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Whelping and Raising Puppies, Breeding, Reproducing and Showing

Two puppies are laying in front of each other in a Whelping box on top of pee pads. The black puppy is about to bite the tan puppy.

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Whelping: Close-to-Textbook Case

A person holding two newborn puppies belly out. One puppy is tan and white and the other pup is black and white. The dog's tongues are showing. The pads of their paws and their bellies are pink.