Question by  JoeGarcia (37)

Can dog breeding result in the female having stricture?

I am worried that my dog will be harmed from breeding, I have heard some horror stories.


Answer by  kjgoulet (460)

Yes they can happen and it's not as uncommon as you'd think. The best bet is to get your female checked out at the vet and figure out the best time for breeding in order to prevent it. Otherwise she will need a c-section and to be fixed afterwards.


Answer by  FishGal88 (351)

There is a risk when it comes to breeding your female dog. Stricture is a real possibility, as is major blood loss, calcium deficiency, or your dog being unable to pass a large pup. Consult with your veterinarian before breeding any dog to be sure she is a candidate.


Answer by  worker7654 (1033)

Females can have many complication from pregnancy and therefore she should be monitored by a vet the whole time to prevent problems.


Answer by  katharine (3981)

Before you breed your dog, you need to make sure she's physically mature enough to breed, and that the dog you're breeding her to is proper size.


Answer by  worker2268 (76)

The only way you can know for sure is to consult both a veterinarian and a professional breeder for that breed. Have your dog checked by the vet before breeding!


Answer by  rogera (788)

Female dogs often have vaginal stricture. Breeding can occur from 6 to 12 mos. Some dogs may resist but there is usually no terrible trama.


Answer by  Jalaine11 (2043)

Any type of stricture is caused by trauma to an area. If you are worried about breeding you should learn how to do it right by consulting your veterinarian.

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