It should not be too late to spay her provided your vet is willing to do this - technically can be done at any point, but bigger operation the further along she is and viable puppies have to be euthanased if she was near term (9 weeks) I think if your intention was to spay her post season this is your best option, and I would make sure any costs over and above a routine spay are passed on to her breeder.I'd be worried about a 10m old skeletally immature bitch having a litter, likely to run into issues giving birth, would often have a small (in numbers) litter which means the individual pups can be large, issues with nutritional demands of pregnancy when she is still growing, quite apart from genetic problems from a sibling mating.I don't know why you are expecting a flaming, I'd reserve that for the breeder, she's the one who was too slack to supervise or too scared to tell you she'd been mismated so you could take action early. Howling is one of many forms of vocal communication used by dogs. Your dog will be fine I'm sure. No discharge. Show love to your dog, maybe spoil him a little bit. Here are some common reasons behind why your puppy is crying and how you can help. Lincolns refers to these periodic behavioral displays as “fear periods.” During these times puppies can suddenly become afraid of new things or of things that didn’t previously scare them. “How you act when a puppy is crying can dramatically affect future behavior,” she says. My head is spinning. Her vulva is possibly slightly swollen looking. Your dog may actually remain happily oblivious to the entire change going on and continue to behave normally. Reward good behavior, not bad behavior, with your attention.”. Lincoln also likes to fill a muffin tin with kibble then top each cup with a tennis ball. jenlowe80. If the cost of medical care to prevent pregnancy in a dog is problem, there is a near foolproof way to prevent it that is absolutely free. Here are some common reasons behind why your puppy is crying and how you can help. We're not bad people. A continuous is a dog’s way of trying to get your attention. I would get her scanned to be sure, but I betcha she's not in pup. When your dog is ready to eat again, offer a small amount of easily-digestible food (like boiled chicken and rice). Based on nothing more than my instinct and the fact that she's been a bit slow to eat her food in the last few days I took her to the vet today and it looks like she's fucking pregnant . i gave her a pig ear and she wouldn't eat it but as soon as my partner gave it to her she took it and started to chew it. We know 100% that it didn't happen on our watch. She always has been anyway but she's really OTT at the moment. And compared to a human, an acutely observant dog might just notice that his owner is “showing” sooner in her pregnancy. This typically happens between 8-12 weeks, at 4-9 months, and again at 1 ½-2 years, says Lincoln. This happened to a rescue of my mum's and they just whipped the whole lot out (so spay and abort) and the dog was fine. How to help: This can be normal behavior for a puppy, but pet parents should pay close attention to their puppy’s body language. And he will not stop crying? How to help: It’s important to get your puppy to the vet as soon as possible if you notice any of these symptoms. From what I've read my dog could be in danger from giving birth so young? I know this is frowned upon by many but it felt like the right decision for us. “Puppies need mental as well as physical exercise,” Lincoln says. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. Not good for me or the baby. How to help: Lincoln says that it’s important that you acknowledge your puppy when you walk in the door and be present and pay attention when you are spending time with your puppy. “Once they are quiet, you can give them all the attention you want. Most pregnant women themselves experience emotional stress, and it will be likely “rub off on” the dog. Fucking hell would she be getting away with that. We had her booked in to be neutered back in March but on the day they couldn't do it because she had vaginitis and we were told by the vets that we had to wait till 2 months after her first season. You're right though - the dates do sound off. The alternative is too stressful right now. So, what can you do to improve fertility and the chances of a successful pregnancy? We didn't have to go away but I genuinely thought she was in safe hands and at 8 months was old enough for a week in someone else's care. I would have thought the breeder is the safest place to have boarded her. I've stopped being hysterical now. "I could see it in his eyes he was still there, but you could just tell it wasn't good," she said. She was at the breeders from 5th to the 13th and according to the breeder her season started on the 10th. Ways to Stop Pregnancy in Dogs By Lee Morgan Shelters are full of puppies because of unwanted pregnancies in dogs. Or should we change his food? When she went to lift him up, the dog yelped loudly. Take your dog to work with you, if possible. In fact, it just makes it worse. . If your puppy’s cries occur primarily in the time leading up to meals, it could be a sign of hunger. It'll be long and rambly. That's my fear . We're not irresponsible people. “If you need to be more mobile you can also tie your puppy to your waist with a leash and attach it to a harness so you’ll always know where he is,” Lincoln says. Yes, he can smell the hormones given off by the female in heat and will continue to whine and go nuts until she's out of heat. Were really worried? Another dog. Please don't lay into me. I'm sure when you purchased her it was specifically for a pet and the condition was that she does not breed? But the breeding didn't work. If you want to stop your dog from whining, you first have to understand why he is whining. It just seems such an irresponsible thing to do (her not you!) Some symptoms to be on the lookout for include lethargy, a loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness or an increased breathing rate. When we took her home Pup was very lethargic and was bleeding for 2 more weeks. Stop Beagle whining – Reasons for Whining. When a woman is pregnant, her body chemistry — and, as a result, her distinct odor — shifts. Pup was born on Aug 17th last year so is 9 months not 8. If your dog is secreting vaginal discharge, or if she abruptly becomes lethargic and depressed, she may have miscarried or aborted her pregnancy, though you will need to bring her to the veterinarian for a proper diagnosis. Females can have what is called "phantom pregnancies" which is where they mimic the symptoms of pregnancy exactly, even if they have never been mated. There are hundreds of women on mn who have fallen pregnant unexpectedly and do so with no judgement yet all hell seems to break loose if it's a dog or a cat. But if they're past a certain point they wouldn't be able to. She text DP last week saying that due to shift changes at work she had to rehome all her dogs and would we be interested in taking another . “Fears can become ingrained when a puppy is exposed to a fearful situation over and over again.”. Crying during pregnancy isn't just perfectly normal — it's also fairly common. Having an idea of how dogs react to human pregnancy will help you when the happy event occurs in your family. Any advice would be most welcome. Pup hadn't yet had her first season. I don't think there's much point in giving her the vets bills as she'll no doubt just deny letting it happen. When a dog thus decides to hide under the bed or couch for hours at a time, it becomes a point of concern. It all seemed like what I'd been led to expect from her first season. Breeder was breeding kc reg ones kept a male from prev litter who got his mother pregnant so he wanted rid of them ASAP. Raspberry Leaf Tablets are a licensed veterinary herbal medicine that is authorised to aid in the prevention of pseudo-pregnancy in dogs. Two weeks later on a Friday, Sidlowe heard the crying. But he could barely stand up. Towards the end of the pregnancy your dog is going to get a bit bigger due to the rapid growth spurt with the puppies. When we put other food with it, such as gravy or sausage, she will eat most of it. - £200 voucher to be won, How have you shown your appreciation for the NHS? I love how people jump to conclusions. My Pet Died and I Can't Stop Crying Crying after the death of a pet is a normal and healthy way of grieving. Be clear to your dog whining won’t get him what he wants. Let’s take a look at some of the possible reasons. If your normally affectionate pup becomes anti-social and doesn’t want to be touched or runs away or hides from you, he could be in pain or suffering from an injury. My dog is well looked after, he is fed, walked everyday, played with and loved, however the past few days when we put his food down he eats like two mouthfuls then leaves the rest?? My 10 yr old staffie I took in as a pup. If the fearful behavior persists or worsens, talk to your veterinarian. Punishment. The main reason for the vet trip is that she's been ignoring her kibble. Does anyone have any advice or relevant experience? He may stop if you punish him but it just confuses him and ultimately hurts your relationship,” Lincoln says. Withhold food for up to 12 hours and offer your dog ice instead of water until his symptoms subside. Ken Gillespie Photography / Getty Images In most cases, you can manage excessive whining with basic training, mental stimulation, and exercise.When the behavior is seriously resistant to change, you may need to bring in a trainer or behaviorist for extra help. The first 4-5 days were while she was at the breeder's house. The best way to get your puppy to stop crying is to get to the root of the problem. “Puppies don’t have the reserves of adult dogs, so taking a ‘wait-and-see’ approach is riskier in younger pets,” warns Coates. On the command 'sit', press the dog's hindquarters firmly down with your left hand while keeping the dog's head supported in the air. I feel so awful for my dog. Does anyone know what could be wrong? And this is why the dog needs to be properly trained so it can relax to make way for the new member of the family. If your dog refuses to eat anything for 24 hours or more — especially during the later stages of pregnancy — or the loss of appetite is accompanied by listlessness, take her to a vet for X-ray or an ultrasound. I'd be handing my notice in first. My dog refuses to eat the new dog food we got for her. Favorite Answer. “By yelling at a crying puppy you might actually be reinforcing the behavior you’re hoping to stop,” she says. X. You don't think she let it happen on purpose do you? Still not a clear indication. “We’re not sure why but it could be because a puppy’s brain has growth spurts,” she adds. You really need to be discussing this with the breeder. As harsh as it is, if the pups are born with deformaties they can be pts humainly, but even if not you need to talk to the vet about how to home the puppies to responsible people who won't breed from them. Report 0 Reply. “They’ll cry if they can’t get to someone they want to be with like when they see a child come home from school. Our vet said they obviously don't want more unwanted puppies in the world. Loss of Appetite Your dog may refuse to eat its food prior to going into labor. Friends of my parents had two dogs from the same litter which they allowed to breed although there were no repercussions in terms of issues with the puppies (which she kept, all five of them! To promote confidence, Coates recommends exposing your puppy at a later time with a “less intense version of the experience.” For example, if a puppy barks and backs away when approached by a stranger, repeat the scenario the next day keeping a greater distance from the stranger and allowing the puppy to approach the person rather than the other way around, says Coates. Make sure your puppy is in a crate or other safe location, then take a walk outside to calm down until you can address the situation in a more effective manner. She has been an absolute joy. What is making you think she is pregnant? If she's pregnant, I'd be getting on to the breeder and giving her an earful tbh. The reasons for this behavior are wide-ranging, and there could be more than one explanation for why your dog won’t lie down. What won't help. Others like to cuddle up with them while watching TV. Breeder practically insisted that Pup stay with her (and refused £ for it until we physically shoved it in her hand). But as soon as you leave, he can’t keep his mouth shut. Secondary schools are stuffed, GOVERNMENT ADMITS, Downing Street to hold press conference this afternoon, Win up to £500 worth of clothes: Share what you would buy from Zalando, What are your best budget buys this Christmas? To add to the fucking mess I am 30 weeks pregnant and absolutely beside myself. But in addition to ensuring your puppy gets regular exercise and play with you, you can try adding some food puzzles for those times when you have to be gone. She vomited yesterday and had diarrhoea. Ultimately it was our naivety and bad judgement that allowed us to believe she was 100% capable of looking after our pup. Encourage family members and guests to also ignore any whining or seeking attention behavior . The reason to spoil your dog during pregnancy, if you don’t already spoil the living daylights out of them like I do, is because the dogs most likely get less attention while you’re pregnant. There could be a growth up to about 30% so ensure that you feed your pregnant dog not eating accordingly. As soon as the whining stops, reward the quiet behavior with a pet or treat. I think if all the vets agree that it is ethically sound they will go ahead and do the abortion. We considered a rescue and I visited Dog's Trust numerous times but didn't find a dog that was the right one for us and selfishly didn't want an older dog or a dog with behavioural issues for our first family pet. 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