Breed your dog between 18 months and 8 years of age. Female Labradors cannot normally be bred until they are at least 18 months old. At this time, your dog will experience its first heat cycle. This is the fertility cycle in which your dog can get pregnant.
You can learn much more about choosing, raising and breeding Labradors in my new book — The Labrador Handbook Looking for a female chocolate lab that you can grow with my 12-year-old chocolate lab I’m not sure if he’s too old, let’s just want his bloodline to continue What Do you know about the disadvantages of breeding a chocolate lab with another chocolate lab (2 recessive genes)? Most veterinarians recommend that you don’t let your wife get pregnant until the second heat cycle. It will be somewhere between 18 and 24 months old. But I think your dog should be at least 2 years old before breeding.
So the best brute age for Labradors may not be until the third heat cycle. Breeding Labrador Retrievers is no easy task. It is a popular dog breed that has been selectively bred over dozens of generations to meet the needs of families and different institutions. Labradors are exceptional both physically and psychologically.
For this reason, we asked Sharon Luckhart, a specialist in this breed, to give us more information about Labrador breeding. The motto of the responsible breeder of purebred dogs is “Breed to Improve. Below I’ll tell you the worst reasons why you should have a litter of puppies. However, for now, think openly about the possibility that the best age for breeding Labradors may NEVER be in your case. The Labrador Retriever — also simply called Labrador or Lab — is the most popular dog breed in the United States.
I have a purebred yellow male Labrador Retriever that I want to breed with a chocolate labrador. If possible, my ig is Khaleesi_cece. He’s 8 years old, great with kids and other animals who are very intelligent and friendly with AKC papers and current vaccinations. The vaccinations of both parents Labradors should be up to date, and the female labrador should also be tested for parasites.