Just one of the most typical reasons for newborn puppy dog deaths is what has been named as the “fading doggy syndrome.” Many of the unexplained puppy dog deaths that fall into this category would undoubtedly go elsewhere if only an accurate diagnosis could be made. Unfortunately, many of these poor little pets die so rapidly that no diagnosis can be made.
The facts are that whether or not the fading puppy syndrome is actually a distinct disease is still questionable. Many believe that it is what happens to any puppy dog that is unprepared, for whatever the reason, to face the stress of living in the world outside of his mother’s womb. Whether or not the failure in preparation occurs before or after the dog is born depends on the reason for the puppy’s fading, Continue reading