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i have a puppy thats the runt of the litter she weighed .45
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Hi, I have a litter of puppies that will be 2 weeks old tomorrow
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If a Shitzu mother keeps moving the runt away from the other
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great dane: 3 days ago the mother started growling
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I have been desperatly trying to find a puppy growth chart
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puppies: shih tsu who just had a litter..3 weeks old..milk coming
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My sht zu had puppies. The one girl is the runt. She was born
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a 2 weeks old puppy and for about 3 days he hasnt been pooping,
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yorkie mix: week old..milk..feed..trouble pooping, they are bloated.
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My bitch had puppies 3 weeks ago and today just notice she
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puppy: last born of six and a tiny little runt compared to the others.
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PUPS: HI THERE I HAVE A LITTER..MASTIFF..WEEKS OLD..FEEDING
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I have a one week old runt beagle pup, mom rejected,
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My husband and I recently adopted the runt of the litter.
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