Adulthood – About Boxers

Adulthood – About Boxers Aging is a gradual biological process that begins at birth, and continously intensifies until death. No matter what the species, aging causes cellular, metabolic, and organic changes. We are beginning to better understand these changes in dogs. The most important change is probably that of increasing variability between members of a canine population that is already

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Growth – About Boxers

Growth – About Boxers Everyone agrees that the growth period is the most critical period for a dog, because it has such a great effect on the optimal course of the dog’s life, includes successive phases with hifh pathological risk_particularly the growth phase following weaning, which is the most intense. This is in fact a particularly delicate phase, because during

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Nursing in dogs

Nursing in dogs The end of diestrus (the period corresponding to pregnancy or false pregnancy) is indicated hormonally by a decrease in the level of progesterone in the blood, a temporary increase in estrogen that allows dilatation of the cervix, and an increase in prolactin, the hormone responsible for colostrum and milk production. These hormone changes are the same whether

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Birth in dogs

Birth in dogs Perinatal supervision begins with the prenatal veterinary visit, which is essential for first-time or at-risk mothers. The visit should take place in the eighth week of gestation. – A gynecological examination of the bitch will reveal any possible obstacles to whelping. The presence of fibrous bands in the vagina in primiparas (bitches carrying their first litter) can

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The dog’s behavioral tests

The dog’s behavioral tests The Campbell tests help determine the main personality traits of the puppy. Bear in mind, however, that even if innate traits are dominant, the new owner can modify them through the way in which he cares for the dog. He can, in effect, reinforce certain personality traits and discourage others. The tests should be carried out

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