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Hello, I am Dr RB and I am a small animal veterinarian. It sounds like this little pup is in trouble and sometimes in large litters you will have 1-2 puppies that develop a "failure to thrive" situation. Is mom still nursing her or has she pushed her out? If she isn't provided the properly nutrition you will have to bottle feed her with puppy milk replacer every 2-4 hours to keep her alive. Keeping her warm is key so warm bedding with a heat lamp is good; you can also fill up rubber gloves with warm water and keep them close by as well. If mom isn't stimulating her to urinate and defecate, you will have to do this by gently rubbing her anus and genitals around feeding time.. she isn't old enough to know to do this on her own. You can also gently open her mouth and check for any birth defects (usually a small hole) in her hard or soft palate that may be causing her to not be able to eat properly. Along with regular bottle feeding, you can also keep her blood sugar up by rubbing just a small drop of Karo syrup or molassus syrup on her gums at feeding time..just make sure you rinse her mouth out well after doing this...
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As long as the Vita-Cal has some sugar added to keep her caloric intake up it should be fine. You don't necessarily have to allow mom to feed her alone but just keep a close eye and make sure she has a free "teat" and gets adequate feeding, especially if she is the runt and not able to compete with her bigger brothers and sisters.
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