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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-01-2010, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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How long did you bitch let the pups nurse?

Just curious how long your bitches allow their pups to nurse (as in age, not duration).

Kaynya went through a period when the pups were 5-6 weeks when she told them off if they tried. Now, at 8 weeks, she is suddenly letting them!! Makes it really difficult to get her dried up!
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Not GSD but my Chis mom weaned Honeys Litter at 4 weeks. And would Bite and have nothing to do with them AT ALL. They said I could pick her up then but I waited till she was 6 weeks. Taclia (sp?) Was not a good mommy at all. When our rat terrier had her pups what a wonderful surprise to find out she was PG.:eyeroll: She let Gabe and Angle nurse till 16 weeks or so. A REALLY LONG time.
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Nike's first litter she nursed to 7.5 weeks. Her second litter she would have nursed forever. I made her wean them at 7 weeks. Vala has less tolerance and starts getting tired of them around 6 weeks. She will let some suckle and some get head squeezes.

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Jenna will let a litter nurse forever too. The pups would scarf the food I gave them up as well. Usually I leave mom to mop up the remainder for about a week, then I separate them from her when they are eating so Jenna does not eat it all.

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