Question: Can You Breed Grandfather Granddaughter Dogs?

If the grandfather is a dog that has proven winning progeny then it could stamp his excellent type thoughout the litter.

Half sibling mating will give you 50% of the line-bred dog whereas grandsire to granddaughter gives you 50% from him as sire plus 12.5% from his granddaughter, so is closer.

Can you breed dogs with the same grandparents?

Is breeding 2 dogs with the same grandparents a bad thing… What you are talking about is called inbreeding or line breeding when related dogs are bred together. Experienced breeders sometimes inbreed to fix an exceptional dog’s breed traits in the subsequent puppies.

Can you breed a male dog back to his daughter?

Breeding a father to his daughter dog is a classic case of very close inbreeding. Studies have shown that breeding closely related dogs leads to a decrease of the pure breed’s genetic pool, which consequently increases the rate of inherited and medical conditions.

Can you breed cousin dogs?

Certainly in my main breed no dogs would exist if there was no linebreeding. You’d never be able to buy a pup from anywhere in the world if you didn’t accept linebreeding in the pedigrees. Actually we do, in most societies first cousins can marry and the resultant children would have an inbreeding coefficient of 6.25%.

Can you breed brother and sister dogs from different litters?

Expert: Two dogs from the same parents are brother and sister regardless of whether they are from the same litter or different litters. So breeding would be considered inbreeding. Experienced breeders sometimes inbreed to fix an exceptional dog’s breed traits in the subsequent puppies.