large number of puppies
1. Nothing needs to be done with a small wound on the dog’s body – it will lick it.
In fact, the dog’s oral cavity is a breeding ground for germs, and if she licks the wound herself, this will increase the risk of suppuration and delay healing at least twice. In such cases, the wound should be treated, and a protective collar should be put on the dog to prevent licking.
2. The dosage of anthelmintic drugs depends on the age of the dog.
In fact, it depends only on weight. Continue reading
Often in large offspring, puppies lag behind in development and are not adapted to life. They are born very small, weight and size do not reach the norm. And the bitch feeds only 6-7 puppies.
Every day, puppies should gain weight and height, which is the main indicator of good condition and development. And weight loss or its stability is an indicator of malnutrition, starvation, or illness in general.
If the lactating bitch does not have enough milk or poor development of puppies is observed, it is worth feeding litter. With good development of puppies, complementary foods should be introduced on day 10, and if the growth is slightly behind or a large number of puppies are introduced much earlier. Continue reading