I have a seven year old half mini pin who got pregnant by a Yorkie mix. Please help
Before you tell me how terrible and irresponsible I am I already know that. SHe will be spayed after she gives birth I don't think I feel comfortable doing it while pregnant. I feel terrible that this happened it was an accident and I am sick over it. I just want to help my dog through this because she is my priority, I have an appointment with the vet this week I am just looking for some advice until then. Please only give me some helpful advice if you really are a dog lover help me move forward from this point. What's done is done now all I can do is try to make my dog as comfortable as possible!
on Feb 26th 2013
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The vet is a good first step. Hopefully they will do a full evaluation to make sure your dog is healthy enough to carry the pregnancy without harm to her. I would also start researching how to make a good quiet birthing area, appropriate whelping box, and how to help care for newborn puppies and best practices in keeping the puppies' area clean and sanitary. I would also start looking into adoption contracts and/or the best route to find responsible adopters for the puppies. Hopefully Toto who is an actual experienced breeder will be along with better specifics.
Kolbe answered on 2/26/13. Helpful? / 2
Good advice from Kolbe. No lectures from me. You are doing a fine job beating yourself up, I'm sure.
To add to Kolbe, I would start putting aside some money whenever you can to cover the cost of taking care of the pups..shots, worming, etc, or for (god forbid) an emergency.
Wiley answered on 2/26/13. Helpful? / 0