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Whelping and Raising Puppies

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Basset Hound and Border Collie Having Puppies

Basset Hound is giving Birth to a puppy while standing up

"I am a proud owner of two AKC-registered Basset Hounds named Mopar and Hemi. Hemi recently gave birth to eight Basset Hound babies. This was Mopar and Hemi's first litter, and I must say she did excellent!"

One of the pups on its way out of the birth canal

One of the pups on its way out of the birth canal

Hemi and her 8 newborn puppies

Hemi and her eight newborn puppies

Pearl the Dam Border Collie laying on newspaper on her back

"This is my ABCA Border Collie, Pearl, whelping her first litter of beautiful pups; five total, all healthy and thriving. Litter was ABCA Cache out of ABCA Pearl. They are both classic black and white Border Collies with awesome temperaments and working abilities. Natural herders, our BCs will round up the children and heard them down the hallway in a very sweet and playful manner."

First Puppy beginning to present itself

"We were slightly worried with Pearl's potential mothering skills since she is a young mother (1 1/2 years) and motherhood is new to her. Thankfully, her instincts kicked in immediately, and she's proven to be a great mama! We are so proud of her!!"

Close Up - First Puppy beginning to present itself

"The last pup born, Keira, was awfully large and came out backwards, getting her hind quarters stuck in the birth canal. Luckily, I was present and more than willing to assist with rubber gloves, some lubricant and a gentle downward tug. Had I not done my homework, things may have ended up badly...thank goodness for small blessings."

Pearl the dam Border Collie feeding her newborn pup

Pearl feeding her newborn pup

Close Up - Pearl the dam Border Collie feeding her newborn pup

Pearl feeding her newborn pup

Pearl the dam Border Collie feeding her entire litter

Pearl feeding her entire litter

Close Up - Newborn Border Collie Puppies

Newborn Border Collie puppies

Close Up -Newborn Border Collie Puppy Nursing

Newborn Border Collie puppy nursing

Close Up - Three Newborn Border Collie Puppy

Newborn Border Collie puppy

Close Up - Newborn Border Collie Puppy laying on a knit blanket

Newborn Border Collie puppy

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