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Day old puppies pooping by selves???

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by 23flint, Mar 15, 2019.


  1. 23flint

    23flint PetForums Newbie

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    hi, our day old puppies are pooping by themselves already - is this normal?
    Thanks
     
  2. Jamesgoeswalkies

    Jamesgoeswalkies PetForums VIP

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    If the pup are drinking from mum then they will be pooping - mum stimulates the process by cleaning the pups so that they defecate. Mum then cleans up.

    J
     
  3. 23flint

    23flint PetForums Newbie

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    Hi Jamesgoeswalkies
    They are pooping without being stimulated by mom?!? That’s why we are unsure - they are small but solidly formed.
     
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    Jamesgoeswalkies PetForums VIP

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    Is she not cleaning them?
     
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    23flint PetForums Newbie

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    Yes - she is cleaning then but they seem to be pooping at anytime not straight after being cleaned. This isn’t her first litter.
     
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