puppy not gaining weight
I've had my puppy for a week and has not gained weight why?
she is 8 weeks today.
A puppy of this age should be gaining weight every week, so if your pup isn't growing then there may be an underlying health problem.
Often a pup gets stressed when moving to their new home and lose their appetite (see more about what to expect during the early days here.. Bringing Home A New Puppy. If this is extreme and the puppy isn't eating for days, then it's possible that it could explain a failure to gain weight, but it would be unusual.
I strongly advise you to have your pup examined by your own vet just as soon as possible so that you can make sure she is healthy.
Check out these pages for more info. on development and weight gain in puppies...
Puppy Weight Estimates
Best of luck, hope your pup is doing fine very soon.
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