I was following the progress of a pregnant dog. When she gave birth the owner said two of the pups were born dead and she ate them. I'd never heard of this and a dog breeder told me this was normal. It just sounds a little horrifying.

Is it normal for a dog to eat it's dead puppies when giving birth?

  • i do not think this is common but many animals do eat the placenta after giving birth,is it possible the owner have this confused? – trond hansen Apr 14 at 9:46
  • @trondhansen well that's the point of the question. I'd like to know if this is true. – Yvette Colomb Apr 14 at 10:08
  • sounds horrifying to me – Sonevol Apr 14 at 15:16
  • @Sonevol yeh ikr. – Yvette Colomb Apr 14 at 17:57

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