Well, Lucy decided that last night around 11:30 would be a good time to start whelping. After being agitated and aggressively nesting all day, she delivered 5 large, healthy black and white pups.
Here is Lucy prior to delivery, looking fat and ready to be done with pregnancy:
The first pup, a male, was very large and she needed help delivering him:
Pup #2 - also male:
Pup #3 - the first girl:
Pup #4 - another male. Hubby likes this one best because of the spot:
And last pup #5 - a girl and also enormous.
After the pups were born, poor Lucy was just exhausted. She had a quick feed for the pups and then got a little rest: