redina_lawson: When can you breed a papillon?
I just want to know what age is the best when you can start breeding your papillon?
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Answer by Skyhoss
you can start breeding her when she has her third season.
Answer by dragon_wolf_999
k question for u WHY do you want to breed?
to better the breed? fine if she is what jugdes would call a good exp. of her breed.
to make money? no breed should make money from litters of pups. there are to many things u need to pay for.
u need to have health tests done on ur dog and be sure to see that the mate has theirs done. u need to have money for vet visits if u have a female…then u need to take all them pups to the vet for shots and so forth.
it is a good idea to have ppl lined up to get ur pups before the birth.
with that said females should not be breed until they are at very least 2 years old.
best thing to do really is get her or him fixed…why breed when millions die every year in shelters?
Answer by Kristina
i would say about when she is 2 years old. its probably best. that way it has less stress on its body. it is at that stage where it is basicly done growing and isnt and old tired dog. the worst thing u can do is breed her to early because serious complications can occur its the same as a 14 year old girl havin a kid. u also dont want to breed them at age 7-how ever old.
so i say best time 1-4 years of age
Answer by RaysinGyrl
If you're not a licensed breeder, then you shouldn't breed any dog.
If you're aware of hip screening and genetic testing and your dog is registered with the AKC and is a titled Champion – then you would want to breed no earlier than the 4th heat cycle, or roughly 2 years of age.
But…. since you're asking this question here…. the answer for you is never. Have your b*tch spayed before her first cycle.
Answer by mike jones in reply to RaysinGyrl
So says the snobish professional breeders who just want to keep their babies to themselves and in breed them and sell their sick and disabled puppys for thousands to poor mugs who buy them.
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