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My dog has had seven puppies,the last one being born last night

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My dog has had seven puppies,the last one being born last night about 10 pm, she is now laying down and I think I can feel another one ,she looks uncomfortable what can I do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Susan replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Susan :

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Dr. Susan :

We need to confirm if she has any more puppies inside.

Dr. Susan :

To do that, she needs to have an x-ray.

Dr. Susan :

If we find another puppy, we can try to help her with medication and a lot of lubrication.

Dr. Susan :

If she has a puppy that she cannot get out, she could need surgery.

Dr. Susan :

Another possibility is that she has a problem like hypocalcemia (eclampsia).

Dr. Susan :

This is more common in small dogs, like Poppy, that have large litters.

Dr. Susan :

This can be detected easily with some blood testing.

Dr. Susan :

Please let me know if you have further questions. I am happy to continue until I provide the service that you seek.

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