We are getting two Siberian Husky puppies on Friday (was going to just be one and then we saw the other at the visit today, so it's now two). They are 7 weeks old. One of them is very fat. I'm talking just tuck her head in and she's a ball. The other is smaller, but still overweight. Their brothers and sisters all seem to be "normal" in their weight.
I've never ever seen a fat puppy...honestly never even knew it could be possible. The breeder blames that they push the others aside so they can get more food. They were as active as their siblings...just a bit more round.
I know there isn't "light" puppy food...at least none I've seen in stores...and yet you have to feed them at least a certain amount a day to keep them growing a healthy.
I plan on asking our vet at our appointment the day we bring them home (this Friday...a day before they turn 8 weeks) for advice, but figuring I should get some additional...maybe even of some that have had rolly-polly puppies themselves.
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