Reproductive period. The warmth period for the female lasts from 18 to 21 times.

Reproductive period. The warmth period for the female lasts from 18 to 21 times.

The stage that is first called proestrus. It starts with moderate swelling of this vulva and a bloody release. This can last for about 9 times, even though it might differ by a few days. The bitch may attract males, but she is not ready to be bred and will reject all advances during this phase. The next period is the estrus. Frequently the release decreases and becomes lighter, nearly red, in color. The vulva becomes very enlarged and soft, and also the bitch will be receptive towards the male. This phase might endure a few times or provided that 7 to 11 times. The feminine can be receptive a time or two after dark time when she would remain fertile. To be sure the reproduction is occurring during the maximum time, genital smears and blood tests can be achieved by a veterinarian beginning before estrus and through the estral stage. Continue reading