to breed or not to breed?
There are risks in breeding!
Brucelosis, EMERGENCY c-section, milk fever, coccidiosis, parvo, temperament change after breeding, puppies being eaten, round worms, hookworms, hereditary mange conditions, prolonged bleeding after birth, helping mother dog deliver, helping mother dog feed puppies, acute metritis, galactostasis, absence of milk, failure to produce enough milk, cardiopulmonary syndrome, tube feeding, baby bottle feeding, neonatal isoerythrolysis, umbilical infection, cleft palate, hernia, and the list goes on as well as inherited conditions such as heart conditions, hip displasia, hypothyroidism, etc.
When things go wrong be prepared to get out your credit card!
If you`re not in it for life, get a stuffed animal.