Do female dogs stop having periods?

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There is no menopause in dogs, so older female dogs continue to have heat cycles, but they will become further apart and her fertility will decrease.
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Female dogs do not menstruate in the way that women do.

Instead, dogs have an estrous cycle, more commonly called a heat cycle.

Females have heat cycles throughout their lives because, unlike primates, dogs don't go into menopause as they age.

Instead, their heat cycles gradually stretch out in length.

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Female dogs do not menstruate in the way that women do.

Instead, dogs have an estrous cycle, more commonly called a heat cycle.

Females have heat cycles throughout their lives because, unlike primates, dogs don't go into menopause as they age.

Instead, their heat cycles gradually stretch out in length.

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As a result of changes in smell and hormone levels, dogs are able to smell and sense when you are on your period.

Your hormone levels can fluctuate far more than normal during your time of the month, which is why some women find themselves experiencing mood swings or feeling low at this time.

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Unspayed cats and dogs will have a period – or more correctly – come into heat.

In female dogs, at the onset of heat, the vulva becomes quite swollen and will bleed.

Some bitches bleed so much they will leave spots of blood all over the house.

Dogs cycle anywhere from every 4 months to once every 12 -16 months.

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Unspayed cats and dogs will have a period – or more correctly – come into heat.

In female dogs, at the onset of heat, the vulva becomes quite swollen and will bleed.

Some bitches bleed so much they will leave spots of blood all over the house.

Dogs cycle anywhere from every 4 months to once every 12 -16 months.

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When an animal is in season, there is an increased blood supply to both the uterus and the ovaries.

Dogs can be desexed whilst they are in season, but generally we try to do the surgery 8 weeks after the start of their last oestrous cycle.

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Spaying Surgery.

If your female dog gets spayed, then she will no longer go into heat, or estrus.

Without going into heat cycles twice each year, your dog won't undergo all of the hormonal behaviors and physical changes that are part of it.

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