The SPAL pups are coming up to two weeks old and the business of growing up fast in this heatwave requires new sleeping tactics.
The whelping box had to be moved downstairs to rest on those invitingly cool stone floors.
The pups are still very close but you need that right angle pose to make sure your belly is exposed to any refreshing breezes, just like mamma.
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