Yowza! Two Mastiffs Give Birth to 27 Puppies in 3 Days

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updated 02/28/2012 AT 4:00 PM ET

originally published 02/28/2012 AT 4:30 PM ET

Bring out the welcome wagons – all of them!

A breeder in Aken, Germany, has been keeping busy for the past six weeks thanks to two dogs that gave birth to 27 puppies within three days.

One dog, 2-year-old Elfi, bore 11 of the pups on Jan. 13, while the other, 3½-year-old Anny, welcomed 16 babies on Jan. 16.

Click through to see a photo of all the puppies in a pile!

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