Tag Archives: whelping

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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Still waiting

Well, I’m still waiting on Mercy. Apparently, she has not read the dog book on the proper sequence of the dog birthing process. She had me going with that lower temperature on Saturday morning. Although that was a bit early … Continue reading

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The struggle

Well, Smudgie’s delivery didn’t go as I’d hoped. Thankfully, it all ended well. But there was a period of time when we had quite a struggle on our hands! It was one of the most dramatic births I’ve ever been … Continue reading

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The past few days

Or I could call it “The first few days” 😉 Although each new litter is a bit different, they are similar in some ways. So I thought I’d let you all in on what’s been happening the past few days. … Continue reading

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Rosie’s day

Well, it looks like we’re done. Rosie and her littles are tucked into their warm crate. Everything went fairly well. We have various sizes as you can imagine with a large litter. Which means I’ll have to help Rosie out … Continue reading

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Reality

A lot of people believe that raising dogs is a piece of cake! I mean seriously, how hard can it be? You get a boy dog and a girl dog, throw them out in the yard together and voila’ two … Continue reading

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The second week

So the puppies have now hit the two week mark. There’s not a whole bunch going on between week one and week two. The pups spend their time eating and sleeping mostly. They are definitely growing! Mom is still cleaning … Continue reading

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