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By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 8:48 AM
Happy Mothers Day, Mum!


With mother’s day this month, it is an important time to not only show appreciation to all the human mothers out there but the 4-legged ones as well!

When a mother sees their child for the first time an instant bond is created that will last a life time. This is also true of the 4-legged furry kind. Seeing a mother interacting, caring, protecting and teaching her puppies is definitely something that melts the heart! We wanted to share with you all how beautiful, caring and smart our canine companions are and how alike they are to our own human mothers!

A mother’s everlasting bond begins from birth:

As each tiny puppy makes its way into the world, their mother is there for its first need.  The mother licks and cleans each tiny puppy helping to remove their placenta and stimulating their breathing. Like a human mother cuddles and gives her child their first feed, a mother dog curls tightly around her new litter keeping them protected and warm...

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