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how often should a 5 week old puppy eat that has been ...

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how often should a 5 week old puppy eat that has been weaned from its mother

Optional Information: Age: <1; Female; Breed: pit bull/ chow
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

A puppy this age should eat AT LEAST 2-4 times a day. At 5 weeks of age, he's a little young to have been weaned already.

Be sure and feed him a quality puppy food at least every 4-6 hours. Dogs this age can quickly get hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) if they are not fed regularly.

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