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Browsing Archive: October, 2011

8 to 12 Weeks: Part 3 Health and Nutrition Reminders

Posted by Janie Burnette on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : 8 to 12 Weeks 

Your pup's immune system is not fully developed until he's about 12 weeks old.  To help protect him from several serious canine diseases, it's crucial during this time to keep up with his vaccine schedule (his "puppy shots") as recommended by your veterinarian.  It's also very important to keep him away from other dogs, and from areas where other dogs may have soiled the ground, until he's 12 weeks old. 

Resist giving your pup "people food," but be sure to feed him four times a day with a...


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KEEP IN MIND...

Posted by Janie Burnette on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Care 


Like any baby, your young puppy needs to sleep for much of the day.  Keep playtimes short and give him lots of "down time."  Don't force him to keep up prolonged activity, and resist the urge to show him off to everyone right away!

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8 to 12 Weeks: Part 2 Behavior - Changes and Challenges

Posted by Janie Burnette on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : 8 to 12 Weeks 

As your puppy shifts his dependence to you as his owner and leader, you'll become the center of his world.  He'll probably like to lie down on top of or beside your feet!

He is curious about everything around him.  He has a very short attention span at this age, and is easily distracted.

Although he had little sense of fear in earlier weeks, at some point between 7 and 9 weeks he may be suddenly cautious of anything new in his environment.  This "fear period" is normal.  He may be fearful o...


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8 to 12 Weeks: Part 1 - Physical Development

Posted by Janie Burnette on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : 8 to 12 Weeks 
Your puppy is getting his act together physically - he's still quite roly-poly, but learning to coordinate his growing body well enough for playful jumping and tumbling.  Toward his 12th week, he'll start shedding puppy teeth as permanent teeth emerge.  By his 12th week, bladder control is improving.

As the new teeth come in, the puppy might experience redness, swelling and irritation.  Provide your puppy with acceptable items on which to chew.  While the new teeth are putting pressure on a pu...

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I'm a FULL TIME residential Realtor who has been involved in all types of Real Estate transactons. I'm a Christian, I love my nation, my career choice and breeding Pomeranians. I utilize technology, social networking and online marketing to keep my clients informed; provide maximum marketing exposure, superior customer service and a smooth transaction. I have owned, trained and bred Pomeranians for nearly forty years. Pomeranians have their own unique personality...likes and dislikes... just like children.

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