Happy Birthday to the Power of Ten! The name we gave Silver and Brut's litter. They are turning FIVE years old today and we have a special treat for all of our readers, a video of two of the births of those 10 puppies.
It starts with the first three newborns who landed in our hands as new mom Silver gave birth standing up. We had to open them out of their sacs, dry them off until they cried and cut and tie the chord.
The first birth on the video is when Silver finally laid down to have Chance, the fourth puppy. Chance broke through his sac and placenta on the way out of the canal. So Silver only needed to dry him off then let him feed.
The second birth is a little more gory as this little guy we called T-bone was born still in sac with the placenta in tact. This was one birth that Silver did the the whole job herself, with a little help from me opening up the sac around the head and shifting things so it would be easier for her. Time is everything in those first few moments of life. Enjoy here or on YouTube
We knew our lives were going to change with these 10 little miracles,
but we never knew how much.
(in their birth order)
Jan.2, 2008-Oct. 9, 2012
Jan. 2, 2008-2012
Happy 5th Birthday to our little ones who are all grown up now.
We love you.
Grandma and Grandpa