Shelter dog gives birth to 20 pups
One homeless dog almost set a world record when she gave birth to a litter of 20 puppies on Tuesday. The Guinness Book of World Records says the largest litter of puppies born is 24.
The mother of the litter, Luna, was found in Winona, picked up by Smith County Animal Control, and taken to their shelter.
Luna’s labor started Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. but by 1:30 p.m. she was not doing well and emergency surgery was required. Dr. Roy Wilmeth of Kingdom Vet Clinic in Flint, delivered the puppies.
Eighteen of the litter survived. The emergency surgery cost $1200 and animal rescue group, Because4Paws, covered the surgical costs and care of the puppies.
Luna’s new family has now been moved to a temporary foster home where the puppies are bottle-fed every two hours.
Luna and her 18 puppies will eventually need a new, permanent home.
Over 100 dogs and puppies are picked up by officials from Smith County Animal Control on a monthly basis. Luna, a Heeler/Lab mix is one of those dogs.
The Smith County Animal Shelter currently has 68 additional dogs available for adoption. Adoptions are free.
Bichon Frise, the personality dog is a cheerful, small dog breed with a lot of love to give - 50 photos
Bichon Frisé is a breed of dog whose origins are not very clearly established, the experts in the field circulating several variants. In principle, it seems that Phoenician navigators and traders represented the dispersal vector of smaller dogs in the Mediterranean basin.
It is known that sailors took dogs with them as pets and to use them to exterminate mice and rats. Bichon Frize is a member of the Non-Sporting canine group in the USA, and a member of the Toy Dog canine group in the United Kingdom.
Generally speaking, the Mediterranean basin is the unanimously accepted "home" of the breed and the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands is the most widely accepted place of adoption. In fact, one of the names of the breed is Bichon de Tenerife.
The small size and the playful, pleasant nature, the natural charm and the hypoallergenic qualities of the fur quickly made it the pampering of the nobility salons. He quickly received the nickname "Bichonner" - Ferchezuitul and posed for the painters of the time (Boucher and Frahgonard).
Henry III of France and Napoleon III had a recognized weakness for these dogs. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries he was very popular in France among the middle class and even the poor social class, being preferred as a circus protagonist and companion of troubadours and flamboyants.
This dog is known as a charming, gentle, polite, playful animal. He is appreciated for his always cheerful, comforting attitude. Although small in size, it shows a sharp intelligence and an independent spirit, which does not lack courage.
It is not a noisy dog, it displays a certain safety in everything it does, it is malleable and adaptable. Bichon Frisé dogs are very affectionate, love people and want to be in their company all the time. They prove to be sociable and permissive in the company of other animals.
7.Cuddles with the owner
8.Someone is sleepy
9.Ready for meal
10.Little puppy girl
11.Bath time with bubbles
13.Perfect hair day
14.Eyes like chocolate candies
15.Such a cute look
16.White, fluffy buddy
18.Beach time with Bichon Frise
19.After playtime in the backyard
This Video Will Melt Your Heart - A Dog Owner Gently Wakes A Deaf And Blind Dog And Brought A Global Audience To Tears
The owner of a blind and deaf 10-month-old dog showed how he learned to wake her so that she was not afraid, and In just five days, the video has been viewed 51 million times and racked up over 12.5 million likes.
Aiden Michael Mann adopted an Australian Shepherd named Plum in July 2019. His colleagues tried to find a owner for her, and as soon as the man saw the poor puppy, he immediately realized that he wanted to take her to him.
Despite the fact that Mann already has one dog, he had to figure out how to accomodate Plum for a long time because of its disability.
The owner was very worried about the fact that Plum was scared every time when he woke her. The dog abruptly jumped up even from light touches. Then Mann decided to try to gently blow on her face, and it worked.
"People ask me how I wake up my deaf and blind pup without scaring her," Mann captioned a clip of himself approaching a sleeping Plum. "I slightly blow on her. She still gets startled until she feels me. Then she wants all the love."
Across Instagram and TikTok, the comments is full of support for Plum — with many emotional responses and even a reeaction from celebrities.
"Not being dramatic, but I would die for that dog," one commenter wrote.
"Why am I crying," the YouTube star and makeup guru Manny Mua commented on the video.
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