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can a lactating dog get pregnant within the first 40 days?

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can a lactating dog get pregnant within the first 40 days?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Vicky Lamb replied 10 years ago.
Are you asking if they can get pregnant while nursing puppies? The answer is no, as they need to be in heat again before they can become pregnant, and most dogs do not come in heat but every 6-8 mos.

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