HOW OLD ARE FEMALE DOGS WHEN THEY HAVE THERE FIRST IN HEAT
on May 5th 2010
in Health & Safety
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It can occur as early as 4 months.
See your vet on when to spay. good luck
Dieta answered on 5/5/10. Helpful? / 0
If you have your dog spayed prior to her going into heat, you will reduce her risk of mammary tumors to only 0.05% (there is 26% once she goes through heat cycles). You will also eliminate the 25% lifetime risk of pyometra (uterine infection) and the possibility of contributing to the overpopulation epidemic.
Nautica's Memorial answered on 5/5/10. Helpful? / 0
A first heat can range anywhere from 6 months to two years with about 8 to 12 months being the average. Smaller breeds normally will come in heat earlier than larger breeds, but anywhere within that time frame is considered normal.