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What is the longest a dog can be pregnant

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i dont know exactly when my dog got pregnant and she just had pups and we would like to know who they were by. We had another dog and he died like the first of june or the middle and i was wondering if they could possibly be his????
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Vet Tech Amy replied 10 years ago.

The average gestation period is 58-63 days. This can vary by breed and individual dog. I believe the longest possible natural birth is usually 68 days. This means that the earliest possible date from today would be June 18th.

Please let me know if you need additional information.