On December 5, 2015, the world got a little bit sweeter. That’s the day that Velma, a 4-year-old Great Dane from Alabama, stunned her owners Josh and Terri.
You see, Velma was pregnant, and they expected her to give birth to a litter of 10. But imagine their surprise when they learned Velma the great dane was pregnant with a whopping 19 puppies! Averaging one puppy per hour, the entire birthing process took about 19 hours in total. Incredibly, all of the puppies are healthy, happy, and oh-so-adorable.
Velma’s brood is nearly unprecedented — it officially ties with the largest known litter of goofy Great Danes!
Keeping one baby fed is difficult enough, let alone a pack of 19 huge and hungry Great Danes, which is the largest known dog breed in the world.
Just wait until you see how Velma nurses her newborns…
On December 5, a 4-year-old Great Dane named Velma gave birth to a staggering number of puppies — 19 to be exact. This family ties the largest known Great Dane litter in the United States.