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Q. My bitch killed her 4 pups after they were born. Should I breed her again?
My friend is a New York City Narcotics Detective. He wanted me me to ask you a breeding question. He recently bred his bitch. She had four puppies and when she finished delivering them she destroyed them. Should he breed this bitch again? What causes this to happen?

A. There is something screwy in the bitch’s mind that makes her do this, or he made a big mistake in where he allowed her to have the pups. They need to be in a place they feel 100% secure in. It must be quiet and warm. It had to have been in a secure whelping box.

If it was noisy and she did not feel comfortable with the location it would have made her nervous.

If he did everything right and she did this then her mind is screwed and she should not be bred.
  
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