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I have only fed my 4 week old puppy once today & don't have any food left for it til tomorrow will he be ok?

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He will not be okay. You should feed a puppy every 6-8 hours or else they can become hypoglycemic and die. Why own a puppy if you can't feed it?

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He will be a bit hungry, but he will be fine till tomorrow.

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I'm going to go ahead and assume that you think 4 week old puppy = 4 week old human infant. Their rate of digestion, metabolism, and just about everything else are different. It will not harm a 4 week old puppy to go overnight without food. If it were 1 week old, the answer would be different.
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Wow that really looks out of context now that the other comment hit removed...
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He'll have the rumbly tumblies, but I'm sure your puppy is gonna be just fine! Don't worry.

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give some food that you. would eat scramble him an egg

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Depends, tomorrow at what time? Morning, afternoon or midnight?

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He'll be okay for 1 day. Maybe make him something tho. Like some scrambled egg's.(:

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That puppy should have never been weaned from it's mom until 8 to 12 weeks.What is wrong w/you? You should be reported to the ASPCA for cruelty to animals! If you can't afford to feed an animal,you shouldn't have one.

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What are you talking about? The mother will wean on her own at the 5-6 weeks mark. At 4 weeks, many breeds have a full mouth of teeth capable of eating dry foods. I have a puppy sitting on my lap whose mother refused to feed at the 4 week mark because her teeth were too sharp. She's now 5 weeks old, happy, and healthy. And dogs can easily survive a day or two without food. Talk to a dog breeder before you come on here attacking people.
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Actually sir, dog breeders have the worst information. Maybe contact a veterinarian that actually went to school for 8+ years on the subject. At 4 weeks of age a puppy should still be on its mothers milk. It needs to be fed every 6-8 hours or it can become hypoglycemic.
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I agree with yourface
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Of course a 4 week old SHOULD still be on its mothers milk, but if the mother refuses, that does not automatically mean the puppy is screwed. My point is that a puppy nursing for 8-12 weeks is ludicrous. And not all dog breeders are horrible people. My next door neighbor is a breeder, and his wife is a vet. They take excellent care of them. Not the stereotypical puppy mill.
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Look, as a veterinarian, I was trained to educate people about their pets. Any puppy 4 weeks of age should not be without its mother unless tragically the mother is deceased. Even so, if a person is willing to take a puppy in at that age, then they need to feed them milk supplements until at least the age of 6-8 weeks. I'm not saying that all breeders are puppy mills, but I am saying that for some reason people will believe anything their "breeder" tells them instead of consulting a veterinarian. That being said, the person who asked this question I hope fed the puppy something or else I am afraid it could have gone into hypoglycemic shock.
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Look, as a veterinarian, you must suck at your job. No healthy 4 week old puppy will go into hypoglycemic shock after just one night.
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I've seen it happen many of times. Typically in smaller breeds like chihuahuas, yorkies, etc but it happens. They cannot regulate their blood sugar like adult animals. Sir, you are giving inaccurate advice about something you aren't trained in. And again, I have to prove my veterinary training vs some guy that knows a breeder. I answered the question to help out this person, not argue with you.
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