Science

Explore the intricate world of canine reproduction in our Science Section! Delve into the fascinating nuances of the dog gestation period, uncover the secrets of pregnancy in dogs, and stay informed with insights from veterinary experts and the most relevant scientific publications. Discover the "how" and "why" of dog pregnancy, from identifying dog pregnancy symptoms to understanding the intricacies of pregnancy tests for dogs. Join us now on a journey of scientific inquiry and gain a deeper appreciation for the miracle of life within man's best friend.

Science

Recognizing Signs of Stage 1 Labor in Dogs
Mar 18, 2024
As responsible dog breeders and veterinary health professionals, understanding the signs of stage 1 labor in dogs is essential for providing optimal care during the birthing process. Stage 1 labor marks the onset of whelping, signaling the beginning of the birthing journey for both the mother and her puppies. We delve into the key indicators of stage 1 labor, offering insights and recommendations to support breeders and veterinarians in their management of canine pregnancies.
Advancements in Dog Insemination: Revolutionizing Breeding Practices
Mar 13, 2024
Dog breeding is a meticulous art, requiring expertise, dedication, and a deep understanding of genetics. For breeders and veterinarians alike, the process of dog insemination is a critical aspect of maintaining and enhancing desired breed traits. In recent years, advancements in reproductive technologies have transformed the landscape of dog breeding, offering novel solutions to age-old challenges. From artificial insemination techniques to innovative at-home pregnancy testing, the field has witnessed remarkable progress that promises to streamline breeding practices and improve outcomes.
Scientific Summary: Metabolomics during Canine Pregnancy and Lactation
Feb 27, 2024
Pregnancy and birth pose significant challenges for mammals due to profound hormonal and metabolic shifts aimed at supporting fetal needs. These changes involve intricate hormonal and neurological interactions, altering maternal metabolism and necessitating adjusted nutrient provisions, crucial for both fetal development and subsequent lactation.
The Role of Dog Pregnancy Xrays
Jan 23, 2024
Dog pregnancy Xrays are invaluable tools for breeders and veterinarians in monitoring the health and development of pregnant dogs and their offspring. Here we explore the significance of dog pregnancy xrays, their role in veterinary care, and introduce innovative solutions like Bellylabs - the first-ever at-home dog pregnancy test - to enhance the breeding experience.
The Miracle of Puppy Birth
Dec 13, 2023
Puppy birth is a momentous occasion that requires expertise, preparation, and dedication from breeders and veterinarians alike. By understanding the stages of labor, recognizing signs of distress, and providing appropriate care and support, we can ensure the health and well-being of both mother and puppies.
Understanding the Dog Gestation Period: A Comprehensive Guide for First Timers
Jul 13, 2023
It is essential to have a thorough understanding of the dog gestation period to ensure the health and well-being of both the mother and her pups. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of dog pregnancy, covering everything from the duration of the gestation period to the stages of development, signs of pregnancy, and care tips. 
Dog Phantom Pregnancy: Understanding Pseudopregnancy in Canine Gestation
Jun 15, 2023
Recognizing and differentiating between false and true pregnancy with canines is essential for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.
Dogs Pregnancy Symptoms
May 12, 2023
As dog breeders, we understand that recognizing the signs of pregnancy in dogs is essential...
Dog Pregnancy Period: Are There Differences Between Breeds, Including Labrador and German Shepherd Pregnancy?
Apr 04, 2023
What are the similarities and differences between breeds when it comes to pregnancy and whelping? How is a gestation period for french bulldogs different of the golden retriever gestation period? Or are there any differences? In this guide, we will explore the dog pregnancy period in detail and investigate whether there are any notable differences between breeds. 
Canine Pregnancy Loss – Embryonic Death
Oct 20, 2022
Embryonic deaths are not uncommon. It is reported that in 10-11 % of pregnancies embryonic deaths happen. In this article Merja Dahlbom, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and ECAR Diplomate, explains Canine Embryonic Death.
Stages of Canine Pregnancy
Dec 10, 2021
There are different things to look out for in each stage of dog pregnancy, but overall it is important to keep your dog happy, content, safe and without any additional stress or risk of infection or contamination.