Guest

what can we feed 2 week old puppies?

mom had 12 pups in the liter, she appears to have no milk, what can we feed the puppies?


Asked by Member 763651 on May 1st 2010 Tagged foodpuppies in Food & Nutrition
Report this question Get this question's RSS feed Send this question to a friend



Status

  • Cast your vote for which answer you think is best!


Answers

Jax (earned her wings 5/30/12)

I would contact your vet ASAP to see what they recommend. Two week old puppies are very fragile. So I would call them now.


Jax (earned her wings 5/30/12) answered on 5/1/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Guest

I second the contact your vet... there are shots they can give the mom to help her produce milk, and they will have the correct formulas for the babies... you need to do this ASAP since they will die quickly without help. Take mom along as she most likely needs a good checkup and x-rays to make sure she has not retained any placentas or worse.


Member 641257 answered on 5/1/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer


Guest

If you're unable to see a vet, you can hand feed them. They have formula at walmart, petsmart, etc. I've done this several times.


Member 984651 answered on 5/1/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Maverick

A vet knows best!

As another poster has said you can bottle feed puppies with formula from Petsmart, Petco, or Walmart. They have special formula just for puppies.

Good luck with these babies! If you do have to bottle feed you will have to do so every 2-4 hours.


Maverick answered on 5/1/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Guest

VET!!! as every one eles said walmart has every thing or get a shot to help her proude milk


Member 984556 answered on 5/4/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer