Day 7 of 31 Days of Pet Trivia: What is the term for a female dog who is expecting puppies?

The term for a female dog who is expecting puppies is “pregnant” or “in whelp.”

When a female dog becomes pregnant, she is said to be “in whelp,” which is an old English term for being pregnant with young animals.

The term “pregnant” is more commonly used in modern language to refer to the state of being with child, including female dogs.

During this time, it’s important to provide the pregnant dog with proper care and nutrition to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery of the puppies.



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