20 Days into Skylar's Pregnancy!

Week Four (Days 22-28)

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PUPPIES

  • Development of eyes and spinal cord
  • Faces take shape
  • Fetuses grow from 5-10 mm to 14-15 mm
  • Organogenesis begins– Embryos are at their most susceptible to defects
  • Days 26 – 32 are the best days to palpitate (i.e.. feel for the puppies)

CHANGES IN THE BITCH

  • We should start to see possible clear vaginal discharge
  • We should notice mammary glands beginning to develop

CARE OF THE BITCH

  • We are limiting strenuous activity (such as working, jumping, long runs)
  • We will be adding Grizzly Salmon Omega 3 oil daily