Asked in Guinea Pigs, Babies, Hamsters, Blood Types
Can you still grab the father or the mother hamster if they have babies?
You can hold the dad, but not the mom or pups. The dad should be separated from the pups but you could hold him. The mom would eat the pups if you touched them, or sometimes even her! Never touch the pups until they are old enough. ...
Can you touch new born puppies without the mother rejecting them?
Mom will not reject her pups because you touch them. However you should watch mom's reactions. Some moms are comfortable with their pups being handled. ...
Asked in Hamsters
What happens if hamster mom eats its pups?
If a hamster mom eats some of her pups, don't worry. It's natural. It means she doen't think she can handle all the pups so cuts down the numbers. If you don't give the mom enough to eat and drink, she will kill her pups and save them a long death of dehydration or starvation. Also, if you touch the pups, she might reject them, or eat them to protect them. It sounds wierd, but it's just nature. ...
Asked in Dog Breeds
Can a Labrador mom give birth to all lab pups and one rottweiler?
Labrador mom gives birth to all lab pups not one Rottweiler because Rottweiler is a different breed from Labrador.........! ...
Asked in Dog Health, Dog Breeding and Mating
How do you keep a first time mom dog from laying on her pups and suffocating them?
Well most first time mom dogs won't lay on their pups, but if your dog is then i would recommend to watch her really closely and never leave her in the same room with her pups. Or another solution may be to give away the pups to some of your friends or family. I truly hoped that helped :) ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Health, Dog Care
How long can the mother be away from the puppies?
Mom should be with pups constantly for first 48hrs in warm, quiet, dimly lit room with limited contact only to change bedding and feed. On the 3rd day, after a feeding, Mom can be away for one hour at a time. But not more than twice a day. After 4weeks, Mom can be away for 3hrs at a time. After 6wks, Mom should spend 12 of every 24hrs with pups. After 8wks and pups are eating and drinking on own, Mom...
Asked in Dog Health, Dog Breeds, Animal Life
Your dog is not feeding her pups and her breast are swollen what is wrong?
Your gonna have to feed the pups yourself if you don't your pups will die. If the dogs breast are swollen then your dog is sick. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Health, Dog Behavior
How long do dogs feed ththeir young for?
Generally the Mom-dog nurses the pups for 10-12 weeks. It will depend on when and how much other food is introduced to them from the owner, and again the breed itself and number of pups whelped.... not to mention the Mom-dog's attitude! ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Health, Dog Breeds
Its being a 13days your dog had pups you want to take her to the groomers can you do that and will the pups be ok until she get back?
give it another week so the mom can be by her puppies maybe even longer
Asked in Domestic Dogs
What if mother dogs doesn't want to sleep with her pups?
Either somehow FORCE the mom to sleep with her pups or you cuddle them up keeping them warm and if the mom lets it put them down when they need to suckle. If she doesn't allow it feed them with a bottle of warm but not too hot milk. ...
Asked in Pugs
What to do after litter of pugs are born?
You need to help mom while the pups are being born as most pug moms cannot open the sacks. Afterwards mom will lick them dry and you should give her and the pups a whelping box or a crate that has no areas that a pup can get its head stuck in and enough room so mom doesn't crush them. Baby pools work very well for this. This should be in a low traffic room and left alone. Mom will...