I remember my grandmother saying you can't take a bath when you have your period. I never would have thought there could be some sort of problem for a dog. Lakota's 1st heat most likely happened in fall/winter I couldn't pin point it. She was spayed before her 2nd summer.
Lakota - WGSD 1/13/10
Wolfen - WGSD 12/31/14
Bull -WGSD 2-10-10
Apache - Shiloh Shepherd 12/15/02 - 6/9/15
Kiya - Shiloh Shepherd 5/15/04 -12/19/25