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my poodle is pregnant by my maltese- Maltipoos on the way

Discussion in 'Dogs - small breeds (toy) specific' started by 1sheila, Dec 2, 2009.



  1. 1sheila

    1sheila New Member

    Hello. I am new to this site. My poodle (Puppet) is almost 5 pounds and is pregnant by my Maltese (Sonny). I am concerned because of her size. I would love to hear from people who have bred maltipoos before and their story. (like how many pups, any complications, ect) Thank You- Sheila
     
  2. charmedagain

    charmedagain New Member

    Hi and welcome to the forums.
    I do not mean to sound rude, But if you knew there was a chance this was going to happen you really should have kept them apart.
    The only thing you can really do now is as much research as possible.
    Always think the worst what could go wrong usually will go wrong.

    Most dogs are easy whelpers and have no complications.
    I know nothing about maltipoos as i do not believe in mixing breeds as your only asking for trouble.

    How old are both dogs?
    Are they upto date on there shots, wormers?
    Do you have extra money to take your girl to the vets office for a check up during and after the pregnancy aswell as having the pups checked over once they born and beofre they goto there new homes.
    Could you cull any of the litter thathas things wrong with them like, Limbs missing, cleft palate, Water on the brain?

    With any animal pregnancy its a case of luck, sometimes things just dont work out,
    Good luck and hope things turn out well. But like i say research as much as you can before the big day...

    Mike
     
  3. cool254

    cool254 New Member

    Re: my poodle is pregnant by my maltese- Maltipoos on the wa

    Mixing breeds is just asking for trouble, i hope this go well.
     

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