Browsing Archive: June, 2013

Princ(ess) Litter July 13

Posted by Delores Smith on Wednesday, June 26, 2013,
I always measure the pregnant girls to monitor the growth of their girth.  Dion measure 36 inches (92 cms) with 18 days to go.  37 inches usually means 8-10 pups.  I found an old post I'm going to share - some information on the female's gestation period which is 60-63 days.

Zero to One *Breeding takes place. *Within a few days, the sperm reaches the eggs and fertilization occurs.
Two *The fertilized eggs make their way to the uterus for implantation. *You may notice behavioral...

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July puppies!

Posted by Delores Smith on Monday, June 24, 2013,
We're excited to announce that Dion is pregnant and expecting around July 13.  This is great news after 2 failed breedings earlier this year.  Dion is carrying the extra weight and back to her better than average appetite.  She usually has her head in her bowl before I can even set it on the ground.  A few weeks ago she went a week of not being interested in her food...can be a sign of pregnancy.  Her appetite is good again and she is steadily gaining weight.  Will take some measurements so I...
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