It takes an average of 63 days before a pregnant female dog turns into a proud puppy mother. However, the birth of the little fur balls is not only a great experience for the bitch. Even dog owners themselves feverish the special appointment weeks in advance. In general it can be said that a bitch instinctively knows how to behave during the birth and care of her puppies at the beginning. Nevertheless, owners should accompany the birthing process and help their bitch as well as possible. This requires a little equipment and patience.