Podge went into labour just after midnight, and gave birth to the last pup at about 7 a.m. this morning. We have five healthy cocker spaniel pups, three boys and two girls. Podge is fine, and a natural mom.
When not feeding or asleep, the pups make a constant humming-squeaking noise. They feed and sleep lined up in a row.
The delivery, though long, was fairly uneventful. All but one of the pups are black. The liver and white girl was the last pup to arrive and came out backwards. Coming in last and arse first? I think that's the pup destined for our kennel.