Bengaluru: American pitbull delivers 21 puppies

BENGALURU: An American pitbull owned by a city businessman has created a record of sorts by delivering 21 puppies, the largest litter reported so far.
The mother dog, which has got celebrity status, is Eva. It is owned by Satish S, a resident of and a dog-breeder. The puppies were delivered at his residence over a period of 36 hours on June 15. Of the 21 puppies, 17 have survived. Satish told TOI that Eva, along with another pitbull named Gabbar, was imported from Australia in 2017 when it was aged four. Eva was bought for Rs 10.5 lakh while Gabbar’s price was Rs 25 lakh.

Eva is owned by Satish S, a resident of Padmanabhanagar and a dog-breeder.

“The highest litter reported in this breed is 12 to 13 puppies so far. But this is for the first time that we have a pitbull giving birth to 21 puppies. This was a pleasant surprise,” said Satish.

In fact, eight persons have booked the puppies; each puppy is likely to be sold at around Rs 1.5 lakh, he said.

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