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What to do about dog whilst in labour

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FluffyEwok · 17/04/2017 19:30

What are you planning to do with your dog whilst in labour? We're not telling anyone when I go into labour so not sure what to do 're. dog. We live 5 mins from hospital.

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Foggymist · 17/04/2017 19:36

What do you mean re the dog, as in letting it out to pee etc? If you live five mins away surely your partner can pop home if you're there a while and he won't miss anything, he'd probably be going home to eat/sleep at some stage anyway? Can you ask a neighbour? We live very near the hospital and dh was back and forth so was able to let our dog out etc.

MoonlightMojitos · 17/04/2017 19:37

My mums looking after mine so I'll give her a ring to come and pick him up when I think it's all starting but obviously that involves telling her I'm in labour so that doesn't help you if you don't want to tell anyone that'll be tricky....

FluffyEwok · 17/04/2017 19:39

I might just ask dh to go back home a few times. She's ok overnight and for 4 hours or so in the day.

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FluffyEwok · 17/04/2017 19:40

we also have a dog sitter so I might have him on alert and dh can drop her off for as long as we need.

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arbrighton · 17/04/2017 20:31

Sadly doggy daycare/ boarding are away on our due date.

Current plan is to let my parents know when we go off to hospital. If daytime, ask them to come over a few hours later and stay with the dogs, if night time, come over very first thing to let out/ do breakfast/ walk.

Perhaps need to firm up on this idea

But i'd tell my parents about labour anyway

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