Infertility in Female Dogs

What is infertility?

Infertility is the inability to get pregnant. In female dogs, infertility can be caused by a variety of factors, including: Age, Health problems, Hormonal imbalances, etc.

How to diagnose infertility

f you think your dog may be infertile, the veterinarian will perform a physical exam and may recommend some diagnostic tests

How to treat

The treatment for infertility in female dogs depends on the underlying cause. Some possible treatments include: Medications, Surgery, Assisted reproductive technologies, etc.


The age of the female dog is a major factor in fertility. Older dogs are less likely to get pregnant than younger dogs.

Health problems

Some health problems can affect a female dog's fertility

Hormonal imbalances

Hormonal imbalances can also cause infertility in female dogs, such as: Hypothyroidism, Hyperadrenocorticism, Diabetes mellitus, etc.

Structural abnormalities

Structural abnormalities, such as a blocked or damaged Fallopian tube, can also prevent a female dog from getting pregnant.

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