Can a Litter of Pups Have More Than One Sire?

Can a female dog get pregnant by two different dogs?

By Luis from CA

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August 22, 20100 found this helpful

I too wondered about that and did research on the 'net to learn the answer. Yes. A female can have two different mates producing two different litters. The different litters will take on characteristics of their ma and pa (sire/dame) It is still considered a mixed breed of pups. The time frame for this to happen must be w/i close range of each mating as it takes a set amount of days for birthing, anything past that time frame can mean loss of pups as they won't be mature enough to make it.

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August 23, 20100 found this helpful

Yes! They can!

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August 24, 20100 found this helpful

Absolutely! Happens in cats more often. Every kitten or puppy can have a different father. Especially if they mate on the same day with different fathers.

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August 31, 20100 found this helpful

This is true. It can even happen in humans with twins. Very rare but I've seen it on two different TV shows.

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