If a female dog in heat has been bread, how long will she remain fertile?

Asked by Member 1025538 on Mar 4th 2011 in Pregnancy
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The heat normally lasts 3 weeks and dogs are most fertile during the 2nd week.

Sakari answered on 3/4/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Go back count 21 days from the day she come in heat.

snickers answered on 3/5/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011)

I read that the 2nd week is considered the general time during which she remains fertile, but it can vary from dog to dog, so the best thing to do is to remain vigilent (sp) throughout the entire three weeks.

Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011) answered on 3/5/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


after heat she remain fertile the whole time until the end of the heat. You only need to breed her once.!
And also, keep her inside the house, because she is fertile and she can be bred by many dogs at once.
It will be best to spay her because it doesn't sound like you are experienced with dogs and I personally don't go for giving advice about breeding there is too many dogs in shelters. I am not being mean, I just see so many pure looking dogs in shelters and it is heartbreaking. I promote all pet owners to spay or neuter.

Dieta answered on 3/6/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Billie Bob

It is true that they are most fertile during the second week. It sounds like you are thinking she has already been bred, she can get pregnant with just ONE breeding. She can continue getting bred by many males. As long as you can still see visible swelling of the vulva, you should keep her confined. All bitches are not exact with their heat cycle, so it's best to keep her confined until you are sure she is completely out of her heat. If you think she has been bred, puppies should come in about 63 days, so you would do best to write this date on the calendar. You will see signs of pregnancy showing about 2 weeks before delivery. At this time you will want to get her in for a vet check for health reasons, and x-rays to see how many pups are in there...

Billie Bob answered on 4/4/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


A dog s heat lasts 28 days. most fertile time in about 2 weeks after starting. blood will turn sorta straw colored. properly put the dogs together for 2 days seperate 1 day put back together 1 day, then seperate them. only dogs with great confirmation, great temperaments, and dogs that have had brucellosis testing done should be bred. Good luck

Christopher answered on 4/6/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer