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Mercy, Mercy

I am usually a bit apprehensive when I have a brand new expectant mom about to deliver her first batch of puppies. With the seasoned moms you kind of know what to expect, how they’ve acted before and how they’ve … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment

(*Warning* This post has graphic birthing details 😛 ) Mercy strung me along for a few days for sure. With that temperature drop on Saturday morning, I figured whelping was imminent. And then nothing happened Saturday night. Nothing happened Sunday. … Continue reading

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Three to four weeks

So what happens between three and four weeks you might wonder? This is the beginning of the true socialization period and where the real “work” (fun) begins! It can vary with litters and even individual puppies, but we are starting … Continue reading

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Noisy

Usually when I have a young litter of puppies and I hear whining, I go check to make sure everything is okay. It usually means mom is laying on someone, they’re off the bed and can’t find mom, or they’re … Continue reading

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The fifth week

So between week four and five we’re actually starting to see little puppies emerge! There is playing, growling and toddling about. They’re gotten their “sea legs” well enough that we’ve switched the Ugodog litter box system to the plastic container … Continue reading

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Six weeks

Wow! The puppies have all hit the six week mark this week! They’re growing up so fast! At this age they are eating their puppy food (still soaked) well. Most of them dive right in when I put the dish … Continue reading

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