If you want to register your dog, choose the registry you want to use, such as the AKC. Download and fill out the application, including your contact information and your dog's breed, name, sex, and date of birth. You may also need to include information about your dog's breeder as well as pictures of your dog.
Here are his tips for making the chore easier, and more pleasant for everyone.
What does a normal labour in dogs look like? In the first stage of labour the body is getting ready to start passing out puppies. Your dog's uterus will be causing some discomfort by contracting although you won't be able to see it. The first stage usually lasts for 6-12 hours.
How To Prepare a Dog For its First Breeding?
When you meet a shelter dog for the first time, remember Cesar's no-touch, no-talk, no-eye-contact rule. “Ignore the dog,” he says, “but stand or sit close to him, so he can get used to your presence [and scent].”
Breeding a male dog for the first time can wait until the dog is old enough. Also, don't breed on successive cycles; always take at least one heat off in between. This gives the bitch's body time to recover. At the other end of the spectrum, try to avoid mating two older dogs, even if they're both still fertile.
The typical heat cycle will last between 2 and 4 weeks. The bitch will be fertile during this entire time but there is a small period, 9-10 days into the cycle, where they are especially fertile. Bitches may not be receptive towards male dogs during the first few days of their cycle but this varies from dog to dog.
Here are some do's and don'ts for meeting a dog for the first time.
Instead, it should be introduced to your dog in a slow, progressive manner while the dog is calm. Show your dog the muzzle, let him sniff to investigate it and give him a treat before putting the muzzle away. Repeat this procedure several times. This starts to build a positive association with the muzzle.
When your dog first goes into labor, the best thing you can do is keep your distance while quietly observing her. It may surprise you to learn that dogs don't typically need much help giving birth. In fact, it can be quite fascinating to watch a dog's instincts take over as they whelp and nurse their young.
Make sure that the first encounter with the new dog is always on neutral territory: meet each other outside in a dog park, for example. Walking together is a safe and non-aggressive way to introduce dogs to each other. Every dog loves to walk, and doing it together will encourage bonding and a positive pack atmosphere.
Bathing Your Puppy: A Step-by-Step Guide
But the best way is to let the dog approach you first, then you can make friends with it. Hold out your hand slowly. Show it the back of your hand to sniff with your your fingers held together. This stance with your arms is a commonly-inherited trait to most dogs should (or will come to understand).
A Maltese is a good choice for first time owners because of their friendliness and sociability. A true lap dog, the love to show affection and are quick learners when it comes to training. They are gentle dogs that are suited to most sizes of living environments.