German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread: Questions about my new puppy Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces):
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-13-2012 12:20 PM
Castlemaid Well not sure what we can help you with. If he has been seen by a vet and is healthy, then just feed a good food and keep an eye on him. Personally I would feed a premium kibble, not Pro Plan. He may have been a runt and will catch up, or he may be on the small side always.

His proportions and coloring seem off to me from the pics you have posted (head looks too big for the body, the white blaze on the forehead is not something you would expect in a GSD pup - but sometimes pups are born with some white spotting that goes away as they mature - something off in his face for a GSD - did you see the parents? What kind of setup did the family that owned the female have? Wonder if another dog got in there and fathered the pups).

Now that you have him, the main thing is to hope he will be fine and enjoy him.
12-09-2012 06:52 PM
Trigger87 Lucia,
Yes, the vet said he weight 3.7. I'm feeding him pro plan large breed puppy food with water to soften it up. I got him from a family in San Antonio. They seemed legit, just no papers
12-09-2012 06:45 PM
Castlemaid Are you sure about his weight? He looks very small. Six weeks is too young to be away from the litter. They should stay with mom and litter mates until they are 8 weeks old. He looks thin, and I'm not sure if he is purebred. Sleeping a lot is normal, especially if he is younger than the six weeks they said he was.

What are you feeding him?

Where did you get him from?
12-09-2012 06:38 PM
Trigger87
Questions about my new puppy

Hey everyone,

Hoping you can help me out. My puppy Trigger I was told is 6 weeks old. When I took him to the vet, he was only 3.7 pounds. I'm wondering if this is normal. He sleeps a lot, and eats normally, but not as much as I expected. I want to say he might be younger than what the people said when I got him. Here is a few pictures of him. Thanks

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:12 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com