Thursday, January 8, 2009

Record-breaking dog's 18 pups

Dalmatian gives birth to 18 puppies a year after delivering 16
Three-year-old Button is the daughter of one of the dogs who appeared in the Disney film sequel, 102 Dalmatians.She gave birth to the litter by Caesarean section on December 23, to the amazement of her owners Adam and Nicola Morley and their three sons.
Mrs Morley, from Melton Mowbray, said: "It was a big shock. They are all doing well but we're only going to keep one of the puppies. It's a lot of work looking after them all."
A Dalmatian dog has earned her spots with a record-breaking litter of 18 puppies.Button, who is the daughter of one of the dogs that starred in Disney's 101 Dalmatians remake, is getting a little help with feeding her offspring from her owners.
Anthony Bartram visited the home of the Morley family in Leicestershire to see how she, and her pups, were getting on.

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