Zest! was awake too. Of course from when I first got her as a puppy, I'd hand her off to people she didn't know, many times belly up. So when I handed her to the vet tech, belly up, it was a normal thing for her. Incidently, I have to say, the agility people are the best people I've found to help socialize a young puppy.
INFORMATION about Dog's Health
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1:- What to feed PREGNANT Dog.
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