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st bernard puppy

June 20th, 2007, 06:40 PM
Hello this is my first time I have three st bernards two femalesthat are one and a halfe years old and a male that is 5months old . myquestion is my male mounted one of the the females and I want to know if he is old enough to get her pregnant I know in giant breads the females dont go into heat until around a year but I don't know how it is for males can someone help please

June 20th, 2007, 06:47 PM
He is a bit young, however "never say never". I would ask your vet if you are concerned. He is certainly old enough to be neutered (and the females are old enough to be spayed) to prevent this from happening.

June 20th, 2007, 06:49 PM
I say he is old enough,
IF his testicles have decended, he can mate. The quality of his "little ones" well thats a different story I guess.
But he's old enough,
I think its time for some spay and neutering.

June 20th, 2007, 06:50 PM
My dog Nikita's dad was only 4.5 months old when he fathered that litter. He is a Boxer, not a SB but still the concept is the same.

Dr Lee
June 20th, 2007, 06:57 PM
The range on when males can impregnate is variable but at 5 months it is certainly possible.

June 20th, 2007, 07:06 PM
ok thank you