Reproduction in Dogs
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At what age are sexually mature? There are some variations about it. Some female show the characteristic signs of reproduction activity, known as "heat" or "period", when only six months of age, but a vast majority reaches puberty after their first year. It is not normal to couple a female in her heat. In case of males, most of them reach maturity during the second half of their first year of age. Males of some breeds like hounds, may reach puberty before a female of their same litter, but usually mature a bit later than them. Normally, male are not used as breeding animals, until they are at least one year old. It seems weather has to do with maturity age, and the company of other helps to an early reproduction activity.