Giving 5 week old pit bull puppies water and food?
I have eight five week old puppies and they are just moving on to mushy puppy food, my question is when should I give them water?
Also how long after I feed them? and how often should I feed them?
Your puppies are old enough to begin lapping water and you can offer it to them after every meal and also in between meals. They should be able to drink as much as they want.
If their momma is still allowing them to nurse a little, then until she cuts them off you can just offer them water at mealtimes.
You can make sure they get extra fluids by using lots of water when you mix up their puppy food. Gradually decrease this over the next couple of weeks so that they eventually are eating hard puppy kibble without difficulty.
At this age you should be feeding them three times a day.
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Hope this helps, best of luck with your puppies.
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