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Growing Family…

I don’t exactly know how to say this. I don’t even know what to feel about it but…

Ok, remember how anxious we were to have puppies but when we went to see the vet we were told that Angel was NOT pregnant. So we left the clinic thinking we would have to deal with a female undergoing false pregnancy.

We’ve been watching Angel since then and she seem to take the “pregnancy” a little too seriously. We did read in some of the articles that some who are undergoing false pregnancy would have it harder than the others. The panting, the eating, the peeing everytime, the restlessness, even lactating and nesting.  But Angel was getting uncannily big in the middle section! Now that’s not part of the symptoms. Fake pregnancies don’t produce babies, but her tummy looks like there are.

We were getting worried because Angel looked so uncomfortable. Then Gayl, while trying to soothe our little princess, said she felt something poking at her hand while she was holding Angel’s abdomen. That was when we decided we needed to have her checked again.

Well, to make the long story short, the false pregnancy was false!

Our previous vet, who incidentally doesn’t work in the animal hospital anymore (surprise surprise), was so adamant that Angel was not pregnant, and we took his word for it. So imagine our surprise when we saw the xray… 4 small skeletal formations… we’re having 4 puppies!!! Holy cow! Now our worries are different, but our new lady vet gave us an article to read about how to help our baby deliver her babies.

Angel’s “Delivery Room” everything is ready for when she gives birth… towels, string to tie the umbilical cord, scissors to cut umbilical cord. What else do we need?

We just hope and pray that Angel will get through this without much difficulty.

*If you have any suggestions about what to do to help in whelping, it’ll be more than welcome.