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Dog pregnancy and nesting

by Emily
(Allegan, MI US)

My female is in the last week of her pregnancy. I wanted to know how far before birth will she start nesting?


Hi Emily,

This varies from dog to dog, but most don't start nesting until the day of or the day before birth. It would be good however to have nesting material available to her now if she wants to nest sooner.

Dr. Chris

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German Shepherd Heat Cycle Related
by: Mukul

Hi , I have a bitch 42 months of age . she was bred once last year . This time she came into heat in the end of the month April , as per the day we mated her with a male ,but again after 15 days she came into heat again we did mate her with the same male but again after 30 days she came into heat and this was her third heat in 2 months period . We did the progestron test and mated the female but this time with another dog , the result is still to come . now I am confused with all this , can you please tell me why this is happening ? If there are any chances that she will breed successfully ? THNX...!

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pug pregnancy
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shes in the bath tub with towels in the heater on my daughter is with her

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pug pregnancy
by: Anonymous

i have a pu thats about to have puppies. today is day 65, she stated to pat pretty heavy is that normal also heartbeat is up ?

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