Birthing

Usually the mother is able to deliver her puppy without assistance, but occasionally she may need the help of either you or a veterinarian. Usually the mother is able to deliver her puppy without assistance, but occasionally she may need the help of either you or a veterinarian.

Take your pet to a veterinary facility immediately if:

  • The mother has gone >70-72 days from the first breeding or 68-70 days from the last breeding.
  • The mother is going > 30-60 minutes with contractions and without producing any puppies/kittens.
  • The mother is going >3 hours between deliveries.
  • The mother has produced part of the fetus and then stopped.
  • The mother is passing foul smelling, brown fluid.
  • The mother is nervous, weak, or restless more than one hour after labor stops. There may be another baby.
  • The mother’s muscles begin to tremble days or weeks after giving birth. She is having difficulties standing and she is vomiting.

Birthing

Usually the mother is able to deliver her puppy without assistance, but occasionally she may need the help of either you or a veterinarian. Usually the mother is able to deliver her puppy without assistance, but occasionally she may need the help of either you or a veterinarian.

Take your pet to a veterinary facility immediately if:

  • The mother has gone >70-72 days from the first breeding or 68-70 days from the last breeding.
  • The mother is going > 30-60 minutes with contractions and without producing any puppies/kittens.
  • The mother is going >3 hours between deliveries.
  • The mother has produced part of the fetus and then stopped.
  • The mother is passing foul smelling, brown fluid.
  • The mother is nervous, weak, or restless more than one hour after labor stops. There may be another baby.
  • The mother’s muscles begin to tremble days or weeks after giving birth. She is having difficulties standing and she is vomiting.