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2008 Litter Blog
Saturday, 1 November 2008
Puppy 4
The fourth puppy, the only girl and the only red and white.  She weighed in at 8.5 oz.  She is just as pushy as her brothers.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:24 PM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 1 November 2008 8:26 PM EDT
Puppy 3
This is the third black boy.  He also weighed in at 8.8 oz.  He was born breach and was probably the most work for TC.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:19 PM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 1 November 2008 8:23 PM EDT
Puppy 2
Here is the second boy.  He weighed in at a hefty 8.8 oz.  He is the most plainly marked of the boys.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:13 PM EDT
Puppy 1
Here is the first black boy, he weighed in at 8.1 oz and even as basically a slug has managed to charm the vet staff.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:10 PM EDT
New Arrivals

It has been a very long day. Hard labor started at about 7:30am. At 8:15am the first puppy was delivered, a black boy. After that she was pretty frantic for about an hour. She couldn't really settle. We would let her have her boy and he would nurse for a while then she would get too frantic and was moving around too much so we would take him away. At 9:25 contractions started again. The continued for an hour with no puppy and she was pushing hard each time they hit so we called the vet. They had us come in for an x-ray. The pups were just not moving toward the birth canal. The vet was worried if she kept pushing so hard for so long she would get too tired to keep delivering so she gave her a shot of oxytocin to help move them along. At 11:30am the second puppy was delivered, another black boy. At 11:55 the third puppy was born, another black boy. At 12:30 the last puppy was born, a red girl. From the x-ray there was still something in there so another shot of oxy. We found that it was a partially reabsorbed fetus. So she got another shot of oxy before she was sent home. She is comfortably napping while the pups nurse and nap. Pictures soon.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:05 PM EDT
Tuesday, 21 October 2008
Oh My! She Looks As Big As A Whale
TC is getting huge!  Poor girl is normally petite and is now looking like an Orca.  She loves getting attention and has been doing a good job of getting it from anyone willing.  Only 1 1/2 weeks left until the puppies are due.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 10:37 PM EDT
Wednesday, 15 October 2008
Wellness Check
Today TC went in for a wellness check.  She is doing well and has gained 4 pounds since she was last at the vet's office.  The decided to have a look at the pups while she was there.  I think one of the pups got its picture taken twice but am not quite sure.  But now they all have their "first" photograph.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 10:14 PM EDT
Monday, 13 October 2008
Starting to Show
TC is starting to look pregnant.  She has lost he waist and is getting big.  It isn't stopping her from playing with my mom's boys.  She likes to keep active and enjoys the warm Southern California weather.  Only 3 weeks to go before the puppies are due.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 9:44 AM EDT
Monday, 29 September 2008
The Waiting is Thru

Finally the wait is over.  It always seems like those 28 days take years to pass but now we know that TC is definately pregnant.  The vet clearly saw 3 puppies and was pretty sure he saw a 4th.  Ultrasound is not really the best for counting but we definately know that we should have some pups in October. 

 Now is time for all the excitement of waiting and planning the pups arrival.  Their anticipated due date is October 31.  We are expecting nice shiny black and whites and beautiful orangey reds, perfect for a Halloween litter.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:17 PM EDT
Monday, 1 September 2008
28 Days and Counting

This morning TC was inseminated.  If everything goes as planned then we should be able to see some pups on an ultrasound in about 28 days.

 TC ovulated on Friday so that means we should expect puppies exactly 9 weeks from that date which means we should be welcoming some Howl - o - Ween babies.

Posted by kineticbasenjis at 8:07 PM EDT

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