new born Rottie puppy

by Anna Goodall
(Lewisville, Texas)

I am fostering an abandoned 4 day old puppy.

He is eating a little by bottle and having regular bowel movements and urine output.

I have never been around a puppy so young so any advice that you can give me will be greatly appreciated.

Anna, it sounds as though you’re doing great so far. Getting a really young pup to eat and to eliminate properly is the biggest hurdle. Keeping him warm is the next most important thing.

I’d recommend checking out this page Caring For Newborn Puppies as it has tons of info. that will help you help this little guy 🙂 Lots of luck ~ Sue

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the best thing since baked beans.. NEW
by: kerry

best you get hot water bottle at hand..also a soft blanket sewn into a bag pouch for when you have to leave home..best wishes little bear..!!


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My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone

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