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post #21 of 52 (permalink) Old 07-07-2010, 10:23 AM
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R the eyes still blue. They still are blueish at 3 wks. I got a pix of Murphy at that age.

3 wks here

Just looked at the pix posted... looks just like Murphy at that age. Yeah, 3 wks I'd say

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post #22 of 52 (permalink) Old 07-07-2010, 10:24 AM Thread Starter
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After seeing the pictures, I have to agree, probably like 3 weeks old.
Thanks for your help!! I have a few more questions to ask. I appologize for seeming cluless, I have always had dogs but this is the first puppy I have ever had (my other dogs I rescued from the pound). How often should he have a bm? He has peed many times since I got him but thats all. I read some where that puppies need to be stimulated, do I need to do this and if so HOW??
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I think you rub their tummys w/ a soft, moist/damp cloth... Think someone posted that here.

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R the eyes still blue. They still are blueish at 3 wks. I got a pix of Murphy at that age.

3 wks here
they are but just slightly. not as much as in your pic
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PLEASE take him to the vet.....they can help you save this pup...

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Yes you should stimulate him at that age in order for him to have a bm. Take a warm wash rag and wipe it on butt area with it to simulate what a momma dog would do. momma dogs lick that area in order to get bowels moving.

I would think you should need to do this several times a day. However, more expereinced on this board while chime in to help you!

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Does any one know of a good vet in or around Avondale Arizona??
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The blue in that pix is intense because of the flash. He was one day away from 3 wks there...

I agree.. vet him. Feed him. Pet him, rub him. Vet him ... watch him grow. Worm him. too. Bet he's full of them

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Vet near Avondale, Arizona? 3 week old puppy hand raising

I think I made it so that the subject line is different to alert people to vet info.


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I think I made it so that the subject line is different to alert people to vet info.
Thank you so very much for all the help! I am going to start calling some vets out of the phone book as soon as they open. How do I know if the vet is any good?
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