Getting a puppy while pregnant. Discussion in 'First Trimester' started by D3bbie, Feb 25, 2016. D3bbie Well-Known Member. Joined: Nov 15, 2015 Messages: 296 Likes Received: 5. End of last year we put a deposit down to be on the waiting list for a puppy with a very lovely breeder. Two months later we find out we're expecting and I'd not really. I’m still trying to convince my husband that getting a puppy (while 17 weeks pregnant) is not a completely bad idea. This article is very helpful. He argument is that the house needs to be organized still and we need to declutter and have a better routine. I’ll keep my fingers crossed. Reply
hey ladies, i'm 33 weeks pregnant and have been contemplating the idea of getting a puppy. I'm about to move 5 hours from my family and friends and I've always been a dog lover. I decided that it would be a better idea to wait until after the baby is born and I get in the hang of having a baby (my first) before adding a puppy too, I don't want the dog to be neglected.
Getting a puppy while pregnant. If this is your first time having a dog, I recommend NOT getting a puppy, but rather an adult from a shelter. I have grown up with dogs, and my DH and I rescued an adult one a year ago. We just got a puppy in December and it is so. much. work. Plus I hate breeding anyway (DH hunts and "needs" a purebred lab. Can Dogs Get Spayed While Pregnant? YES! There is an old belief that dogs cannot be spayed while they are pregnant. This is only a myth–many veterinarians will perform the procedure on a pregnant dog. The procedure will terminate the pregnancy, as it involves the complete removal of her ovaries and uterus, leaving nowhere for the pups to grow. Getting a Puppy While You’re Pregnant Could Have Perks for Your Future Baby.. So, if you’re pregnant and considering getting a puppy, maybe it’s not such a bad idea after all.
With that being said, our friends owe us a puppy (we watched 6 of their dogs while they were on vacation for 2 weeks) and they just had a litter of puppies and they happen to be the parents that we want. They won't be ready for another 6 weeks or so and then we can bring the puppy home and start training her. This is not my first puppy so I’m well aware of how much work they are. Just curious, has anyone gotten a puppy while pregnant? We’re picking up our second dog, an 8 week old lab, when I’m 27 weeks. We were supposed to get one from an earlier litter but it didn’t work out. Am I completely… Things to Avoid While Pregnant. The Downside Of Kitties, Dogs And Turtles During Pregnancy. The Downside of Kitties, Dogs and Turtles During Pregnancy. Many people consider pets members of their families. But pets can carry diseases that can be dangerous during your pregnancy.
Getting Sick While Pregnant. It is common for the immune system to weaken while you are pregnant, which makes you more susceptible to getting sick. Obviously, you want to do everything possible to avoid catching something, but don't be surprised if you do get sick while you are pregnant. Hi I'm currently 13+2 and me and my partner have just put a deposit down on a puppy, she's a sprocker and we pick her up July. Read more on Netmums Getting a New Puppy While Pregnant. April 21, 2020 …we did that. Now why the heck did we do that? A lot of people ask us that…basically if we are crazy. And yea, probably a little crazy, but it was for good reason (I think). Our little guy Marshall is a nearly 7-month-old mini Goldendoodle. I’m more than happy to share details about where.
Why would you get rid of a puppy, just because your pregnant? You need to take him to puppy training classes. He will have calmed down by the time your baby is born anyway. Mine is a year old and sleeps most of the time and only has a quick walk, she doesn't like going out as suffers from anxiety for some reason. As far as precautions while you are pregnant- nothing special, just be sanitary & don't carry him if he is heavy…. Personally, I don't think its a good idea to get a puppy when you are expecting. We got a 4 month old GSD when I was a few months pregnant with Chase, & I regret it. Zaida Khaze, a mom of two and creator of the Wiggletot Diaper Changer, adopted a puppy a few days before she found out she was pregnant.Realizing how much attention her puppy needed, she decided.
Why getting a puppy while pregnant is not as crazy as you think I've noticed a phenomenon. Or maybe it's just another annoyance of being pregnant. Yes, I have a lot of them already, and they mainly deal with the opinions of other people. As soon as you get pregnant, people act like anything "else" you want to do should wait. I think it would be crazy to get a puppy while pregnant. I was not pregnant when I got mine and I haaaaated my life for months. I know you’re not very far along, so bear in mind that how you physically feel now is probably not how you will feel in a few weeks. I can’t imagine trying to deal with a puppy while being exhausted, nauseous, etc. According to SpayFIRST, depending on your puppy's breed, she could go into heat as early as 5 months old. If your little one mates during this time, even once, she could wind up pregnant. With a canine pregnancy lasting only 63 days, this means the pooch will give birth to a litter of pups when she's only 7 months old.
We got a puppy right before I got pregnant, and I couldn't imagine dealing with that kind of stress at the moment. Having to get up in the middle of the night for puppy pee trips outside etc. and the general stress of potty training a pup. Then I got pregnant.. trying not to touch his milk-dripping mouth to the left side of my shirt while I grab a paper towel to wipe off the milk-covered right side of my shirt, when I hear the. If you’re bringing home your puppy in the car by yourself like I did with Stetson then you should probably crate him so he’s not bouncing around while you’re trying to drive. I borrowed a small plastic molded crate and he did have an accident on our car ride home.
Top 10 reasons why getting a puppy while pregnant is actually not such an insane idea: Good practice: Puppies need to be let out in the middle of the night to pee, they need feeding, stimulation, grooming, fussing, training – the list goes on. You're constantly up and down providing for the puppy. It's great practice for interrupted sleeps. While many wouldn't reccomend this while pregnant, now that we have a puppy, I would lol. Especially if you have a toddler too. You're already up once or twice a night to pee. You have a buddy to pee with. Fresh air taking the dog out. Plus if they have any accidents it's like cleaning up after your potty training toddler. People do it, I wouldn't – puppies are really hard work and while you're pregnant you're potentially not the most energetic you ever are, you've then got to deal with an adolescent only partly trained dog while recovering from birth and then alongside a young baby.
We got a dog (not a puppy!) when I was 6 months pregnant. She is 3 years old and a lovely calm rescue dog. She came from a family so we knew she was ok with kids and babies. I am so glad we got her as it meant that I went out for a walk EVERY DAY when I was pregnant, even did a 2-hour walk up a hill the week before I popped!