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I had a mother dog that had puppies yesterday and 3 have died

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I had a mother dog that had puppies yesterday and 3 have died now. Some puppies are fat and some are pretty small and frail looking. Her back 2 teets are HUGE like they have not been nursed from, yet I am seeing the puppies nurse and she is not pushing them away.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear about your puppies dying. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
Are all the puppies nursing, even the frail ones?
Does the mother seem healthy, is she eating?
This is an Info Request to help me answer your question.
Rebecca