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I have a 4Lb chihuahua who is 52 days pregnant and her temp

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I have a 4Lb chihuahua who is 52 days pregnant and her temp is now 98.7. I am worried because it is early for her to have her pups. Is this normal for small dogs. She has been picky with eating and just laying around. Please advise.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 years ago.
Hi Debbie,
Yes, a low temperature is a sign that she will have her puppies soon. Are you positive about the breeding dates? If so, it is too early. Since her temperature is low and she isn't eating well, I think she should be examined by a veterinarian soon. You don't want to take a risk with her or her puppies' health. Good luck, Rebecca
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Ok, thanks I will try to get her to a vet today.