When your canine is pregnant, you want to know how many pups there are. After all, this number could very well affect everything from potential adopters to the birthing room.
When Cecilia Lanton Bunkergota received word, her dog was pregnant, she was ecstatic.
Cecilla, a proud owner of a distinguished breeding program, is the definition of an expert. In the past 27, her breeding program has produced numerous titled champions.
Cecilia would take Miley on regular visits to the veterinarian to ensure her pups were healthy and safe.
However, with all her previous years of training, Cecilia became more and more concerned. As Miley’s pregnancy advanced, her frame was getting extremely large.
No one knew the actual number.
When the time came for Miley to give birth, a veterinarian nurse team was in place on standby.
Once the delivery started, both Cecilla and the nurses were astounded.
Dalmatian litters are typically around 8 – 10 puppies for each litter, and their first litters are routinely a lot more modest.
Cecilla thought Miley stopped after 15 because it looked like she was exhausted and wanted to rest. And then along came another one, and two more after that. The final count after the 13 hours in labor is 12 females and six males. All survived and are healthy.
Because there are so many little pups, Cecilia and her husband assist the new mother with puppy care. There is always a need for a fresh supply of warm milk for the little guys.
Cecilla and her husband have more than enough outside space, and the dogs have a wide range of activities they can do. Believe it or not, they have their” Wendy House.” with swings and slides.
The Australian National Kennel Club recorded Miley’s record-breaking achievement as the most significant litter out of 40,000 Dalmatian births in Australian history.