On which day should you knit a dog? Rules of dog mating
Many owners of thoroughbred dogs sometimes think of doing their breeding. We must understand that this is a very difficult task. If you are seriously interested in breeding dogs, then in this article we will consider all the features of preparation, knitting.
Preparing the bitch for binding
Sexually mature dogs become in eight to ten months. Usually in this period the bitches have the first heat. From now on, you need to prepare the dog for mating. Write down in the period of estrus every day, what allocation the dog, what appetite, the condition of the "loop", well-being, and also changes in behavior. Also worth noting in the notebook is how the bitch behaved a few days before the appearance of excretions. This is necessary in order to make it easier for you to determine the beginning of the second heat. Early binding is not recommended. They can undermine the health of young, still fragile organisms, as well as the psyche of animals. Therefore, it is better to conduct knitting after two years of age. To find the right partner, you can contact the Kennel Club. There they will help to find a suitable dog for all the necessary criteria, even they will directly connect with the candidate's host.
In some clubs, a mandatory condition is the binding of dogs, only registered there. When your dog is three or four years old, you can call and say that, according to the rules of their establishment, you have to reduce your pet. The Kennel Club will also help you in finding the right male.
If you have a record of the past two streams, then you can start preparing for mating. To do this, you need to do several activities:
- For 1.5 months prior to the event, a comprehensive biological analysis is performed to identify anaerobic infections. It can be done in any vet clinic. A certificate of results must be presented to the viscous owner of the dog. If any disease is detected, it is necessary to conduct a course of treatment.
- A month before mating, it is necessary to carry out preventive treatment against skin parasites. It is best to use sprays that do not contain toxic substances.
- After 5 days, conduct a course of deworming.
- A week later, you need to vaccinate against common infections.
Signs of the willingness of the dog to knit
On which day should you knit a dog? In this issue you need to understand in detail. To understand when the next heat will be, you need to keep a special diary. It should be written when the previous one was. Then you can predict with a slight error when the next one will be. But on what day does the estrus need to knit a dog? Approximately 12-15 from the beginning. But there are still some signs that you need to pay attention to before going to the "groom":
- the female very actively flirts with the males;
- "Loop" soft to the touch, maximally increased;
- there are yellowish-pink discharge;
- the dog becomes in a pose, while during courtship the males take the tail to the side (the same is done when stroking it on the croup or touching the "loop").
If there are these signs, then the bitch has begun the period of ovulation. It lasts about 5 days. This is the ideal time for dogs to mate. But it is best to hold this event on the second day, so that there is no risk of getting less puppies in the litter.
Note that not all dogs have a discharge during the entire heat, or they are not bright. There are times when the "loop" does not become soft, and the bitch is constantly aggressive towards males. Everything happens individually, like the estrus in dogs. The mating will be successful, if you calculate the days correctly, then fertilization will occur. To do this, you must keep a diary, otherwise no expert will help you in determining the day of ovulation.
Before knitting, do not feed the dog. It is better to spend the mating in the morning, on this day it is not necessary to give food to a pet, it's better not to walk for long.
Place for mating: how to choose?
If you are determined on what day estrus need to knit a dog, it is necessary to designate the venue for the event. It must be prepared in advance. Note that it is the "lady" who is being taken to the "knight". This is necessary for the dog to feel confident. It is necessary to choose a place taking into account the size of dogs. For large ones, a medium sized area fenced by a fence is suitable, and for small ones a small room. First, the "bride" is released into the mating room. After 10 minutes, the "groom" is launched.
Acquaintance of two dogs
Now we found out on which day the estrus needs to knit a dog, where it is better to hold such an event. Now consider how to introduce a bitch and a male. In the period of acquaintance, one should monitor their behavior, react to "signals". Young males may incorrectly make cages due to overexcitation, then the help of an experienced specialist will be required. This "groom" needs to be taken out of the room for a couple of minutes, then you should try again.
Experienced males behave differently - someone shows their superiority, and some flirt. Even if the dog is not the first mating, you still need to monitor his behavior. Usually the bitches react calmly to the males. They take courtship, play and stand in the rack, pulling the tail aside. Some young "ladies" may get scared. If your dog has taken the courtship of a cavalier, plays with him without manifestation of aggression, then you need to ensure that the "partners" do not "burn out".
Rules of dog mating: stages and technique
When the dog has risen in the rack, she needs to lubricate the "loop" with a baby cream or petroleum jelly. At this time, the owner takes her by the collar, and the other person sits on the side, holds her stomach, directs very gently "loop" to the genitals of the dog. The latter starts making cages. When a suitable position is found, the dog begins to make jerks. At this time, you need to monitor the dog, because in the period of ejaculation, which lasts no more than two minutes, he is not particularly confident on the ground.
There are cases when the genitals do not fit in the structure or size. Then you need to help pets. Experienced breeder presses denser dog, or raises the pelvis bitches, or puts a dog some kind of stand. It is important at this moment not to touch the genital organs of animals, so as not to harm their psyche. After the end of ejaculation, the dog falls on the "bride", which at this moment can show his discontent (this is the norm).
During the jerks of the "pair" there is a scraping ("lock"). This happens because of the peculiarities of the structure of the genital organs. This is some kind of "natural insurance", so that the mating does not end before the ejaculation occurs.
What to do after ejaculation?
If in the process of pairing the dogs in the "lock" got, then approximately 3 minutes after the end of the ejaculation the owner of the dog carries the paws of the pet and puts it in the pose "tail to tail". Do not disconnect the cross by yourself. This can cause serious harm to dogs. At this moment it is better to calm the pets, talk to them. The duration of the "lock" phase is from 15 minutes to an hour. At the end of this time, the genital organs of the dogs become the same as they were before knitting, after which the animals separate. Then the pets are taken to their homes and waiting for confirmation of fertilization.
Binding of dogs: price
Typically, the cost is determined by the average price for one representative of this breed. The more titles a male has, the more expensive it will be with him. Usually the owners indicate about the same value as the dog cost. For example, if the average German shepherd costs 10 thousand rubles, then the knitting will be estimated as much. Sometimes people agree otherwise: the owner is given one puppy (or money for his sale). In general, everything in this matter is individual.
A small conclusion
Now you know on what day the estrus needs to knit a dog, and also how properly the mating should pass. We hope that our advice will help in carrying it out. Remember that knitting is only half the job. Breeding of dogs includes not only the process of mating, but also many important points, in particular training, childbirth and the cultivation of puppies.