Canine Pregnancy

Canine Pregnancy Diagnosis  Palpation: from days 21 – 31 the embryonic vesicles may be palpated  After day 31 the vesicles change shape and become very difficult to feel  After day 50 the puppies may be palpated directly  Some large dogs or dogs with a tight abdomen may cause palpation to be extremely difficult  The number of fetuses and viability usually cannot be determined using palpation alone.  (more…)