Joller, If you intend breeding with this bitch you have to avoid an accident like her life depended on it. If you cannot watch her 100% of the time put her in a crate or at least tether her inside where she will not cause any issues with the drops of blood.
Some dogs give off a strong odour and others hardly smell at all. This smell is what attracts the males. Bathing her rear end regularly will help with this. Spraying your wifes Gucci on her won't win you brownie points but will make her smell nicer.
We breed BC's, and the wife now has a brood Sheltie as well, and we have a stud male so we have this issue a couple of times a year.The bitch is either in her crate or on a lead next to one of us 24/7.
If you are not breeding then spay after her season but be aware most vets will not spay if she is pregnant.
I would not use the pill. Did once and, 12 months later, it totally screwed up her hormones - had 3 seasons in one year.
Your peak danger period is 10 to 14 days from when the season started but can stretch from 8 to 21 days so take care.
Last edited by Nev Allen; 05-18-2012 at 07:34 AM.
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