Boy....or Girl?

The answer is simple! It doesn't matter!

I'm serious; it really doesn't!

Statistically, there are supposed to be an equal number of boy and girl puppies born in nature, however my experience is that the boys almost always outnumber the girls in my litters. Now that doesn't make sense in any species! I have tried and tried to figure out why that happens to me, but I haven't come up with a good reason. I keep thinking it is the timing of the mating, something I am feeding them, or who knows what. I've experimented with some things, but I just can't come up with anything that seems to change the outcome.

Invariably I have more requests for girls than boys, but I can tell you without a doubt that it truly should not matter. People often tell me that they think girls will be sweeter, or that they are afraid that boys will mark. The fact is that girls are not sweeter, and boys neutered early generally do not mark territory. They don't even realize they should have a territory to mark!

Your relationship with your dog has the potential to be one of the most rewarding and meaningful relationships of your life. Even in an "average" litter where there are an equal number of puppies of each gender, why rule out half the puppies before you ever get started?

Please consider the boy puppies! They deserve to be loved too! You will not be disappointed.
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