The female in whelp
female in whelp has to be given maximum importance. Never allow visitors
or unknown persons to go closer to the female in whelp. If so, the female
in whelp may not be able to concentrate on its physical efforts. The female
dog whelping should not be fed too much and should not be handled before
whelping and is better to leave it freely.
· Frequent glancing at the flank region.
some dogs shivering also being noticed and may seek proximity of owners
but few dogs prefer to go for isolation. This depends on the temperament
of the female in whelp.
whelping dog exhibits obvious contraction of abdomen. Once the fetus is
expelled, the dog by itself bites umbilical cord and opens up the amniotic
sac. If not, break up the amniotic sac and clean the mouth of pup. Most
of the times, once in 30 to 40 or 60 minutes, every puppy is delivered.
Dog- whelping box should be free from any foreign bodies and with no pointed
objects inside the box. If so, they will harm the straining females under
whelping. Don’t spray any chemical inside the dog-whelping box because
the newborn pups cannot open eyes immediately after birth and rely mainly
on olfactory senses to approach nipples of bitch. The smell of chemical
agent may interfere with the olfactory sense of the pups, which may discourage
the puppies to approach the female in whelp for feeding.
Currently, items pertaining to the dog whelping supply are readily available
in market. Whelping pen, barrier, lighting facilities for causing thermal
changes in the bedding of the whelping pen or space etc are the important
accessories for the dog whelping supply. However, one has to go through
Internet based information on these items for the female in whelp.
The dates of dog breeding and whelping are closely connected with each
other. Once the date of dog breeding is known, then the whelping date
will be 58 to 62 days from the date of mating. Once the date of whelping
is delayed beyond 63 days, then approach the veterinarian for technical
interference for the female in whelp. Whelping chart may be prepared depending
on the date of breeding and it may help to remember the date of probable
whelping in the female dog. The female in whelp is to be carefully dealt.
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