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How to care for bitches before, during and after birth

It is important for every dog ​​owner to take care of the puppy before, during and after birth to minimize the loss of breeders. For those who breed dogs, each time the mother gives birth to a baby is a lot of effort to care, requires the owner must have much experience and knowledge required. In this article, will show you how to take care of bitches before, during and after birth.

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How to care for bitches before and during birth
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    What to do when your dog is born?

    Probability: Based on the mating period (record time and number of matings), the magnitude of your abdomen can be predicted by the time of birth. Accordingly, if the mother's belly is small, few will have a long gestation period, usually over 64 days, even in the case of a gestation period of 68 to 70 days. On the contrary, if the belly is large, many children will be born sooner, about 57 to 58 days. Therefore, the time when the puppy opens eyes fast or slow depends on the number of children at birth (If the little time to open eyes is short because the puppy is "older").
    - Signs mother dog to lay
    Puppies are about to give birth when they show signs of pre-delivery milk for 3 to 4 days, seeing fetal movement from the abdomen. Dogs eat less, urinate more often, even lose control because of blunted bladder.
    Before 2 to 4 hours of birth, the mother will show signs of eating, diarrhea, urination, shortness of breath, chirp, restlessness, rasping, reflex nodes. At this time you should find and prepare the dog for a warm, quiet, quiet place to make birth. If possible, you can fold a wood perforation up to 20cm high, clean linen inside.
    Before giving birth, do not give your mother or dog to eat a variety of indigestible foods such as milk, meat, etc. During the calving process, observe for signs of difficult labor, severe pain, pregnancy, after 4 to 6 hours. Without birth, no puncture should invite veterinarians to help.
    Prepare a little salt water for your mother to drink.
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    Should intercourse be 'delivered'?

    It is better to have natural bitches, but you need to watch for birth problems to handle them promptly. But with the mother dog that fierce temperament, you should not interfere too much can cause shock, psychological stress can cause arterial rupture, blood loss leading to death.
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    What is "giving birth"?

    Dogs that are considered difficult to deliver when laboring for 6 to 8 hours without calving, do not show a lot of pressure or pressure but the pregnancy can not.
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    What is "reverse pregnancy"?

    The term "reverse pregnancy" for dogs does not depend on the head or tail, but rather "pregnancy posture".
    The cases of reverse pregnancy with dogs are as follows:
    - Only the puppy head out but not out 2 chi before or just one out.
    - Head does not come out though with 1 or 2 limbs out.
    - The tail has come out but one or two hind legs are not out.
    In these cases, if you want to pull the pregnancy out, you must move back to the forward position: head and two front to front, tail and two later.
    How to care for bitches before and during birth
    How to care for bitches during birth
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    Should the mother eat the placenta?

    When the mother naturally spawns, eating the placenta becomes self-procreation and biting her belly button, which is perfectly normal. If you intervene to support the mother dog should also be fed from 1 to 2 placentas, should not be fed entirely can cause indigestion.
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    How do you cut your umbilical cord?

    You can interrupt the umbilical cord for puppies, tighten only 1cm away from the abdominal skin or clamp the umbilicus to stop the bleeding (ensure good sterilization with alcohol 70 degrees or 5% iodine alcohol).
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    Should the baby be exposed and breast-fed right after birth?

    Just like humans, feeding a puppy's early breastmilk is essential for dogs with good resistance. If after 24 hours from birth without breastfeeding, puppies will usually die prematurely.
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    Immediately after birth, breastfeeding is required
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    How to care for bitches after giving birth

    - For the mother to drink salt water and light snacks
    Keep quiet and discreet for your dog and puppy
    - Cleaning puppies and the back area of ​​the mother dog.
    - rearranging the litter, replacing the liner with clean clothes. However, you should pay attention not to lined too much blankets, cloth, keeping in the drive because it can cause puppies trapped, not breast to breastfeed or mother to die child.

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