I have a female yorkie, she is 14mos. old and has just now came in to heat, and my male yorkis is showing all the signs she is full heat, (marking everything in site) but wont stud her, what might the problem be??
***Edited By: story on 5/9/2005 8:56:40 AM*** Reason: i did nt
How long has she been in heat. She will let him know when she is ready. They only will mate when she is ready. She flags him when its time. How old is the male? The female is kind of young you may want to wait another heat cycle anyway to make sure she's old enough. Your best bet is to wait til shes atleast 2 and free of health problems( have her vet checked ) them mate them.
You started a thread earlier about the same subject. Instead of starting an entire new thread, why don't you go back to the first one you posted? Have you even read any of those replies?
Also, why do you want to breed your dog? It's a question that you should ask yourself. Are you ready to face the fact that you may lose the Mom and the puppies? It seems that, especially with smaller breeds, there is a high probability of un-natural births. Are you financially able to afford a c-section for your little girl? Are you physically ready to bottle feed the resulting babies, if you lose the mom? Puppies are a lot of hard work and it is not a job for someone that is unprepared.
There are multiple testings that the vet will administer to your dog, to see if she is suitable for breeding, or if she should be spayed. You don't want to breed a dog that is not up to standards, there are already enough poor quality dogs in the world, that aqre looking for homes.
You'll need to have her hips, knees, elbows and eyes tested, as many of the problems that dogs have are genetic, meaning they will pass these along to their puppies.
What are you planning to do with the resulting puppies of this mating?
I agree dont post twice. I didnt realize this was posted twice other wise I would have replied on the other one.
I dont think you are ready for dog breeding yet. You need to get some more info on the do's and dont's of breeding. The first one is dont breed too young. Here is a link to give some information on breeding. there is much more involved that you think.
I was reading your post, about your yorkie not studding, and I had a "Sex and the City" flashback and thought maybe he's not that into her. :) All the Sex and the City watchers will understand. Sorry about your yorkie, hope it all works out and sorry at my lame excuse of trying to make a joke. Hopefully I made you smile and didn't t!ck you off. :) Good luck!
There can be many factors in why your dog will not mate. He may be to immature, the may not have enough testosterone. He may be intimidated, he may not know what to do. Is there a big size difference? Some purebred guys just don't have 'that drive' that makes a good stud dog. It is always best to use the the best possible stud that you can find, preferable one that meets breed standards and has been tested for the genetic problems most prevalent in your breed (not blanket testing because OFA says so). I recommend that you check out revival animal health for male suppliments (many homeopathic) to help get him in physical condition to mate and produce healthy puppies. Another thing, good or bad at least 75% of the breeders who pay to list puppies on this site do not get genetic testing done, and you would have to wait until they are after 2 to get that done. You would benifit from having another breeder in your area, or a trustworthy vet to help you and your dogs through.