The Adams were hoping to get one more litter out of Ophelia, their hound. She was a great mother and had a resounding bay that could be heard across House Mountain when she treed a coon. Unfortunately, Ophelia's breeding did not go as expected. About 50 days after she went into heat, she developed a thick vaginal discharge and seemed listless. Her eyes were a little sunken and she was off her food something that definitely signaled troubled.