Should I stud my dog?
While there are a number of reasons why you may be thinking of offering your dog at stud, the most important goal, above all else, should be to improve the breed. We do not currently keep a register of stud dogs. When first using your dog at stud, it can be advantageous to try and mate him with an experienced bitch.
When does a dog become a frequently used sire?
Any dog collected for frozen or fresh-extended semen use after October 1, 1998, must be AKC DNA Profiled (Click here for more information). Litters produced by frozen semen count towards qualifying a dog as a Frequently Used Sire.
When do you get your sire pedigree number?
After the Profile of DNA Analysis has been issued, all subsequent Registration Certificates and Pedigrees will include the DNA Profile Number for that dog (including those for sire and dam, grandparents, etc., if their Profiles are on record). How long does the laboratory processing take?
How can I confirm my stud dog is a frequently used sire?
Having recently purchased a stud dog, how can I confirm his DNA Profile/Frequently Used Sire status? Contact AKC Customer Service at 919.233.9767, and they will confirm whether the dog qualifies as a Frequently Used Sire, and must be AKC DNA Profiled for the registration of his next litter.
When do sires need to be AKC DNA profiled?
Which sires are required to be AKC DNA Profiled? Effective for litters whelped on or after July 1, 2000, AKC DNA Profiling is required if a stud dog is classified as a Frequently Used Sire, meaning that he has produced seven or more litters in his lifetime or more than three litters in a calendar […]
When does a stud dog become a frequently used sire?
Effective for litters whelped on or after July 1, 2000, AKC DNA Profiling is required if a stud dog is classified as a Frequently Used Sire, meaning that he has produced seven or more litters in his lifetime or more than three litters in a calendar year. Is this requirement for Dams as well?
What does it mean when a dog has multiple sired litters?
A stud double is a multiple sired litter having two fathers and a single mother. Have you ever seen a litter of pups, where some are white, some spotted and some black? And you wondered how that happened? It is probably because of a multiple sired pregnancy. These happen when two or more dogs have mated one female dog.
How many puppies can a multiple sired dog have?
Puppies of the same multiple sired litter can look totally different from each other and when put through a DNA test, can show completely varying genetic lines. It is a fascinating miracle that only dogs are blessed with. The female can birth a litter of 6-8 puppies in one go, all belonging to different genetic lines.
How can I choose the best sire for my Dog?
You can simply compare the puppies of two potential sires, side by side, and decide which father you prefer for future matings. It becomes your trial run for the many years to come. However, if your beloved dog doesn’t have many fertile years left in her, a multi-sired mating is the best choice.