This mother definitely has her hands full. A dog in Israel has given birth to 17 puppies.
Typically, dogs do not have litters this large, but the mother also came from a larger than average litter.
Veterinarians performed a C-section on the mother, and four assistants were there to help clean up and take care of the puppies. The whole procedure took about 30 minutes.
Two of the puppies are being observed by the veterinarian because they are weak, but the rest of the litter and the mother are doing well.
Source: MyFox Houston