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Are the puppy's coming soon?

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 01:12 PM
My female is at 65 days after conception. 2 days ago it looked like she wet the whelping box. She also was whining and scratching to make a bed. Last night she started spotting the dark green fluid where she has been laying. She has been licking herself non stop for the last two days. Her temperature was 100 yesterday and is also 100 today.........
I thought she would start giving birth soon after the "green goo" appeared??? Am I being impatient?

Gail P
January 25th, 2010, 01:25 PM
She needs to see a vet ASAP!!! To the best of my knowledge, gestation is only 63 days. The fact that you found her box wet then and she was exhibiting nesting behaviour seems to indicate that she started labour 2 days ago and has not progressed. That and the "green goo" scream emergency if you want to save her life. Whether or not any pups can be saved only your vet can tell you.

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 01:26 PM
Hi Jimmy. There are very few people here who are knowledgable about breeding or whelping (you should also know that this is a very pro spay/neuter forum). You need to call your vet and/or breeding mentor asap. Whelping does not always run smoothly; it's in the best interest of your dog to treat any uncertainty as a possible emergency. Please call right away and let us know what your vet says.

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 01:29 PM
ETA: the greenish goo is probably meconium...which is basically the puppy's first poop. A VERY quick internet search seems to indicate that its presence before delivery of any pups is a sign of distress and an emergency.

I would skip the phone call, get your dog in the car, and get to a vet now.

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 01:37 PM
Thanks.........going to the vet now!

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 01:38 PM
Thank goodness...please let us know how she's doing when you get home. I hope she's ok. :fingerscr

hazelrunpack
January 25th, 2010, 02:21 PM
Good luck, JimmyCrown! :goodvibes: for your dog!

Gail P
January 25th, 2010, 02:29 PM
Good luck, hope everything's okay. :fingerscr

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 03:23 PM
Thank You sooooooooooo much for your responses. The vet examined her and her cervix is dialated but no puppy in the birth canal. He gave her a p.o.p. injection to induce labor........ now just a matter of time. If she cannot give birth in 90 minutes or so he is going to do a c-section..........cross your fingers for us and again God bless you for your kind words and help!!! Jim

Marcha
January 25th, 2010, 03:31 PM
Fingers and everything crossed Jim. I'm so glad you took immediate action when you got the first replies here. Keep us updated!

Myka
January 25th, 2010, 03:39 PM
I'm also glad you took immediate reaction. I have my fingers crossed your female will be able to deliver naturally! If all else fails, I hope she and her pups are happy and healthy!

Please update soon! I will be stressing for you all day!! :p

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 04:13 PM
Thank you for the update!

You might want to talk to the vet about spaying her once she's out of danger...very often, dogs that have a hard time whelping are likely to be in the same dangerous position if they end up pregnant again. I'm sure you wouldn't want that for your pup!

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 07:36 PM
Ok, here it is..............To: all of you so very helpful mothers out there ..... I took "Baroness Reyna Liberty of Pine Creek" back to the vet. at 4:00 pm Central time. Upon opening her up to perform a c-section the Dr. found one of the pups cords to have wrapped around her uterus and had ruptured it. !!!!!!!!!

Wow...........at that time the Dr. was doubtful that any of the pups were alive. He took them one by one and the assistants and I worked to start them breathing........... ALL FOUR PUPS LIVED !!!!! AND ALL FOUR WERE HEALTHY MALES!!!!!!!!!
Not a moment too soon was the c-section performed!!!!!!!!
The Dr. stitched the ruptured uterus and her side up and we brought her home with her 4 lively HEALTHY puppys to give them their first taste of momma's milk!!
THANK'S TOO ALL OF YOU WONDERFUL FOLKS FOR THE IMMEDIATE RESPONSE'S AND WONDERFUL GUIDANCE !!!!
And just in case you wondered .........all of the pups are spoken for by wonderful family's with children and one will even go straight to training to be a seeing eye-dog.
Her first litter some 4 years ago she produced an AKC Grand Champion........
This will be her last litter Bless her heart!
Lucky to have kind folks out there that express compassion and love for our canine companions.
THANKS AGAIN AND GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU !!!

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 07:38 PM
Thank you for the update!

You might want to talk to the vet about spaying her once she's out of danger...very often, dogs that have a hard time whelping are likely to be in the same dangerous position if they end up pregnant again. I'm sure you wouldn't want that for your pup!


Yes, the good Dr. and I had that discussion and she will have that surgery next after all of this trauma is over with. Thank You sooooooooo much for your kind and caring words. Jim

hazelrunpack
January 25th, 2010, 07:45 PM
How scary! I'm so glad it all turned out so well, Jim! How are they all doing tonight? :goodvibes:

On another note, I hope you're prepared to post some pics of mom and pups soon. :D

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 07:54 PM
Jim, that's fantastic news: mom and babes are safe and well, hooray!:D

I'm glad we were able to help in some small way :D Your girl's safety was our first concern. :goodvibes: Thank you for hearing our concern and heeding the advice...I suspect your gut was already telling you something wasn't right, you just needed a nudge to get you moving :D Glad also to hear that momma will be spayed once she's healthy :thumbs up:thumbs up

The only repayment I personally will ask is MILLIONS OF PUPPY PICTURES (please) :lovestruck: GSDs are my favourite breed and I am long overdue for some GSD puppiness. :flirt:

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 07:56 PM
Reyna is still "Out of it" and the puppy's are very animated which is good! And loving momma's milk. I will be by her side all night long without a doubt. She just now raised up to get her first glimpse of her 4 miracles!!!!!!!!! Priceless!
One of you will have to tell me how to post pics.

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 07:58 PM
jim, that's fantastic news: Mom and babes are safe and well, hooray!:d

i'm glad we were able to help in some small way :d your girl's safety was our first concern. :goodvibes: Thank you for hearing our concern and heeding the advice...i suspect your gut was already telling you something wasn't right, you just needed a nudge to get you moving :d glad also to hear that momma will be spayed once she's healthy :thumbs up:thumbs up

the only repayment i personally will ask is millions of puppy pictures (please) :lovestruck: Gsds are my favourite breed and i am long overdue for some gsd puppiness. :flirt:


absolutely!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Marcha
January 25th, 2010, 07:59 PM
Jim, congratulations!! I'd love to see photos soon too.
Keep us updated on mom and the boys!

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 08:01 PM
Reyna is still "Out of it" and the puppy's are very animated which is good! And loving momma's milk. I will be by her side all night long without a doubt. She just now raised up to get her first glimpse of her 4 miracles!!!!!!!!! Priceless!
One of you will have to tell me how to post pics.

Oh, feeding well already, wonderful!

Ok, so pics:

method 1: upload them to your flicr or photobucket account, then use the "insert image" icon

method 2: at the bottom of your post, you should see the option to "manage attachments"; you can upload directly from your computer this way, but the file size is limited (I prefer option 1 for that reason)

hazelrunpack
January 25th, 2010, 08:01 PM
Do you have a photo editor on your computer that allows you to resize a digital image? If so, download the images from your camera, choose one to post, resize it so that the size is less than 197 KB. Then click on the Post Reply button to get a new reply box. Click on the paperclip icon in the menu, then browse to the resized picture on your machine and click on Upload. You can upload three pics per post. :thumbs up

I'm on dial-up so this is the only way I can post pics. Bendyfoot can tell you how to post from a photo-sharing site if you prefer to do it that way. :D

hazelrunpack
January 25th, 2010, 08:02 PM
okay, nevermind that last bit--I see bendy already did! :laughing:

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 08:24 PM
Cannot find the "manage attachments" that you are referring to

Dee-O-Gee
January 25th, 2010, 08:26 PM
Wow Jim..how scary. So glad to hear that you have discussed spay options with your vet.

I too, am very eager to see some puppy pictures like...really soon! :thumbs up

hazelrunpack
January 25th, 2010, 08:27 PM
When you get into the Post Reply dialogue, you'll see a paperclip icon in the menu across the top of the box--you can either click on that to manage the attachments, or scroll down to the box just below the reply box. You'll see a Manage Attachments button in the Additional Options box.

bendyfoot
January 25th, 2010, 08:53 PM
Hmmm...do newbies have to have a certain # of posts before they can have pics? :confused:

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 09:25 PM
Ok I'm trying to get this.....lol

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 09:35 PM
send you some more tomorrow..........or you can make it easy on me by writing a short note to my e-mail
jimmycrown@hotmail.com ......The other pics are larger files.
Thanks all!!!

Jim

Chaser
January 25th, 2010, 09:45 PM
Very relieved that Mom and pups are all okay. :goodvibes:

I've noticed that since I got Windows 7 I don't have to re-size pics anymore....just attach them and it seems to figure itself out :shrug: So if you happen to have it then the process is much easier.

Myka
January 25th, 2010, 10:01 PM
Oh yay! I am so happy to hear everything went well. Whew! Thanks for posting the pic, I look forward to more! :D

:fingerscr For a speedy recovery for mama hound.

Dee-O-Gee
January 25th, 2010, 10:04 PM
I've noticed that since I got Windows 7 I don't have to re-size pics anymore....just attach them and it seems to figure itself out :shrug: So if you happen to have it then the process is much easier.

That's a helpful hint to know Chaser! :thumbs up
Sorry to be :offtopic: but how are you liking windows 7?

JimmyCrown
January 25th, 2010, 10:13 PM
TTY folks tomorrow! thanks again!!

Chaser
January 25th, 2010, 10:14 PM
That's a helpful hint to know Chaser! :thumbs up
Sorry to be :offtopic: but how are you liking windows 7?

Fantastic! So much faster, no crashing or freezing, easy to navigate and new hardware works in seconds (no installing drivers, yada yada.....) :thumbs up

Dee-O-Gee
January 25th, 2010, 10:28 PM
TTY folks tomorrow! thanks again!!

Thank you Jim for keeping us all up to date. Good luck with down loading pictures soon!

Fantastic! So much faster, no crashing or freezing, easy to navigate and new hardware works in seconds (no installing drivers, yada yada.....) :thumbs up

Whoot-whoot! Glad to hear this Chaser! We've been seriously thinking of getting a new computer but have been waiting to hear Window 7 feedback! :thumbs up

Gail P
January 25th, 2010, 10:33 PM
So glad to hear that mom and pups are all okay :highfive: :thumbs up

mona_b
January 26th, 2010, 10:36 AM
I'm so glad everything worked out and that mom will be spayed....:thumbs up

Love to see pics....This breed is VERY close to my heart as I have raised 3.

Question..Was this a planned breeding? I take it mom has some titles behind her?

Love4himies
January 26th, 2010, 12:13 PM
I am so glad everything turned out :thumbs up and double :thumbs up:thumbs up for spaying.

I can't wait to see the pics. :D :cloud9:

BrownEyedGirl
January 26th, 2010, 01:51 PM
So happy to hear everything worked out ok. Congrats!!

Myka
January 26th, 2010, 06:54 PM
How are momma and pups doing today?