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Q. My female will throw up food which the pup will eat. Why does she do that?
My female gave birth on 6/27/06 and her pups are doing great, but she will sometimes throw up her food and of course they eat it. Why does she do that? I asked the vet and she does not know why.

Thanks,
Diana

A. Now that’s a good one – of all people WHO SHOULD KNOW it should be your Vet.

This is a natural thing for mother dogs to do. That’s what wolves and fox and coyotes do in the wild to feed pups.

With this said these pups 3 ½ months old – they should have been weaned and away from their mother in the middle of August ( a month ago).
  
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