To get the most healthy
pups, a breeder should make all the necessary efforts, for physical and
The pups will raise in the house and the elder dogs have been
tested on diseases.
You cannot avoid
everything and sometimes nature can surprise you, but you have to take care
the things you can possibly manage. For example you can test on
diseases and you can
take a look what the inbreeding is. Among the Saarlooswolfdogs inbreeding can be terribly high, up to 40 - 60%.
The Saarlooswolfdog is a very reserved dog. This can have advantages but
this may not end up in anxiety.
A dog which is anxious in its life can get
chronically stressed. We all know what that can do to people and
it is not
different for animals.
A dog has to live in
the community as well. Therefore, for breeding I appreciate to use two dogs
as free as possible so that the offspring is not living under
With “free” is meant
that a dog is not anxious and that it can be among people and in strange
without being stressed. The dog may act reserved, just as the
dogs are in this kind of breed .
Socialization is very
important for this breed and therefore a must to me. As a behavior expert I
that and I will do most efforts to give the pups a good start.
Important is that the pups will be lead in this by their future owners.
A lot of things are
known about breeding and the internet provides a lot of information too.
What I like to share with you is what is happening in the womb of the dog,
from mating to birth.