Family Dog Gives Birth to Litter of Puppies. When Owner Looks Closer at One Puppy, She Freezes


In Scotland, a Golden Retriever named Rio gave birth to a green puppy, which is considered as one of the four worldwide. The dog brought eight kids, but one of them was a bright mint color.

– When we clarified later, we found out that it is very unusual and somehow connected with the placenta. Color quite soon went dim and then disappear. We called it forest, – the woman told. An unusual shade in a puppy could appear because of the bile pigment biliverdina, which is contained in the placenta.

When mixed with the amniotic fluid, which nourishes and protects the fetus, he could make the wool green. The last such case was recorded in February. Green baby brought female Labrador.