How Old Does a Dog Have to Be before It Can Breed?

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Dogs begin to mature sexually at around six to twelve months of age for both sexes. During this time the female can mate with more than one dog during the time they have reached the peak of their oestrous cycle and conceive. They usually give birth between 56 and 72 days after fertilization with an average litter of six puppies though the number varies largely based on the bred of dog.
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