Amanda J: Will my boxer female breed with the male if she is not ovulating?
Our boxer is in heat. We bred her with a beautiful male boxer this weekend. As far as we know they locked up three times. I noticed before we bred her that she was not bleeding but her genitalia was swollen about 3 times its normal size. The male dog stayed for two days and we know for sure they locked up three times. The male boxer left Sunday afternoon and on Monday I noticed that our female was bleeding a little. Does this mean that we need to breed her again before she goes out of the heat? My real question is " Will my female boxer let the male breed her before she was ovulating? I thought that if she wasn't ready to receive, she wouldn't let him do anything. However, she was all for it! LOL From what I have understood in the past until the female is ready to get pregnant (usually the second week of heat) she will not let the male breed her. Do I have anything to worry about when it comes to the pregnancy not taking?
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Answer by tobylove4
she will because if they are not fixed, naturally in the wild they send out a mating signal whether or not they are ovulating. so because she is not fixed she sent him the signal that she was not.
Answer by Bassetnut
Usually no, however, every dog is an individual and some don’t read the book.
In my breed at least, it’s quite common to NOT get puppies from successful natural breeding.
I submit that if you need to ask such a basic question in a forum like this, that you need to do a LOT of research in the near future.
Answer by Kiki B
dogs ovulate over a period of days, it's best to do a swab to find out when the dog is fertile,~~ they will breed, even if they have not ovulated.
about 4 weeks from now, get an ultrasound and you will know for sure whether she took it or not.
you said bleeding a little, what color was the blood? color can be a pretty good indicator of the dog's fertile time…
Answer by aecfac
She will not let them breed until she is ready. The bleeding occurs first, and then her vulva gets swollen. Even if they did lock it doesn't necessarily mean that she will become pregnant; however, the chances are very high.
Answer by Kit_kat
a dog isn't bleeding usually at the breeding time they bleed before and after and ready for breeding in the 2nd week
YOU should wait for 4-5 weeks and take her in for a prenatal exam.
Just because they tied doesn't always mean she will be pregnant.
Answer by Timo
I agree not to breed just to make a buck…there are so many, low-quality animals out there with horrible pedigrees and genetics. SO don't make it worse for us! However, there are a few of us who do breed for the purpose of contributing, to a specific breed like the once extinct Olde English bulldog. if it wasn't for us breeders there wouldn't be those happy families loving their breed of choice. YES, I SAID CHOICE. Not everyone wants a mut. There's a lot of “pro ” abortion people willing, to kill a fetus, but jump on a person for not wanting a pound mut. what a joke! if you wanna do something mut lover hold back on your Starbucks and cigarette fund and feed the dam muts yourself! Get a life.NO BODY WANTS A MUT!
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Comments ( 5 )
I Can’t believe all the negative and horrible bullying comments on here to the person that asked a simple question. You should ALL be ashamed of yourselves! Nothing but self righteous bullies. To those who have made comments about doing more research etc. and should not be breeding if they have to ask questions, ask yourself this, didn’t all breeders start off at the beginning and not know the answers to everything? Did you read books extensively to know exactly absolutely everything there was to know or did you ask at the beginning of your so called breeding career someone else for a little bit of advice along the way? The comment about Don’t make it worse for us! What the hell is that meant to mean? Do you have some sort of monopoly on breeding dogs that no one is now allowed to start breeding? As for your pure bred Olde English Bull dogs and other pedigree’s, ever thought not everyone wants a pedigree? Personally I think Bull dogs are ugly anyway, but that’s just my personal opinion. Most people want a cute family friendly dog, probably why the rescue Centre had a litter of unwanted pedigree Alsatians dumped at their door. There we move on to another load of nasty comments, trying to make the original author feel guilty for wanting to breed a litter of puppies. Yes there are lots of unwanted dogs in rescue centers etc. but there are also lots of dogs that are brought in from rescue centers from European countries. This should be stopped. I know a few people who have got dogs from two or three European countries because they felt sorry for them when they saw them splattered all over social media. Dogs in this country should be found homes before shipping them in from abroad.
So basically, when someone reaches out for help, just help and give some constructive advice. You would all sound so much more impressive if you helped and shared your knowledge and experience rather than being so judgmental, condescending and dam right nasty. As someone else commented, get off your high bloody horse and stop being so arrogant.
Hello. I don’t follow this forum, I just stumbled upon it looking for some information. I noticed a comment and it is really bothering me. I just have to say something! Thisis for the person who suggested to someone that they need to do a lot of research and shouldn’t be on this forum because they asked such a basic question. You know who you are, Bassetnut? Well who the fuck do you think you are? The very question that he posted was the exact question that I was hoping to find and to find an answer to. You have a lot of nerve disrespecting that person the way you did, when all they did was reach out for help, hoping to find an answer about their dog. On a forum shared by other dog lovers who are supposed to be supportive. Instead you were very rude and belittling. You owe them an apology, and get off your high horse and come down with the rest of us!
Haven't you noticed how mant dogs are at animal shelters already? I know that a lot of them are older and younger dogs i know this because i'm a volunteer at my local animal shelter. my local animal shelter just had 8 german shepherd puppies brought in because a breeder couldnt find homes for them. we dont need anymore dogs in shelters so personally i dont really think you need to be breeding you dog!
You should be asking your mentor this… or talking to one of the instructors at a reproductive seminar you attended… or calling your b*tch's breeder.. or asking one of the longtime members of the local kennel club you belong to…. or.. heaven's forbid… READING a book on reproduction.
You probably should have had a smear done to determine how cornified the cells are.
Some b*tches are "easy" when in season and will stand even when they are not ready.
Please don’t breed your dogs. There are so many dogs in shelters already that don’t have homes.