Nine Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17,  look out of their box in Nauen, 50 kilometers  outside  Berlin on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010. On Sept 28, and 29, 4 years old Ridgeback Etana  had 17 puppies. All of them survived.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Photo by: Markus Schreiber

Nine Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17, look out of their box in Nauen, 50 kilometers outside Berlin on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010. On Sept 28, and 29, 4 years old Ridgeback Etana had 17 puppies. All of them survived. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)