last few months. Tickled Pink & Blue x2 Due March 3; 4 kids; 5 angel babies; California 6168 posts . That little puppy has grown up pretty quickly and by 8 weeks old he's

Low heart rate at 10 weeks? At this stage of puppy development, your pup's greatest needs are for discipline, exercise, sturdy chew toys... and patience!

At rest, a healthy dog's heart beats at a rate that's between 60 and 160 beats per minute.

You can now switch your pup over from his puppy food to a premium dog food, as his nutritional needs are changing. During this period your pup should lose his last baby teeth (the usually nothing to worry about. It's a good time for him/her to begin to introduce new things for Knowing what you can reasonably expect from your puppy (and what he simply isn't capable of yet) is hugely important, because it not only eliminates some frustrations, but also ensures that your little guy gets exactly what he needs from you. Every puppy is a unique individual - a furry little bundle of needs/wants/instincts and genes - and as he grows and you learn more about his personality you'll find it easier to meet his needs.

Puppies need firm guidelines and lots of love during this stage of development, and the ones to come!

The normal pulse or heart rate for dogs can vary depending on the dog’s age and size. upbeat tone of voice so that he realizes there is nothing to be scared most of their growing during that time. If you just brought the little guy home, it's normal for him to appear stressed because of all the new stuff around him.

However, a puppy should breathe only slightly faster than an adult dog. House training should begin as soon as you bring your new puppy home, but be prepared for the first few weeks to go slowly.

Everything he learns and experiences while young will stay with him, and although the old saying 'You can't teach an old dog new tricks' isn't really true, it IS true that it's much easier to teach things to a puppy or younger adult dog :). Even if he's only panting and not experiencing any other symptoms, have a chat with your vet about it.

They have a never-ending quest to chase and catch their tails, they're not graceful and they think the vacuum is a beast from the netherworld. Many pups have no idea what to do with their guarding front 'fangs' or upper canines) and will have a full set of adult teeth.

Up to 180 beats per minute may be normal until a year of age. There are three types of changes which puppies go through as they mature: Many new puppy owners want to know how big their new puppy will be as an adult. Small or tiny breeds should On average, a dog will take 24 breaths per minute, but it can be as low as 10 breaths per minute or as high as 35 breaths per minute and still be considered normal. Any fearful reactions are pretty normal at this age, and are