Giving advice to people expecting litters
Within the last month, we had a couple of people who had never had litters and were asking advice.
Most of the advice was very helpful.
I am concerned that sometimes people give advice here that is taken, but the advice is not from people who have ever whelped or raised a litter or kept a pregnant bitch.
Specifically, I am talking about switching foods to something better or to grain free. But there are other things as well that someone who has never had a litter, may be very well-meaning, but may give advice that could actually be dangerous.
I do not know if we should be a little more clear in general that we are not vets, and that ultimately people need to weigh the advice with the understanding that not everyone giving the advice is considering all the information in light of all of the circumstances. Or should we try to qualify our posts to specifically say that we have never raised a litter, but...., or, "what I do when I have a litter is...."
Heidi Ho, Odie
Joy-Joy, Bear Cub, Hepsi-Pepsi
Cujo2, Karma Chameleon
Quinn (The Werewolf), Ramona the Pest, Kojak -- who loves you baby?
Tiny Tinnie, Susie's Uzzi, Kaiah -- The Baby Monster.