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cute pup .
 

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Cute :) welcome to the forum!
 

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such a cutie!
 

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So she is 6 weeks, and just over 3lbs! Am I able to start feeding her acana puppy food now? and give her treats when she is good?
 

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So she is 6 weeks, and just over 3lbs! Am I able to start feeding her acana puppy food now? and give her treats when she is good?
well I know a lot of people use the kibbles as treats so that the belly doesn't get upset.
 

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yes she should be able to have kibble now we started our pups at 4 weeks although soaked. If she has trouble chewing it you can soak in some warm water a bit before feeding her. should be ok now. I dont know about treats we try holding off on those for abit, they arent always high quality ingredients and adding too much at once can upset there digestive systemor cause gas.
 

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Puppies should not be separated from the mother before 8 weeks :) good luck with her.
Not true really. Most pups get weaned around 4-5 weeks some at 3 weeks depending on the mom. This breed can get aggressive with the pups at be done nursing early. Ideally the pups should not be sold till they are 8 weeks but a 6 week old pup is perfectly fine going to a new home.

Your pup is very cute and yes wetting the food can help if they are having trouble with big kibble but in a week or two they should be ready for just solid food. I would lay off the treats till a little later and just use kibble. You do not want an upset puppy tummy like stated above.
 

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Ok thanks guys, laying off the treats, and she can eat kibble perfectly fine like a champ. Is it normal for her to be 3.9 lbs at 6 weeks?
 

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each dog is different, don't focus too much on the actual weight, let your pups grow into what they will be. Your vet will let you know when they examine your pup if its OK or not. Don't try to bulk them up, just love and let them grow for a few months. You can estimate a pups possible adult weight by doubling their 4 month old weight, so just wait a bit and keep doing what you are doing.
 

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each dog is different, don't focus too much on the actual weight, let your pups grow into what they will be. Your vet will let you know when they examine your pup if its OK or not. Don't try to bulk them up, just love and let them grow for a few months. You can estimate a pups possible adult weight by doubling their 4 month old weight, so just wait a bit and keep doing what you are doing.
I don't want to get away from the original post but I have a question. I'm not trying to bulk up my puppy by any means but he acts like he's starving all the time. Should I feed him more? I just feel that if he's hungry I should feed him but I also know feeding him to much is the same as not feeding him enough.
 

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Can I feed my 6 week puppy cooked chicken breast? It is actually a processed chicken topping made for pizza stores.
 

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Can I feed my 6 week puppy cooked chicken breast? It is actually a processed chicken topping made for pizza stores.
Why? Processed food is not good for dogs. If you feed meat to a dog then it should be fed raw as cooking it takes all the vitamins and nutrients out of it. Feed your puppy a quality kibble.
 
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