Nick: How many puppies can a female pitbull have after her first litter?
My uncle's female pitbull give birth to 4 pups in the first litter, and now she's heated again. My uncle wants to breed her with a friend's pitbull but if there are more than 4 or 6 pups then he won't breed unless his friend takes the other half of the litter. I want to know how many puppies will they give birth to after the first litter of 4.
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Answer by CanineCapers
First litters are generally smaller than subsequent litters. She could have a dozen this time.
Be sure you are prepared to care for them all!!!!
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Answer by ArtAplemitz
There's no guarantee of the amount she'll have. My first time breeding bred 9 the second 11, I rested mine for 3 years in between and kept 7 pups in total…. I think if your breed for financial gains it's wrong, and it's the animals that will suffer in the end. Pitbulls are very labor intensive so if ur not doing it as a serious hobby with a mind to keep most …..stop now and find a more suitable pastime.
Answer by melissa s
Okay, nick here we go.
Unless your uncle is showing the dog, he has no business breeding it. He is the reason that BSLs run rampant in this country. Go Congratulate him.
Second, Pitbulls are known for large litter so the fact that she has only 4 the first time he got lucky.
Don't count on small litters and he should probably have homes before he breeds.
That is what responsible Pitbull breeders do but then again, I doubt he is one. Sorry if this is offensive but I am a Pitbull owner and lover and I am so sick of trying to stop Breed Specific Legislation when people like your uncle probably could care less.
Check out Denver, Darn near the whole state of Ohio, and several others.
sign up for the BSL alerts on Yahoo to see why people like me get so angry at people like him.
Answer by Jen VT
As many as she has eggs available to fertilize. There is no guarantee one way or the other. Hopefully, he is not breeding back-to-back heat - giving her a break in between.
If he doesn't want the responsibility of ALL the pups then he should not breed her, because all the pups need to be with the mother for the first 8 weeks of life.
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Answer by Necia
I think it is bullsh*t that people run Pitbulls into the ground per say. Let me tell you something. My female is the most passive dog I have ever met. She is sooooo sweet and cuddly. It is NOT the breed of the dog because there are other dogs out there that are just as mean if not meaner than pits. I got attacked by a german shepherd….Does anyone run them into the ground? Nope! I also got attacked by a pitbull but that didn't stop me from getting one myself. She is not pregnant and going to be having babies and I am not stopping it. I couldn't stop our lab/pit mix from getting her and I am not going to not love these puppies because people think I shouldn't breed my dog!
Oh well! Get over it! Open your eyes…It is not the breed it is the g*d da*m owners who make a dog mean. Just a like a cock fight…You don't see people running cocks into the ground do yah? Nope! So whoever thinks Pitbulls should be banned can KMFA because I happen to love pits and again it is not a dogs breed that makes them bad it is the fuc*ing owners. So cage the owners and make the owners fight till the death see how the hell they feel! Thanx!
Aurora Mae is my princess female red nose/blue nose pitbull!
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Comments ( 4 )
My pitbull had 7 on her first litter and it was by a lab. This time she is breed with a red nose and I was wondering how many she could have this time. ALSO she is 50 days today and is already leaking milk, panting,restless and she don’t really have a appetite and was also wondering if she could make her time or go into labor early?
I agree…it’s how there raised PERIOD.Something somewhere went wrong if your pit is aggressive before you adopted ,could of been when they were pups.I have a blue and Tia on pit bulls and paroles says…mostly aggressive due to over breeding to get the blue.Wrong,I have 4 different breed dogs and also,raised sharpies years ago,my liberty is the sweetest,laidback love bug I have ever owned.Just putting that out there.
well my friend used to breed n raise pitbulls … his pitbulls would have 16 per litter it just depends really…. she might never had large litter
$arah(APBT owner x6) says
they have 20 the second litter…..might as well get her spayed.
Darn! 14 less and he could have bred some more byb mutts….what a shame.