Seventeen Puppies Survive The Odds : The Two-Way A Rhodesian Ridgeback named Etana gave birth to 17 puppies back in September in a town near Berlin, Germany. The AP reports that, thanks to lots of attention from owner Ramona Wegemann, all of them have survived.
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Seventeen Puppies Survive The Odds

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Survivors, and all cute!

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A Rhodesian Ridgeback named Etana gave birth to 17 puppies back in September in a town near Berlin, Germany. The AP reports that, thanks to lots of attention from owner Ramona Wegemann, all of them have survived. Wegemann tells the AP that a typical litter is about half as many puppies.