When is the best time?

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  1. AnnaTeo

    AnnaTeo New Member

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    Hi there... I have a lovely female golden retreiver who is 2 yrs old now...
    We thought of getting her to bear puppies and keep them...

    Does anyone here knows when is the best time for her to mate?
     
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    milo Labrador lover!!!!!

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    To me any time from now coz they are not to old to look after there off spring and not to young to know whats going on.
    When we breed my male dog to my mums best mates female, she was just turned 3 years old and she was a brilliant mum so really any time now!!!
    Hope that helped!!! :D
    Ps now i have the puppy they had and he is 4 months old and he's my baby boy hes called Lucky(yelloe lab)!!
     
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    tl_ashmore Spoiled Rotten Dog

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    I've always been told that you needed to wait until at least their second heat...
     
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    I'll back Serena's brilliant posts all the way. There really is no need to add to all of the already poorly bred Golden Retrievers. It is hard raising just one puppy, what would you do with a possible five or more?
    Do the breed a huge favor and have your dog spayed.
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Very wise advice.
     
  6. AnnaTeo

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    Hello Everyone,

    Thanks for all the advice. Serena, thanks for the link!
    I shall take all these into consideration before making further decisions.
    Thanks pals! :D
     

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