Puppy & Health Issues Section:
Breeding and Whelping
Fading Puppy Syndrome
FADING PUPPY SYNDROME
Palates This is a link to an article on cleft palates, with a
description and some preventative information.
cleft palates, you can not always tell this is a problem just by looking
at the puppy.
the cleft, also, is accompanied by a hair lip. These are obvious.
It is the cleft that effects the soft palate at the back of the mouth.
prevents the puppy from attaching to the nipple properly and the milk comes
out of it's nose. If this happens, take a bright light and look into
the puppy's mouth. Another person here would be a great help to you.
If the puppy has a cleft you will be able to see the incomplete roof of
it's mouth. euthanasia is recommended