Pelvis and positioning •

Aside from that, a dog’s pelvis can cause issues as well. Should that area of their body be too slight or slender, the pups might have trouble passing through. Sticking with puppies, their positioning is also a factor if their mom is to avoid dystocia. When they move into a lateral spot during delivery, she’ll struggle to push them out. Photo credit: AleksandarGeorgiev/Getty Images

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