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signs at 4 weeks

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by rottielover, Jul 9, 2009.


  1. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    Hi I am just wondering what the signs are of pregnancy at 4 weeks physical and behavioural also when do the teats start getting bigger and when does milk come and does the belly firm.thanks
     
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  2. DevilDogz

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    You may notice that the bitch will be more clingy to you, More lazy than the usal self and may have morning sickness!!

    The teats tend to come more rounded and pink at about 6weeks..The milk varies and some bicthes milk doesnt come down till first pup or all pups are born!!
    Hope this helps!
     
  3. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    hi thanks for that what about eating do they eat more or less i think i can feel 3 but am not sure
     
  4. DevilDogz

    DevilDogz Guest

    They eat more through out the pregnancy!
     
  5. dexter

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    i'd get her scanned if you can. saves all the hastle .........
     
  6. LucyJ

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    Hi, I can highly recomend a book called - The book of the bitch. Even after many years of breeding I still refer to it. :)
     
  7. poochimama

    poochimama PetForums Senior

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    Canine Pregnancy Calendar

    if u click on this link put ur date of mating in it will tell u stages thoughout your dogs pregnancy exclusive to your own dates :)
     
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    nat1979 PetForums VIP

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    I would get her scanned at 5 wks
    Its so much better knowing so you can plan ahead
     
  9. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    Hi she is still eating like a horse she was sick today still no signs of her belly growing should this be happening yet her teats are not getting bigger her ribs seem to look a bit bigger though are these all positive signs?


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  10. kristy

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    was she sick food or bile stuff? her ribs would get wider if she was carrying the pups high, our dogs tummy didnt look bigger until about 6 weeks when she seemed to go massive over night.
     
  11. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    it was bile really watery when she was sick but as i say her teats don't look any bigger a bit more pointy maybe
     
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  12. kristy

    kristy PetForums Member

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    is it her first litter?
    her teats may not get much bigger straight away however they are normally more pink and you may notice the hair around them starting to thin out.some dogs dont get their milk through until the first pup is born.dont think there are any 100% signs at 4 weeks apart from getting a scan done to confirm.sorry cant be anymore help, maybe if you could get a picture of her tummy someone might be able to help more.
     
  13. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    hi she is now 5 weeks that is why i am unsure still:confused:
     
  14. kristy

    kristy PetForums Member

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    have you got any pictures of her? is it her first litter?
     
  15. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    will take some in a bit if i can find the lead to my camera yes this is her first litter
     
  16. rottielover

    rottielover PetForums Junior

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    a few pics hopefully:wink5:
     

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