Whelping Box Plans
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Whelping Box: Ideas, Plans and How to Build

What is a Whelping Box? So your dog is around 7 weeks into pregnancy; she is in her diestrus phase of her heat cycle. We need to start thinking about the whelping room and whelping boxes. Let’s have a look at what a whelping room [Read more…]

Golden retriever lying down in heat
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How Long Does a Dog Stay In Heat?

Generally, from around the age of 6 months old, a female dog will experience her first heat cycle (when she reaches puberty). During this heat cycle (i.e. estrous) there are four distinct phases, one of which is the estrus phase. During this phase she can [Read more…]