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Reproduction Timeline for Female Dogs & Newborn Puppies

What is the breeding cycle of a dog? Dr. Marty Greer’s dog reproduction timeline for females and their newborn puppies will help keep you on track for all the milestones of successful puppy breeding. From preparation ahead of the start of your dog’s heat cycle, to a whelping timeline and the first weeks of puppy development, Dr. Greer lists each step and explains its importance in this convenient chart. page 1 page 2 page 3 page 4Check out some additional dog breeding information and tips to help:

Written by: Marty Greer, DVM

Director of Veterinary Services

Marty Greer, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, has 40+ years’ experience in veterinary medicine, with special interests in canine reproduction and pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 1981. She’s served as Revival’s Director of Veterinary Services since 2019. In 2023, Dr. Greer was named the Westminster Kennel Club Veterinarian of the Year.

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