my puppy isn't getting bigger or thicker?
I feed my 10 week old puppy but she eats and her stomach gets big but we she goes to the restroom she gets thin again and she hasn't grown since i got her, she still is slim and you can see her ribs a little?
Any help please?
It's unusual for a puppy not to grow at all in a couple of weeks, but it's perfectly possible she is gaining weight and you're not noticing it because she's getting a little taller/longer at the same time.
Your pup is about to grow out of the tiny, chubby baby puppy stage and as a 'teenager' she will look leaner, leggier and even a bit out-of-proportion. This is normal.
It sounds as though she's eating and eliminating normally so chances are there's nothing really wrong. However, she could have some puppy worms, and you need to have your vet examine her and give her some deworming medication if necessary.
Worms can deprive a pup of the nutrition from their food and cause them to lose weight. Obviously there are also other things that could be wrong, but only your veterinarian can make a diagnosis and tell you if there is anything that needs to be treated. So, get her an exam appointment as soon as you can to put your mind at rest.
Best of luck with your puppy.
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