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Q. She is overdue, this is her 4th litter, she has never had a problem before delivering. No milk yet either, no money to take her to the vet. Help!

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A. Your dog needs to be seen by a veterinarian. She may need to be treated to induce labor or have an emergency caesarian section performed. Each day that passes will allow the puppies to grow larger and make it more unlikely that she can deliver on her own. If money is an issue then consider applying for CareCredit or working with a veterinarian who will allow you to make payments. She should be spayed during the c-section (if performed) to prevent issues like this from happening in the future.

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