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Yaaaawn!!...update of chihuahua!

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by Leanne1989, Jan 20, 2008.


  1. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    Im soooo tired....she is really quite uncomfy she's not sleeping very well at all she's also extremely clingy so im having to sleep on the floor as she jumps of my bed to go for a wee....about 10 times a night!!
    So yeah just an update really no puppies as of yet but its very very close! she seems to be drifting in to stage 1 and then falling asleep :p
    Wish her luck!!!:):)
     
  2. bullbreeds

    bullbreeds PetForums VIP

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    I wish you both the very best of luck. Sounds like its very close now.
    Im quite excited for you! :D
     
  3. Oh bless..........Cant wait for pics.....Those pups must be extremely cute!
     
  4. Vixie

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    good luck, cant wait:)
     
  5. Eolabeo

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    Ive never in my life seen a newborn chi, please take some pics of them :) bet their gonna be like lil mice..bless.
     
  6. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    Hi all just another update...STILL no puppies!! She's normally so on the day when it comes to whelping but maybe its due to different stud boy...what do you think? There moving about like crazy, shes eating well seems happy just quite aggitated. Guess all we can do is wait!
    Oh and i promise to post piccies!!...if they ever get here:D
     
  7. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    shes 58 days.... i know they can go much longer it was jsut we though we were going to have a prem birth becuase her plag came away days ago and she has had both previous litters on her 56th night as did her mother and grandmother. I probably shouldn't worry as the vet isn't concerned but i cant help it!
     
  8. bullbreeds

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    Hi, glad to hear she's ok. :)
    She could have actually conceived a couple of days later after the mating.
    The males 'swimmers' can live for a few days inside the bitch so if she didnt have eggs ready and waiting the day of the mating it could have happened a couple of days later. :)
     
  9. sarasquares

    sarasquares PetForums Senior

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    i thought that the pups moved around less just before they are born. i am saying this as my staffs were all like that. human babies dont move much when birth is imminent......just my observations :)

    cant wait to see the pics. i own a chi girl and am desperate for a pup. so she has some company. i am going to mate her instead hopefully :cool:
     
  10. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    so do you think that a change of stud could have caused a later whelping date... ie slower "swimmers" I am just intrested as all the bitches in her line have always whelped on day 56/57 morning?
     
  11. sarasquares

    sarasquares PetForums Senior

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    i know that can definitely happen. bet thats what has happened
     
  12. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    Damn that stud dog!!!:D:D
     
  13. sarasquares

    sarasquares PetForums Senior

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    lol :D

    dont know if it has anything to do with the m/f ratio of the litter if they fall later as opposed to earlier........just a thought
     
  14. Leanne1989

    Leanne1989 PetForums Junior

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    hopefully it means more girlies!!!:D
     
  15. bullbreeds

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    No, I dont think its anything to do with the stud dog, he just plants the goods and the rest is down to the bitch i.e how many she has, whelping day etc.
    Say she released her eggs two days after the mating it would seem like a longer pregnancy when in fact it may not be.
    Its hard to say as you cant go in and have a look! :D
    It could also be that these pups arent mature enough to come out yet.
    When the pups lungs are mature enough for the outside world they produce a chemical (dont ask me what its called!) which stimulates labour.
    So really it could be a number of things.
    Its good that she's still eating. Just keep an eye out for anything unusual at her back end, particularly dark green stuff.
    I hate waiting, it must be driving you nuts...:D
     
  16. sarasquares

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    i think the chemical is suffactant, obvious spelling mistake :D
     
  17. bullbreeds

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    Yeah, I think your right, it rings a bell...:)
     
  18. sarasquares

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    i had prem babies so i spose its pretty similar. the hospital gives it to the mum to mature the babies lungs quicker, its naturally produced by the mum i think:)
     
  19. Leanne1989

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    yeah shes ok in regards to her back end and health wise...i think shes just fed up waiting! Bit like me then really:D
    God knows what il do when i have kids....9MONTHS!!:eek::D
     
  20. bullbreeds

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    Oh tell me about it, 9mnths seems like an eternity...:D
     
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