I found a dog that is pregnant. What can I do to help the mother…

I found a dog that is pregnant. What can I do to help the mother dog deliver healthy puppies?

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello, Your found dog needs to visit your veterinarian. There are far too many items that may affect the heath of both the mother and puppies. The mom needs to be checked for intestinal worms with a fecal exam, heart worms with a blood test, and vaccine status. We also get very concerned about vaccinating, deworming and jeopardizing the health of the unborn puppies. At minimum provide a good, high-quality commercially available dog food, (we usually recommend a puppy food for expecting moms) and fresh clean water that is in a high sided, steady and sturdy container so the puppies… Read more »