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“What Breed Is He, Doc?”

Veterinarians get that question a lot, and we can usually offer an educated guess about the parentage of an adult dog. But for a more definitive look into your dog's ancestry, science can provide the solution.

2019-01-17T16:56:46-05:00Tags: , , |

Care of Newborn Puppies

Your dog's labor and delivery was a success and you now have a litter of squirming little puppies. Make sure mama's needs are met (food, water, elimination) and she'll usually know how to care for her pups, but there are some things to watch out for to make sure both mom and puppers stay healthy.

2019-01-17T16:41:33-05:00Tags: , , , , |

Your Pregnant Dog: Post-Whelping Complications

Your dog will likely be exhausted after delivering her litter of puppies. Keep her comfortable, allow her to get plenty of rest, and watch out for things like excessive bleeding following delivery. Keep reading for problems that can arise and other warning signs.

2019-01-17T16:39:27-05:00Tags: , , |

Your Pregnant Dog: Signs of a Troubled Labor

It is an exciting time to have new puppies in the house, but your pregnant dog can experience complications before, during and after whelping. Visit your veterinarian so you know what to expect on the big day, and pay attention to the warning signs that things may not be progressing correctly.

2019-01-17T16:37:31-05:00Tags: , , |