heat but I'm not sure. She hasn't bled that i know of, but she has been humping our other dog. HELP!

 

Answer by twiger2u
Submitted on 7/9/2004
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First of all people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs. Second, if you could spell you would be able to find all the information you need on the internet....go back to school, and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs. There are enough mutts in this world to love as it is. Jimmy you are right on!

 

Answer by Bazzie0421
Submitted on 7/11/2004
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First of all, twiger2u and jimmy,in my opinion, people who enjoy making fun of other people are IGNORANT.  Who has given you the right to criticize individuals for their lack of spelling knowledge.  You do not know if indeed English is their second language or if they have difficulty learning.  Are you perfect?  Do you spell every word correctly?  Do you always make sense?  I don't think so.  So, it is best to keep these ignorant comments to yourself.  Oh one more thing, you don't have to be the winner of the spelling bee to have an animal.  Are you familiar with the emotion called love?  Well, just in case you have never been around the emotion called "love", that is all it takes to have/own an animal.  Got it?  Almost forgot something else...people are on this forum to learn things and get educated and to learn how to take care of their animals, so if you don't have a good response, then don't waste your time...obviously you don't have anything better else to do...we on the contrary, are on this forum to learn and get opinions from others, we not here to criticize other individuals grammatical errors.  

 

Answer by Smirking At Fools
Submitted on 7/13/2004
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Let us not get off track by paying attention to jimmy, twiger2u, and the like.  They are probably just trolls.

twiger2u said: Second, if you could spell you would be able to find all the information you need on the internet....

Response: This board is ON the Internet.  And by the way, as long as we are focusing on technicalities, an ellipsis is traditionally comprised of three marks, not four.  

Go to bed.  It's past your bedtime.

 

Answer by twix
Submitted on 7/15/2004
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Now I know why the rest of the world hates Americans.

 

Answer by cirquenacious
Submitted on 7/15/2004
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One of the most common misuses of the word "ignorant" is as a synonym for rude or inconsiderate. I'm afraid that Bazzie misused this word this in her criticisms of Jimmie and the other guy. Actually, ignorant means "Destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened" so Jimmie and his friend are quite right in their spelling and grammar corrections and again, Bazzie is ignorant in her use of the word.

 

Answer by Smirking at Fools
Submitted on 7/16/2004
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ignorant

adj 1: lacking general education or knowledge; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues";

One of the complex issues that people often misunderstand is the concept of social grace. (Hint: It has nothing to do with spelling.)

May we talk about dogs again, please?

 

Answer by rottweilerlover
Submitted on 7/16/2004
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OK enough with people who know nothing. next back to dogs. i have a two and a half year old rottie female she has been bleeding for 2 weeks. i also have a male rottie that has been trying to breed with her she has only recently accepted him. how can i tell if they have done anything.

 

Answer by t
Submitted on 7/17/2004
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if dogs are not in heat male dogs do not try to reposes but my boxer was in  heat but it was over a few weeks later my sisters dog was flirting-Hint hint .

 

Answer by ricck
Submitted on 7/20/2004
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I lost my 9 month old female for two days.We got her back from a neighbor.But now she bleeds from her vagina? is this a sighn that she could have got pregnant? or is this normal.

 

Answer by roxy
Submitted on 7/21/2004
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my dog Roxy is 9 months old and has started to bleed. she keeps licking other dog. she pokes her butt in the air. when will she stop bleeding?

 

Answer by motherhen
Submitted on 8/3/2004
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yes thanks,could we please get back to the topic!  No one has the right to criticize anyone.  My dog has just been bred does the bleeding stop soon?

 

Answer by Haley
Submitted on 8/6/2004
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why is it that when the female dog is in heat the male dogs all want them? My min/pin is in heat and my other dog (the male) won't stay off of her.they were locked to day.

 

Answer by bank
Submitted on 8/10/2004
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hi roxy dont worry it is all normal keep putting ure butt in the air its all good

 

Answer by Lexi
Submitted on 8/11/2004
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My dog just got in heat today and she is 9 months. is it ok for me to put underwear/diaper/ pull ups on her?

 

Answer by Lexi
Submitted on 8/11/2004
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Roxy will probely stop bleeding anywhere between 6 to 21 days.it is normal to have her lick the other dog and poke her butt in the air. just make sure if the other dog is a male because they can mate if the male isn't newtered.

 

Answer by kyahsmom
Submitted on 8/15/2004
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My dog has been in heat for about a month give or take a few days.  Her nipples are a little larger.  Is this normal.  Or is she pregnant?  Can she still bleed if she is pregnant?

 

Answer by Amber
Submitted on 8/18/2004
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I was looking for an answer about my female dachsund, she is having her first estress.  After seeing all of the atrocious spelling on this site I doubt I will look here for ANY intelligent answers.  Are most of  you from "deliverence country" or what!  My son could spell better than most of you when he was five!  To those of you who can spell, I sincerely apologize.  Oh yes, to "Bazzie"
Although love is the emotional drive to owning an animal, you also need intelligence for its health and prosperity.

 

Answer by dwarf
Submitted on 8/19/2004
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I have a 7month old poodle can u breed her at this age or will it harm her? she is in heat also how long will she bleed?

 

Answer by Crystal
Submitted on 8/21/2004
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I have a 4 month old female Rot.  Can anyone tell me when her first cycle will be.  I'm going to get her fixed in 2-3 week when I get paid, but don't know if I have time or not before her first cycle.

 

Answer by daniet
Submitted on 8/23/2004
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I have a 5-year-old chocolate lab who joined our family in December 2003.  She has had 4 litters and she is in heat now, however, she has been bleeding for almost 3 full weeks.  Is this normal?  When will she stop bleeding?

 

Answer by Debbie
Submitted on 8/30/2004
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I have a 1 year old JRT, and she has gone into heat twice now, and everytime I come home she has been in heat, and I dont know for how long. I wanted to know, how long are JRT`s in heat, and how many times a year will she go into heat?

 

Answer by hozay
Submitted on 8/31/2004
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at least from my knowledge you can tell after a while, i would say give it about 3-4 weeks if you dog nipples start to get perky and her vagina dosen't get smaller
its a big possibility that shes is prego!
take her to vet for check up.  

 

Answer by k03269
Submitted on 9/1/2004
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Ok, I am 13, and I have better english than most of the people posting on this board. Also, if you have a dog, maybe you should learn to spell its breed name, and second off yes it's spelled DACHSHUND!, I have a 9 month old mini dachshund. Also please learn how to use homophones, and don't compare people with broken english to teenagers, because most of us are very intelligent, and when you are old and grey we will be running the country, so show some respect!

 

Answer by Jackie
Submitted on 9/4/2004
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This is for the rude "twiger2u.  You can't spell any better than the person you were writing about. Your comment (if your a redneck) is not spelled correctly. It is the contraction of two words, you and are.  It is spelled "you're".  So there, dummy!

 

Answer by doxie lover
Submitted on 9/10/2004
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weve
had our dog Stacey for about 5or6 months now .She still had milk when we got her when will she come back in heat & shes not the youngest dog in the world .D you even think we can breed her again ?

 

Answer by lisamarie2150
Submitted on 9/13/2004
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I have  a 1 year old boxer . she just start to go into heat and bleed what should i do about that.

 

Answer by jessica
Submitted on 9/19/2004
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my dog is 2 years old she was in heat one time before and i don't remember how long it lasts she bled all over my pillow and chair when i woke up this morning we put a diaper on her but i want to know what else i can do!
Jessica 15

 

Answer by soe
Submitted on 9/21/2004
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My dog is in heat and I need to know how long do I need to have her around the male before I know she is pregnant.

 

Answer by trench
Submitted on 9/22/2004
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What does heat mean

 

Answer by Lita
Submitted on 9/23/2004
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i have a lab and she is 15 months old and she is in heat and Bleeds all over the place. Is it normal if she has diarrhea?

 

Answer by firephoenix
Submitted on 9/28/2004
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I have a dog that I saved while on vacation; anyways, I am not sure how old she is, and I was wondering how long she will continue to bleed from being in heat? It has been over a week now, and the bleeding comes and goes at different amounts (either light or heavy). Is this normal and when will it stop?

 

Answer by Mallory
Submitted on 9/28/2004
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I have a question about a dog being in heat.
When a dog is in heat, will blood get all over the place.... I dont really know who to ask, so somebody please reaspond.

 

Answer by shayla
Submitted on 9/29/2004
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I have a 21 month old pug. She is in heat and this is her 2nd time in heat. i want to breed her . she has been in heat for 3-4 days. I am not too sure on what to do. She is bleeding and her thing is swollen and big. Her being 1 year and 9 months , is it the right time to breed her. Please let me know

 

Answer by Tiki
Submitted on 9/30/2004
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I have noticed some spots of blood on my sheets, I just wanted to know if a Rat Terrier of 4 months old can be in heat?  If she is, isn't that a little too young?  One more question, does her vulva get swollen or is it around the vulva?  

 

Answer by shannon
Submitted on 10/1/2004
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my 9 month old german is in heat does this cause them to not want to eat or drink, vomiting, diarrhea

 

Answer by No.1 Spella
Submitted on 10/2/2004
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i ain't quite now what yall thinkin'.  butt i knows how to spell.  but what dat got 2 du wit a dawg?  My dawg OO I has too.  My dawgs is bof bleedin.  Can dey git ech oder prenant?  one alwys likin th oders coochie.  how can i makes dem stop?  help me plees.  tank you
no. 1 spella

 

Answer by lablover11
Submitted on 10/7/2004
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I have 5 Year old Lab and a 6 month old lab, The 5 year old is a female and she is in heat but the male has not messed with her, Does this mean that he is to young or that she is not in that stage of her heat?

 

Answer by nizzle
Submitted on 10/10/2004
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I have a doxie and she is on her 2nd heat.  What is going on when she humps me and my family members and she is still bleeding.  What stage is she in and how much longer is she going to be in heat, she has been in this for about a week or two.  Thanks, email me at nizzle37@hotmail.com if you have any answers

 

Answer by Jewel
Submitted on 10/10/2004
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I have a chihuahua that has just started bleeding, I came onto this site to get some answers to my questions...and it seems we are getting grammar education instead. Although it is quite amusing and entertaining, I would really like some good answers. From what I have read, I am guessing that my dog will be in heat for 3 weeks. Is that correct? Or have I misspelled something? She is still a pup, and this is her first cycle. I just want to know when it will be safe to let her run outside and hunt again. She loves to run on our 63 acres. :) I am keeping a close eye on her however, as there have been stray dogs running. Please let me know asap. Thank you very very much.

 

Answer by Daisy's Human
Submitted on 10/13/2004
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I have a 14 month old Basset Hound,she has been in heat for almost 2 wks. I had a stud lined up for her but the owner suddenly got sick and it was postponed . I walked out side this morning and there was a great Pyrenees on her, can anyone tell me if she is indeed pregnant will the size of the puppies hurt her?  I am aware that I am probably jumping the gun but I don't want to take any chances.Sorry if the spelling isn't perfect for anyone who gets on here just to make fun.

 

Answer by oogie73
Submitted on 10/13/2004
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I think dogs just hump on things. My dog has done that since she was 5 months, shes now about 8 months and has come in heat.

 

Answer by Homebody
Submitted on 10/17/2004
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I   Have   A  7  Month  Pit  Bull   She   Has   Been   Bleeding   For   A   Week   Now
Will   She   Bleed   The   Whole  3  Weeks  She   Is   In   Heat ?

 

Answer by pit
Submitted on 10/18/2004
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how should you care for a bleeding female. should you bathe her once a week or every day?

 

Answer by fiona58
Submitted on 10/22/2004
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How did this become a place to criticize? I thought it was implemented to help others? I think that people should worry about how animals are being treated instead of if their owners can spell! I have never heard of that being a prerequisite for owning a pet. I don't think those of you with so much hatred should own a pet. Do you beat them when they are down also? In the future why don't you think and not speak?

 

Answer by Lucylver14
Submitted on 10/25/2004
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my dog Lucy is 7 months and shes started bleeding from her vagina and has started to hump my other dog who is female is my dog gay? or is it just a thing they do when female dogs are in heat? how long will the bleeding last? is there anything  can buy to help cover the bleeding like little doggy pads or tampons? someone please help me i want my dog to have puppies but i'm thinking about reconsidering because of the mess. how often do dogs go into heat? every month? or less than that please answer me

 

Answer by Woodysgma
Submitted on 10/28/2004
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Hey thanks guys/gals!  I learned a lot!  Breeding, heat, social graces...the whole kit and kaboddle!

 

Answer by Black
Submitted on 10/30/2004
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Hey Jimmy, try learning to Spell your name at least. When your spelling your name your kind of suppose to use a Capital Letter. In the first letter of your name. Hello!

 

Answer by Shannon and Lizzi
Submitted on 10/31/2004
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We have an 8 1/2 month old golden retriever and she just recently got out of being in heat.  It's been exactly 9 days and today she got loose and we found her with a male dog (that wasn't neutered), we were just wondering if she could be pregnant or not because she has been "fooling around" with our other dog that's neutered.

 

Answer by kristi
Submitted on 10/31/2004
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hi all, i am a vet tech in fl
to help awnser a few questions.. a female dog is in heat for 21-26 days..going in and out
the only way to control the bleeding is a pup diper..or to spay your pet
you can spay her when she is in heat although it will be more expensive and more painful for the dog{a much larger incison}
a dogs ovulation time is only 2 days which means they can only get pregnent for 48 hours
just because you dogs tie doesnt always mean that she took.
if she is bleeding and she is pregnant there is a problem go to the vet!!

 

Answer by Xavier
Submitted on 11/6/2004
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     While I think it moronic to correct grammatical errors on a dog heat web-page, I would appreciate if every one spelled correctly, I would not not holds someones grammatical errors against a person.In response to Twiger2u'sanswer have you ever considered that Jennbeth89 simply misspelled to conserve time?
     In responce to the question posted by roxy, usually 7 to 21 days.
     I bid thee farewell.

 

Answer by HollyLollyLooly
Submitted on 11/7/2004
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an elipses can end in four if it is at the end of a sentence....
lets be sure we know for sure before making corrections.
Dogs!
That's what this is about!
I heard that the more times female (of course) dogs go into heat with out becoming pregnant, the more susceptble they are to get breast cancer.
Has anyone else heard this?
Thanks!

 

Answer by TIFFANIE
Submitted on 11/7/2004
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I HAVE A 7 MONTH PUPPY THAT HAS BEEN MISSING FOR 4 DAYS! IS THIS COMMON WHEN THEY ARE IN HEAT, OR SHOULD I START TO WORRY? I DO KNOW SHE WAS BLEEDING BEFORE SHE DISAPPEARED

 

Answer by TIFFANIE
Submitted on 11/7/2004
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I HAVE A 7 MONTH PUPPY THAT HAS BEEN MISSING FOR 4 DAYS! IS THIS COMMON WHEN THEY ARE IN HEAT, OR SHOULD I START TO WORRY? I DO KNOW SHE WAS BLEEDING BEFORE SHE DISAPPEARED

 

Answer by bug
Submitted on 11/11/2004
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To all of the people who think this is a free talk website is not. We are on this website to learn about our dogs. Anyway, I have a yellow labrador retreiver she has just recently gone into heat (about two days ago).How long will this last? Also, how bad will the bleeding get?

 

Answer by Justin
Submitted on 11/12/2004
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my dogs is still bleeding but i think she might of had sex. when they are pregnant do they still bleed?

 

Answer by Rottieowner2
Submitted on 11/12/2004
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I have a 5-year old rottweiler who just started to go into heat (no bleeding yet) and it's causing havoc with my other 2 male rotts.  Is there anything out there to stop the heat??  PS: please don't yell at me for my spelling :(

 

Answer by lablover
Submitted on 11/17/2004
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i have two lab/chow pups, there 7months old, both female, there both bleeding alot and humping one another. where can you buy doggy diapers? i tired cutting up some underware and putting a pad on it but they chewed through the underware.they have gotten blood all on our floor and our bed? how do we get it out? also is there any feminine spray for dogs to help with the smell??i may not always be able to spell every word, but i love my dogs, and they have helped my children who have tbi's(traumatic brain injuries) so it shouldn't be about spelling, grammar and all, its all about love, caring for another. i consider them my children. and as far as the thing said about american'show dare you!!!!!! get a life sheesh

 

Answer by sweetnsour231
Submitted on 11/21/2004
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I have a dog going into heat,when is it time to breed her? also is it safe to breed them their first time in heat?

 

Answer by Joline
Submitted on 11/21/2004
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I have a 6 month old dog she has been bleeding for two days now, my next door neighbor has a male dog somehow they hookup but I don't know if anything happen.  when I found them together I saw the male dog grabbing on the side of her.  Can a dog get pregnant after being in heat for two days.  When can I take my dog to be neuter, after a week or two after bleeding stops.  Is there anyplace affordable that I can take my dog to be neuter, I can't afford my vet.  

 

Answer by kim
Submitted on 11/21/2004
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my dog is in heat. how long will she bleed, and how often will she go into heat

 

Answer by joann colgin
Submitted on 11/22/2004
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what are others symptoms of dogs in heat, she seems to sleep more and no interest playing with our other dog,and seems to just be more tired and calmer, she just turned a year the day before she started to spot. is this just for this 3 week period? and now when should i have her spayed?

 

Answer by kandgven
Submitted on 11/23/2004
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Should I let my 15 mos female in heat run around in an invisible fence or should I walk her on a leash until the heat is over?

 

Answer by austin
Submitted on 11/23/2004
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How long does a female have to be in heat before you can breed it.

 

Answer by GRAMMAR PATROL
Submitted on 11/24/2004
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TWIGGER2U, You can't spell either. It is not "YOUR A REDNECK" but it is "YOU'RE A REDNECK"  :)

 

Answer by Daniele
Submitted on 11/25/2004
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Um...I have a 7 month old Yorkshire Terrier and lately she's been licking herself in her vaginal area and it smells down there.  Is she in her first heat??

 

Answer by bengal41
Submitted on 11/25/2004
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how long is it in between "heat" periods.

 

Answer by babmii
Submitted on 11/27/2004
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I know that alot of people come here for answers about their pets so why is evereyone putting down people that have problems of spellings or others when that is not the issue that should be addressed? like one said not everyone is perfect. address the issue and not the people whom ask for the information that they need to help the part of their family.

 

Answer by yorgi
Submitted on 11/28/2004
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ho teeches englitch i wood berry lik mucho lern an seconddarry lankguage? thinks yo fo yu answwe muuch

 

Answer by pitluvr
Submitted on 12/1/2004
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this will be my dogs 3rd week in heat but she hasn't been very "horny", i am interested in breeding her next cycle. Does anyone know when the right time for that is?

 

Answer by Phoebe
Submitted on 12/1/2004
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We have 2 Labs and a German Shepherd. Both labs have had pups and we knew they were pregnant when their boobs began to swell. Neither of them bled when they were pregnant. FYI also they were pregnant for 2-2 and a half months. Hope this helps.

 

Answer by Sugar
Submitted on 12/9/2004
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I believe that dogs are in heat for 3 weeks.  I would also like to tell everyone that I am an English major, and it doesn't matter at all how you spell or write, but what does matter is your attitude!  There are some very shallow guys on here that are really rude and disrespectful...Your parents would be so proud!!!

 

Answer by LaylaBelle
Submitted on 12/11/2004
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My 2 year old bull mastiff just went into heat for the first time and she has been throwing up a lot And she has been acting cranky, and not listening......is that usual?

 

Answer by Buck Golden
Submitted on 12/16/2004
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My golden hasn't been in heat since April.. should I be worried?

 

Answer by Redneck
Submitted on 12/17/2004
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I am a redneck, straight from Central Texas!

"First of all people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs. Second, if you could spell you would be able to find all the information you need on the internet....go back to school, and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs. There are enough mutts in this world to love as it is. Jimmy you are right on!"

I'm not going to let this go.  I have a Mutt!  His name is Clyde, and he's a Ridgeback. (Hog Dog for those of you who aren't Rednecks).  Oh, yeah, is my spelling ok?.  Hey Twiger2u!!!!  You genius!!!!  "If your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs."  Try this... If you're a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs.  That sounds a little better, don't you think?  By the way, I can't breed my dog.  He's a male, and he's been neutered.  You and your buddy Jimmy are picking on people for their grammar and spelling, when all they're doing is trying to be responsible dog owners and trying to find information on the INTERNET.  So, why don't you go back to your perfect little world where everybody is perfect, spelling and all, and let us who are rednecks, poor spellers, and possibly non-English speaking people find the information we need to be responsible pet owners.
Now for my question.  My wife's Yorkshire Terrier has been in heat for a week, and won't accept a male.  Is this normal? And if it is, when will she accept a male?
By the way, I ain't got no 5 dogs on my front porch, my grass ain't three feat tall, and I ain't got no 6 truks on bloks in my front yard hiden bye the grass!

 

Answer by cc
Submitted on 12/23/2004
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i have no clue how 2 un do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! srry pedreins

 

Answer by Mich
Submitted on 12/26/2004
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hey my dog is 2 i think  and my other male dog keeps hummping her ,but he is fixed . We are not sure if she is in heat or not

 

Answer by nuka
Submitted on 12/28/2004
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have a nice day

 

Answer by shutup you fools
Submitted on 1/1/2005
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What do you think your doing this is a dog forum it was put on the internet to inform about dogs not grammar.The dogs are what we are talking about so shut your yaps on grammar do you hear me.Now about my recently 1 year old pomeranian and she can't stop humping my leg I'm worried.What is happening to her?Is she going into heat?

 

Answer by american
Submitted on 1/1/2005
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The Ahole who said that "Now I know why the rest of the world hates Americans" needs to be sent of to a Turkish Prison!Move to Russia if you think we are all so stupid. Signed- AN AMERICAN!!!! Go F@#@#@! YOURSELF

 

Answer by kimbo
Submitted on 1/2/2005
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i want to breed my dog with a dog and she is bleeding when is the best time to breed her as of now she just lets him smell of her but bites at him if he trys do they have to stop bleeding before she will let him

 

Answer by Kim
Submitted on 1/3/2005
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I need to know if it is ok to fix a female dog while she is in heat my vet is a bit of a quack and I do not know any other vets so I would like some outside answers from other people or maybe a vet thats gets on this board.  My problem is my female dog just went into heat and 1 of my 3 male dogs is her pup and he is not fixed the other 2 are and i do not want her getting pregnant by her pup and having to do a doggy abortion. HELP

 

Answer by Schto
Submitted on 1/3/2005
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I thought all of the biotches were in heat.


 

Answer by bat
Submitted on 1/4/2005
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Probably after a couple of weeks. My dachsund bleeds for about 3 weeks, depending on how many male dogs are around. Right now we have a visiting rat terrier that isn't fixed and we're having a hell of a time keeping them away from each other. Both are whining and barking and its a real pain. We really don't want any rat-dachsunds though lol.

 

Answer by yorkie/cat lover
Submitted on 1/4/2005
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jimmy is right and so is the other guy who said the thing about bazzy. bazzy u suck!

 

Answer by sleepy
Submitted on 1/4/2005
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I have a female terior she has been bleeding know for two weeks. She dug under our fence when we went out of town and has been hanging with the neighborhood dogs, how can I tell if she is pregnat? And my other comment is that if you dont have nothing nice say nothing at all we only have one God and he is the only one who has the right judge. peace

 

Answer by diamond
Submitted on 1/6/2005
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I'm new at this board....I've always had a male dog..this is my first female....where do I find those little pads from....that someone was mentioning to put on my pet ...is this bleeding normal and how long should I expect it to go on before I know whether she is pregnant. I'm afraid that a stray dog got to her also...

 

Answer by ding97
Submitted on 1/6/2005
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I don't know the answers to any of the questions, I just want some answers to mine.. Is it safe to let an 8 month old female get pregnate? This is her first time being in heat.

 

Answer by chrystal
Submitted on 1/7/2005
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I have a 11 month min-pin and she is bleeding what does this mean and when will it end?

 

Answer by jinglebellrock
Submitted on 1/9/2005
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twiger2u,jimmy
What is going on? Why do you care if people spell things wrong? That is so dumb.  I have a mutt and she is just as great as any dog and just as smart.

 

Answer by JULIE
Submitted on 1/12/2005
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DEAR JENNBETH89, YOUR DOG WILL BE IN HEAT FOR ABOUT 3 TO 4 WEEKS AND SHE WILL MOST LIKELY TRY TO GET WITH ANOTHER DOG AS SOON AS SHE CAN AFTER SHE IS OUT OF HER HEAT STAGE. BUT IF YOU WAIT TOO LONG TO FIND HER ANOTHER DOG, SHE WILL PROBABLY GO BACK TO HER NORMAL SELF. IF YOU HAVE A BOY DOG AND SHE STICKS HER BUTT IN HIS FACE LIKE ALL THE TIME, SHE'S PROBABLY TRYING TO MATE WITH HIM AND I HOPE MY ADVICE WORK FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG
                 YOU'RE WELCOME,    SIGNED, THE JEWEL

 

Answer by JULIE
Submitted on 1/12/2005
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DEAR RICCK,  JUST BECAUSE YOUR DOG BLEEDS DOESN'T MEAN IT WILL HAVE BABIES FOR SURE IT MEANS THAT YOUR DOG IS IN THE TIME SHE WANTS TO HAVE HER PUPS WELL ITS KINDOF LIKE A MATING SEASON KIND OF THING WELL IN OTHER WORDS ITS JUST LIKE A WOMEN'S PERIOD.

 

Answer by ms. red
Submitted on 1/13/2005
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i have a 10 month old female german shepard who has just gone in heat- how long do i have to wait before i can get her spayed

 

Answer by Racin Chic
Submitted on 1/16/2005
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My Rottie is 9 month s  old,she started "spotting" yesterday.Does this mean she is going into heat?She won't let me look or touch her in that area at all.

 

Answer by B
Submitted on 1/17/2005
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I have an 8 month old beagle that went into heat about a week ago, but the bleeding seems to be getting worse. A lot worse! I was just wondering if this is normal.

 

Answer by Sport
Submitted on 1/21/2005
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First of all, this is my first experience on this site.  After realizing that 6 or 7 responses all were about discriminating people, needless to say you are the ones that have made this site suck!

I'm sure I won't be the only person that will find another site to get my information!  Get a grip and stay on track!!

 

Answer by Chey
Submitted on 1/21/2005
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Hey Jimmy

aka "the attacker of proper grammar usage"  

Those with questions on this site may not have the most polished writing skills, however; that's not the point anyway (which apparently you missed).  These people are seeking answers to k9 questions.  This isn't an online English education class so show some respect for others and reserve your insults.

 

Answer by Kay
Submitted on 1/22/2005
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It really is quite sad when you start reading this and your like "hey, " I'm going to get an answer to my question " and then out of no where the answers turn into pointless fighing about spelling, rednecks and foreign speaking people...i really just don't understand people these days. My puppy is a bit more important that people having nothing more to do than to fight with each other. Sigh..

 

Answer by catindamoon
Submitted on 1/23/2005
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I know how a male dog acts , but what do the female dogs do when there in heat, how do they act?

 

Answer by sarah
Submitted on 1/24/2005
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I have a 10 month old Pug, she has just recently went into heat. How many times should they go into heat before you are able to breed them? I have heard 4 times. Is this true?

 

Answer by Dina
Submitted on 1/24/2005
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It does not take a genius or a good speller to love and take care of a puppy!

 

Answer by Pebbles
Submitted on 1/30/2005
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My 11 month old dashund just ended her first time of bleeding.  Now her little nipples are very swollen, is this normal, or is it possible she could be pregnant.  She was outside one day playing with our golden retreiver (female), but I'm scared maybe another dog jumped the fence.

 

Answer by Heather
Submitted on 2/1/2005
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If you elect to spay her, this can be done during heat but it may be best to wait until the heat cycle is over to decrease the chance of complications.

 

Answer by SugarPieHoneyBuns96
Submitted on 2/2/2005
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Well, We have coyotes in our neighborhood. They havn't been around for MONTHS, & my female Poodle has gone into heat for.....about one week. Now the coyotes are coming in our front yard!! Do you think it could be because my Poodle is in heat?? I really want to know so we should/shouln't keep her inside!! THanx!!!!
    ~~~~~~~~SugarPieHoneyBuns96~~~~~~~~

 

Answer by JMOMYPOP
Submitted on 2/2/2005
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ABOUT BREEDING THE DOGS THEY CANNOT GET PREGNANT UNTIL AFTER THE BLEEDING STOPS SOMEWHERE AROUND ONE WEEK THEN THE FOLLOWING TWO WEEKS THE DOGS MAY GET PREGNANT  (SOMETIMES A LITTLE LONGER)  AND YES THEY CAN HAVE PUPPIES FROM MORE THAN ONE DOG SO AFTER MATING WITH ONE ITS STILL POSSIBLE TO MATE WITH ANOTHER .

 

Answer by tifftupes
Submitted on 2/3/2005
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I'm glad we got back to Dogs! I have a young chihuahua in heat. Thank you so much for all the info. I am very concerned about her.

 

Answer by mxgirl
Submitted on 2/4/2005
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I can't help it... twiger2u-I must point out that it's not "and if your a redneck," but "and if you're a redneck."  
Now, let's all be civilized.

 

Answer by Colleen
Submitted on 2/6/2005
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My dog is 10 mos. old and has just started bleeding.....do you need to put something on them, is the bleeding heavy at times? Right now its just a little here and there. Thank you.

 

Answer by heyvick
Submitted on 2/6/2005
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I took my dog to the vet today, to have her spayed. She literally started bleeding when we went inside the office - I think she'd have done anything to avoid surgery!  The vet advised that they will not do the surgery when a dog is in heat unless it is an absolute emergency.  Because of the bleeding, the uterus is engorged with extra blood, and so the dog is more susceptible to haemorraghing.  Once she has finished being in heat, they are happy to do the surgery.

 

Answer by tw
Submitted on 2/8/2005
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I agree with some of the sharpness on this board expressed by some.  If someone does not know how to spell the breed of dog they own, they should not likely be breeding the dog.  Has anyone gone to the pound lately?  Do you see all the dogs that are going to be put to sleep because they have no home?  People need to breed their dogs for a purpose outside of trying to make money.  They will likely only make unhealthy dogs that will create other unhealthy dogs.  Get your dogs altered unless you have something positive in your dog to improve the breed.  Breeding should be about improving the breed.

 

Answer by Kristen
Submitted on 2/9/2005
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Well, so far I've learned that dogs are in heat for about 3 weeks about twice a year.  Is this correct?  I have also learned what ignorant means.  People, be nice to each other.  Love everyone as Jesus does.

 

Answer by Kristen
Submitted on 2/9/2005
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Well, so far I've learned that dogs are in heat for about 3 weeks about twice a year.  Is this correct?  I have also learned what ignorant means.  People, be nice to each other.  Love everyone as Jesus does.

 

Answer by sick of the bleeding
Submitted on 2/10/2005
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I was told by a man who has raised dogs for many years that the more a dog bleeds the more fertile they are.  

 

Answer by kfbrat
Submitted on 2/13/2005
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I would like to know when the best time for breeding is during heat.

 

Answer by agility lover
Submitted on 2/16/2005
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I have a 4 month old border collie and I was wondering what types of precautions I should take when she comes in heat. Also she is a pup from a mother son accidental litter, if she were to breed what types of problems could I run into, and if she does happen to breed what should I do?

 

Answer by rob d
Submitted on 2/19/2005
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well obviously nobody must be too concerned with their pets arguing abput spelling.  I need to know if my dog came into heat about a week ago how long will it last I've set up an appointment for her to get spayed on the 11 of march is this too soon or right on?

 

Answer by BJLindsay
Submitted on 2/22/2005
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You can go to Pet Smart, PetCo or just about any Pet store and they have Diapers for dogs that are in heat.They have pads for them. I don't use the special doggy pads though. They are just more expensive. (Just go to the store and get the light days pads or panty liners for women a lot cheaper.1.00 compare to 5 or 6 or box)The diapers are made out of Jean material and are very durable.

 

Answer by Vanessa
Submitted on 2/23/2005
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I have two dogs. A female and male. The male is the female's puppy but he's like 2 years old now. She is in heat and I want to know if there is anything I can do to try to get him to leave her alone. He is constantly licking her and he cries in front of her. Sometimes she lets him lick her. I try to keep them apart as much as possible but they cry when they are apart. This happens even when she isn't in heat...and it's annoying. Any ideas?

 

Answer by JAY
Submitted on 2/25/2005
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DOGS GO INTO HEAT EVERY 6-8MONTHS THEY STAY IN HEAT FOR 21 ONE DAYS IT IS BEST TO BREED THEM ON DAYS 7 12 AND 15, AND I WAS WANTING TO KNOW IF THERE IS A CERTAIN WAY TO BREED DOGS OR SHOULD I JUST LET THEM DO THEIR OWN THING I HAVE A 1 YR. OLD PITBULL
P.S. GO TO WWW.DEVIANTART.COM/VIEW/11454716/AND WATCH THE PITBULL PROBLEM VIDEO IT IS VERY GOOD

 

Answer by beagle lover99
Submitted on 2/25/2005
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im sorry gypsy i don't know. but i would just like to say that bazzie0421 you rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! jimie and twig2u... oh im sorry did i spell your name wrong?! you are a bunch of ignorant idiots!!!!!!!!!!! yes cirquenacious i used ignorant in the wrong way. who cares!!!!!!!!!!!!! smirking at fools my bed time is 9:oopm it is now 3:00am  once again bazzie0421 you rock!!! jimy and tiger or do you profer whinnie the pooh!!! you dont.

 

Answer by Peach
Submitted on 2/25/2005
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My dog is 8 months old and she came into her first heat about two weeks ago. I know it's a messy! But I found Huggy pull ups really helpful. I got the biggest size, which is for 38 pounds and up. They have very stretchy sides so your dog can sit, lay down and run freely. They also are better than cheaper brands because they have re-stick sides which are very helpful when she need to go out and pee. It also saves a bunch on money because you don't have to get a new diaper each time she goes outside. I'm not a sales rep, but I just thought that it may be helpful for those of you who are trying to deal with mess!

 

Answer by Lila
Submitted on 2/26/2005
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I would recommend calling a veternarian. (Gosh, I hope that was spelled correctly..lol.) I have a nine month Husky mix that just came into heat tonight. I have never owned a dog that hasn't been spayed prior to going into heat. I guess I'll be calling my personal veternarian to inquire about the diaper things we use to add pads to. Please stop making fun of others. At least they care enough to get online and ask for their pet's sake. Take care.
Lila

 

Answer by Choochie
Submitted on 3/2/2005
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This segment is for Georgiapeach's question:
No. It is not usually normal for a dog to go into heat again! Ask your vet. if you don't have one you NEED one for your pets safety!!

Right on Bazzie!! BOO Jimmie & twiger2 & thats all! For Jimmie: you are judt PURE MEANNESS in the heart!! Have you ever taken a heart exam?? I ask that becuase I wanted to know if you ever saw with your obvious BLIND eyes the PURE blackness & meanness in your heart!!! I cannot beileve you would your time on nothing but this just to correct others grammatical errors!! thats all I have to say!! But I agree with Smirking At Fools, by meaning GO TO BED YOU TWO!!!

 

Answer by JEREMY
Submitted on 3/3/2005
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Twix, not everyone hates Americans, us Australians love you, we just hate people who try to make other people seem small.  Has anyone bothered to take the time out and consider it was a child who wrote the question? Anyway thanks to all that helped me with me 7 mth Border Collie questions

 

Answer by ashley
Submitted on 3/4/2005
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How many times in a year can a dog bleed?

 

Answer by elt1305
Submitted on 3/7/2005
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i have a 9 month old jack russel she has been bleeding for a few days now her vagina looks quite swolen is this normal?

 

Answer by kayjo
Submitted on 3/8/2005
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Please go to this website to get answers about your female dog(s) heat cycle and other questions about breeding.
www.petcaretips.net/dogs_in_heat.html

 

Answer by Trishee
Submitted on 3/8/2005
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Question:  If I were to get my female dog fixed would that mean she wouldn't bleed anymore?  I need to know this because it may make a difference in whether or not I get her fixed!

 

Answer by godsfavor
Submitted on 3/9/2005
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...And walk in love,as Christ also hath loved us,Eph. 5:2

Let no man deceive you with vain words:for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience,Eph 5:6

A wise man does not speak wonderful words but his spirit walks wonderfully.His mannerism is wonderful.His words no matter how great or small are meaningful.That's how you can tell the difference from the wise and the foolish.

 

Answer by martie
Submitted on 3/9/2005
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for crying out loud people stop being idiots we all just want to know about our dogs. my lab has been in heat for 3&1/2 weeks we have a male rottie that weighs 180 lbs. we are going insane and are ready to jump off the golden gate bridge, and we live in north carolina, it will be worth the drive please tell me this will end soon!!!!  these are inside dogs you HAVE NO IDEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Answer by brittany
Submitted on 3/12/2005
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My lab has just gone into heat for the first time at a year old. Will she stop bleeding if she gets pregnant? also would her nipples get big even if she isn't pregnant?

 

Answer by underpop
Submitted on 3/12/2005
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I came here to find good info on heat and now I'm wasting my time reading about spelling,rednecks and other garbage.

 

Answer by T
Submitted on 3/14/2005
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Question: I am a new dog owner. She is a mix, mostly terrrier. She is a great dog and has a sweet personality. Anyway getting to the point...I just discovered she is in heat and all of this is new to me. She seems to be quite particular and is constantly licking herself. Should I be careful and have her secluded to one area of the house in case she has a mess. Please give me some advise. Thanks

 

Answer by Jessica
Submitted on 3/15/2005
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I have a puppy who's in heat.  She started to bleed so we went to PetCo and got her those little diapers for her.  When we put it on her she just stands there.  She wont move for anything.  Is that because she's embarrassed or does every dog go through that before they get used to the diaper?

 

Answer by Deb
Submitted on 3/16/2005
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We have a female dog and a male dog that is 4months apart in age.  They are both Labs.  Chole is over 2years old.  Has been in heat 4 times now.  Will these two dogs ever mate?  They are so close like brother and sister, but they are not brother and sister at all.  They just have been raised together, and are very close friends.  Is there anything you can give a female that is in heat something to skip the cycle?

 

Answer by Audrey
Submitted on 3/20/2005
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You guys are hilarious!  I seriously related to the ranting going on.  I was searching b/c my dog is in heat as well and I was trying to find out how long it would last, etc.  Thanks for a great laugh to those of you who have a sense of humor and to the others who were informative, thank you for the insight, and to those of you who seem to be offended by the comments of those who have a sense of humor and recognize that spelling is important (and embarrassing to those of us who know how to spell when we see our fellow Americans making these grammatical errors), grow up would you?

LOL

 

Answer by VM
Submitted on 3/22/2005
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I would like to know when it is safe to have a male dog around a dog that is or has been in heat?  I've got an American Eskimo that I've been having to keep locked in a laundry room for a couple of weeks now and I really want to let her out, but am skeptical.  I don't want my male Siberian Husky to mate with her.

 

Answer by i love my cocker
Submitted on 3/22/2005
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it should be 1 to 3 weeks, my nine month old cocker is inheatjust to day we discovered the blood

 

Answer by aussie
Submitted on 3/24/2005
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Hi
I am interested in breeding my golden retriever we have two dogs a male and a female he seems interested in her but she resists I gather this means she is not ready but is there any way to tell when she will be if we missed the first sign of bleeding she seems to be a bit swollen.

 

Answer by star
Submitted on 3/24/2005
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I have a female pit she is in heat and my neighbors dog mounted on her they got stuck how do I know if she is pregnant

 

Answer by Becky
Submitted on 3/28/2005
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Please do not consider breeding any dog unless you are a serious breeder (not a puppy mill) interested in improving the breed and continuing excellent bloodlines. THERE ARE ENOUGH DOGS IN THE WORLD ALREADY. You won't make money by breeding your dog if you do it the right way (getting regular vet checks on your female pre- and post-breeding, puppy checkups and shots, dew claws, guarantees to new owners, etc.) If you plan on breeding the wrong way (i.e., not doing any of the things previously mentioned), don't do it at all. Your female does not need to have puppies in order to have a "complete" life. Your male will not miss his equipment, nor does he ever need to use it in his lifetime. Your kids do not need to see the birth of puppies to learn about the birds and the bees. I operate a beagle rescue network, and we see dozens of beagles every day that come from backyard breeders who don't have a single clue in the world. We have heard every reason in the world for unwanted puppies/dogs to be abandoned and discarded by owners who bought puppies from backyard breeders who had no clue how to select a proper home for a dog or explain puppy raising to the new owner. DON'T BREED YOUR DOGS!!! GET THEM ALL SPAYED OR NEUTERED, PLEASE!!!

 

Answer by moe 
Submitted on 3/30/2005
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my ariendale is 4 and she gose in heat 4 times a year and she never gets pregnet and like theres tons of guy dogs where i live also coyotes and wolves why dosn'tshe get pregnet ? b/c when she dose go in heat she bleeds so she can't be spayed right ?


 

Answer by pekilp
Submitted on 3/30/2005
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Female dogs come into heat 1-2xs a year. They can stay in heat for approx. 21 days. The Proestrus or bleeding cycle is approx. 1 week and Not wanting to mate. The Estrus cycle is when the dog wants every male in sight. She can have around 20 eggs and can have pups from each male. The Diestrus cycle is going out of heat and she is not as receptive as before. The best way to find out if she is with pups is a preg. test. You may want to do this if you have seen her mounted.

 

Answer by Remi
Submitted on 3/31/2005
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Hey jimmy, your name should be "Jimmy" not jimmy, and it's "mentally challenged" or "mentally disabled" not retarded (I have a family member who is mentally disabled).  I am a teacher and find it hard to believe that someone with any kind of education would make attacks on someone who is trying to get answers.  I don't know how old you are, but I am 28 and know that some people do not have experience on computers and don't know how to express their ideas via email/internet.  You are a very RUDE person and should be ashamed of yourself.  Are you on here to help people or just ridicule them?

 

Answer by wodiesgirl23
Submitted on 4/5/2005
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look to the rude and mean people on here...get a life... please. ok now for my question my little wennie dog is in heat when she stops bleeding will it stop all at once or not? she is bleeding very bad. also how can i tell if she is pregnant? thanks anyone who answers. also if it helps she will be 1year old next month(may 18)

 

Answer by R
Submitted on 4/6/2005
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Hi, my dog is 14 years and is on heat, she has been for approx 3 weeks. I didn't think she would still do this? Do they keep coming on heat all there lives?

 

Answer by Chihuahuagal
Submitted on 4/7/2005
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I have a question.I heard that a dog can only get pregnant while she is in heat.Is this true?

 

Answer by BEDDY
Submitted on 4/9/2005
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I HAVE A FEMALE PIT BULL SHE IS SWOLLEN BUT SHE IS STILL BLEEDING WE TOOK HER OUT TO OUR MALE PIT AND ALL SHE WANTS TO DO IS PLAY WITH HIM SHE HAS BEEN BLEEDING FOR @ A WEEK AND IT SEEMS TO BE GETTING WORSE. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF SHE IS COMPLETELY IN HEAT OR DOES SHE NEED MORE TIME OR IS SHE GOING OUT OF HEAT ALREADY? ANY ADVISE WOULD BE HELPFUL THANK YOU

 

Answer by somewhat appropriate
Submitted on 4/11/2005
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For those of you who are literate.  Please remember that their are a lot and I mean a lot of people that are on the computer who are not literate.

 

Answer by gsdlover
Submitted on 4/11/2005
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When a dog is in heat, it is usually a three week cycle, going in, in, and going out.  The second week is when the female will allow the male dog to breed with her.  I have seen female's breed in the last week.
I breed my females with the male, one day she's with the male, skip a day, then breed, and repeat the process for 5 days.  I have had good litters of live 9 puppies.  Many times if you keep a female and male together at all times, they have many puppies but many die when born or shortly after.
Once the dogs are tied together.  Can be up to 20 min. and you will know when they are bred "tied".  I mark on my calendar 63 days from the date they were tied.  2-3 weeks before the pups are born, I prepare a whelping place.  If your female is out and about she will go anywhere to have these pups.  Under porches, under houses, in the woods.  So be sure she is in a secure place and is monitored regularly.  I have had pups born before the due date.  Hope this helps!
I raise imported German Shepherds since 1985.

 

Answer by kathygsd
Submitted on 4/11/2005
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I wanted to add something in regards to the breeding and heat cycle of the female dog.
When in doubt, contact a good vet for expert advice, all dogs, and all breeds vary with their cycles, habits etc.,  Make sure your dog gets plenty of fresh water, food, daily exercise, sanitary living conditions, clean pen daily, up-to-date on vaccinations, and most of all on a heart-worm preventative.  If you do all these things then you are a responsible pet-owner to consider the right breeding for your dog.  The internet is here, and you can do many searches and do plenty of research.  Remember, raising puppies is A LOT of work!  They have to be monitored daily, make sure the mother is feeding, make sure the whelping area is not too cold, if so do you have heat lamps?  If too hot, do you have proper ventilation?  Do you have a fan? Can it be places safely to keep your female cool?  Have plenty of water and food on hands for mom.  Have you considered doing your own vaccinations and de-worming?  Its cheaper.  At 8 weeks they need to be seen by a vet, checked for heart-murmurs, parasites, in males have both testicles dropped?  Make sure you are selling this pup as if you were the buyer.  I would consider all these things prior to a breeding.  Make sure you have considered how you will advertise, and what you will do if you can't sell all of them.  I have always advertised around 4 wks of age, stating in my ad:  Taking deposits, so I had a heads-up.
What about a broker in your area?  I don't deal with these people, unless my last resort.  Make sure your puppy is going to a home that will be well cared for and most of all loved.

 

Answer by booboo
Submitted on 4/14/2005
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hi i have a dog called maggie and she is 6 monthes she just got in heat and we do wanna bread her but is she to young?

 

Answer by jayme
Submitted on 4/15/2005
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Dogs go in heat for three weeks, but they don't always bleed the whole time. After three weeks it is safe to spay her. You will know when she is completely finished when she is no longer swollen and is back to her usual self. Other signs are lack of appetite and they are often calmer than usual.

 

Answer by foxy_roxy
Submitted on 4/15/2005
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we resently got a new puppy. she was a stray. she just went into heat today and i dont really know what to do. petsmart was closed when we noteced. so we cut a hole in the back of a baby diper and put it on her. is this safe or good for the dog??

 

Answer by lilea
Submitted on 4/16/2005
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how long are dogs in heat... i need a answer

 

Answer by robjab
Submitted on 4/19/2005
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I have a 7 year old mixed breed and she's been in heat for 2 weeks exactly. For about a month she has been quite an escape artist. What are signs that I can look for now to see if she has mated? She is still bleeding. Is this an indication that she is not pregnant or can they still bleed shortly after breeding? She has gotten loose at least 15 times in the last month. Some times she's back in ten minutes and others 1 to 2 hours. Thanks!

 

Answer by Frustrated
Submitted on 4/24/2005
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Yet again, another website thats wasting my time. I came here for information on dogs in heat!!! As far as I'm concerned, you are all ignorant to that fact!!! Although, I'm with you Bazz. Now...to another site without the drama.

 

Answer by havta_b_luvd
Submitted on 4/24/2005
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This may help all those with questions. It's difficult to post when you've got the grammar patrol hanging around lol

http://www.petpeoplesplace.com/Care/Dogs/faq/04.htm

 

Answer by pinkey_101
Submitted on 4/24/2005
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MY 7 month old boxer/bulldog has been in heat for the past 2 weeks and we just got a doxin and he keeps trying to breed her she hasn't accepted him but they were left alone for about 2 hours one day and we are not sure if she is pregnant is there a way to tell. please help because we don't want her to be bred yet she is to young. HELP! also she will not stop bleeding is there anything to so for that?

 

Answer by Me
Submitted on 4/25/2005
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this is the reason that I don't hit "ask and answer" websites. Some people take any reason that they can to take away from what the purpose is. Ask a question and get an answer. To me it seems like there is a lack of consideration to others here. No one that I know is perfect. This is the reason that "most" American's are just tolerated and not embraced for who we are...People. Next time someone wants their 15 min of fame this way should take the time to think that all of us need compassion. Ignorance is fixable....stupidity is forever.

 

Answer by glenna
Submitted on 4/27/2005
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my springer spaniel is in heat and my jack russell trys to mount her but is to short to reach her is there something i can spray on her to kill the scent, he is driving me crazy. thanks

 

Answer by peff
Submitted on 4/28/2005
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I think people missspell on purpose sometimes.

 

Answer by DobieMom
Submitted on 4/29/2005
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Why are you people trying to breed your dogs? Do your dogs hold any titles, have you done health testing, do you have homes for the pups....A responsible breeder does it to improve the breed, we have enough backyard breeders in this world, and too many unwanted puppies...Spay and Neuter!!!!

 

Answer by andreadk
Submitted on 5/1/2005
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Where can I get those diapers that tie at the side. The ones they sell at the pet stores are terrible.

 

Answer by Nehesladi
Submitted on 5/2/2005
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I have a 10 month German Shepard Dog she started bleeding on 5-1-05 how long will this bleeding last? and what should I do with her until it stops? she is an indoor dog,but we put her in her crate at night and let her stay in the backyard doing the day.  We have a six foot stockade fence so we are not worried about other dogs getting in the yard, we do not want to mate her.  

 

Answer by qUiCkSiLvEr
Submitted on 5/4/2005
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right hi guys and gals i hope some one can help me i have a 9month old golden lab/terrier i am trying to house train but bless her she still pee'son the floor from time to time but i think she is in heat and i have noticed some blood is this normal i believe she is in heat as she is licking her self and humping legs my kids teddy bear any thing that stays still some times i think she may be gender confused LOL but i have been around dogs all my life this is the first time i have owed my own dog

 

Answer by Babygurl dog lover
Submitted on 5/5/2005
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we think My dog skye is in heat but we're not sure, as she hasn't started bleeding, because all day when Our other dog is outdoors she'll whine and then we switch dogs and put her out side and all our male dog does is whine. If She is in heat how long will it last?

 

Answer by jackie
Submitted on 5/9/2005
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i think my dog is in heat but shes only 5 an a half months old i haven't seen any blood but yesterday i smelled blood and pee and it was her is this normal?please answer at Sspencer2@cablespeed.com
                          Thank You

 

Answer by eviLgrL
Submitted on 5/14/2005
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i tOtally agree with  Bazzie0421 .. im sure Jimmy and twiger2u used the dictiOnary befOre submitting their cOmments. And im pretty damn sure they are nOt perfect, nO one is.

 

Answer by Bloody Vagina
Submitted on 5/14/2005
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Hello, I am a dogs vagina.  Sometimes I bleed and sometimes for rather lengthy periods of time.  For a quick fix try wrapping a roll of toilet paper around me.  Please ensure that my owner can still maneuver her legs propperly and check to see if my good buddy, the anus, has released any defication at least weekly.  
Thank you,
Vagina

 

Answer by Pie
Submitted on 5/18/2005
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Note: this was a volunteer job for school. Ech.

 

Answer by Michele
Submitted on 5/22/2005
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My Boston Terrier is in heat and she is 10 months old.  What is the recommended age for a dog to be breed? While she is in heat when is the best time for her to be breed?  

 

Answer by LB
Submitted on 5/25/2005
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I just wanted to let twiger 2 u know, that he/she is not perfect as he/she made a grammatical error as well (....go back to school, and if YOUR a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs.) It should be "you are" or "you're," not "YOUR", perhaps twiger2u should be the one to go back to school and perhaps he/she could learn some manners while he/she is at it.

 

Answer by zena
Submitted on 5/28/2005
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my jack russell had pups 7 weeks ago.  My male dogs are already acting like she is in heat, if you know what I mean.  Could this be?  How long after having pups could your dog get pregnat again?

 

Answer by Wolfie
Submitted on 6/3/2005
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Breeding dogs: over ten million dogs are killed in the US every year because nobody wants them.  You shouldn't breed unless you 1. know the breed VERY well, inside and out, 2. know what health problems to look for and exactly how to breed and raise pups and 3. have a breedable dog that is a near-perfect specimen of their breed by a JUDGE'S standard--not yours--and who is registered or great at whatever work you're breeding for.  If you don't have these things, if you have to be asking these questions, you should NOT be breeding.

That said: If you have a young female dog who is as yet unspayed, and she goes into heat, KEEP HER SAFE FROM MALES AT ALL TIMES.  She should only actually bleed for maybe three days; dogs come into heat twice a year, or for some giant breeds and for wolfdogs, once a year.  Once she's old enough--and this age differs by opinion from puppyhood to one year, but is usually at six months--once she's old enough, get her spayed!  Otherwise you can end up paying hundred or even thousands of dollars trying to save her later on from things like prolapsed uterus or cancer.  

If your dog is in heat and accidentally gets mated, GO TO THE VET.  They can give you medication to stop pregnancy.  

Lastly: if your dog is bleeding, and won't stop, call your vet.  Always do this first if something goes wrong, healthwise, with your dog.

 

Answer by Harvard Law  Girl
Submitted on 6/3/2005
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It is so sad that I click on this site to get information and I read people arguing. the usual and most obvious reason so many people hate Americans is all because of JEALOUSY, what other reason is there?  Then why are people in the past and at this moment trying to sneak into our country??? Go figure.  perhaps they want to live "The American Dream"?  Give me a break. You people and countrys spend WAY too much time dwelling on the fact that we have the things they don't.  Come on, why do you think they revolve there lives around planning on attacking us?  Jealousy is a hateful God.  I suggest Twig, go to church, I promise it will make you feel better.................I will pray for you.  :(      

 

Answer by JJPEPSI
Submitted on 6/8/2005
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I HAVE A MALE AND FEMALE PUG,BOTH JUST TURNED 1YR. MY FEMALE IS IN HEAT FOR THE 2ND. TIME AND THE MALE LOCKED UP WITH HER,THEN THE NEXT DAY HE LOCKED UP WITH HER AGAIN IS THIS NORMAL, IF SO HOW MANY TIMES DO THEY LOCK UP WHILE SHE IS IN HEAT. THIS IS THE 1ST. TIME FOR ME WITH THIS.  THEY LOCKED FOR ABOUT 20 MINS. EACH TIME.  HELP

 

Answer by new dog owner
Submitted on 6/11/2005
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i have a large breed dog that just came into heat for the first time (9months old).
she's been bleeding for 12 days. does she bleed during the whole "in heat" thing?

 

Answer by Debbie
Submitted on 6/14/2005
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I feel Jimmy and others like him have to do this to feel better about theirself.I have a daughter that was in LD class through high school but she just got her GED and I am very proud of her. At least she is smart enough to know that it is not OK to talk about other people that way.You have your own issues you should be dealing with instead of cutting on others.

 

Answer by lab lover
Submitted on 6/14/2005
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I would like to ask if female dogs bleed when they are in heat all throughout their lives or just for the first couple years of their life. My 1 1/2 year old lab bleeds a couple of times a year. I haven't spayed her yet because I thought I might breed my dogs down the road. But if she's going to do this off and on forever-then we are definately spaying her! Please help with any info.

 

Answer by triniantempest
Submitted on 6/15/2005
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According to the pedigree.com website dogs have a "period" for 5-9 days. If they are pregnant they will still bleed. I strongly recommend going to pedigree.com and search their site if you have questions. I signed up for the email and have gotten very helpful news from them.

 

Answer by CHELSIE
Submitted on 6/17/2005
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I HAVE A 10 MONTH OLD STAFF SHE IS ON HEAT WOULD SHE BE TO YOUNG TO HAVE PUPS WOULD SHE GET HURT IF SHE HAD PUPS NOW. AT WHAT AGE ARE DOGS MEANT TO BE TO HAVE PUPS. WHAT HAPPENS TO PUPPIES THAT ARE MADE THROUGH BROTHER AND SISTER MATEING. PLESE HELP THANKS

 

Answer by Jessie
Submitted on 6/17/2005
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My dog is 8 months old and is bleeding now.  How long should I wait to spay her after she stops bleeding. Also, will being in heat effect her eating habits? Thanks so much!

 

Answer by JoNi
Submitted on 6/20/2005
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>>>First of all people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs. >>>and if your a redneck

This one made me laugh.  I must assume that Twiger2u doesn't own, or at least shouldn't own, dogs.  After all, the correct spelling of the contraction for "you are" is "you're".

 

Answer by Hello Universe!
Submitted on 6/25/2005
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I hav a 12 month old jack russell female. she is now pregnant how long b4 she wil have the litter of pups?

 

Answer by GSD-Nut
Submitted on 6/27/2005
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Oh and guys if you need any advice, vets shouldnt charge you for a chat on the phone..... and local animal shelters can provide info as it cuts their intake down... dont be afraid to ask.....

 

Answer by Who Killed Big Bird?
Submitted on 6/29/2005
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in the middle of the third week or twards the end she should stop bleeding.

 

Answer by coon
Submitted on 6/30/2005
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This is for twiger2u.  You criticized one person for their spelling.  Well, you should not throw stones, because your grammar is not excellent either.  If you want to try to educate someone in English, please make sure you know proper English as well.

 

Answer by dog owner
Submitted on 7/8/2005
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I have been told that it is recommended to wait three months from the point a dog begins her heat to the point in which she is spayed.  While the heat may only last three weeks, the organs will stay swollen for several weeks following, increasing the chances of excessive bleeding during surgery.  By three months, the swelling will be completely gone, and she is far from beginning her next round.  This is especially vital if the dog has already experienced multiple heats.

 

Answer by dkdkdkdkd
Submitted on 7/9/2005
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WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT SPELLING WRONG ECT. THIS IS A WEBSIT TO LEARN ABOUT DOGS NOT SPELLING. IF YOU GUYS LIKE TEACHING SO MUCH BECOME TEACHERS OR JUST PLAIN OLD DO IT SOME WHERE ELSE. AND IF ANYONE REALLY CARES THERE IS A SPELL CHECK RIGHT AT THE BOTTOM ON THE PAGE. AND YES FEMALE DOGS BLEED FROM 3-4 WEEKS USUALLY 1X A YEAR.

 

Answer by curious
Submitted on 7/10/2005
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I have a mini schnauzer, she is in heat and I have a stud here to mate her with.  They have been at it for days now.  How do I know if they have finished the deed?  Also...the female is now trying to hump him?  does this mean she is VERY frustrated or what?

 

Answer by curious
Submitted on 7/10/2005
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I have a mini schnauzer, she is in heat and I have a stud here to mate her with.  They have been at it for days now.  How do I know if they have finished the deed?  Also...the female is now trying to hump him?  does this mean she is VERY frustrated or what?

 

Answer by Tab
Submitted on 7/11/2005
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This is to Roxy and ricck. Your dogs are in heat and will be attracting all male dogs for a while-3 weeks. Roxy your dog is asking other dogs to breed with her.

 

Answer by Cahoes
Submitted on 7/12/2005
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I have an 8 month old lab that is in heat. I was curious if frequent urination is a part of her being in heat or if I should be concerned that she has an infection or something? Can anyone answer this question for me?

 

Answer by now then bird
Submitted on 7/17/2005
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i've just brought a staffie, i was told she'd been 'done' but she just started bleedin bout a wk ago, does this mean she can stil have babies?

 

Answer by amandazzzone
Submitted on 7/17/2005
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Just an observation...I have 2 dachsunds, both around 1 year old, one male, one female.  The male is 'fixed' the female is not.  Everything I read says to beware of male dogs who are not neutered, from what I am seeing, being neutered does not mean that a male dog will not go crazy when they are around a female dog in heat....whew!!!  So if you have a female dog in heat, protect her from being 'attacked' by ALL male dogs!!!

 

Answer by Jewel
Submitted on 7/18/2005
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I have a female boxer, she is 5-6 years old. she has been bleeding now for 6 - 7 days. we have tried to breed her, but she will not let any male boxers near her. she tries to box them, and bite them. is this normal?

 

Answer by Saige
Submitted on 7/18/2005
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I have a three year old golden and shes heat and i would like to know how long she will be in heat for and when should i breed her

 

Answer by lily
Submitted on 7/21/2005
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I was wondering if my rat terrier was in heat,first time breeding her. she is about 2yrs. the male tries to breed but she tries to rip his face off is that about normal

 

Answer by Teri
Submitted on 7/24/2005
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All I wanted to do is find information on my dogs who are both in heat. But you people are mean!

 

Answer by hey retards
Submitted on 7/30/2005
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use the freaking spell check!!!!!

 

Answer by inuyashalover
Submitted on 8/2/2005
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when is it a good time for a female dog to have puppies?if you have an answer email me to snowball_1002002@yahoo.com.mx thanks i really need advice!

 

Answer by SlappyBob
Submitted on 8/4/2005
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I don't want anything except a good laugh.
You people crack me up. Oh and I have a Mastiff in heat and was looking for info.

Slappy

 

Answer by Swtshuga1
Submitted on 8/5/2005
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I have a female pit who has gone into heat about a week now, I have noticed my male isn't really interested in her right now, my question is ? Can I leave them together until she starts flagging safely ? I am not ready to breed her yet.

 

Answer by sasha
Submitted on 8/8/2005
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For the record Twiger, while you are criticizing others' spelling, you should pay more particular attention to your own: "...go back to school, and if your a redneck..." should actually be "...go back to school, and if YOU'RE (or you are)a redneck...".  Not to mention you really should have a comma following "first of all" in order to be grammatically correct.  "Whatever measure you use to judge others, it will be used to measure how you are judged..." - Matthew 7:2.

 

Answer by starysky653
Submitted on 8/8/2005
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hey guys! i have a 2 year old female poodle, she went into her last heat about 7 months ago and we are waiting for her to go into heat again so we can mate her.  I was wondering if she has to be in heat to mate her?  Could she still get pregnent if we mated her when she wasent in heat?

 

Answer by Jamie
Submitted on 8/10/2005
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To  Bazzie0421.  Great comment dealing with the spelling police.  People who make fun of others spelling on an informal board make me want to puke.  It's so unnecessary and soooooooo anal.
Now, concerning my dog.  She's in heat, bleeding all over the place.  I wanted to know how long she would bleed and how many times a year they go into heat.  

Thanks to all for answering my questions.


 

Answer by Barbara
Submitted on 8/13/2005
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Was looking at this site for some answers but did not find what I was looking, but I would like to make a comment to "jimmy" dated on 7-6-2004. That was a very rude reply you had.Asking was the person retarded just because they could not spell good. I am sure they did the best they could. Not everyone has been lucky enough to get a good education but they can still be good, honest,decent people that probably have better manners than you.

 

Answer by Meow
Submitted on 8/14/2005
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alrighty this is pretty funny bc i have my first female dog in heat and bleeding and i have questions too but geezz some of this is just common sense!
if your 9 month old dog ran away and came back bleeding (from her vagina! DUH!) she is just probably in heat and started bleeding that doesnt mean she got pregnant but its very possible! Its def normal for a 9 month old to start her cycle.

It is alot cheaper to just buy a pair of child panties that fit your dog and slip them on with a panty liner with wings. And keep them in a kennel with out them on when away to keep them from chewing them up or getting blood every where.

My question is however how long do they normally bleed. I know they are in heat for 3 weeks but should they bleed for the whole time?

 

Answer by Meow
Submitted on 8/14/2005
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FOUND GOOD INFO and wanted to share!

The average heat cycle for a dog is approximately 3 weeks and since this an an average, some heats are shorter (as little as 7-10 days), others are longer (4 weeks or more).

Average times between heat periods is 7 months but some dogs can cycle as early as every 4 months, some once a year.

Lengths of heat cycles and intervals between cycles are different for each dog.

The first part of heat you will notice bleeding from the vulva, swelling of the vulva, possible increase in urination and the most noticeable, male dogs hanging around the house. During this period (proestrus), females will not allow the males to breed with them although the males will be very persistent.

The second part or estrus is the time in which the female will allow the male to breed her and this can last anywhere from 4-21 days. A female, most of the time, will allow most any male to breed during this time. As the female starts to go out of heat or enter diestrus, she will be less willing to breed.

Again this stage can last 4-14 days but averages approximately 7 days.

The next cycle usually begins about 7 months from the start of the last heat cycle, not the end of that cycle but again this varies from dog to dog. The interval stays the same even if she becomes pregnant.

If you do not intend to breed her, you really should consider spaying her. There are many health benefits associated with spaying such as decreased chance of mammary tumors and you will not have to worry about pyometra, metritis or unwanted litters (overpopulation is a big problem - just take a trip to a humane shelter and get yourself a lil pup without a home).

If you elect to spay her, this can be done during heat but it may be best to wait until the heat cycle is over to decrease the chance of complications.



Intact female dogs will normally come into heat (estrus) once every 4 to 12 months with the average for most breeds being once every 6 months. You will probably notice some bloody discharge from the vagina and a swollen vulva when your dog is in heat. You may notice "mounting" behavior, also.

The heat period can last from 8 to 30 days with an average of about 20 days. Most female dogs will be willing to stand for a male dog and permit breeding around 10 to 16 days after the beginning of their heat period. Some females will be a little more aggressive during their heat period, but most show no change in behavior and interaction with their owners.

Having puppies is great if you want the puppies or if you're trying to develop a special line of dogs. But there is no behavioral benefit in letting the female have a litter before spaying.

The normal canine companion will benefit greatly from being spayed at an early age before she has her first heat cycle. Problems that can develop later in life, such as mammary cancer and uterine infections, are virtually eliminated if an ovariohysterectomy (spay) is performed before she experiences her first heat cycle.

IT'S ALOT OF INFORMATION AND IT HELPED ME WITH MY QUESTIONS SO I HOPE IT HELPS ALL OF YOU!

 

Answer by Tara
Submitted on 8/14/2005
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We are wanting to breed our two poodles together.  Lexi is in her 10th day of "heat".

Lexi is our 4yr old and is on a hot date tonight with a gentleman caller named Gucci.  

I would appreciate someone advising me on the time span of the pregnancy.

Thank you

 

Answer by phynix100
Submitted on 8/16/2005
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hey guy's i have an 8 month old
border colly X jack rustle she came into heat about 2 weeks ago i also have a 2&1/2 year old english fox hound
and he keeps trying mate with her i find it funny because he's way to tall

 

Answer by luvmyboxers
Submitted on 8/22/2005
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OK I have an 8 month old boxer female and a 5 yr old male, My female has been acting awful odd and my male is going crazy, wanting to mount her constantly, keeping them apart has been a constant worry. I believe she is in heat but have yet to notice ANY blood. Could she be in heat without bleeding?And I was told that i should not let her get Pregnant her first heat, is this Dangerous to her wellbeing or what? Does anyone know what can happen if I haven't separated them soon enough and she has gotten pregnant?? I mean should I run out and get a doggy abortion or what? I'm totally confused here!

 

Answer by What Happened?
Submitted on 8/27/2005
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What Happened to the thread

 

Answer by yomama!!!
Submitted on 8/28/2005
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I have a staforshire pitt nd shes been bleeding for two 3 dayz now and keeps jumping the fence following every small dog in the nieghborhood 3 times smaller then her!!!

 

Answer by The definitive answer:
Submitted on 8/29/2005
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The average heat cycle for a dog is approximately 3 weeks and since this an an average, some heats are shorter (as little as 7-10 days), others are longer (4 weeks or more).

Average times between heat periods is seven months but some dogs can cycle as early as every 4 months, some once a year.

This information came from a website dedicated to Pet Care Tips.
Lengths of heat cycles and intervals between cycles are different for each dog but most dogs hit somewhere close to the averages.

The first part of heat you will notice bleeding from the vulva, swelling of the vulva, possible increase in urination and the most noticeable, male dogs hanging around the house. During this period (proestrus), females will not allow the males to breed with them although the males will be very persistent.

The second part or estrus is the time in which the female will allow the male to breed her and this can last anywhere from 4-21 days. A female, most of the time, will allow most any male to breed during this time. As the female starts to go out of heat or enter diestrus, she will be less willing to breed.

Again this stage can last 4-14 days but averages approximately 7 days. The next cycle usually begins about 7 months from the start of the last heat cycle, not the end of that cycle but again this varies from dog to dog. The interval stays the same even if she becomes pregnant.

If you do not intend to breed her, you really should consider spaying her. There are many health benefits associated with spaying such as decreased chance of mammary tumors and you will not have to worry about pyometra, metritis or unwanted litters (overpopulation is a big problem - just take a trip to a humane shelter).

If you elect to spay her, this can be done during heat but it may be best to wait until the heat cycle is over to decrease the chance of complications.



Intact female dogs will normally come into heat (estrus) once every 4 to 12 months with the average for most breeds being once every 6 months. You will probably notice some bloody discharge from the vagina and a swollen vulva when your dog is in heat. You may notice "mounting" behavior, also.

The heat period can last from 8 to 30 days with an average of about 20 days. Most female dogs will be willing to stand for a male dog and permit breeding around 10 to 16 days after the beginning of their heat period. Some females will be a little more aggressive during their heat period, but most show no change in behavior and interaction with their owners.

Having puppies is great if you want the puppies or if you're trying to develop a special line of dogs. But there is no behavioral benefit in letting the female have a litter before spaying.

The normal canine companion will benefit greatly from being spayed at an early age before she has her first heat cycle. Problems that can develop later in life, such as mammary cancer and uterine infections, are virtually eliminated if an ovariohysterectomy (spay) is performed before she experiences her first heat cycle

 

Answer by pugballs
Submitted on 8/30/2005
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this is one of the funniest websites i've ever read!  you guys are great!  less about dogs and more about spelling, please!

 

Answer by Kristin
Submitted on 9/1/2005
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My dog is in heat, does that mean he personality will change for the time being?

 

Answer by flossy
Submitted on 9/7/2005
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Can I ask a question?

 

Answer by cebfdc
Submitted on 9/12/2005
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I have a female Chihuahua that I have tried to breed 3 times and she has not gotten pregnant yet. She has a regular season cycle, but when she comes into heat, she bleeds for 10 days and stops and the male mates her several times, she then begins to bleed again 2 wks after she stopped the first time. What does this mean?

 

Answer by Darby
Submitted on 9/13/2005
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This is a very informative website.  I was learning a lot about the subject....then I became confused.....exactly who is in heat here?  Oh, wait...we're back on the subject...it is the dogs.  Thanks for the info on the canines.  

 

Answer by wolf
Submitted on 9/18/2005
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first of there are already too many dog to love us in this world and only breed if your dog shows some major breed appearances!!

 

Answer by Brenda
Submitted on 9/18/2005
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my message to twiger2u:

While we are on the subject of spelling inabilities, here's a lesson for you:

"and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs."

The word "your" as used in this sentence should actually be a contraction, spelled "you're" or "you are." Just thought you might want to know since "people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs."

 

Answer by laralowe2003
Submitted on 9/19/2005
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Can dogs go into heat as early as 6 mos. of age? Do they stop bleeding after they are spayed?

 

Answer by Desert
Submitted on 9/21/2005
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People Please! Jimmy and Twiger2u may have critiqued everyone the wrong way, but they still have a point. The problem is not in the lack of vocabulary intelligence, it is the lack of common sense! If you have questions about your dogs... ASK YOUR VET!
Most vets will answer your questions over the phone without charging you. Also, love or not, you are stupid if you have a dog and not a vet!

 

Answer by em
Submitted on 9/22/2005
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my dog has been in season for 4 and a half weeks is this normal?????

 

Answer by AJD
Submitted on 9/22/2005
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My dog was in heat, but we mated her. Is it normal for them to bleed after they mate?

 

Answer by clancy410
Submitted on 9/25/2005
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please help, my dog just came into heat and she is bleeding all over. Is there anything I can do?  I dont want to put her outside she is and always will be an indoor dog. thanks.

 

Answer by Munchy
Submitted on 9/25/2005
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Ok! I've read the Q&A from this page and Oh my gosh! There is no reason why we need to be so critisising (probobly spelled wrong)! It is entertaining to see how others spell or don't spell, no one is perfect. Just read and enjoy it, laugh at it where no one can hear you! Oh! and get rid of the negative! It's no way to live! Thanks for the info on dogs in heat.

 

Answer by R
Submitted on 9/26/2005
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My dog is showing all the signs of heat except bleeding (she may have bled but her dog house has a dark floor and I can't tell). If she bled she didn't bleed much. Anyways, she is 1 1/2 and 11 days ago her vulva was the size of a golf ball and she licks a ton. My problem is that she shows a bunch of signs of being in heat except for bleeding. I plan to breed her but the male dogs wont have anything really to do with her. What do I do?

 

Answer by rover
Submitted on 9/27/2005
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my dog Harmon has been fixed but never stops humping everything what can I do

 

Answer by Just trying to help
Submitted on 9/27/2005
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Dogs are in heat for approx. 21 days-bleeding starts usually around the third day and a succesfull breeding can usually be done when the bleeding is the heaviest-around day 10( this can be determined by your vet looking at a swab under the microscope for you guys who are really serious about this) or you can tell by the interest of the male and the female accepting this interest.  In addition dogs can be spayed at anytime-it is just that the bleeding will be less and the uterus will be smaller when the animal is out of heat making the surgery easier for everyone involved.

 

Answer by sch
Submitted on 10/2/2005
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HELLO, I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHEN TO BREED MY LAB AFTER SHE GOES INTO HEAT AGAIN (WHICH SHOULD BE SOON), THANKS

 

Answer by ashbee
Submitted on 10/2/2005
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I have a 19 week old maltepoo and i want to breed her... is it best to wait until she has went through 2 full heat cycles before i start anything? And is it unsafe if we do it after 1????

 

Answer by HUH
Submitted on 10/4/2005
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Who makes these stupid sites anyways? None of the questions asked got any answers and all of the questions were the same! Waste of space on the net!!

 

Answer by michelle
Submitted on 10/4/2005
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I have 3 dogs.  1 female and 1 male.  Neither are fixed. While the female is in heat, my male is at a friends house b/c I don't want puppies.  How do I know when it is OK for my male to come home?

 

Answer by kay
Submitted on 10/6/2005
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My boston terrior is in heat, when is the best time to breed her.

 

Answer by 2SpoiledBostonTerriers
Submitted on 10/6/2005
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Hello everyone.  I have an 8 month old Boston Terrier who has just started bleeding.  Her vulva began to swell about a week and a half ago, she started to bleed 2 days ago, and now my husband would like to know when it will stop.  I know that the process of her being on heat will not be complete for 3 weeks, but will she bleed for the entirety?  I look forward to hearing from anyone with an answer of some advice.  Thank You!

 

Answer by saratimkara
Submitted on 10/9/2005
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my female chocolate lab is 11 months old and just started humping things.  she really has it out on a pillow that me and my husband use to sleep with.  is this a sign of her going into heat, or is she just silly

 

Answer by des
Submitted on 10/11/2005
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in dec. it will be my dogs 2nd heat and i want to breed her when do i get both dogs together

 

Answer by lynx82
Submitted on 10/14/2005
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I was reading the answer posted about dog diapers. My dog uses the puppy pad , if I put a diaper on her will she try and soil it?

 

Answer by hahaha
Submitted on 10/15/2005
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The laugh is on you twiger2u!

In your stupid reply, "...and if your a redneck..." the correct spelling is "you're," the contraction for "you are," NOT "your."

duh...

Go back to school and learn how to proofread.


 

Answer by doggie lover
Submitted on 10/17/2005
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you people are freaks get a life

 

Answer by yram
Submitted on 10/18/2005
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Thanks for the laughs! I needed them!

 

Answer by Vet
Submitted on 10/19/2005
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Estrus ("heat") is the mating period of female animals. When estrus occurs, animals are said to be "in heat" or "in season." Dogs generally have their first estrous cycle at 6-12 months of age. Some females of the large breeds, however, may not have their first estrus until they are 12-24 months of age.  

  The complete cycle takes about 6 months, resulting in 2 estrous periods each year. Individual variation occurs, but a given female's pattern tends to be repeated regularly.  

The estrous cycle can be divided into 4 stages:

  1. Proestrus: This stage begins with the appearance of vaginal bleeding. It normally lasts from 4 to 9 days. Male dogs become very interested in the female; however, she will not yet mate with them.

  2. Estrus: This is the stage in which the female will accept the male and conception can occur. The vaginal discharge is more yellowish than bloody. Ordinarily, the stage lasts for 4 to 13 days. Your female will stand still and hold her tail to the side when you touch her back or a male dog tries to mount.  

  3. and 4. Metestrus and anestrus: These 2 stages are periods of ovarian activity, but with no significant outward signs. False pregnancies frequently occur during metestrus.  

  Some Important Points

    * You should consider your pet to be "in season" for 21 days: 7 days coming into heat, 7 days in heat, 7 days going out. Though conception is most likely during the middle 7 days, Mother Nature doesn't always follow the rules. Confine your pet for the entire 3 weeks.

    * Remember that the above information is general. Not all females follow these patterns. Consult with the doctor if your pet does not seem typical. Sometimes, cycling problems can be an early warning of more serious problems, and the sooner they are dealt with, the better.


 

Answer by frankie
Submitted on 10/20/2005
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is there a diaper type thing i can use for my inside dog so she doesn't bleed on the floor?

 

Answer by Sparky
Submitted on 10/21/2005
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My dachsund is in heat, but she is in the bleeding stage.  Can I still pack it in her without getting her pregnant, or should I just hit my larger shepherd?

 

Answer by Maibe
Submitted on 10/22/2005
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It is best for your dog if you wait until her second heat to breed her.
Lack of an ability to spell correctly is not a measure of intelligence.It just means that  good spellers are detail oriented.(perfectionist)
Besides you obviously understood what they were trying to say.Lastly communication is the first step towards knowledge!!REMEMBER THIS when a person is unaware it usually is LACK OF EXPOSURE to things, ie: your lifestyle, your education, your friends,your family,your world!!!
I have to say Bravo because they spelled it the way it sounds so we get the gist of it.

 

Answer by pred8
Submitted on 10/23/2005
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Should I not let my female dog be around male dogs?I know that it only takes 3 weeks for her to be out of heat, but I am concerned about male dogs being around her.

 

Answer by TINKERBEL
Submitted on 10/24/2005
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I have a 5yr old chihuahua who has been in heat for 3 weeks. She had a normal cycle and stopped for a day like she was finished and now she started bleeding and it is heavier than normal. Does this mean she could be pregnant?

 

Answer by tazwoman0033
Submitted on 10/26/2005
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I have two female pugs. I just want to know how often they go in heat. and keep your damn comments to yourself about peoples spelling. this is for people to get other peoples input about their dogs. I think that it is childish to make comments about people you don't even know. thank you for your input.

 

Answer by daisy
Submitted on 10/27/2005
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my doggie bleeds help?

 

Answer by Joan
Submitted on 10/30/2005
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I have a 7 month old Lab she is in heat. My question is i also have a 1 and half year old pekingese who is fixed, he has nipped at my daughter twice which he has never done before is this driving him nuts even though he is fixed.

 

Answer by zamboni
Submitted on 11/1/2005
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My dog is a small breed and at 6 months of age has now started her cycle.Im new to the dog world and just curious...do they (suffer)like humans?I mean....if she is in any discomfort is there something I can give her?>

 

Answer by debbie
Submitted on 11/2/2005
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I have a choc. Lab & a rat terrier,both female both in heat & deeply,madly in love...(whith each other)...they are in heat,both bleeding & they are not breeding,when is the window of opportunity over for them to become pregnant???? Its gross seeing them w/ each other,there inside dogs so there's no avoiding catching a glimpse of their little "doggie doo's. The lab is worrisome though because she looks like she is giving birth to a giant bubble? Is this normal?

 

Answer by blolo76@yahoo.com
Submitted on 11/5/2005
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dogs when in heat, are they swollen in that area

 

Answer by jenni
Submitted on 11/6/2005
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i have a 8 month old female chihuahua and she's in heat. my question is she keeps licking herself and her pee area is swollen and i last night when she licked herself she wined, like she was in pain. any ideas as to whats wrong or what i can do?? please help

 

Answer by Sam
Submitted on 11/6/2005
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My dog, Lucee, has just started to bleed. I have never had an "un-spayed" dog...... so what do I do. Also, I have white carpeting.

Bazzie0421.... go hug another tree.

 

Answer by Ashley
Submitted on 11/8/2005
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well i don't think anyone could help me but i wanted to ask everyone about this. well my dog passed away this morning and we want to find out what may have been wrong with him. Well He peed orange, he was always shaking, he had nosebleeds yesterday, and he all the sudden started limping. We kept calling the vet and they didn't think it was that serious and then he died. He was only about two years old. and was very healthy previous to this last two weeks. If anyone could help or have any kind of answers please respond.

 

Answer by maddyboo
Submitted on 11/8/2005
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i have a 11 month old dog in heat for the first time . Is it ok to breed her now?

 

Answer by Cow gurl
Submitted on 11/9/2005
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My dog was in heat on saturday and I want to no when is she going to have her babys. I also wanted to know how many will she have. And the last thing is how many months,weeks,and days.And what day like Saturday,Friday.I JUST WANT AN ANWSER.

P.S.My dog did it saturday,and she is a pudle

 

Answer by LuckyIrishGal722
Submitted on 11/10/2005
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Looks like we got a debate over who is more grammatically correct than a forum for dog lovers looking for information and sharing some information about our beloved animals.  I have a lab/pitt bull mixed breed female pup that is 8 months old who has just come into heat the first time, she is a real sweetheart and since it has been a long time since I have actually raised and bred dogs I cannot remember how long the estruss period is.... is it 21 days from start to finish? If so I have a long way to go yet as she just started 3 days ago.

 

Answer by LuckyIrishGal722
Submitted on 11/10/2005
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Looks like we got a debate over who is more grammatically correct than a forum for dog lovers looking for information and sharing some information about our beloved animals.  I have a lab/pitt bull mixed breed female pup that is 8 months old who has just come into heat the first time, she is a real sweetheart and since it has been a long time since I have actually raised and bred dogs I cannot remember how long the estruss period is.... is it 21 days from start to finish? If so I have a long way to go yet as she just started 3 days ago.

 

Answer by dolly
Submitted on 11/10/2005
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how long do female boxers stay in heat does it differ from another kind????

 

Answer by Pittbull Jada
Submitted on 11/12/2005
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I Have a 1 year old pittbull and she is in heat.I have noticed that she pee'sin her cage (not normal) but it dont smell like pee is this like her spray?? because it really stinks   thank you,

 

Answer by Maggie' Mom
Submitted on 11/12/2005
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I have a 7 month old Laso Apso/Pomeranian.  I know they go into heat for 3 weeks.  I was told they can get pregnant in the 2nd week.  Is this true?  I don't want her pregnant until she is 2 years of age.

 

Answer by CC
Submitted on 11/15/2005
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Hey!
I'm new.
My Dachsund just came in heat and I want to breed her.
From what I've read, on this page, I've gotten that you are supposed to breed them while they are in heat.
I was told to wait until after she comes out of heat to breed her.
Please answer soon!

 

Answer by sharminismybaby
Submitted on 11/16/2005
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Just to let you guys know a dog stays in heat for 3 weeks.  It is said that they will stop bleeding after 1 week.  This does NOT happen.  Usually all bleeding ends after the complete 3 weeks with even still some drops after that.  They usually go into heat twice a year.  In the fall and then again in the spring.  It is a mess.  It is best to get your dogs spayed right away.  If you want to breed them then you let the male and female have as much time together as possible and then the result-puppies between 58-63 days after the fact.  Which is a big mess too.  Good luck this whole being in heat thing sucks.

 

Answer by Dobie
Submitted on 11/16/2005
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The first time my dog came in heat, she was swollen for 2 weeks, then she bled for at least 3 more possibly 4 weeks.  She is not coming into heat for the second time.  Is there anything we can do to help the bleeding stop sooner?

 

Answer by sacha
Submitted on 11/17/2005
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i am only five months on heat and i want to know when the swelling will go down down below

 

Answer by Luve
Submitted on 11/21/2005
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How do you tell if a female is out of heat????

 

Answer by blindspt
Submitted on 11/29/2005
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I came to this site to get some useful information about my dog. As long as you understand my question what difference does it make if the words are spelled correctly or not.When I entered my search criteria the response was that there are 985,000 results to get information on Dogs in heat. The responses I have read led me to believe that this is the wrong site to get the information I need. Thank you all for helping me eliminate this site.

 

Answer by honey
Submitted on 11/30/2005
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i have a 1 year old cross golden retreiver she has been bleeding for 2 and a half weeks its bright red still. i would like to know how long she should stay on for and is this normal?   she is also very swollen and does not keep herself clean she does not keep it in one place. is all this normal and if so how long should she stay on for???

 

Answer by biggg doggg
Submitted on 12/1/2005
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get out of usa jerk off

 

Answer by Nate
Submitted on 12/3/2005
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WHEN AND HOW LONG DO FEMALE DOGS STAY IN HEAT?

 

Answer by kotowa
Submitted on 12/4/2005
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Oh and Jimmy...it's Dachshund  not "Dachsund"... retard.
http://www.akc.org/breeds/dachshund/index.cfm

 

Answer by taffys mom
Submitted on 12/5/2005
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My shih Tzu is on her 20 day of heat please tell me it ends tomorrow for sure and our male is just following her around I guess he is just slow thanks.

 

Answer by C
Submitted on 12/5/2005
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The dogs go into heat every every 6 months or so, and they stay in heat for 3 weeks or so, it depends on the dog

 

Answer by Zola
Submitted on 12/6/2005
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I have a chihuahua and have recently heard about such things as a split heat or a silent heat,what are these or where can I learn about them.

 

Answer by twiggy2041
Submitted on 12/7/2005
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Everyone needs to grow up. I was enjoying the information that I was reading untill everyone got off track about spelling. I had some questions about my dogs but I think I will go elsewhere.

 

Answer by smart guy
Submitted on 12/8/2005
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wats up wit all this gramer talk yall??!!!! how givs a crap anyway??? gash!!! i mean this is abot dogs nott peopel.i mean geeeez!!!!u guys r weirddddddddd!!! ugh im a dogg luver and i think that this website should be a bout doggs & thier ownerrs. NOT ABOT WEIRD OWNRS AND THEIR PROBLMS!!!!!!!! so stop this gramer talk

 

Answer by caligirlinsv
Submitted on 12/9/2005
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Wow, I was told by a friend that this was a good site to visit with any questions about my puppies and was very surprised and disappointed to find that all this site is about is bashing each other.  I think that we tend to forget that we are all the same and are brothers and sisters in Gods eyes...would you ever dare to speak to your own families this way?  Well, you just have...have a nice day and god bless!!! :)

 

Answer by Dog Lover
Submitted on 12/12/2005
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Ok.  Here is what one really dumb person above wrote and here is my response.  I know it was back in 2004, and this is the end of 2005, but I just couldn't resist.

"First of all people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs. Second, if you could spell you would be able to find all the information you need on the internet....go back to school, and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs. There are enough mutts in this world to love as it is. Jimmy you are right on!"

Here's my response:

"internet" is correctly spelled "Internet".  The author should have used the contraction "you're" meaning "you are" versus the possessive "your" meaning to own.

I have a college education.  I have an IQ of 159.  I often make spelling errors, even though I have been published in Fortune magazine, as well as others.  I earn in excess of $200k per year, and yes, I am married to a "Redneck".  

In fact, I have known hundreds of "rednecks" in my life and find them to be among the most attractive people I have ever had the pleasure to have known.  

I even moved from PA to SC because I love southerners.  A Redneck is simply someone who works hard, outdoors and was raised in the country away from snobs, and ignorant, arrogant people who think they are better than everyone else.

Nearly every "Redneck" I've ever known loved dogs, children, neighbors, and yes, they have even welcomed me, a Yankee Jew from Philadelphia.

I am blessed to have them in my life, and all the richer for it.

You should be ashamed of yourself, you don't deserve to have the love of a dog (or a Redneck).

Oh and by the way, this system has a spell check, which you obviously didn't bother to use.

 

Answer by kasey
Submitted on 12/15/2005
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my female dog mated with her brother  and will the babies be retarded?my family keeps saying that they will . do you think the babies will be?

 

Answer by skeeter
Submitted on 12/16/2005
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THIS IS WORSE THAN POLITICS, TRYING TO ASK QUESTIONS IS LIKE PULLING OUT YOUR TEETH ANY WHERE. SOMEONE IS ALWAYS BEING RUDE ABOUT SOMEONE , WHY CAN;T WE JUST GET TO THE POINT AND STOP ALL THIS NOSENSE.........

 

Answer by Big T 85
Submitted on 12/17/2005
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You guys are funny. I did find what I wanted to know here, but some of you people need to go back to your chat rooms!

 

Answer by Lilypoos
Submitted on 12/18/2005
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My dog, Lily, was bred to a sneaky neighbors dog by accident. I can't tell if she's pregnant or not. How do you tell?

 

Answer by Stephanie
Submitted on 12/19/2005
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my dog bleed for about a week then she stopped her nipples have been sort of swollen and her virgina is to is she pregnant? what r the signs of her being pregnant?

 

Answer by home dawg
Submitted on 12/21/2005
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omg!! my dog is in heat and she won'tstop humping my leg!!!!!!! She's doing it right now! It's  disgusting!! please- Is there anything I can do about it??


-very disgusted owner

 

Answer by suz
Submitted on 12/24/2005
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This is my dogs 6th heat, and I had her
mated last heat in April.  The breeder
told me to bring her on the 12th day after
bleeding started.  By the 19th day she had
not yet allowed the male to mate.  She
did around the 21st to 25th day.  So her heat
lasted 4 weeks, pregnant in the 3rd full week
to 4th.  She had 11 pups.  So leave your dog
in for 4 full weeks if you don't want pups.

 

Answer by Mz The Point
Submitted on 12/28/2005
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do u people no any thing g u people r dumb & dont get started with me about being dumb cuz i have not started being dumb yet. My dog is smarter than most of u but i wont brag about that anymore so aren't u s'posd 2 b talking about dogs here? Let me get u started by saying : female dogs r on heat for 21 days, the first seven days they are sussing out a suitable partner, then they are definitely on heat for the next seven days, after that forget it cos they are forgettin it2.  This happens twice a year if u want 2 no actual facts about this then go 2 another site but thank u 4 reading otherwise if u r amused with what i m saying then I WILL B BACK. PLS RATE ME. THANK U VERRY MUCH 4 READING THE IMPORTANT THINGS I HAD 2 SAY & I HOPE IT HELPS U WITH UR DOG

 

Answer by jess_brian_4ever
Submitted on 12/28/2005
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Hello.  I have an eight month old toy poodle and I recently noticed some droplets of blood on the floor where she was at.  Does this mean that she is in heat?  Also, my male dog is eight months old.  If my female is in heat, is the male old enough to breed her?  Someone told me males can not breed a female until he is at least one year old.  Thanks.

 

Answer by jose
Submitted on 12/29/2005
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My little chihuahua, every time she is on heat wants to get my arm and do the "hunky punky." She is 3 1/2 lbs. It seems to be funny, and I let her do that for about five minutes. Is this behavior normal? I have another female dog not a chihuahua, and she doesn't do this.

 

Answer by Keydog
Submitted on 1/3/2006
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You people need to stick to answering dog questions. People should educate themselves about animal care before even getting one. Especially if they are planning on breeding them. There are lots avenues to get information free of charge. And by the way if you have a specific breed of dog, I find it difficult to believe that you cannot spell its name.  

 

Answer by DOBBIGIRL62
Submitted on 1/4/2006
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I HAVE A 1 YEAR OLD DOBBIE AND WE JUST RESENTLE BREAD HER I WONT TO KNOW HOW LONG WILL SHE STAT IN HEAT?

 

Answer by foxy
Submitted on 1/5/2006
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I HAVE A 14 YEAR OLD FOX TERRIER SHE'S BEEN IN HEAT FOR A MONTH NOW, AND IS BLEEDING ALL OVER MY KITCHEN AND BATHROOM FLOOR, I WAS DEBATING ON TAKING HER TO THE VET, SHE ALSO HAS A HEART MURMUR AND 3 BIG BREAST CANCER LUMPS, JUST WONDERED IF SHE WAS OK I'VE HAD HER FOR A LONG TIME IF SOMEONE COULD REPLY IT WOULD BE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.

 

Answer by cabela
Submitted on 1/7/2006
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I have a 9month ridgeback and she's an inside dog so what can i put on her so she won't get it on everything?

 

Answer by jessica
Submitted on 1/11/2006
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i have a question , i have a 11 month labradore and she has went through her heat already and its been about 5 days since i havent seen any trace of blood , i have been dodging this male that constanly is in my yard, well , today he finally got her in a matter of 3 minutes of me taking her out of my supervison , is it possible that she can get pregnant even if shes finished ministrating ?

 

Answer by asm
Submitted on 1/12/2006
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Jimmy, I am totally confused at how you reach the conclusion that because someone cant spell they are of low intellect.  Most of the worlds greatest minds were and are dyslexic and cant spell. I would advice you do your research before being so offensive and totally inaccurate in you assumptions of people

 

Answer by asm
Submitted on 1/12/2006
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Jimmy, I am totally confused at how you reach the conclusion that because someone cant spell they are of low intellect.  Most of the worlds greatest minds were and are dyslexic and cant spell. I would advice you do your research before being so offensive and totally inaccurate in you assumptions of people

 

Answer by lovingmylife2
Submitted on 1/13/2006
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I have a six month old bulldog who has taken a distinct interest in the equipment of the other gender (she sniffs, licks, and chews on it) Just this past week my male has started to sniff her with great interest. Could this be the beginning of her heat, or is this an educational thing?

 

Answer by Judi
Submitted on 1/14/2006
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I couldn't agree more with the people who commented on the spelling in several of the questions on this site. "My dog is pregnancy" was good for a laugh. One thing you missed in that question was the word bean. That is spelled been. Did this dog owner take the short bus to school?

 

Answer by madison
Submitted on 1/16/2006
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Do people ever call thier vets anymore? Wouldn't it be just as easy to pick up the phone book and dial your local vet and ask them these simple questions? I have a 7 month old English Bulldog that has gone into heat. I know nothing about this occurance so I called my vet and asked her what to expect. She was very helpful...Just a suggestion.

 

Answer by ? by joe
Submitted on 1/19/2006
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I have to blue brindle  male & female if I mate them will I get solid blue out them.

 

Answer by Gangsta 101
Submitted on 1/19/2006
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Umm female dogs are in heat for about 3 weeks and bleeding from their vagina is absolutly normal! my female dog pearl is in heat right now and her brother keeps trying to ride her!-which is normal for a male! if you dont want your female to get pregnant then you best keep them away from other male dogs! if you have any other further questions you should contact your vet A.S.A.P!!!!!!!

 

Answer by i LuV Akitas
Submitted on 1/20/2006
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i have an Akita,2yrs old,she is going into heat, i just wanted to know if she mates  many times will it increase the number of puppies?

 

Answer by LIZZIE
Submitted on 1/20/2006
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HI I SEE A LOT OF QUESTIONS BUT REALLY NO ANSWERS,HOW MANY TIMES IN A YEAR DO THEY COME INTO HEAT? MY DOG SEEMS TO EVERY 3 MONTHS.

 

Answer by Con Dachs
Submitted on 1/22/2006
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Dachshunds is the correct spelling for what some call a weiner dog. They stay in heat 3 weeks and have puppies 63 days

 

Answer by Jen
Submitted on 1/25/2006
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Jimmy is an A__hole. That is all I have to say currently. I came to this site to find out how long my Chocolate Lab might stay in heat. Thank you to all of those who had intelligent answers to this question.
To Jimmy, GROW UP!!

 

Answer by I had a question
Submitted on 1/26/2006
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. I would like to state if you own a certain breed of dog you should take the time to learn to spell it correctly. It not always a terrible thing to acknowledge the fact you have spelled a word wrong. Loving dogs doesn't required a expert in spelling.
Now here is my question: How old does a male dog have to be before he can mate?  

 

Answer by Pinky
Submitted on 1/27/2006
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To twigger2u,
you need to shut up and leave that poor kid alone. jimmy was not in the right so i lectured him no I'm lecturing you. Can we leave kids alone and talk about dogs?Gosh

 

Answer by ~.:Georgia:.~
Submitted on 1/29/2006
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Hey i have a 11month old dog that has just started to go on heat and i was wondering how long she will be on it for and if i should do anything? please if you know the answer write back

 

Answer by Lola'smom
Submitted on 2/2/2006
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We have a 7 month old wire-haired dachshund that just came into heat.  She is bleeding a lot.  We asked the vet if there was something that we could do to keep her from messing up the house.  She suggested that we buy a package of little boys size 4 underwear, put a pantiliner in it and put it on the dog upside down with her tail sticking out of the fly.  We did it and it works well.  At first she tried to get them off, but eventually she got used to them.  And she looks kind of cute running around in her little "Fruit of the Looms", plus it takes care of the mess.

 

Answer by lee
Submitted on 2/3/2006
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I am here because my german shepherd is in heat and today she was going to be spayed, even though she is a pure breed dog, if I need one more dog I would go to the pound.I will call my vet today to get the right answer. As for the other discussion, english is my second language, took me awhile to learn it well and do make mistakes occasionaly. Ignorance is lack of knowledge not of wisdom, my father was ignorant could barely read but he could beat anyone on checkers and was a very loving person loved by everyone. I believe that the worth of a person has all to do with character, their qualities and ability to be a decent person.
Remember that criticism never built a house , bridge or painted a picture.
Kindness is the best quality you can cultivate.
love to you, and be the best American you can be, you represent a great nation regardless of what anyone says.The government can make mistakes but it is the people that truly represent the spirit of a country.

 

Answer by someone
Submitted on 2/5/2006
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my dog is older and i know is in heat. so when is it that they get up to the male?

 

Answer by Jodi
Submitted on 2/6/2006
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My 7 month old English Bulldog is swollen in her vagina, and bleeding, is this a symtom of being in heat? What are all of the symptoms of being in heat?
                      
                         Please help!

                 Another Red Neck With A Dog

 

Answer by Madcoolmom36
Submitted on 2/7/2006
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My dog is 8mths old she just started bleeding just a little so i dont know if she is in the beginning of heat or not can someone let me know and how long will it last

 

Answer by davis472
Submitted on 2/8/2006
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I have 2 Chihuahua's my girl is bleeding. When do I breed them. Now or after she stops bleeding?

 

Answer by Spikey
Submitted on 2/10/2006
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My dog is in heat. I want to get her fixed, when is the best time to do this.What are the average costs for doing this?

 

Answer by lainie
Submitted on 2/10/2006
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Is my shih tzu's(6 mths) tendency to "hump" everything is sight normal?  She does this whether she is in heat or not.  Is this a tendency that can be "unlearned".  Help! this is very embarassing as I like to take her places.

 

Answer by mack
Submitted on 2/10/2006
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dogs can be spayed while in heat.  I called the vet this week after my judy went into heat.  He said bring her in and I did.  She had the surgery and is now home.  She is fine.  

 

Answer by Deentz
Submitted on 2/11/2006
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Does anyone out there know how long it is possible for a dog to go into heat?  I have a 13 year old toy poodle who is in heat............again!  Thought she would have stopped having her cycles by now.  Is this normal?

 

Answer by jen
Submitted on 2/14/2006
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THE ANSWERS TO EVERYONES QUESTIONS

The estrous (commonly called heat) cycles and spaying (removal of reproductive organs the uterus and ovaries) in female dogs are topics of many questions and also some serious misconceptions. Let's take a moment and look at some of the most commonly asked questions about heat cycles and spaying. Breeding ethics and risks will not be addressed, here. This is just to cover some of the more frequently asked questions regarding a female dog's heat cycle and spaying.

When will my dog come into heat?

First heat can vary greatly dog to dog. The youngest is about six months of age though sometimes a female will come into season younger. First heat can start as late as 12 or even 14 months of age or later in rare cases. Again, it can vary dog to dog. Spaying at six months is recommended before a female begins to enter sexual maturity. Some vets will spay younger and spaying of puppies as young as eight weeks old who are up for adoption in shelters is becoming more popular.

How often will my dog come into heat?

Again, this varies dog-to-dog average is every six months but it could be more or less often.

How long does heat least?

This again can vary. The average is three weeks (21 days). But it can be shorter (two weeks) or longer (four weeks). Assume the longer period if in doubt.

When is a dog most fertile?

Again, this varies dog to dog and is why some breeders attempt to progesterone test to help pinpoint fertility (though testing is not 100% reliable but can help). The fertile period can last about five days and may begin approximately nine to ten days after the onset of heat. However, onset of fertile period can vary after the start of the heat cycle. Some females will only accept a male during this fertile period though others females may allow a male to mount at any time during her cycle while others are not receptive at all. But remember, fertile periods can vary dog to dog.

Can a dog get pregnant her first cycle? I was told not until she had two or three would she be fertile.

A puppy can get pregnant her first cycle. Ideally she should not be bred until about 24 months when she is out of adolescence.

Will my dog go through menopause?

No. Females do not go through menopause though sometimes there may be a cessation in heat cycles for a period of time and then they can start back up again. As a female ages, her fertility does drop off but she will not go through menopause as humans do. It is also possible for senior dogs to become pregnant. Dropping off of fertility with age does not mean she cannot become pregnant.

Why do people suggest spaying my dog even though I watch her when in heat so she does not get mated?

There are a variety of reasons why spaying is recommended. The biggest is health. An unspayed female has a greater risk of developing some tumors such as mammary tumors. An unspayed female can developed pyometra (a serious uterine infection than can be fatal) as well as uterine cancer. Having litters is risky to the dog and can be very costly to properly plan and raise. Then there are behavioral issues: unspayed females are more likely to have hormonally related behavioral issues than spayed females (Puppy PMS). Spaying is not a cure for behavioral issues but is a step in working with them. Heat cycles can be very messy and spaying is cheaper than having carpets cleaned after the female gets out of the kitchen and spots all over the beige rug!

Doesn't a female need to have a litter before being spayed? I was told it is healthier.

Having a litter is not healthier than being spayed before a first heat. First, a dog should not be bred her first cycle she is too immature mentally and often physically. Make the analogy of a teenager having a child at fifteen is she ready? A dog should be bred at the earliest 18 months of age; however, hips cannot be certified (OFA Orthopedic Foundation of America) if she is younger than 24 months and many recommend waiting until hips can be certified before breeding. You want her to be physically and mentally mature before breeding. Also, there are complications that can arise during pregnancy and delivery and even post-partum. These complications can be life threatening. A litter of puppies is stressing to her entire system. Spaying eliminates this. Having a litter is more dangerous than spaying in the long run. Plus, the longer a female goes unspayed, the greater chance of her developing other health problems. A female should be spayed before her first cycle ideally though spaying at any age has more benefits than not spaying.

My neighbor's dog died while being spayed. Isn't spaying a dangerous operation?

There is risk in any surgery. Without knowing specifics, you will not know why the death occurred. Thousands of spays are performed daily around the country. In a rare few there may be complications leading to death. But again this is rare. Complications from not being spayed are more of a concern than the operation itself. Now this does not help ease the pain for those whose dogs die during a spay. However, there are many factors that can lead to death during surgery. Ask for preoperative bloods to be done to check for problems that could lead to complications. Ask what type of anesthesia is used and note that some breeds may need milder anesthetics. But the health risks of being intact far outweigh the small risks of surgery.

Isn't spaying expensive?

Let's break down a few things and see how much spaying costs as compared to the costs of other things that can happen in an intact female. A spay depending on the size of the dog and the clinic (and what types of testing is done prior to, what anesthesia is used, etc) can range from as low as $50 to $175. You can spend many times more than this to treat a pyometra or remove mammary tumors. Blood spots on a carpet can cost a couple hundred dollars to remove if you call in a carpet cleaning company. And of you cannot get the stains out, how much will replacing the carpet cost? A litter of puppies from birth to eight weeks can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars in food, supplies and inoculations combined. If there are medical complications, this expense can grow. These expenses do not even include pre and post natal care for the mother. Spaying is cheaper than not.
From Karen Peak, of West Wind Dog Training.

taken from the site: http://www.practical-pet-care.com/article_view.php?ver=63


 

Answer by bella c
Submitted on 2/16/2006
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My littly puppy has gone into heat but will not stop crying...approx how long will it last and is there a pain or relaxation medication to help her....by the way all those people putting down others who actually care about there animals are insecure idiots...dogs are wonderful and deserve to be loved regardless of the owners typing skills but I really hope that boosted your obviously low self esteem....and If you want to question my intelligence....I have a bs masters and phd in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech and a medical degree from Oxford University...you people should be ashamed to be rude to anyone who loves there animal because that is all anyone on this website should care about

 

Answer by Sara523
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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Hello....Does anyone know what the average age is for a dog to go into heat for the first time?

 

Answer by sadie and kt
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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Um....13 year olds can spell!!!!!  
I do agree that these people are really stupid.
Just because some adults are dumb and can't spell doesn't mean some smart 13 year  olds can't. We caught every single mistake that these people wrote and it is kind of funny how they can't spell or use proper grammer, but not everyone is dumb like that.

 

Answer by yoyo ching
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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hi hi my doggie is sooooooooo lovey!!!!!!!
bech oui no con taches dacshund secte onfecton bletes e vaceon. Tei von fedai aches!!!!!
-yoyo

 

Answer by say-d the cool 1
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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um, usually the dogs will stop bleeding in about 15 days. so, just hang tight and wait.

 

Answer by perri
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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bonjour. j'mapplle perri est i wentered ta  
now if mi dug wil stop bledin son cause it gits
al ovr thi carpit and stains thi griss it alsu
stincs cause my dogggir humps thi furnatur a loot. ples anser mi xuestons! thincs!
-perri  

 

Answer by perri
Submitted on 2/20/2006
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bonjour. j'mapplle perri et wentered ta  
now if mi dug wil stop bledin son cause it gits
al ovr thi carpit and stains thi griss it alsu
stincs cause my dogggir humps thi furnatur a loot. ples anser mi xuestons! thincs!
-perri  

 

Answer by PuFfA bIg
Submitted on 2/21/2006
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hey yo yo ching, why can't humans hump??????
yup tahts all!

 

Answer by Hannah
Submitted on 2/22/2006
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I have an 11 month old Boxer who has just gone into her first heat and a 3 year old male boxer who is not neautered.  We eventually want to breed them, but do not want her getting pregnant for her first heat cause she's too young.  Any suggestions on how to make sure that they do not breed this first time around.

 

Answer by BlessYourHeart
Submitted on 2/22/2006
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Here is great link I found that some of you might consider.  http://www.vetinfo.com/dfemale.html
Oh, and by the way, don't bother correcting me........I would have to care and I don't.  Keep smiling.

 

Answer by amandap
Submitted on 2/22/2006
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It has been some time since people have posted here, and the topic went way off dogs in heat.  I still feel compelled should someone be searching for answers.  What no one managed to mention in all their infinite knowledge was that any female under two years is really too young too breed.  And everyone should know it is like a child being pregnant.  Please don't put your young lady through a "pre-teen or teenage" pregnancy!  And also, vet care before, during, & after are also extremely important.  There is serious responsibility in breeding pets.  More research is needed than websites such as this...talk to your veterinarian!  Buy a book at bookstore or go to the library.  Research, research, research.  Caring for a litter is harder than you might think.

 

Answer by Petie
Submitted on 2/23/2006
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Bleeding from a female dogs private parts is normal.  It just means they are in heat.  However, if you have a male dog that is bleeding.....  You need a vet.

 

Answer by sistas
Submitted on 2/24/2006
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hey, got this from tttv and thought you would like to know...
:+0


The estrous cycle can be divided into 4 stages:

1. Proestrus: This stage begins with the appearance of vaginal bleeding. It normally lasts from 4 to 9 days. Male dogs become very interested in the female; however, she will not yet mate with them.

2. Estrus: This is the stage in which the female will accept the male and conception can occur. The vaginal discharge is more yellowish than bloody. Ordinarily, the stage lasts for 4 to 13 days. Your female will stand still and hold her tail to the side when you touch her back or a male dog tries to mount.

3. and 4. Metestrus and anestrus: These 2 stages are periods of ovarian activity, but with no significant outward signs. False pregnancies frequently occur during metestrus.

Some Important Points

* You should consider your pet to be "in season" for 21 days: 7 days coming into heat, 7 days in heat, 7 days going out. Though conception is most likely during the middle 7 days, Mother Nature doesn't always follow the rules. Confine your pet for the entire 3 weeks

 

Answer by MsKeeper
Submitted on 2/27/2006
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some people are just to stupid to own animals!

 

Answer by peggy
Submitted on 2/27/2006
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Hey get your pup who came home bleeding checked. Make sure she was not injured. Then check for pregnancy

 

Answer by sandez
Submitted on 3/4/2006
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This is in response to twiger2u: if you are going to correct other people's misspellings, then you should be sure to spell things correctly yourself.  When you said, "...and if your a redneck...", you should have said if you're a redneck.  Using the word your is to say that "you" possess something.  You're is the proper way to say "you are".  So if you feel the need to put others down for their mistakes, be prepared to have your own mistakes pointed out to you.
In the future, if you do not have anything beneficial to say in response to these questions, don't say anything at all.

 

Answer by pugman1946
Submitted on 3/4/2006
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My neutered pug is getting exited over my female minpin? He is trying to mount her but he cant reach anyway. My question is why?? He's got nothing to work with and he is still getting excited over her....he has tried every way possible, save maybe getting a ladder. Is this normal?

 

Answer by SOPHIES MOMMA
Submitted on 3/6/2006
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IM AM SO GROSSED OUT. MY PUP IS ONLY 5MONTHS OLD.IS IT TOO EARLY TO GET HER SPAYED?

 

Answer by Brandon
Submitted on 3/7/2006
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I don't trust anything that bleeds for 6 days and doesn't die. By the way, don't they have spell check on here?

 

Answer by Puppy Lover
Submitted on 3/11/2006
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How many times a year is a puppy in heat?

 

Answer by banana
Submitted on 3/15/2006
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I have a rat terrier and she bred with a dog quite bigger than her.. not as big as a hound or anything.. but bigger than her and i am afraid she will die when she has the puppies or something will go wrong.. what do you think?

 

Answer by dolphim
Submitted on 3/16/2006
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what time of year do female dogs go in heat

 

Answer by babylox4ever
Submitted on 3/18/2006
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my dog is in heat help she's bleeding all over my floors when will it stop?

 

Answer by wizkid4life
Submitted on 3/18/2006
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First of all u r all dumb for trying to corect people on the internet like Bazzie0421 said:we not here to criticize other individuals grammatical errors. The correct grammer is we're sou catch a dip(your salty). And Smirking At Fools is dumb for telling people to go to bed this person is probally old. And twiger2u and jimmy are right go back to school and learn English. i'm13 and I know this.





 

Answer by champs elysse
Submitted on 3/19/2006
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my 1 1/2 silky hair terrier is in heat and bleeding. ?i know that this is normal however she's very lethatgic.Is this normal as well?

 

Answer by lady
Submitted on 3/21/2006
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She got pregnant at the end of her cycle. How do I get her fixed? She just had 5 puppies about 2 1/2 months ago.

 

Answer by Googlethis
Submitted on 3/23/2006
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I Googled this,wow sounds like lots of Q: instead of A:.Answer by roxy-my dog Roxy is 9 months old and has started to bleed. she keeps licking other dog. she pokes her butt in the air. when will she stop bleeding?Should be Questions by roxy!I don't know?

 

Answer by person
Submitted on 3/25/2006
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My dog Josie is in heat and my other dog Katie trys to hump her is that normal?

 

Answer by Lauren
Submitted on 3/26/2006
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my dog as been in heat for 2 week now and it is doing my ed in i have to keep on mopping the floor after her she is about 8 to 9 month how long now is it till she stops??????

 

Answer by Hannah
Submitted on 3/27/2006
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I have a puppy and she is in heat. What should i do with her?

 

Answer by lynn
Submitted on 3/27/2006
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How long after a female dog stops bleeding is it safe to let a male dog back in the house?

 

Answer by cmd
Submitted on 3/27/2006
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dogs being in heat is a serious matter - if you don't want puppies you have to protect your female, she could be injured by a male dog that is too big of a breed. All a male dog knows is a response to the hormones, not that a Lab shouldn't breed with a Toy Poodle. And once a pair is mating you CAN NOT separate them, it will severely injure or kill the female. If you are concerned about your pet you should contact a vet with your questions, or visit a pet website that is known for helpful information. Opinions from people who aren't experienced, no matter how well intentioned they are, won't help you or your pet.

 

Answer by Wondering
Submitted on 3/27/2006
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Hi
Was just wondering if you can bred you dog while shes Not in heat?

 

Answer by FERRY
Submitted on 3/30/2006
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WELL I HAVE A 7MONTHS OLD POM AND HER PRIVATE PART IS GETTING SWOLLED DO THAT MEAN SHE'S ABOUT TO GO IN HEAT

 

Answer by Blessyngs
Submitted on 3/31/2006
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WOW! So many questions, and so hard to believe so many owners of female dogs know so little! This is scary!

I refuse to pick on grammar issues, as I am not perfect.

On to the dogs. A female typically goes into her first heat anywhere from 8 - 12 months, with 8 months being a more common occurrence. A female bleeds usually only the first week of her heat. (please remember all dogs are different.) During the first week of her heat cycle, she will NOT stand for a male. By that I mean she wants nothing to do with the actual mating process. The second week of her cycle is when she will stand and allow a male to mount her and mate. Once again, not all dogs fit the common standards to a T! Some dogs have little to no bleeding, others have more.

The gestation period for a pregnant female is 60 days. If you see your female actually mating, and you KNOW she is in heat, please look at your calendars! Barring no unusual circumstances, she is most likely pregnant. Expect the puppies in approximately 60 days. Females will mate more than once during this one particular week. You can simply add 2 months to the week you SAW her actively mating. Expect the puppies 2 months from that week. I say this because it is possible that her first mating does not produce a pregnancy. Once again, she will mate for approximately one week. As I mentioned, occasionally females will have little or no bleeding. This occurs more often in younger puppies.

PLEASE do not even consider breeding your female if she is under a year old. Give her time to grow and develop. I cannot stress this enough! I strongly recommend 2 years as a perfect age to start breeding your female. Female dogs go into heat (after the first heat,) every 6 - 7 months, approximately 2 times a year. Those of you concerned with the bleeding issue, visit your pet store for the proper items for her to wear while in heat. There are little pants (they resemble diapers) and Velcro on the sides typically. There are sanitary napkins that fit inside the little diaper.

In response to the question asking how do you mate dogs...Please BE a RESPONSIBLE breeder! The dogs will do the work, just make sure the male and female are together the second week of her heat. I implore you all to remember that while puppies are precious and loads of fun, they will need homes! Do not breed just for the sake of breeding!

I currently have a 7 and a 1/2 month old female Puggle who has begun to hump my male Puggle. She has no bleeding, and no swelling of the vulva at this time. Females humping males CAN be a sign of an oncoming heat. It can also be a sign of dominance. She is certainly approaching the age for her first heat. My male is almost 4 months, and too young to breed. Sadie is also far to young to have puppies! She is still a puppy herself!

As several others wrote, you all have a wealth of information at your fingertips! I suggest you call your vet with questions, and read all you can on the WWW. Google is a great search engine, and it brought me to this page. Simply type in www.google.com and research all you can! Type in things like: Is my dog in heat? How do I know if my dog is in heat? What are the signs of a dog in heat? etc...I sure hope this helps!

I also hope and pray these dogs are all up to date on their shots! I am concerned that some of you have never asked your vet these questions, and I just pray you have a vet! In closing...be careful mating your dogs! Try and stay within the breed. Remember, a female in heat should be kept under lock and key, for those of you with backyard dogs!

Also bear in mind, breeding is a huge responsibility! If you have a tiny female and a large male, chances are good your female will need a cesarean section to deliver the puppies. Are you prepared to pay for this? Do you want to risk the life of your dog and her puppies just for the sake of breeding like it is some 'cool' thing to do?

A female in labor should produce a puppy within the first 4 hours of her labor. If she does not, call your vet IMMEDIATELY!

Please, educate yourselves to ALL the aspects of breeding dogs before you undertake the task, as it is a big job! And an expensive one!

Good Luck!




 

Answer by peach
Submitted on 3/31/2006
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I have a minature pincher who is 8 months old and has been bleeding for 4 days How long will she bleed for and where can I buy those diapers that tie?

 

Answer by omg ppl r meanies
Submitted on 4/1/2006
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ha ha  ha ha ha ha ha ha ha fhuidfhadfierskdjfhye4k <<wat u think that word is ????

 

Answer by ashley
Submitted on 4/3/2006
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my dog had puppys 4 weeks ago and she's in heat agian will she breed again? we have two male's dogs and do not want her to breed
how can we help her not breed again?
  
              thank you ashley

 

Answer by RED
Submitted on 4/4/2006
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MY DOG IS IN HEAT,SHES BEEN IN HEAT FOR THREE DAYS.WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BREED HER?.

 

Answer by maddi-dezal
Submitted on 4/8/2006
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i have a female staffy thats approx 10months old she was bleeding for 3 weeks and is still swollen I'm not sure if this normal as Ive always had male dogs oh also she keeps rubbing herself up against my male (12 weeks ) is she still in heat?????

 

Answer by Krista
Submitted on 4/10/2006
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A female dog stays in heat for about 3 weeks 1st going into heat 2nd week  in heat and 3rd week getting out of heat.after getting out of heat your dog can get spayed.

 

Answer by lilsis
Submitted on 4/11/2006
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My female dog is on her 20th day of her heat. I dont want her to become pregnant but acidentally she got out and ended up tied with the neighbours dog. Is there still a possibility she could become pregnant or has she passed the critical point.

 

Answer by Christing
Submitted on 4/13/2006
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ALL of you "DOG" people need lives!!!!!!!!!

 

Answer by k
Submitted on 4/13/2006
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my dog, who is about 3 years old, had puppies last year,  but after she had them she was bleeding like crazy. is this normal?

 

Answer by aubrey
Submitted on 4/16/2006
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Roxy will stop bleeding when her heat is over. or sometime before then.All dogs are different,but she will stop bleeding within 6 to 21 days. But whatever you do don't breed her until she is at least a year old, and if you don't want to breed her, spay her. for now you can either  buy her some doggy diapers, deal with it, or put an old pair of under wear on her, with a pad in side( and don't forget to cut a hole for her tail :))

 

Answer by didireadthatright?
Submitted on 4/17/2006
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I never knew searching for answers to dog questions could be so humorous.

 

Answer by arizona sam
Submitted on 4/17/2006
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I have a mixed breed female, her brother and their dad.  The m and f are 6 month old pups and the female went into full heat last Saturday after 2-3 days of spotting and by "full heat" I mean she's accepting the males...or would if I let them.  She was scheduled to be spayed this Thursday and my vet said it doesn't matter whether they're in heat or not and now I read this...so what's the story?  Is it safe for her to be spayed in 3 days and appx. 10-12 days into heat?  Or should I just have the males neutered?  Either way, something's gotta be done.  I need some sleep...

 

Answer by ashley
Submitted on 4/18/2006
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Is anyone still using this forum. I see lots of questions posted that i need and have answers to, so let me know and we can all utilize

 

Answer by Rainmouse
Submitted on 4/20/2006
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Some people say that you need to wait a week after they stop bleeding before getting them spayed.  This however can be dangerous and most vets will advise two or three months wait before getting spayed. (half way through the cycle)

For people hoping to breed dogs.

Copy and past this into your browser.

http://www.pets.ca/articles/article-dogpregnant.htm

Its a long read but should answer most of your questions.



 

Answer by Savannah
Submitted on 4/21/2006
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I have a question... my dog Mollie is almost 7 months old and she is already in heat.... Is there a chance she is pregnant if the dogs haven't exactly "locked up"

 

Answer by Alfie
Submitted on 4/21/2006
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My question is: My dog had puppies on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). Does anyone know how long (on average) it takes a dog to go into heat after a pregnancy? Her twin sister is in heat now, but she never got pregnant in early September.

BTW - I found a lot of info on google about general info about dog pregnancy if you search right.. just put in the term "dog pregnancy" and there's LOTS of info - just can't seem to find what I'm looking for.

To the person who said their female humps thing: A friend of mine has a fixed rat terrier and that dog humps everything! I would say it's normal. Some dogs just act wierd sometimes. Mine clean out eachother'sears. You'd think there was a steak in their brain or something.

Anywho - thanks for reading.
Alfie

 

Answer by ChihuahuaLuvr82
Submitted on 4/22/2006
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OK this is stupid! Leave everyone alone on spelling,
Now everyone has been asking "How is the best way to bred", Well either take them to the Vet and let the Vet do it, Or just put them together and let them, Let them knot or tie once maybe twice the first day, Separate them for one day, Bred again..Then she should be with puppies. Most breeders will breed 3 times in a week. Every other day. And people please....If your female is in heat DON'T tie her out, If you want to bred her to male of her own breed. If you tie her out she will breed with any male that comes around!!
Finally this forum is for dog breeding and heat cycles. Not a spelling class, Just stop it, If you can't post a helpful response don't post anything!

 

Answer by brittish bulldog
Submitted on 4/24/2006
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the rest of the world hates Americans because you are all fat and you spell colour wrong!!

 

Answer by Bill
Submitted on 4/24/2006
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I wish I was a dog in heat...

 

Answer by Kymesue03
Submitted on 4/24/2006
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I hope to not get critiqued here for spelling and grammar but I have a female Rottweiler who has just started what I believe is her "heat"; my question is if I choose to breed her are the male dogs violent with the female?  She tends to get along fine with other animals but I am new at this type of behavior and I don't want her to have a bad experience.  Also how long after she begins her "heat" should I introduce her to a stud?  Thank you.

 

Answer by jewels-owner
Submitted on 4/25/2006
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My 11 month old beagle is in heat, she seems very swollen, is that normal?  Should I take her to the vets?

 

Answer by castrolgirl
Submitted on 4/26/2006
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dog diapers are great, but you would like to get a shock collar from your local wal-mart if you don't want her to remove it. It does not hurt them, just gets their attention.

 

Answer by ROBIN HOOD
Submitted on 4/30/2006
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DOGS STAY IN HEAT AN AVERAGE OF 21 DAYS. THE FIRST WEEK IS THE SWELLING AND BLEEDING, THE SECOND WEEK IS THE STANDING HEAT WHICH MEANS SHE SHOULD STAND TO BRED WITH ANOTHER DOG. THE THIRD WEEK SHE SHOULD BE GOING OUT OF HEAT AND STOP ALLOWING A DOG TO BREED WITH HER. BUT SOME DOGS GIVE OR TAKE A FEW DAYS. THE DO NOT STOP BLEEDING RIGHT AWAY AFTER BREEDING AND YES MORE THAN ONE DOG CAN BREED WITH HER WHICH CAUSE TO SOME PUPS FROM THIS DO AND SOME FROM THAT...SO BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT LEAVING THEN OUTSIDE DURNING THEIR STAND HEAT PHASE. DOS CAN EVER BREED THROUGH A FENCE THEY ARE VERY CLEVER DURNING THIS TIME. DOGS CAN SMELL HEAR UP TO 3 MILES AWAY WHEN THEY ARE IN HEAT.

 

Answer by me
Submitted on 5/2/2006
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i fink u lot cant spell so if u cant spell then dont breed cos more then likely u will not get real pups jus bumpups

 

Answer by alex
Submitted on 5/3/2006
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i have a 7 month chijuagua and she just barely went into heat and i was wondering if anybody knew where i can find those pampers or whatever it was!

 

Answer by lucky
Submitted on 5/4/2006
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Has anyone ever used doggie diapers before? I figured that she would just try to rip it off.

 

Answer by A.Co
Submitted on 5/6/2006
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My dog Roxy is 11 and she just came into heat again after at least a year. We also have a 2 yr male dog who is neutered and they occassionally mate, I'm not concerned that is pregnant but she seems to be bleeding ALOT, should I be concerned or is that normal?

 

Answer by gio
Submitted on 5/9/2006
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Yeah I have a Chihuahua and shes 7 years old of age so is she to old to have puppies or be in heat and does it take longer for her to go in heat because of her age so please answer.

 

Answer by mamakahu
Submitted on 5/12/2006
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Whoa, team!  Back to the point.  About those pants for your dog while she is in heat . . . they're called Fancy Pants and you could probably make them yourself.  They look like a bikini bottom with a hole cut out for the tail.  The store-bought version has a plastic liner to put a small pad in (use a regular panty liner), but you could just make a lining out of a thicker material, like sweatshirt fleece, and stick the pad on it.  The front and back tie at the sides with strings.  Remember that your dog will wear these for several days, so make them out of soft fabric.  If you make 4 or 5 you can change them daily and keep her clean. ANYWAY, take a look at them in the pet store - they don't call them Fancy Pants for nothing!

 

Answer by Nicole
Submitted on 5/16/2006
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Are you kidding me?

Cirquenacious- you are very right. Had you not pointed that out I would have myself.

I'm sorry but in my opinion, anyone who cannot use the word "pregnancy" in the correct way and spells the word bred, "bread", not only needs to pick up a dictionary every once in while, but they have ABSOLUTELY NO business breeding dogs.

As for my question. My 10 month old Boxer just went out of heat, however, her nipples are still very swollen. Is this normal? I did not witness any mating of any kind but I do have a Male Boxer as well (her brother) that did not seem to have any interest in her at all during this time. (We also kept them separate while we were away.) Is it possible she could be pregnant?

 

Answer by Tammy
Submitted on 5/18/2006
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I have a 9 month old boxer who is bleeding. 1st week just swollen, now bleeding.  How long will she bleed for and how long before she can not get preg.

 

Answer by holly
Submitted on 5/20/2006
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I have just fostered a Australian Cattle dog from the Humane Society and they told me she was out of heat but my Un-neutered male Hound keeps trying to get her and she keeps backing it up to him, is she still in heat?

 

Answer by jojo535
Submitted on 5/25/2006
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Bleeding is perfectly normal................ your dog probubly isn't pregnent.

 

Answer by flowerchild
Submitted on 5/25/2006
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I think the comments made by Jimmy & twiger2u are a riot. You guys all sound like you are a little off. Anyway, You are right about one thing, you don't need to know how to spell to have a dog. But I also think some people are just a little anal. Lighten up! Although, I am always amazed at the lack of education in so called adults in this country. I just got on here to find out how long dogs are in heat for. LOL!

 

Answer by Sue
Submitted on 5/29/2006
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So...it's safe to say that my dog will be bleeding for 3 weeks. Has anyone tried those diapers?

 

Answer by yorkie
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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what do i do so that my dog does not go in heat. is there anyway to stop it??????

 

Answer by Mav
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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OK. I have a very small 1 year old female  dog. She has just gotten her period or her heat cycle and I was wondering how long will her bleeding last.
oh and for the whole spelling corrections thing. uh. there's a spell check on the web page.

 

Answer by michelle
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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How long will my dog bleed she is part black lab and part pit bull?

 

Answer by zztop
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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In response to jimmy and twiger2u,how can two people be so rude? I thought jimmy was ugly in his comment, but twiger2u you take the cake. Who are you to judge people. In my line of business I have encountered many horrific situations involving animals and pets. To let the two of you know, even very well educated individuals are cruel to animals beyond our imagination.  Think twice before you judge others and maybe you can read the bible too.

 

Answer by Zoey
Submitted on 5/31/2006
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Question.  I have a nine month old pom.  She has not started bleeding but has been swelled down there since before Easter.  Should I be concerned?

 

Answer by phina
Submitted on 6/4/2006
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it is possible if your dog has breeded with a dog, then breeds with another. she can be pregnant by both dogs.

 

Answer by jasmine04
Submitted on 6/6/2006
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How can you tell if your dog is pregnant?

 

Answer by hausfrau
Submitted on 6/7/2006
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If you have an inside dog, and she's in heat, and you would like to attempt to keep your house clean, put a pair of boys underwear on your dog, backwards, put their tail through the handy slot. Use dark colors to conceal spotting. Change daily.

 

Answer by Snickers22224444
Submitted on 6/7/2006
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we have a 1 year old weiner dog and she is in heat she started about 3 days ago when will she stop?

 

Answer by poodle
Submitted on 6/12/2006
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i don't have an answer but i do have a ?. my female poodle was caught by my male and she is still bleeding, is this normal. i can't seem to find the answer anywhere else.

 

Answer by blue
Submitted on 6/13/2006
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i have had my dog since he was a baby 6 weeks old he is a great dog,,,i got a little girl dog and she and him hit it off great but she in heat and i no he got her a few times ,,but he wont leave her alone now and is actting werid to me ,,he wont listen and all he wants is to jump her,,she been in heart i think over two weeks ,,will my male dog go back to being himself,,i tho i was doing good by takeing the girl dog in she was always on the street ,

 

Answer by basobee59
Submitted on 6/14/2006
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It sounds like to me that your neighbor got a hold of your dog.

 

Answer by kidz38
Submitted on 6/14/2006
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How did we get from knowing when our pets were in heat to making fun of other people?  Now, once again is there ususally bleeding during the first heat cycle?  She is swollen, humping, not acting herself, but have seen no blood.  Thank you for any info.

 

Answer by Khadisha
Submitted on 6/19/2006
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Just to tell you Jimmy it is Dachshund ok. are you maybe retarded or something. I should know how to spell it because i am German.

 

Answer by Silvia
Submitted on 6/21/2006
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I found this website very useful. It answered all my questions regarding dogs in heat.
http://puppybuzz.com/100/10-questions-im-most-asked-about-dogs-in-heat/

 

Answer by Lynn
Submitted on 6/23/2006
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Just wanted to say that I really enjoyed the conversations above!  Very entertaining!

 

Answer by Bridget
Submitted on 6/25/2006
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I have a dog that's been thru her heat phases.  
the first week she bled, on the 12th day i caught our male dogs mating and they were stuck to each other.  Can she get pregnant while during the first week of bleeding?

 

Answer by Angel
Submitted on 6/26/2006
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My Dog Bleed &licking her self I want  to  know when  she get heat & how Before she back in heat sine samantha932005@yahoo.com

 

Answer by Spelling Guy
Submitted on 6/28/2006
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Although I was also appalled at the spelling I have seen here, one of the critics wrote the following: "and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs."

Of course, proper spelling would have included the word "you're" and not "your." One is the possessive of the word "you" and the correct one is a contraction for "you are".

 

Answer by Lyn
Submitted on 6/29/2006
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How old is a dog when it comes on heat for the first time?

 

Answer by PeachesP
Submitted on 6/29/2006
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First off all everyone, You guys are the answers to the question stated above by gypsy.  All I see when i scroll down are more questions and then some stupid remarks that got totally of subject then more questions.  Al I want is some answers to the previous question by gypsy, not more questions.  So to clarify everything those who answered thank you.  But all in all the correct time is unknown an estimate time is still not right, I have to give an answer I would say it can last anywhere between a week to 3 weeks.  Now as far as getting them fix wait at least 3 to 4 days after.  

 

Answer by me
Submitted on 6/30/2006
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I have a dashcund who is in heat. She has been in heat for a week and a half.  she looks swolen in the back end :-) Of course like everyone else is saying she is always licking herself and humping everything, she even humped my cat! Se seems kinda laid back too.

 

Answer by madabb
Submitted on 7/1/2006
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To twiger2u...fine one to talk.....if you're a redneck NOT if your a redneck. which obviously you are to make the comments you made!

 

Answer by Strunk & White
Submitted on 7/3/2006
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Twiger- I'd like to invite you to learn the difference between possessives and contractions. When you're done, feel free to blindly condescend people on the internet.

 

Answer by kitty
Submitted on 7/5/2006
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Wow, I looked at this site to see how long a female dog would be in heat and I got a great laugh. Thanks for the total off subject random humor.  People are people, some are good at certian things while others are better at other things. Thats what makes us human. So again, I thank you for the human humor on a dog site. My friends and I got a great laugh.    :-)

 

Answer by kitty
Submitted on 7/5/2006
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Wow, I looked at this site to see how long a female dog would be in heat and I got a great laugh. Thanks for the total off subject random humor.  People are people, some are good at certian things while others are better at other things. Thats what makes us human. So again, I thank you for the human humor on a dog site. My friends and I got a great laugh.    :-)

 

Answer by buffy
Submitted on 7/5/2006
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hi my dog is only 4 months old i am worried she might be pregnant he boobs are huge and i sqiurt them and a ligiud form comes outs. her belly had got huge and and she has a been digginf werer she sleeps and she is picky with her food and and really lazy so i am very worries hre life may be at stake and we are very poor and dont have the monry to take herf to the vet so please tell me if she is pregnant

 

Answer by Love&PeaceToAll
Submitted on 7/9/2006
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Come on people! Isn't there enough bashing going on in the world right now? do we really need to misuse this web site! Get back to the reason people are here. AND THAT'S TO ASK QUESTION"S AND GET ANSWER'S ABOUT THEIR PET'S!

             BE NICE and enjoy life!

 

Answer by daku
Submitted on 7/11/2006
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A dog's heat cycle breaks done into 3 segments basically. The 1st 7-10 days, they tend to bleed heavier and will not accept a male, the 2nd 7-10 day segment their vulva will swell and they will be willing to accept a male. The last segment also will last approx. 7-10 days and they will be going out of heat and not accept a male.
You should breed her three times, during the second segment of her cycle, on an every other day basis, so that the male doesn't get too tired and you can control the breeding.



 

Answer by daku
Submitted on 7/11/2006
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The average heat cycle for a dog is approximately 3 weeks and since this an an average, some heats are shorter (as little as 7-10 days), others are longer (4 weeks or more).
Average times between heat periods are seven months but some dogs can cycle as early as every 4 months, some once a year.
Lengths of heat cycles and intervals between cycles are different for each dog but most dogs hit somewhere close to the averages.
The first part of heat you will notice bleeding from the vulva, swelling of the vulva, possible increase in urination and the most noticeable, male dogs hanging around the house. During this period (proestrus), females will not allow the males to breed with them although the males will be very persistent.
The second part or estrus is the time in which the female will allow the male to breed her and this can last anywhere from 4-21 days. A female, most of the time, will allow most any male to breed during this time. As the female starts to go out of heat or enter diestrus, she will be less willing to breed.
Again this stage can last 4-14 days but averages approximately 7 days. The next cycle usually begins about 7 months from the start of the last heat cycle, not the end of that cycle but again this varies from dog to dog. The interval stays the same even if she becomes pregnant.
If you do not intend to breed her, you really should consider spaying her. There are many health benefits associated with spaying such as decreased chance of mammary tumors and you will not have to worry about pyometra, metritis or unwanted litters (overpopulation is a big problem - just take a trip to a humane shelter).
If you elect to spay her, this can be done during heat but it may be best to wait until the heat cycle is over to decrease the chance of complications.


Intact female dogs will normally come into heat (estrus) once every 4 to 12 months with the average for most breeds being once every 6 months. You will probably notice some bloody discharge from the vagina and a swollen vulva when your dog is in heat. You may notice "mounting" behavior, also.
The heat period can last from 8 to 30 days with an average of about 20 days. Most female dogs will be willing to stand for a male dog and permit breeding around 10 to 16 days after the beginning of their heat period. Some females will be a little more aggressive during their heat period, but most show no change in behavior and interaction with their owners.

 

Answer by sarah7
Submitted on 7/12/2006
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Wow!!All I wanted to know is how often do pugs/dogs go into heat? I must say that I was tickled pink with all the chit chat about correct spelling and proper english. I dont pretend that I am a english major, but you guys had me cracking up..

 

Answer by audrey
Submitted on 7/13/2006
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twiger2u you misspelled you're which is you are, your means belonging to you.

 

Answer by kristen
Submitted on 7/14/2006
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If it is your dogs 1st heat cycle it can kill her if she gets pregnant. so please wait till it is her 2nd or more before getting her pregnant

 

Answer by dixiechick711
Submitted on 7/14/2006
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twiger2u  I am a redneck and I own a dog she is a full blood and if you can't handle rednecks go back to AFRICA

 

Answer by TMAC02
Submitted on 7/15/2006
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my pup is on her first heat. when my husband and i are outside with her she squirts her blood all around us what can we do to stop her from doing this it is a bit disconcerting when she is doing this she keeps looking at us then sits at our feet liking herself she does however keep herself very clean.

 

Answer by HumbledbyU
Submitted on 7/15/2006
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I'm dog sitting and I noticed that this dogs vagina is quite swollen. Also, my Retriever goes nuts and is always sticking his nose up her back side.  Could she be going into heat?

 

Answer by Coco
Submitted on 7/16/2006
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My dog is in heat...i dont know how to put something to stop the bleeding becuz she is an indoor dog

 

Answer by Ashley
Submitted on 7/18/2006
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Well, I actually have a question... See my Jack russell terrier (mix Chihuahua) is in heat it's been two weeks now and My other Jack russell male wont leave her alone... I was wondering when would be the time she can get pregnate from now? But I would have to find an other male because my Jack Russell male is fixed. Would there still be possibilities if he is fixed?

 

Answer by ohiomomof2
Submitted on 7/20/2006
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my dog will be a year old at the end of this month, last night my dad notices a red dot on the floor... sure enough, she is on the rag.  approximately how long will she bleed and how soon after she is done bleeding can i get her fixed?

 

Answer by Randi
Submitted on 7/22/2006
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Thank you Jimmy and Twiger! Well said!

 

Answer by SEEKING ADVICE
Submitted on 7/24/2006
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I have a 2 year old female dog, who is currently in heat. We are trying to have her bred. I was told that day 3 of her starting to bleed was her most fertile time. Is this true? As far as we have witnessed, they are doing a lot of sniffing and licking (EW!), but have so far not done anything PRODUCTIVE...lol. In reading earlier posts....some mention was made about the second week being the 'productive' time. Is this correct? She is just now coming into her second week of bleeding. Our dog is a small breed. Thank you in advance for your response. Cheers.

 

Answer by PimpChick
Submitted on 7/24/2006
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when you get a life

 

Answer by hysterical
Submitted on 7/28/2006
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Just want to say this thread made me laugh out loud.  Well done to the person making the spelling comments, drives me crazy to read mis-spelled words, and yet I also have to laugh at the comments it provoked.
To think, I only logged in to see what I could learn about my pups bleeding, and I had such entertainment! Hysterical!

 

Answer by Lola
Submitted on 7/29/2006
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I have a 13 month old cocker spaniel.  I am a little worried becuase she hasn't come into heat for the first time.  I'm not even sure that I will want to breed her, but I am just wondering if this is completely abnormal.  She I be worried?

 

Answer by cp
Submitted on 7/29/2006
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Jimmy-

X2

lmao

 

Answer by Nemrak
Submitted on 8/2/2006
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If a dog is in heat, and she get pregnant, will she stop bleeding right away? How do you know if she's pregnant?

 

Answer by ladygem
Submitted on 8/2/2006
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I recently got a rescue dog from a local group who had her spayed during a heat cycle.  That was three weeks ago and her vulva is still quite enlarged.  Is this normal?  The vet said it was possible it might never go down to was it was before.  Could her spaying during heat have caused this?

 

Answer by auntiebear
Submitted on 8/6/2006
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i have a female yorkie she has stoped bleeding and my male yorkie wont leave her alone but she wont let him touch her how long do i have before she will let him she is only 8 months is she to young

 

Answer by fooled3time
Submitted on 8/9/2006
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I hope the typed arguments are over!  I have an 8mth old puggle that just went into heat.  I have been considering breeding her, but have conflicting stories about what age they should be bred at....any suggestions?

 

Answer by Isabel Ma
Submitted on 8/11/2006
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I want to mate my dog with another dog how do I do it?

 

Answer by MELIMEL
Submitted on 8/11/2006
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my dog is on her first heat, and I noticed the her vagina looks really swollen and inflammed. Is this something that is normal for dogs in heat?

 

Answer by Common Sense
Submitted on 8/12/2006
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What in the heck is bean bread?

SPAY AND NEUTER your animals.
oh.my.goodness.

Volunteer at your local county shelter on "kill day" before you "bread" your dog.

Please.
I beg you.

 

Answer by Clark
Submitted on 8/12/2006
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Dogs are like people.  They come into and out of "heat."  If you want your dog to come into "heat," take her to a bar.  If you want the "heat" to stop, take her to a day care center.  Also, I love the English lessons on this site.  I am particularly impressed with the various uses of the words "there", "they're", and "their".
Lastly, I agree with the pundant who now understands why the world hates Americans.

 

Answer by cc
Submitted on 8/14/2006
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I have a small breed mixed dog that has been in heat for almost 2 weeks now, their are a few male dogs that are hanging around, and I am a little worried because 1 of the male dogs are a large chocolate lab, what would happen if the large dog gets to my small breed dog.  

 

Answer by Dogsitter
Submitted on 8/16/2006
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twiger2u,

It's "you're," not "your".

People who live in glass dog houses...

The dog I'm sitting humps the stuffed bunny like there's no tomorrow.  She's frisky and peed on her master's carpet three times in two days.

At my house, she's been good--no accidents.  But she has been a little over-anxious.  I haven't noticed her bleeding, but there was a small patch of blood on the bed this morning--maybe from a wound or sore?

Her master won't be back for another two days...I hope she's not going into heat.

 

Answer by automaton
Submitted on 8/17/2006
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This is ridiculous, because I'm posting two years after the fact, but if you're going to be particular about spelling, Jimmy, it's actually spelled "dachshund."  Note the second h.  

 

Answer by SznWzn78@aol.com
Submitted on 8/21/2006
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1. What is heat?

Heat is more properly called the estrous cycle. During this cycle, female dogs may get pregnant. Its equivalent to human menstruation.

2. What are the symptoms?

Females bleed from the vagina sometimes with swelling of the vulva and increased urination. Dont expect bleeding comparable to a human female.

For small dogs, its usually not much and you may need to pay close attention to your puppy to identify her first cycle. Other than the bleeding, the most noticeable symptom may be male dogs hanging around your house.

3. When does a dog come into heat?

The average female dog has her first cycle about six months of age. A few dogs start earlier and few dogs later, even as late as 14-months.

If you have a new female puppy, you should watch her and note when she has her first cycle. If shes 14-months old and still hasn'tt been in heat, you should take her to a veterinarian.

4. How long does the heat cycle last?

The average is three weeks or 21-days. In some dogs, it lasts only two weeks while others go four weeks.

5. How often will she be in heat?

Most female dogs have regular cycles usually every six to eight months. Its quite typical to be in heat twice a year.

6. When can she get pregnant?

She can get pregnant only when in heat. Some breeders test for progesterone levels to identify the most fertile days but the rule-of-thumb is that the most fertile days are 11-15 of her cycle.

Note when shes in heat, the average dog will permit any male dog to mount her. Few females, however, will accept a male when theyre not in heat.

7. Can she get pregnant her first cycle?

Yes. However, responsible breeders generally would not breed a dog that early. For one thing, you need to do genetic testing and some serious problems such as hip conditions do not show up until a dog is approximately 2-years of age.

8. Can I take her on walks during this cycle?

Yes with care. She has no problem with the exercise but shes a walking magnet for male dogs.

Even the best trained and behaved female dog will succumb to hormones. You cant trust her off a leash or out of your control. Never let her outside by herself even in a fenced yard if there is any possibility of male dogs nearby.

For walks, if there are male dogs in your neighborhood, its a good idea to take your dog in your car and drive to a remote area. Take her for the walk there and drive back home. Otherwise, the scent of her urine and vaginal discharge will blaze a trail to your home.

9. When I can have her spayed?

The answer to that one has changed continually over the 25-years Ive been in the dog business. People used to be told to let their dog go through at least one cycle or let them have one litter.

Today, veterinarians are doing it much earlier. Some vets spay as early as 6-weeks of age! Talk to your veterinarian about your dog and the vets preferences. The state of veterinary medicine also is much improved over the past 25-years.

10. If I dont have her spayed, will she go through menopause.

No. Her fertility may decline but she will not go through menopause comparable to a humans. She wont lose her ability to become pregnant even as a senior so if you dont want to her to have any (or more) litters, she must be spayed.

Louise Louis is a certified canine specialist and the creator of http://www.ToyBreeds.com, your online resource for Toy breed dogs.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Louise_Louis


 

Answer by Candy
Submitted on 8/21/2006
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I know this has nothing to do with dogs but I am 17 years old and I can't tell if I am pregnent or not. I am really afraid to tell my mom because she hates the father, or who I think the father is. Help. How can I break his to my mom?  

 

Answer by Looking for dog info!!
Submitted on 8/21/2006
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This has to be the worst website ever for info on dogs....I think I'll ask a real person or just buy a book.....I thought that the internet was the best way to find the information I wanted for my dog but instead you guys made me and my family laugh so hard thanks for one of the best laughs I had in ages. Sorry for cluttering up your website but I just had to let you know.

 

Answer by Biscuit
Submitted on 8/22/2006
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Ma dag is bleedon frum hair gina agin how do i stoppit???

 

Answer by Sam
Submitted on 8/22/2006
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I got a 3 year old cocker spaniel, two days after I got her she had a pup, I didn't know she was pregnant. This was the end of April, she is now bleeding and very swollen down there.  How often do dogs go into heat? Can she be fixed while in heat?

 

Answer by bleedingdoggie
Submitted on 8/30/2006
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My dog has hpv, i am sure of it because my infected brother was caught humping it yesterday... does this mean she will have cervical cancer? Blood is dripping out her snatch like a freggin firehose, does this have anything to do with the hpv? Please help me.

 

Answer by gin26
Submitted on 9/8/2006
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I came to this site to see what I could find out about boxers...and what I saw was appalling...the comment made by twix on July 15, was absolutely uncalled for...Americans aren't the only people that can be rude. I'd have to say that whatever Nationality twix is, they need to take a hard look in the mirror at their's. Anyway, my boxer has been in heat for about a week. She spent the night outside, loose. Is there a chance that she was "hit" by a male dog overnight? When is the time that they "let" males "access" them?

 

Answer by Maggie Bella
Submitted on 9/12/2006
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I think my dog has just gone in heat because I just noticed some vaginal bleeding and didn't know what to expect or do.  I logged on to this to try to get some answers and I'm horrified by the terrible, rude attitudes of people.  It's nice to be able to read the discussions of those with actual dog related issues, why don't the rest of you just go somewhere else with your bad attitude!!!  Now, what should I expect from my dog?  Do I put diapers on her or what?

 

Answer by Mypreciousmaltese@hotmail.com
Submitted on 9/14/2006
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Tip 57 - Dog in heat - signs your dog is in heat - the Estrous cycle

Once a female dog reaches puberty it begins its regular cycles of Estrus or heat which allow the dog to release eggs and reproduce. Most females have 2 cycles per year. Signs that your dog is in heat include include vaginal discharge which is clear, bleeding and swelling of the vulva. There is increased restlessness and there may be increased urination. You also may notice stray dogs hanging around your house, though the female will not accept mating at this point. This early period of heat called Proestrus, lasts between 4 -15 days depending on the size and breed of the dog along with other factors.

The next stage in the estrous cycle is the actual Estrus/heat where the dog will accept a mate and can get pregnant. Unless you are a professional dog breeder you should spay the dog before before her first heat. Some vets will spay a dog during its first heat. This Estrus lasts between 4 - 8 days and signs include the discharge stopping, ovulation (the eggs are released) and pregnancy is possible. If the dog becomes pregnant the gestation time is 58-63 days. There are no visible signs until the last 3 weeks of pregnancy when the teats will enlarge, the belly will swell and finally the birth will occur.

The 3rd stage of the cycle is called Diestrus and lasts 6 - 10 weeks. Many hormonal changes take place and the uterine walls thicken. Dogs that haven't become pregnant go through 'false pregnancy' where their mammary glands may enlarge and produce milk. They may mother toys, moan or whine, prefer extra attention or extra solitude and will show no interest in mating. The last stage in the cycle is Anestrus and will last for 15 weeks. There won't be any hormonal activity, milk production, or interest in mating. If the dog had become pregnant the birth would have already occurred and the mother will be lactating and engaging in typical mothering behaviour until she is ready to wean her puppies.


 

Answer by tjay
Submitted on 9/15/2006
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Approximately at what age do dogs go into heat? I have an eight month chihuahua and I still haven't noticed anything.

 

Answer by Daisy
Submitted on 9/18/2006
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I have a female boxer in heat and my sister has a male yorki he is not neutered, is it possible that they will mate?

 

Answer by athena
Submitted on 9/18/2006
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Haha, you guys are funny and for the record not all of us in the world hate Americans although I sometimes find them a little ironic.

Personally, I agree that ignorant people should not own dogs...especially when there is a spell check on this particular website.  Love and stupidity are not qualities of a good owner.  As for the bleeding...I find that "depends" work better than the store bought "doggie diapers".  Also, there is no
way to stop the bleeding and my rotti is usually in heat for about 3 weeks - twice a year.  Hope that helps.

As a finale thought, I would urge as many of you to really think about why you want to breed your dogs.  If you breed  your dog properly it is not an effective way to make money which is the most commonly used reason for breeding.  Second, there are a lot of really great dogs out there looking for a home.  




 

Answer by Michelle
Submitted on 9/20/2006
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Bazzie0421... you're a GIRL aren't you? rant rant rant rant rant rant rant rant rant rant rant rant

 

Answer by raven
Submitted on 9/22/2006
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Hi to all the dog lovers and owners in the forum.

This is an informative but very unstructured forum. There were alot of spelling and grammatical errors that took away from the meaning of the messages that were posted. Jimmy and twiger2u were right about that. They weren't  making fun of the people, per se. But it is difficult to take a poster serious when they can't spell 4th grade vocabulary words correctly. I'm not saying I'm perfect by no means. But I almost  stopped reading the responses because I didn't know which ones were the serious ones and which ones were made up.  

But I did gain some insight on how long a dog stays in heat. I want to thank everyone for that.

 

Answer by snookie121280
Submitted on 9/27/2006
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The average heat cycle for a dog is approximately 3 weeks and since this an an average, some heats are shorter (as little as 7-10 days), others are longer (4 weeks or more).

Average times between heat periods is seven months but some dogs can cycle as early as every 4 months, some once a year.

Lengths of heat cycles and intervals between cycles are different for each dog but most dogs hit somewhere close to the averages.

The first part of heat you will notice bleeding from the vulva, swelling of the vulva, possible increase in urination and the most noticeable, male dogs hanging around the house. During this period (proestrus), females will not allow the males to breed with them although the males will be very persistent.

The second part or estrus is the time in which the female will allow the male to breed her and this can last anywhere from 4-21 days. A female, most of the time, will allow most any male to breed during this time. As the female starts to go out of heat or enter diestrus, she will be less willing to breed.

Again this stage can last 4-14 days but averages approximately 7 days. The next cycle usually begins about 7 months from the start of the last heat cycle, not the end of that cycle but again this varies from dog to dog. The interval stays the same even if she becomes pregnant.

If you do not intend to breed her, you really should consider spaying her. There are many health benefits associated with spaying such as decreased chance of mammary tumors and you will not have to worry about pyometra, metritis or unwanted litters (overpopulation is a big problem - just take a trip to a humane shelter).

If you elect to spay her, this can be done during heat but it may be best to wait until the heat cycle is over to decrease the chance of complications.



Intact female dogs will normally come into heat (estrus) once every 4 to 12 months with the average for most breeds being once every 6 months. You will probably notice some bloody discharge from the vagina and a swollen vulva when your dog is in heat. You may notice "mounting" behavior, also.

The heat period can last from 8 to 30 days with an average of about 20 days. Most female dogs will be willing to stand for a male dog and permit breeding around 10 to 16 days after the beginning of their heat period. Some females will be a little more aggressive during their heat period, but most show no change in behavior and interaction with their owners.

Having puppies is great if you want the puppies or if you're trying to develop a special line of dogs. But there is no behavioral benefit in letting the female have a litter before spaying.

The normal canine companion will benefit greatly from being spayed at an early age before she has her first heat cycle. Problems that can develop later in life, such as mammary cancer and uterine infections, are virtually eliminated if an ovariohysterectomy (spay) is performed before she experiences her first heat cycle.

 

Answer by Voodoo 6
Submitted on 9/27/2006
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answers to everyone's questions http://www.petcaretips.net/dogs_in_heat.html

 

Answer by ricky
Submitted on 9/29/2006
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do all dogs bleed

 

Answer by doglover89
Submitted on 9/30/2006
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I know everyone was wanting to start talking about dogs again, but how funny is it that "TWIGER2U" criticizes everyone about their spelling and he can not even spell. Here is one of his sentences...

"and if your a redneck you shouldn't..."

"your" spelled that way is possessive. In this sentence he means you are, which is spelled like this, "you're". i hope twiger2u reads this because maybe he needs to go back to school.

 

Answer by xtech
Submitted on 10/3/2006
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"love", that is all it takes to have/own an animal.  Got it?"

Now I know you should not own a pet. Responsability is what you need. Any dip can own a pet and say they love it.

 

Answer by Shelly
Submitted on 10/4/2006
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I'd like to create a new account.

 

Answer by green acne
Submitted on 10/6/2006
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my dog Cinnamon Buns is in heat and she has been bleeding alot its allover how long does it take for dogs to get out of heat

 

Answer by chris
Submitted on 10/10/2006
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the lengh of the "heat" period will vary from dog to dog with most dogs being about average. the average cycle is about 21 days. as for spaying! this can be done anytime, even if the dog is in heat but it is better to wait until she is not in heat to minimise the complications

 

Answer by SweetB5915
Submitted on 10/12/2006
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My Shih Tzu has been in heat for about 3 weeks and she isn't bleeding anymore but she is still horney.  She is riding the male shih tzu we have and he is uninterested because he is only 8 mo.  She gets frustrated and licks herself vigorously until she is nearly raw.  I am worried about her.  How long will she act like this?

 

Answer by K8
Submitted on 10/13/2006
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Get your dogs fixed.  
There are enough puppies in shelters that need homes, without you adding to that.
The only people that should be breeding are professional breeders, who are doing so to improve the breed, and breeding to standard.
If you want puppies, go get one from a shelter and STOP BEING SELFISH.

 

Answer by keeka
Submitted on 10/15/2006
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my dog is 10 months almost 11 and she has not gone in heat. im kinda worried but dont know if i should be.

 

Answer by mook
Submitted on 10/16/2006
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ihaveaoldfemalehoundandsheandmyotherdogwhoisamaletheygotstucktwiceandsheispregnantandaintinheatbutmymalehestillisinheatandstilltrystohumphersheacceptshimthenshegrowlsathimbuthewantsmoresexfromherbutshewontlethimbuthekeepstryingeverysingleday

 

Answer by Jewelz
Submitted on 10/17/2006
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I have a 3 year old pug who has been in heat for over 2 weeks and has been bleeding for the entire time. Is this normal? I do not know what to do with her, she is getting blood everywhere and will not keep any type of clothes on so diapers are not an option. Also, she keeps trying to hump our 120 lb. lab. She looks a bit swollen down there too! Is that normal too?

 

Answer by kate
Submitted on 10/19/2006
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How do I separate my two in-home dogs, when my female 12 year old pug is in heat and my 3 year old male boxer is around/mounting her?

 

Answer by wow u guys are gay
Submitted on 10/22/2006
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seriously keep your mouths shut unless you have a question cause this is about dogs not learning how to spell and whose right. you guys are losers. get off this page if your one of them. shut up! how about you talk about your dog! but now i feel like why ask if you guys dont have answers. peace.

 

Answer by Edie
Submitted on 10/24/2006
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I was trying to find out how long my dogs would bleed while in heat and, how soon after I could have them spayed.

I did get my answer, then became quite anoyed at the bickering.  Thanks for the help.

 

Answer by I love puggy pops
Submitted on 10/25/2006
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Thank god Jimmy spoke up... I am glad someone said something lol. Should you really have the responsibility of breeding dogs that you cannot even spell?

 

Answer by Piper&Tara  Red Dobes
Submitted on 10/26/2006
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just checking:)

 

Answer by doglvr
Submitted on 10/27/2006
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To twiger2u: you misspelled "your"".In the context you are using it in it should be spelled "you're"-these are called contractions, so hmmm.......

 

Answer by Lynx
Submitted on 10/28/2006
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Check out http://ezinearticles.com/?10-Questions-Im-Most-Asked-about-Dogs-in-Heat&id=27237 for some answers to the questions about heat.

 

Answer by blake
Submitted on 10/30/2006
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I just stopped by this site to find out about my female shepherd and how long she wold bleed,while being in heat. After reading the answers I have only one thing to say "Oh my god"

 

Answer by aussie girl
Submitted on 11/1/2006
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my aussie just went in to heat and we plan on breeding her when is the best time to do so?

 

Answer by Sara
Submitted on 11/3/2006
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I have a German Shepard and shes in heat but one of our other female dogs always licks her down there is that normal? And another thing is my male is fixed but still tries to hump her is this normal?

 

Answer by PoOdLeS RoCk
Submitted on 11/4/2006
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If any one needs to know this is a answer page and if you have a question you should go to a question page.

 

Answer by sha sha poo
Submitted on 11/9/2006
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my dog is in heat what should i do

 

Answer by wondering_mom
Submitted on 11/10/2006
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I have a 3 year old pomeranian and she hasn't been spayed.  For the last week or two she has been whining constantly and licking herself all the time.  She isn't bleeding and her belly isn't getting bigger.  She has been real sensitive lately when I pick her up.  Any suggestions?

 

Answer by jenn
Submitted on 11/13/2006
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Ok. First, if you're going to criticize others for their spelling mistakes you should know that when you wrote "if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs" you spelled you're wrong. You're = you are  your= possessive pronoun. Don't make fun of people.

Second, my dog has been in heat twice. I find the best thing to do for her is take large baby diapers (cheap ones work, my dog hardly bleeds much) and cut a large hole in the top for her tail to go through. She wears these when she is walking around the house. She hardly seems to notice that she's wearing them and seems just as happy as normal. We're going to get her fixed but until then, this works. And yes, she has gone into heat twice a year, about every six months. I believe that is pretty typical.

 

Answer by Linda Starks
Submitted on 11/14/2006
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That is one good thing  about dogs .They do not care about a persons grammar

 

Answer by Me
Submitted on 11/14/2006
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Jimmy, It's 'Dachshund' not 'Dachsund" you idiot.

 

Answer by call me i am single
Submitted on 11/14/2006
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my dog is a huge wimp

 

Answer by call me i am single
Submitted on 11/14/2006
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my dog is such a wimpy boy how can ithoughen him up

 

Answer by gypsy gold
Submitted on 11/15/2006
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O.K. this is a question.
Can a dog get bred while she's bleeding?

 

Answer by cookie
Submitted on 11/16/2006
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I took my dog to the vet. and she say that if she still bleeding it may be a posibility that she is not pregnant.

 

Answer by Amalia
Submitted on 11/17/2006
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I talked to a vet around here and i was told for an extra fee they can actually spay your dog while she is heat and even while pregnant although while pregnant i wouldn't even consider that route.

 

Answer by Emiloo
Submitted on 11/17/2006
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people who mispell word could also have a LD (learning diffrence) like me so grow up people

 

Answer by MaDukes4-13
Submitted on 11/18/2006
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Has anyone heard that letting a dog mate when they come in heat the first time is bad for them and that the pups won't be healthy - My pit is in heat and I want to mate her with my American Boxer - It is her first time in Heat - Should I wait? It is in the second week of being in heat. HELP

 

Answer by 4dogs
Submitted on 11/21/2006
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Everyone that's being mean about spelling errors needs something better to do than rant at other people!

 

Answer by what?!?!
Submitted on 11/21/2006
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I have never seen such horrible spelling. Nothing makes sense! HAHAHA

 

Answer by piju
Submitted on 11/26/2006
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Intact female dogs will normally come into heat (estrus) once every 4 to 12 months with the average for most breeds being once every 6 months. You will probably notice some bloody discharge from the vagina and a swollen vulva when your dog is in heat. You may notice "mounting" behavior, also.

The heat period can last from 8 to 30 days with an average of about 20 days. Most female dogs will be willing to stand for a male dog and permit breeding around 10 to 16 days after the beginning of their heat period. Some females will be a little more aggressive during their heat period, but most show no change in behavior and interaction with their owners. I hope this helps.
Regards.


 

Answer by Dotty
Submitted on 11/26/2006
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And JIMMY. Do you have a problem with 13 year olds?? You were one too!

 

Answer by Kelly
Submitted on 11/27/2006
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I dont understand why so many people on this site have not had there dogs spayed yet. There are so many puppies in this world already that do not have good homes or homes at all. I just adopted a female boxer who is obviously in heat right now. I couldnt believe that her previous owners did not have her fixed. That is ignorant!! If anyone can learn anything from this site ...is to please spay your animals so if they get loose you are not stuck finding homes for these poor animals that had no choice to come in this world in the first place. If you are not aware of how big this problem is currently watch animal planet!

 

Answer by Lumiere
Submitted on 11/30/2006
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I have a female Golden Retriever and a female Border Collie. My retriever is in heat right now, and she keeps on humping my collie. Is it normal for female dogs to do that to other female dogs, and will she stop after she goes out of heat?

 

Answer by DRAGONFLY
Submitted on 12/1/2006
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I HAVE A QUESTION NOT AN ANSWER HOW LONG DOES A FEMALE DOG STAY IN HEAT ? AND WHEN IS IT SAFE TO LET YOUR MALE DOGS OUT SO THAT THE FEMALE CAN'T GET PREGNANT? THANK YOU

 

Answer by blissfuldelusion
Submitted on 12/3/2006
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They cycle of going into heat is called the estrous cycle.  Female dogs usually start this around six months of age, but some are late developers and may not have a cycle until up to fourteen months of age.  Typically a dog goes into "heat" twice a year, once every six to eight months.

There are four stages: Proestrus, Estrus, Diestrus, and Anestrus.

Proestrus lasts approximately nine days.  You may notice vaginal swelling and bleeding.  The male is interested in the female, but the female will not allow mounting at this point.  

Estrus also lasts approximately nine days (but may last up to around twenty).  It is during this stage the dog is ready to mate.  Discharge should gradually become clearer and swelling should lessen as well.

Diestrus lasts approximately sixty days.  You should see very little discharge or swelling, if any.

Anestrus is around one hundred thirty days.  This is simply a period of sexual inactivity where endometrial repair occurs in preparation for the next cycle.  You shouldn't really be seeing any swelling during this time and discharge should be very scant if there is any.

I'll add here that for a week or so prior to my Australian Shepherd going into proestrus, she humps my other female dog.  The humping, licking, etc described is completely normal with the influx of hormones that are preparing her body for ovulation.

Also, there were some questions on pregnancy.  I'll address those to the best of my ability.

The canine gestation period lasts for around 54-74 weeks.

Signs of dog pregnancy include "nesting" behavior, where your dog appears to be creating a safe place for herself within your home...granted this can also be seen in false pregnancy.  Pregnant dogs will show an increase in appetite.  In truth, you really won't see much that would tell you for sure the dog is pregnant until she was already far enough along to show.  You don't want to wait this long =)

So, if you think your dog is pregnant schedule a vet appointment around twenty days after the expected time of conception. Urine tests can be done between twenty to thirty days after conception, but become more difficult to detect after thirty days.

Ultrasound may detect a dog pregnancy, and fetal heartbeats can be detected as early as 25 days into the canine gestation period. A blood test to detect the hormone relaxin can also confirm a canine pregnancy.

Around 45 days fetal skeletons have developed and you will be able to get some idea of how many pups you can expect.

To those of you who voiced an interest in breeding your animals...

There are so many animals that are euthanized every year simply because no one wants them.  For every breed recognized there are a multitude of breeders that are very knowledgeable about breeding.  Leave it to them.  There is no need to add to the population.

Some vets will spay as early as six weeks, while I would personally recommend waiting until around five months.  This way everything has a chance to develop naturally, but she is spayed before six months when most dogs begin estrus.  While it was once a popular opinion, it is rarely advised to wait for a full cycle before spaying any more.

I'm not a veterinarian, nor do I have any medical expertise.  I just did a little research, and this is the information I cam up with and to the best of my knowledge is accurate.  I hope it helps.  =)    

 

Answer by HEWO
Submitted on 12/5/2006
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Hi i have a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and this is her fist heat, she is only seven months old and bleeding a little. she is an outside dog so should i worry about putting a puppy-pad on, or is it healthy to allow her to run freely? If she goes without a pad are their any dieases she might catch? By the way i am planning to breed her so i do not wont her spayed.

 

Answer by kinahking
Submitted on 12/7/2006
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I have a 7 1/2 month old pittbull and she has been bleeding and licking everything in her path for the last week. She also has, an extremely large vagina should this be happening during her period, and should she have a loss in her eating habits?

 

Answer by abby
Submitted on 12/8/2006
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Go Jimmy & Twiger2U for bringing up the obvious annoyances.  My nine month old Pug is in heat.  I've heard it's better to wait until the dog is at least two years old before breeding.  I think nature knows what she's doing, what do you think?

 

Answer by huntielou
Submitted on 12/10/2006
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my 9 mounth pug is in heat how long well it take till she stops?

 

Answer by lisa
Submitted on 12/16/2006
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i have a bulldog she is 9 months old she  just got into heat what should i do .I'm not sure and we want to breed her.so what can i do.

 

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Submitted on 12/16/2006
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Answer by GG
Submitted on 12/16/2006
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HOW LONG DOSE MY CHIWAWA HAVE TO BE IN HEAT TILL I CAN MATE HER

 

Answer by smartdude
Submitted on 12/21/2006
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I've have a dog for and it has a heat.  i need to have to no if she blood will stain my carpets are new.  She's hornyness is not in control.  do they make her pill to stop the blooding?  its are really nasty and stinky to much.  so should i give she to other peoples or will them not take she too there houses?  

 

Answer by lil nez
Submitted on 12/22/2006
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I have a 5 month old lab.. is it too soon for her to be going in to heat?? last night she had clear discharge & i dont know what else it could be.. HELP

 

Answer by cocerned pet owner
Submitted on 12/27/2006
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What age Does A Female Dog Come In Season

 

Answer by joey
Submitted on 12/28/2006
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My dogie got preggy.  I dont want lots of little dogs.  Is there any way to give her a doggie abortion?  Or do I have to drown them when they are born?  

 

Answer by staffylover4life
Submitted on 12/28/2006
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i have a 18month year old staffy and she is on heat and she is an inside dog and she sits down and as usuall blood comes out but she gets up and sniffs it then licks it up is it usuall or is she justa clean freak?
p.s and to jimmy and twiger2u you should have a little respect who cares if there second language is english who cares if there retarded and who cares if there 13 the fact is u should respect them no matter what have they done anything to you? you are both ignoble (which means a low character and behaviour)congratulations bazzie and smirking at fools its very true it past your bed time so go to bed you might be older but your personality is of a 5 year old oh and by the way im 12 so if your dissing 13 year olds you must be dissing me but instead im dissing YOU!!!!

 

Answer by staffylover101
Submitted on 12/29/2006
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i have a 18 month old staffy and she is on heat she is an inside dog and when she sits down blood comes out as usuall but then she gets up and smells it then licks it is it normal or is she a clean freak (will it harm her?)
p.s and to you jimmy and twiger2u who cares if there thirteen or retarded or if english is there second language no matter what you should respect them you are both ignobles (which means a low character and behaviour) congratulations to bazzie and smirking at fools you are so so right excpecially where you said its past your bed time that is sooo true you might be older but your personality is of a 5 year old so it way past your bed time night night p.s.s if you are dissing a thirteen year old year old you must be dissing me because im 11 but im sorry to say i got there first im dissing you both for your ignoble behaviour p.s.s.s NO ONE is perfect including YOU

 

Answer by pollylynn
Submitted on 12/31/2006
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Wow, this was the first time I went on this site to find information about my dog and certain facts about when she is in heat and such.  I am not an expert on dogs so I was reading many comments.  I did see the comment that was added by the individual that had many mistakes their posting.  I still understood what they were trying to say and went on to the other posting.  I read farther down and saw Jimmy's comment. I really think that Jimmy and cirquenacious need to get a life.  I feel sorry for them to think they have to correct people to try to make themselves look or feel better. Wow. That makes me very sad.

 

Answer by patti
Submitted on 1/1/2007
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I have a nine month old DACHSUND.  One of the neighbors let their dog run loose, and he got into our yard with our little baby- the next day I noticed her labia (if that's what you call it with dogs) is swollen and she is spotting. Her nipples also seem swollen. Do you think that she went into heat coincidentally (she was definitely NOT like that the day before) or could the other dog have hurt her by having intercourse with her?  And, if so, do I need to worry about pregnancy even though she never showed any signs of heat before?  Thank you for your serious answers.  I am very concerned for her as she is only 8 pounds and the neighbor's dog is a jack russell terrier, and his rather stout...

 

Answer by lizzie
Submitted on 1/4/2007
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My lab Lizzie is in the first stage going into heat can she get pregnant in any of the 21 days, and how many "puppys' can she have with 1 boy dog?

 

Answer by Jon
Submitted on 1/8/2007
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It is not bread or breaded. It is bred or breed.

 

Answer by Karen
Submitted on 1/10/2007
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How long does a dog bleed when she is in heat?

 

Answer by chelc
Submitted on 1/14/2007
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to roxy- dogs cycle differently some dogs' heats last 6 days some last as long as 4 weeks.

to ricck-it is not necessary to assume the dog got pregnant, however have you tracked her heat cycle?  Maybe she just went into heat?

 

Answer by cody
Submitted on 1/15/2007
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if my dog is in heat and I breed her for 2 days what are the chances she will become pregnant

 

Answer by bb
Submitted on 1/16/2007
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this place is like craig's list

 

Answer by Goldielover
Submitted on 1/18/2007
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I have a 14 mo. old Golden Retriever, and she is in heat. we want to breed her, but do not know how old she should be before we breed her. I heard at least 24 mo. but I'm not completely sure. bye

 

Answer by veronica
Submitted on 1/19/2007
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ok....iam not sure how long dogs bleed...but i do know that the advice that the other people gave you are wrong...My Vet recommended that I wait 1 month  after her period ended to spay her!

 

Answer by ace
Submitted on 1/21/2007
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Most female dogs stay in heat for ABOUT 3 weeks,some more others less.Male dogs will be attracted to females when they are in heat.For those of you who want to breed your dogs,consider this.

Purebred dogs sell for good money now a days,but breeding for money is wrong.I've noticed in the past that when your dog has puppies it shortens there life span.Breeding two different breeds of dogs causes half breed mutts(no offense,they can be great dogs to),and many will end up going to the pound.

Please consider your dog and if you have the time for the puppies BEFORE breeding.Breed responsivilly.

 

Answer by code red
Submitted on 1/21/2007
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i have a anal bleeding problem

 

Answer by Well Rounded
Submitted on 1/22/2007
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Jimmy and the other guy. It doesn't take an educated person or a great speller to care for and love an animal. Pretty sad that a 16 year old is telling you this. How ever it does take common sense  which again if a 16 year old has to explain this to you, I think you may be lacking in the common sense dept.. Back to the DOG related matter at hand my Rotti is in heat, and has made some spots on my moms carpet.  Anyone know how to remove blood from carpet?  

 

Answer by juju
Submitted on 1/22/2007
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how far away can a male dog smell a girl dog in heat

 

Answer by dogspaceman
Submitted on 1/25/2007
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collect all the dig food in the world and process it for human consumption to be delivered underdveloped countries where famine is the norm/// the breeding and overpopulation of canines will naturally correct itself

 

Answer by dogspaceman
Submitted on 1/25/2007
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collect all the dig food in the world and process it for human consumption to be delivered underdeveloped countries where famine is the norm/// the breeding and overpopulation of canines will naturally correct itself

 

Answer by Lisa
Submitted on 1/26/2007
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If you need diapers go to www.themoderndog.org

 

Answer by dog lover
Submitted on 1/27/2007
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1.EVERYONE should spay and nueter their pets. There are more animals than homes as it is !!!
2.If you cant afford to spay and nueter your animals - you shouldnt have them !!!
There are HUNDREDS of reasons to have it done other that just making it so they cant have puppies, especially with female dogs .. there are so many health problems that can develop if you dont spay your female dog.
With that said , there are sometimes circumstances where you cant have your dog fixed before she goes into heat. I adopted a shelter dog and we found out she has seizures (shes only had 2) but they dont want to spay her until they figure out what is causing it. She just came into heat for the first time.I bought one of those fabric diapers that you just put a pad in and change it and it works perfect! You have to really keep your eye on a female dog in heat because even if your dog NEVER tries to run away , it may try to.
Dogs have cramping etc just like people and it is not a fun or good time for them when they are in heat - its just uncomftorable.
It kills me that I look at my puppy and ache inside because I feel so bad she has to go through this and so many of you idiots are too irresponsible to get your damn dog fixed when you can !!!
Please check out freinds of animal's website. You can order a certificate to get your dog spayed or nuetered(cats too) for half of what it normally costs!

FYI - to the person who asked about "humping" - sometimes it can be a dominance thing moreso than a sexual thing. Just because a female dog is humping people or other dogs,it doesnt nesscarily mean she is in heat.

If your dog is bleeding, ALWAYS contact your vet right away - it is not safe to just "assume" that it is in heat, especially if it has never been in heat before. When irresponsible dog owners dont spay their dogs, blood can build up in the uterus and when she starts to "spot" it could be a warning to get her to the vet ASAP before she DIES of serious medical condition.

 

Answer by Yoshiki641
Submitted on 1/29/2007
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I have to say i love when people get mad at others they refer to them as americans. I dont find myself treating anyone like jimmy does and I am a American. If you have to sterotype try looking at your own people retard.

 

Answer by ally
Submitted on 1/30/2007
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9 month old doberman in heat ,but is it normal for her to be so swollen?

 

Answer by goodoleboy
Submitted on 2/7/2007
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I have a female lab and not sure how old she is. We think that she is about a year old. I have never owned a house dog that was a female. I have owned several hunting dog which were kept in pens so i never noticed if they were bleeding or not. Do all female dogs bleed when they are in heat. Her female organ is swelling like she is in heat but have not noticed any bleeding.

 

Answer by Roksie
Submitted on 2/9/2007
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Hi there, I have a 10 month old boxer puppy, she has started bleeding in her butt area I'm not sure weather this means shes in heat or she just hurt herself, is this where they usually bleed?? Please help..

 

Answer by Roksie
Submitted on 2/9/2007
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Hi there, I have a 10 month old boxer puppy, she has started bleeding in her butt area I'm not sure weather this means shes in heat or she just hurt herself, is this where they usually bleed?? Please help..

 

Answer by steph1234
Submitted on 2/16/2007
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Bazzie0421- you are right on the money with those fools! This is all I will write because they are not worth my time.(is everything spelled correctly?)
This is chat about dogs people, its not a spelling contest. DAMN!
I think you need to go somewhere else on the internet to make fun of people.
This web sight is about dogs not people who act like animals toward other people.
GROW UP!

 

Answer by great dane mom
Submitted on 2/17/2007
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Dogs are generalliy in pre-estrus for 12 to 14 days. this is when they bleed. the blood is usually a bright red or pink. after about the 14th day (this vary's slightly with every dog) the discharge blood will turn a straw colour. this is when the female in heat will start accepting male dogs. she will lift her tail and push her butt into the males nose. the male will generally lick the female and this is his way of tasting for chemicals emitted in the discharge that tell him she is ready. the male will mount the female and you may have to guide him to help find the opening especially if he or the female are virgin dogs. the male will thrust and expel semen wheather he is in the female or not. if he is properly inserted into the female then after he is done thrusting he will stop but will be unable to disengage himself from the female at this time you should gently lift one of his back legs over the females back so that the dogs are teid butt to butt. have one person hold the female's collar and one person hold the male's  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SEPERATE THEM as you can cause damage to your male's organ.
tie's usually last for about 20 to 30 minutes. when the dogs do seperate the male will be quite swollen he will usually lick himself and the swelling will subside. if he attempts to breed to the female again allow him to and just repeat as above most males need 12 to 24 hours before their sperm rejuvanates itself. You should never leave you dogs unattended to breed you should always supervise as the female can be viscious especially if she is a virgin dog.
you should also allow your female dog to have one heat without being bred. dogs should not be bred under 12 months of age and 24 months for large breeds. you wouldn't want your 15 or 16 yr old daughter to have a baby. why do you want your puppy to becaome a mommy when she is still a puppy herself.
you have lots of time when she is older and more mature. young dogs having litters while they can physically usually lack the mental ablity to parent and may result in eating thier young or abandoning them so wait till she grows up.
if anyone has any more questions about breeding please don't hesitate to email me at Broken_crossT@yahoo.com. and no not every word is spelled correct but i have been breeding dogs for a long time. and have never had a puppy or breeding go wrong because of incorrect grammer.
  

 

Answer by puducci
Submitted on 2/18/2007
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some people on here make me so sick, if you know nothing about breeding, and yet the puppies is to small to even try to breed at 6 month or 9 month old, please do not do this, if you want to breed, study, and wait atleast 2 years old or older to breed a dog. dont just put two dog together when you know nothing,

 

Answer by Mr Arm
Submitted on 2/19/2007
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Hey! I came to look for info on my bleeding dog  and how long it takes for the bleeding to stop. I think I have an idea, but I know for sure there are some crazy people out there, because I read and read this forum laughing my ass off numerous times. Since all the excitement I added this to my favorites and look forward to more laughs.

Thank you all!!!

 

Answer by kelbow
Submitted on 2/21/2007
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Forgive me but I am not too smart about my boxers reproductive system.  How will I know when she is in heat?  Do they always bleed?  Right now she is very swollen and acting not at all like she normally does.

 

Answer by Quinn
Submitted on 2/22/2007
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My black lab, Suki, is in heat. She was in heat quite a few months ago, and had 3 puppies. When will she stop bleeding? last time it was 4-5 days before she stopped. but I heard that since it's her second heat, this should be shorter. Is that true?

 

Answer by dobi1canobe
Submitted on 2/23/2007
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can a pup get preg.during her 1st.heat?

 

Answer by kacki
Submitted on 2/24/2007
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do dogs on heat get aggessive

 

Answer by kate
Submitted on 2/25/2007
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How do you know when a dog isn't in heat anymore?

 

Answer by ontbird
Submitted on 2/26/2007
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I just found this site and so glad I did. I have a Shih Tzu that went into heat.  I don't let her out alone even though our yard in fenced in.  It's her first heat and I want to let her go to her second heat. I have a male also, but he is only 11 weeks old.  Hope to hear more from all of you.
thanks!

 

Answer by opinion
Submitted on 3/3/2007
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This forum is very old, but I just wanted to say that I actually agree with what twiger2u said.  There are enough dogs.  I certainly want my little yorkie to have puppies but that is a selfish reason.  I'm sure I wouldn't have trouble finding them homes because many people out there like them.  But the point is, there are so many dogs already around that need help... as in homes and love.  You probably want to breed your dog to get money, or you'd like to see puppies, or you know of people who want your dog's pups.  But you know the right thing to do, right?

 

Answer by earthemeraldz
Submitted on 3/5/2007
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My almost 8 month old Golden is in her first heat. I've kept a tight leash on her since it came on,but how do I tell when she is completely past it? My neighbors Boxer is very interested and she is also,so it's important that I know when she's clear of it. As for some of the questions above...I have learned from my vet that her confusion,lack of appetite,and tendency to wander off are all very normal. She's also very tired and very insecure. She's also chewing a lot more. If you're not going to breed,try to spay them before this! I wish I had,but I thought I had time. Live and learn!

 

Answer by red
Submitted on 3/5/2007
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I have a dog that started bleeding 10 days ago, I asked someone in pets at home and they told me they were on heat for about 7-10 days, now I am hearing 3 weeks??

 

Answer by DEE
Submitted on 3/10/2007
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Does the weight of the dog have anything to do with the length of her heat?My dog weighs 6 pounds and is in her first heat.

 

Answer by Zoey
Submitted on 3/11/2007
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I am a black lab and I am in heat for the second time is it true that the second time that you go into heat it is shorter then the first time?  The first time I was in heat for almost five weeks please tell me that this time will be shorter!

 

Answer by Ward Cleaver
Submitted on 3/12/2007
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Actually Twigger2u, in the context of your sentence you should have used "you're" not "your."
If you are going to attempt to correct other people's grammar, then you should make sure that your own grammar is correct, or you'll end up putting your foot in your mouth...as you have done here.

Regards,
-Ward

 

Answer by Hips
Submitted on 3/12/2007
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I have a 9 month Golden Retriever and she started bleeding about a week ago. The Diapers and pads are the best way to go and are very easy to put on the dog.  Just be careful, that thing will smell VERY bad!  Good Luck!!  

 

Answer by Kegs
Submitted on 3/14/2007
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'Breaded dog'? Is that the same as breaded chicken? If it is, I'll stick to chicken. Is it any wonder that Americans are the laughing stock of the planet!

 

Answer by Kimmy
Submitted on 3/17/2007
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Tell them bazzie!

 

Answer by LOLA
Submitted on 3/18/2007
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MY DOG IS IN  HER FIRST WEEK IN HEAT, WE ARE TRYING TO BREED HER FOR THE FIRST TIME . AND SHE WON'T LET A MALE DOG GET CLOSE TO HER, ANY TIPS?

 

Answer by amazed
Submitted on 3/20/2007
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First of all I cannot believe that I have not gotten any information regarding female dogs being in heat.  I see many questions but not so many answers.

As for the people who have some of the poorest grammar and spelling skills I have ever seen please attend a literacy class.  My 9 year old son has better English skills.  Also this is America.  English is the national language.  Learn it.

Look, there is even spell check on this site!!!!

 

Answer by darkwater256
Submitted on 3/22/2007
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HEAT: What it is and what it means for your female
What does being in heat mean for your dog?
Estrus ("heat") is the mating period of female animals. When estrus occurs, animals are said to be "in heat" or "in season." Dogs generally have their first estrous cycle at 6-12 months of age.

The complete cycle takes about 6 months, resulting in 2 estrous periods each year. Individual variation occurs, but a given female's pattern tends to be repeated regularly.

The estrous cycle can be divided into 4 stages:
Proestrus: This stage begins with the appearance of vaginal bleeding and normally lasts from 4 to 9 days. Male dogs become obsessively interested in the female; however, she will not yet mate with them.

Estrus: This is the stage in which the female will accept the male and conception can occur. The vaginal discharge is more yellowish than bloody. Ordinarily, the stage lasts for 4 to 13 days. The female will stand still and hold her tail to the side when you touch her back or when a male dog tries to mount.

Metestrus and anestrus: These 2 stages are periods of ovarian activity with no significant outward signs. False pregnancies frequently occur during metestrus.

Some important points to remember:
Consider your female to be "in season" for 21 days: 7 days coming into heat, 7 days in heat, 7 days going out. Though conception is most likely during the middle 7 days, Mother Nature doesn't always follow the rules. Confine your pet for the entire 3 weeks.

The above information is general. Not all female dogs follow these patterns.

Consult with your veterinarian if your pet does not seem typical. Sometimes, cycling problems can be an early warning of more serious problems, and the sooner they are dealt with, the better.

i got this information off of the internet for my dog. but thought i would share it for everyone. here is the site i got it from.
http://www.dachworld.com/heatwhatitis.htm

hope it helps you.

 

Answer by RUBY
Submitted on 3/24/2007
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IF A FEMALE DOG IS BLEEDING CAN SHE MATE OR NOT UNTILL IT STOPS?

 

Answer by Cleopatra
Submitted on 3/24/2007
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How often will I go into heat, my question was never answered.  And thank you.

 

Answer by Ohmygd
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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This is a site for people who seriously have questions they need answering about their dog/s, not to have a childish e-mail war over. If you want to find out accurate information it would be best to ring up a vet or talk to a vet nurse as being a vet nurse myself, the answers on here are mostly all incorrect & misleading to the people needing genuine answers.

 

Answer by HM
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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I visited this web page hoping to get some real answers to real questions, and all I read was a bunch of idiots badgering someone for being unable to spell and another giving definitions of the english language. By the way Jimmy, its DACHSHUND.

 

Answer by ferrari516@aol.com
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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i have two neopolitan mastiffs 1 male and 1 female.  she seems to be in heat, she's swollen and bleeding from her vagina. my male mastiff is not giving her the time of day, should i be concerned? they are both 9 months old.

 

Answer by ciejai
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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I have a 3lb. and i guess ima be ignorant for a min, but i do not know how to spell it, but i have a Chihuahua that weighs 3lbs. I have had her for 5 years, but never thought about or tried to notice her goin, bein, or getting out of heat, until this time, i noticed she was swollen and bleeding a small small bit, well i have had her with a male for the last 3 days and unless it has happened while i was at work, I haven't seen them "lock" sos to speak, but they play together and act as if they are best friends and he licks behind her and nudges her and everything...so I don't know what to do or think about it. Another question i have is ...if they lock more than one time, will it result in MORE pups???? Please help me out and thanks

 

Answer by Bandchick
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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I have two female dogs in heat and one male. How can I prevent the male from getting with one of the female dogs in an inexpensive way yet effective???

 

Answer by Tami
Submitted on 3/27/2007
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I am not sure I am doing this right. I have a question not an answer. I have a 11 year old Karen Terrier, Molly. The last few years she was only in heat maybe once a year. There was never a real need to get her spayed. But my girlfriend just moved in with her two male dogs and my Molly has been in heat over a month now. From what I've read she should have been done with this after 3 weeks. Is there something wrong or is she just staying in heat because the male dogs are around? Thanks

 

Answer by Susie, from Cape Coral Florida
Submitted on 3/28/2007
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For All Dog Owners:

   It is unhealthy for any female dog to breed before 2 years of age. That is too young and you can hurt her physically and mess her up mentally. She is till a puppy. If you don't believe me ask any vet.

 

Answer by beka
Submitted on 3/28/2007
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5-10 days

 

Answer by brazen125
Submitted on 4/1/2007
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I have a dog that has recently went into heat, which was a big suprise considering she was supposed to be spayed when I adopted her from the humane society, but I took her to the Vet and she is in heat.  She has been very grumpy towards other dogs especially females and puppies.  Her patience level is very low.  I don't think she would ever bite anyone, but she certainly does not want to be bothered... Has anyone ever experianced this with their dog?

 

Answer by deno
Submitted on 4/4/2007
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i was wondering the female can be breed at any point in time while in heat. the first, second, and third week.

 

Answer by Rosie
Submitted on 4/5/2007
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Actually the correct way to spell it is "dachshund" so maybe you should get a dictionary before correcting other people.

 

Answer by observant Vicky
Submitted on 4/7/2007
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Unless this is a new feature this site has spell check. For help with your questions try  petcaretips.net  I hope this will answer more of your questions then the spelling tips.

 

Answer by Hillbilly
Submitted on 4/8/2007
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why dwell on a mishap?! to my it all sounds stupid and immature to humiliate one just to up one. I know I'm late & I'm sorry, but I just found this place. we have a beagle that bleeding and the neighbor's dog has already bred her once, and my dad doesn't want her bred, so I don't get it why don't they just spay her?! one more thing I feel bad for people who see this site, then end up getting miss led, because of immature, ignorant people who don't realize people come here for help, and information not some kind of gosse up, trash talk. that person put their question on this site the get an answer not to get bashed! why, I don't understand, why not comment on someone using brung in the wrong context? why, because it's SILLY!!! P.S. I'm 14 and adults are acting like 6 year olds, it's disappointing!!!!!!!

 

Answer by cheryl
Submitted on 4/8/2007
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I came on this sight to get answers. Instead, I was subjected to alot of questions with few answers as well as a grammar lesson that I did not need. I am going to another sight hoping to find what I was originally looking for!

 

Answer by mia
Submitted on 4/9/2007
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what does heat mean and  my dog is bleading and a dog tried to fight her   what is wrong with her bloody self

 

Answer by Marsha
Submitted on 4/11/2007
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I have a Great Dane Approx 5 1/2 month. I am planning on breeding her but I was told I shouldn't breed her until 1 1/2 yrs. Is that true?

 

Answer by maz
Submitted on 4/11/2007
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will my dog stop bleading if shes pregant

 

Answer by Kollene
Submitted on 4/13/2007
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I have a shih tzu and shes 6 months and i thought thats when they go in heat. how do I know whens shes gonna start?

 

Answer by breaker29
Submitted on 4/15/2007
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why does my pug lick its ass

 

Answer by LINDA
Submitted on 4/18/2007
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  This entire message board had me cracking up for minutes!You guys are great!I haven't laughed so hard in such a long time! Thanks ..and I really didn't learn much about dogs mating, being in heat etc.  I got all that info from Ezine Articles..all of my questions were answered.  See Ya !

 

Answer by queensland heeler
Submitted on 4/19/2007
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your web site was weird but super cool

 

Answer by lildoodiebug
Submitted on 4/20/2007
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I have a dog that is in the bleeding stage now.  I assume this is "week 1" and that I have 2 more weeks left.  Is is assumption correct?

 

Answer by covkid
Submitted on 4/20/2007
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MOST DOGS WILL BE "IN HEAT" FOR ABOUT 3 WEEKS, WHEN THEY BLEED IT IS THE TIME THEY ARE MOST LIKELY TO MATE AND THE FEMALE IS NORMALLY VERY RESPONSIVE. IF THE BLEEDING ANNOYS YOU PURCHASE THE LITTLE DIAPER FROM THE PET STORE AND THAT MAKES IT MORE BEARABLE WHEN THEY "LOCK" THAT IS NORMALLY IT AND YOU CAN EXPECT PUPPIES.

 

Answer by i love ratterriers
Submitted on 4/22/2007
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umm.. i'msort of young and i have a female rat terrier and shes bleeding soo i can't get her fixed while "in-heat" and she will be in heat for 3 weeks is see?  i would like for no one to fight over my spelling or w/e... just please can i get some answers? thanks.

 

Answer by mya
Submitted on 4/23/2007
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i dcnt no y mi dog iz bleading

 

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Submitted on 4/24/2007
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Answer by banditsbuddy
Submitted on 4/25/2007
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I have a three yr old male German Shepard that is suddenly very anxious. He was a very laid back easy going dog. The last week he paces and pants, has a wild look in his eyes and does not eat. All he does now is stand at the door and whine. When can i expect to get my old dog back? Is time the answer or do I need to have him fixed?

 

Answer by daisy dog and me too
Submitted on 4/26/2007
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i think that you should keep your sarcastic comments to yourself, i wouldnt wana have all those insults thrown in my face,
no THIS SITE IS FOR DOG OWNERS AND THEIR QUEERIES TO BE AWNSERED SO STOP ANNOYING THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!  
thanks
xx

 

Answer by daisy dog
Submitted on 4/26/2007
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:P stop anoying every one
they wana search their awnsers on here

 

Answer by Mystery
Submitted on 4/27/2007
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I have adopted a female pup. Her name is Elsa. She is 3 months old. How should I take care of her during heat periods?

 

Answer by jbinternet
Submitted on 4/27/2007
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a good device for catching the urine or blood would be a good set of dog diapers.  they have some at http://www.dog-diapers.com.

 

Answer by Lynsbrat
Submitted on 4/30/2007
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I use "pull-ups" on my Doberman Pinscher, They work great. I cut a hole for her tail and it helps hold it on. Her "bleeding stage is only 7-10 days.  

 

Answer by twodobermans
Submitted on 5/4/2007
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i have two Dobermans.  a 2 year old male and a 6 month old female.  the female just went into heat.  we plan on breeding them in a few years.  what is the best way to keep them apart?  will they break things to get to each other?  i have my back yard divided into two large areas, but i worry one will go through the window screens if one is inside and the other is out.  i worry that they will scratch up my wood doors if one is in my room and the other is out.

 

Answer by darla mcdavid
Submitted on 5/6/2007
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hi i have a female min pin, she is in heat how do i know if she will get tag by the male min pin , i need too know .and here is my e-mail address darla_moore25@yahoo.com

 

Answer by staffydog
Submitted on 5/8/2007
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why is it complete idiots always wana sign up on these fourums. Most of you have the common sence to talk of the problems with their dogs...
But you dont have to critisize them by saying they cant spell JIMMY you probably aren't perfect yourself. some of the most brightest people on earth cant spell, dosen'tmean their dumb...
you must be dumb yourself, NOW IM THIRTEEN AND I CARE FOR WHAT ALL THESE PEOPLE SAY, WEATHER THEY CAN SPELL OR NOT!
now back to talking dogs....
is there anything i can buy to stop my dog from ging into heat... except from getting her DONE--

 

Answer by Maggie
Submitted on 5/9/2007
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How long do they spot when their in heat?

 

Answer by Nicholas
Submitted on 5/19/2007
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OK. First we are talking about dogs. Then we are talking about spelling. So what if some people like Ebonics? Allow them to use it. It's faster anyway. And twiger2u, unlike many other people who find your post funny. I find it offensive. I breed dogs. Yes I'm from the deep south. Yes my words slur. And no i do not like the term "redneck".

 

Answer by Misha
Submitted on 5/26/2007
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I have a 11 month old Lab and she has been in heat for 29 days and I found her locked with a male today. From everything I have read they say a season last for just 20 days?Do I need to worry about puppys ?

 

Answer by manda
Submitted on 5/29/2007
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question: my dog has been on her period for at least a week  and how long does it take her... vagina.... to go back to normal size??

 

Answer by Boxer Mommie
Submitted on 5/31/2007
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According to all I know from breeding Rotties and Boxers for going on 15 years.  When they are bleeding they will not accept another dog, it is when the bleeding stops for 4-8 days is when they will accept other dogs, the bleeding should already have stopped the the bleeding after mating is not normal and you should have that checked by a vet.  My youngest female is in heat right now.  We are diligently keeping our male away from her and will continue to do so for the next four to six weeks to ensure there is no mating.  She has been "humping" him the past two days and having a lot of "in the house accidents" due to the increased urination.  

If you do not know about how to breed or what to expect my only recommendation is to NOT breed your dogs until you know the facts and expenses of breeding.  A responsible breeder will not just breed and sale.  There is a lot of time and effort and risk in breeding your dog.  Even if a female pregnant your vet should be able to spay her if you are not willing to put the time and money into the puppies to ensure they are healthy pups.  

 

Answer by diz
Submitted on 5/31/2007
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PLEASE CAN U TELL ME THE BEST TIME TO MATE MY STAFFY SHE IS INTO HER 5TH DAY OF BLEEDING

 

Answer by Redneck
Submitted on 5/31/2007
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To Dario:  You asked the question How do you do it when it comes to your dogs mating...  Well you don't physically show them.  Did someone show you?  They will take care of it themselves, nature will take it's course...

 

Answer by muffin57
Submitted on 6/1/2007
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Was wondering how to tell if your dog is pregnant or not, if you are not always around to watch and see if they connect?

 

Answer by Gracie
Submitted on 6/1/2007
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we have a 8 month old lab pup, she is now spotting is it to soon for her to be in heat? Also, I have a male lab that has been trying, do they have to actually get stuck together? and is the spotting a sign of conception?

 

Answer by sara
Submitted on 6/5/2007
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well my 1 year old puppy is bleeding from the spot that she pees out of and i don't know why. i would like to know why its happening and what i can do to fix it.

 

Answer by Pr!nCe$$
Submitted on 6/8/2007
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I was just wondering how soon you should breed a female dog, I was also wondering how long this bleeding will last... Does anyone know??? I'd really like some feedback, she's bleeding all over the place.....I'm concerned b/c she's only 8 months of age.... Please help.

 

Answer by littlebrookie5
Submitted on 6/11/2007
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i have a question. if my dog has mated twice in one heat will she have more puppies?

 

Answer by shadrack
Submitted on 6/12/2007
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"First of all people who can't spell shouldn't own dogs. Second, if you could spell you would be able to find all the information you need on the internet....go back to school, and if your a redneck you shouldn't breed your dogs. There are enough mutts in this world to love as it is. Jimmy you are right on!"
-twiger2u

It is "you're" or "you are" not "your" in the context of your statement "and if your a redneck..."

idiot.

 

Answer by Bridget1104
Submitted on 6/14/2007
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Hi, my 9 month old lab just went into heat for the first time, and I have tried the diaper but she wants nothing to do with it and tears it off. Is there any other method?

 

Answer by Judge not, lest you be judged.
Submitted on 6/15/2007
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I find it interesting that Twiger2u criticized the spelling and grammatical errors of another email user with such vehemence.  Especially when Twiger2u's usage of "your" in his very own sentence was spelled incorrectly!  I wonder if he knows the difference between there, their and they're!  It is clear he doesn't know the difference between your and you're.  

 

Answer by Saintsmother
Submitted on 6/20/2007
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I have a female Saint, she is 16 months old and has not went in heat yet.  Is there a time frame for a Saint Bernard to go into heat?  Thanks for any answers.

 

Answer by Debra
Submitted on 6/22/2007
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how many puppy can a pug have

 

Answer by Jenni
Submitted on 6/23/2007
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My dog just stopped bleeding. Can she still mate right now? I DON'T want her to get pregnant but I can't fix her until a week after she has stopped, right?

 

Answer by womack
Submitted on 6/25/2007
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i have an eight month old pit bull puppy, she was the runt of the litter. i have heard that runts sometimes hit their heat late. i thought she would have already been in heat but she has not. since she has not been in heat yet, if she hits it later as of like 8 1/2 months or 9 is it safe to breed her although its her first heat? also i was worried she may not hit a heat, is it possible that since she is the runt and smaller then others she may not be able to go into heat? please help.

 

Answer by cocoa
Submitted on 6/27/2007
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My rottie stopped bleeding on sat after 2-3 weeks of bleeding. We tried to mate her and she won't let him. What could be happening?

 

Answer by Casey
Submitted on 6/28/2007
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We just adopted a "throwaway" mini dachshund and she's immediately come into heat.  We are on a tight budget and wanted any helpful tips for MAKING (rather than buying the doggie diapers)something our female can use so we don't get the blood on things.  Is there something we might already have at home that could be used?  We don't have much $$$.

 

Answer by Mom
Submitted on 7/2/2007
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For goodness sake.    Even on the dog forum people are sniping at each other.   A dog is a dog is a dog is a dog.   Call your local humane society or better yet contact a local vet most of them will be happy to offer assistance.   There are also numerous "free spaying clinics" all over the US.   Go to petsmart.com and you can find them.   Please people, I love my animals.   My male toy fox terrier is neutered.   My female boston will be after she finishes her heat cycle.   Go buy some preemie or small infant diapers and put them on her.   They keep your house clean and other animals from breeding with your female.   Throw the diaper away and keep it changed to prevent odor and infection(s).   Animal care is not limited to intelligent or uneducated people.   Neither is animal abuse.  So let's take care of our animals and leave the bickering to Myspace, Youtube or some other enlightened area of the internet.   Good luck everyone.

 

Answer by doglover
Submitted on 7/2/2007
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