I guess at this point, being purebred is a mute point. Five weeks is too young to be separated from mom and siblings. Get puppy dewormed, and only give distemper/parvo vaccine at this time. Your vet will want to do several at once, do not let them. Look up Dr. Jean Dodds vaccination protocol. Get a couple stuffed animals to put with the puppy also in its crate. Look for a good place for puppy socialization classes. Try to find a local dog training club (AKC has some listed on their website I believe). Or just do a google search. Your puppy is too young to take to them right now, but you need to do your research before you pick one. Go and observe a puppy class. If you dont feel comfortable and welcomed, keep looking. Also if you let us know your geographical area, we might be able to recommend a trainer. Socialization is the key to a well rounded adult dog. If you miss the opportunity to socialize at a young age (starting @ 8wks and up) you dont get that back. Take the time to raise this puppy right. What are you planning to feed? The puppy will go through a phase from now to 16 weeks of biting EVERYTHING. You need to redirect that biting to toys and teach inhibition. Lots of info on here for training as well. Keep us posted and good luck with your cute puppy.
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