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Features August 2015 Issue

Canine Menopause?

Female dogs never lose their ability to bear puppies; there is no menopause in the canine world. But fertility does decrease with age, resulting in smaller — and fewer — litters. In addition, puppies born to older dogs are more likely to have congenital defects, and there can be complications with whelping (labor). …

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