4 Pets â¦ I'm one of those who think/believe that dogs can sense things like that so maybe! âA change in the way your pet behaves around you â suddenly becoming very clingy or very distant â could be a sign labour is near,â says Liz Halliday. My lab has been this way ever since I started getting back pain (about a week ago). Again, thereâs no definitive answer that your dog can sense signs of labor.But as you get closer and closer to delivery, your body will go through some 11th-hour changes that your dog might notice. Add Friend Ignore. Skylight21 member. Add Friend Ignore. It is not too far of a stretch to believe dogs can sense impending labor in female humans as well. Our dog can sense pregnancy and labour, she hasn't left me alone since before we discovered the pregnancy and wants to be by my side at all times if possible. Joined: Sep 22, 2011 ... in my case i dont think its because labor is near i just think they know something is coming soon. Iguanas. Pet owners report that their animals seem to be unusually anxious, and they might follow you to the bathroom. She was the same last time however as soon as I went into labour she wouldn't come near me and as I walked into different rooms of the house pacing she would leave the room â¦ OliviaRae Well-Known Member. BabyCenter is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy pregnancy and parenting information in the world. Could my dog sense that labor is near? #4 munchkinlove, Jan 5, 2013. It is a good time to get a few nursing bras and absorbent inserts. Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by OliviaRae, Jan 5, 2013. Pets are intuitive and sensitive to changes that are happening with their owners. Dogs are capable of detecting changes in blood sugar, so itâs no wonder that they also can sense when youâre about to go into labor. Scientists and animal behaviorist claim that dogs sense oncoming labor due to a combination of scent and feeling the changes in human â¦ November 2013. Can my dog sense labor is near? They can sense impending labor, yes. I am a fellow psychologist and dog lover (have three dogs now) who is reading your book, How Dogs Think, and am enjoying it quite a lot. But one animal you definitely want to steer clear of during that time of the month? Report 2 Reply. Sore nipples and congestion can also be a sign of labor. Stephgee1 member. These furry friends can even tell when someone is about to have a seizure. Our content is doctor approved and evidence based, and our community is moderated, lively, and welcoming.With thousands of award-winning articles and community groups, you can track your pregnancy and â¦ Some women might even feel breast pain before labor. OliviaRae Well-Known â¦ This morning I read the chapter about canine's sixth sense. She won't leave my side and has to â¦ Dogs sense that your body is changing, and they can definitely see those changes. â¦ Other pets, like birds and rodents, might be less keen on noting their human companion's change in smell. ... week before i went into labor my dog and cat acted like that when i actually went into labor my cat was yowling and my dog growled if anyone came near me. Weâve heard it said that your pets know can know before you do that youâre pregnant â apparently they can also sense that you might be going into labour, too. If the nipples leak during intimate stimulation, however, it may not be a sign of pre-labor but it may help in expediting the labor process. When the baby starts to move and the dog can feel it when snuggled close or can actually see it underneath your shirt, the reaction often ranges from stunned disbelief to a calm sense of happiness. Anywhere from 20-40wks they will start wanting to be near you or more protective of you.