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Puppies need to benefit from their mother's milk until they are 8 weeks old. This is a guide about 6 week old puppy won't eat or drink.
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June 26, 20133 found this helpful

I recently got a puppy and she won't eat her food or drink water. I gave her a fourth of the little Ceaser's wet food she tried eating it but lost interest, I tried giving her water and she didn't pay any attention to it even when I dipped my finger in the bowl. Do you think I should give her puppy milk instead?

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June 27, 20130 found this helpful
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Puppy milk - whatever it takes - possibly it's too young to be away from it's mum. Try soaking cereal in warm milk & once soft try to feed her. Buy a special animal syringe feeder & squeeze warm puppy milk directly into her mouth. If in doubt please contact a vet as being this young it will go down hill fast & possibly die.
Please help her.

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June 29, 20130 found this helpful
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She was taken from mother too soon. I'd get canned baby formula and read directions as to dilution or not.

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Serve at room temp or slightly warmed by sitting container in hot bowl of water.I saved a baby bunny that way, using a dropper.

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April 17, 2017

My dog had a litter of pups 6 weeks ago Saturday and now a few of them are not eating or drinking water. We dewormed them and one pooped worms and is doing fine, but now the other 2 males are getting sick. Any advice before I call a vet?

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April 19, 20170 found this helpful
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Are they not still nursing any? If they are, they maybe getting their food fine. If not, call the vet asap.

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