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what happens if a mother dog accidently breeds with her son

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Cher replied 8 years ago.

While this is not recommended, as 'inbreeding' may result in a difficult pregnancy, delivery, birth defects/genetic defects in the litter and/or additional health problems throughout the dogs' lives, if it's a done deed, the only thing you can do is let her have the litter or have her pregnancy terminated through a spay surgery. Depending upon how far along she is, the decision is up to you, and you can get your vet's assessment of the situation and of your mom-dog's health at this time, also.

I hope all will be well!


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