06 April, 2008

Lucy's puppies are here

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:

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