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Old 12-23-2013, 09:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help urgent puppy growth

I am sure there are a few threads on this but none have answered my question. I have already looked at the growth charts and I took her to the vet.

Here's the issue.

My puppy GS is 13 weeks old and she only weighs 8 pounds not only that she is extremely short I have looked up the charts and pictures of these puppies from birth until one year and she looks like she fits in the 8 week old area.

I looked into dwarfism and I don't think that is the case. I don't know what her feeding habits were before nor do I know how she was cared for. She still has her puppy fur but I can clearly see the racing stripe.
She is full of energy and loves to play with my other dog. She is also very aware and smart learned how to sit and come in one day of owning her.

The bet told me she is about 5 pounds underweight so if she weighed 13 lbs at 13 weeks would that be normal for the smallest one of the litter?

The vet also told me she has hook worms could that be a facto in her extremely small size?

Also is there anything I should have her tested for specifically? I can't afford to test everything.

Please help however you can I'm very worried about my pups health. Also, if you have any suggestions on how I should start feeding such a small puppy that would help tremendously.

Thank you so much
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