Sweet~N~Lo's Have Mercy!



Mercy is Mo's sister and a daughter of Zeus and Blossom.



She has turned out to be an awesome girl!!!

Mercy is expecting her first litter due June 10th.





Pregnancy Progression Calendar for
Date: Monday, April 04, 2011
Sire: Mr. Magoo
Dam: Mercy
Breeder: Sweet~N~Lo Bulldogs
Monday, April 04, 2011
  • First day of mating.
  • 48 hours after the first mating the bitch should be mated again. Subsequent matings occurring over a period of time enhance the chances of fertilization taking place.
  • The spermatozoa migrate up through the cervix.
Monday, April 04, 2011
  • Sperm travel searching for a mature ripened eggs.
Monday, April 04, 2011 - Wednesday, April 06, 2011
  • Spermatozoa reach the eggs in the oviducts.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
  • Fertilization occurs in the oviducts which lead from the ovaries to the uterus.
Thursday, April 07, 2011 - Saturday, April 09, 2011
  • Fertilized eggs migrate down the oviducts and into the uterine horns.
  • The migration continue to enable even spacing of the embryos.
  • During this migration the eggs will grow into a blastocystes.
Friday, April 15, 2011 - Sunday, April 17, 2011
  • The blastocystes implant in the wall of the uterus.
Friday, April 15, 2011 - Friday, April 29, 2011
  • The blastocystes will grow into an embryos.
  • During the next two weeks the important organs will develop.
Monday, April 18, 2011 - Monday, April 25, 2011
  • Dams nipples begin to pink enlarge.
  • The fur on the dams belly and around the nipples may become thinner.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 - Sunday, May 01, 2011
  • Morning sickness might occur due to hormonal changes or stretching and distension of the uterus. Dam may appear a bit apathetic. She may be off her feed for a while and vomit from time to time.
  • Feeding the dam several meals spaced throughout the day might help.
  • Your veterinarian may want to prescribe a drug to relax the uterus.
Friday, April 29, 2011 - Tuesday, May 03, 2011
  • An experienced person (a breeder or a veterinarian) can tell by careful palpation whether the dam is pregnant.
  • It's now the best time to do this because the embryos are walnut-sized now and easy to count.
Monday, May 02, 2011
  • Start to increase the dams food ration.
  • Don't overfeed, excessive weight gain should be avoided.
  • The foetuses are now and are fully developed miniature dogs.
Sunday, May 08, 2011
  • The Dams abdomen starts to get larger.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
  • It's very easy now to feel the puppies, counting them might be a bit more difficult.
Saturday, May 21, 2011 - Sunday, May 29, 2011
  • Dam begins to spend a lot more time in self-grooming.
  • Her breasts become even more swollen.
  • She may become a bit restlessness and begin to search for a suitable place to have her puppies.
Monday, May 23, 2011
  • The dam might lose her appetite during this period. Her abdomen can be crowded with puppies.
  • It is better to feed several smaller meals spaced throughout the day.
  • You can easily detect abdominal movement now.
Monday, May 23, 2011 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
  • Nipples and vulva should be gently cleaned with warm water, you might want to trim the hairs surrounding the nipples, to allow easier access for the puppies to suck.
Thursday, June 02, 2011 - Sunday, June 05, 2011
  • Milky fluid may be expressed from the nipples.
Friday, June 03, 2011
  • You might want to start taking the dams rectal temperature each morning and evening.
Monday, June 06, 2011
  • Twelve to 24 hours before she is due to deliver, the dams rectal temperature may drop from 101 to 98 degrees.
  • Clear discharge from the vulva might occur.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
  • Expected date of whelp. Of course this is just an average. Whelping may take place from the 59th to the 65th day. Puppies born before the 58th day will probably be too young to survive.