Friday, August 24, 2012
Poor Buffalo had some difficulties with her litter of pups. There were five puppies in her womb, but two puppies died at or just before birth. Kirstin was here, and she told us that the bright green color in the sacks of the dead puppies indicated that they'd had an infection, probably caused by them pooping before birth (Kirstin based this on her EMT training regarding human births). About two weeks ago, one of the puppies started declining and eventually died. The two remaining pups seem healthy and active. We weren't planning to keep any of these puppies, so these two will be leaving before much longer. Good thing you guys asked for pictures when you did!