Breeders often give ~s a theme or names beginning with the same letter.
Believe it or not, what we do with breeding management can affect how large a litter will be and we will look at different ways that humans can affect litter size.
To quickly recap, the following are the average litter sizes depending on size.
Dams bred from 2-5 years usually have the largest litters.
Sperm can live up to 7 days in a female so the general rule is that you can breed 3 days before ovulation and up to 7 days after ovulation.
But there are so many! The life expectancy of the dog is determined by its breed, diet, exercise, health issues and overall well being.