how long do dogs periods last

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7 to 10 days

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  • How long does a female dog’s period last?

  • The estrus cycle lasts on average 12-21 days, but maybe be as short as a few days to four weeks. The estrus period length varies widely between breeds and individual dogs.

  • How long after a dog’s period does she go into heat?

  • For most of the time, a female dog’s in anestrus, the resting stage of her menstrual cycle. For a period of a week to three weeks of the cycle, she’s in heat. The size and breed of a dog determine when the first cycle will occur and dictates to some degree the interval between cycles.

  • What are the signs of a female dog’s menstrual cycle?

  • Signs Appear in Proestrus. After a relatively long period of reproductive rest, the first stage of a dog’s menstrual cycle is the proestrus stage. Proestrus averages 9 to 11 days but can be as short as three days and as long as 21. Canine females have swelling in the vulva, and discharge. A female dog will attract males during this stage,…

  • How many times a year do dogs have an estrus cycle?

  • General Rules of Thumb for Canine Estrus 1 The first estrus cycle usually occurs by age 6-12 months; for some small breeds,… 2 On average, dogs have two cycles a year. 3 The estrus cycle lasts on average 12-21 days, but maybe be as short as a few days to four weeks. 4 The length of a cycle varies widely, even for dogs of the same breed.