What Is Whelping?

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The term whelping refers to the process of giving birth particularly by dogs. This term is a noun that is derived from the word whelp, which refers to various canines of young animals such as a dog or wolf.
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whelp
[hwelp, welp]
NOUN
1.
the young of the dog, or of the wolf, bear, lion, tiger, seal, etc.
2.
a youth, especially an impudent or despised one.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT), VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
3.
(of a female dog, lion, etc.) to give birth to (young).
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Whelping is the process in which a dog gives birth to a puppy. Whelping is also used to refer to the puppy which lacks the ability to see, hear or regulate their body temperature.
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A whelp is usually the term given to dogs or puppies that were recently born. Other animals that could be called whelps are seals, wolves, bears, or lions.
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(hwĕlp, wĕlp) n. A young offspring of a mammal, such as a dog or wolf. A child; a youth. An impudent young fellow. A tooth of a sprocket wheel. Nautical. Any of the ridges
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