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Posted by: Concerned | 2009-03-02

Puppies

Hi

My Jack Russell' s pups (crossed with a Pug) are 4 weeks old now.

I am concerned that they are not being fed enough, as it seems like the mother is not feeding them as often as before and they are constantly howling/growling..

What can i feed them at home, without going for too many expences.. Some are advising on Pro Nutro, others S26 baby powermilk, pedigree meat and gravy for puppies, etc..
When should/can they start to drink water etc?

And one last question is when should they be dewormed?

Many thanks!

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Dear Concerned

You can worm the puppy now, start the puppy on soaked Hills puppy mini pellets or hills puppy tin food.

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Posted by: WR | 2009-03-02

They can be de-wormed now - ASK YOUR VET.
They can start eating soften puppy pellets (with water) now - ASK YOUR VET.
Leave the meat, Pro Nutro etc - get a proper balanced puppy pellet (Hills, Vet' s Choice, Eukanuba etc etc), soften with water, and make sure they eat - keep mother away.
Make sure they have enough fresh water - in a shallow bowl so they won' t drown.
Speak to your Vet - it is NB!

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