Q. I recently had my Lab bitch AI'd due to the males inability to penetrate her because of a vaginal restriction. First breeding for her. Is this common

A. Vaginal strictures are not uncommon but are typically congenital. Breeding is usually not recommended since the trait may be passed on the to offspring. If breeding is chosen, be prepared for the possibility of difficulties in whelping. A C-section may be required in some cases.

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