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I have a Husky and she has put on a fare bit of weight and

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I have a Husky and she has put on a fare bit of weight and she has enlarged nipples you can see the are filling up with milk I am just wondering how far along would she be to be producing milk
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: her name is ***** ***** she is around 1.5 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Echo?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello. Thanks for the question.

Once we start getting milk in the mammary glands, we're usually ~ 1 week out from whelping. Dogs gestation periods are 62 days (9 weeks).

Here is a nice week by week summary of a pregnant dog:

http://www.royalcanin.co.uk/knowledge-centre/dogs-pregnancy-week-week/

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