Questions tagged [junior-pets]

Addresses specific needs of younger / newborn pet companions, and ways to improve their overall well-being and health.

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How to befriend 14 week old kitten?

I've adopted a new, 14 week old kitten, who seems to be rather skittish. He has been avoiding being handled and he tends to hiss and run when picked up, and prefers to play with us from a distance. We'...
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How old should a puppy be whenever you adopt them?

I realize that a dog can never be too old to adopt, my parents just adopted a fairly senior citizen schnauzer. However, how young is too young to adopt a puppy? It's been a while, but I think we ...
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How much should I feed my puppy?

I have a Havanese-Maltese mixed puppy that is 14 weeks old and weighs 3.5 pounds. I have been feeding her 1/4 of Blue a day. Every time I fill her bowl up, she devours the food. Should I increase ...
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My rabbit just had babies and they are dying. What can I do?

I'm wondering what I am doing wrong. The mother, who is two years old, was in the great condition for giving babies. But, the babies started dying when they were 1 week old. The litter was 3 kits, and ...
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Should I supplement the diet of a breast-feeding puppy?

From what I know, puppies feed on breast milk. Are there any healthy foods that I can feed a puppy along with breast milk, or does breast milk contain all the nutrients they need to grow to full ...
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List of important habits to teach a young kitten

2 days ago I got a very tiny kitten (1.5 months old). Since then, I'm constantly trying to improve its manners, and I must say that I'm doing great so far. Yet, I hear many friends and acquaintances ...
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Why doesn't my kitten hunt like others?

My kitten doesn't hunt at all. It just keeps lying lazily in the carton box and when it feels hungry, it meows and we feed her. Even when insects or rats go in front of it, she just looks at them and ...
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How do I encourage my cockatiels to continue feeding their chicks when they stop?

My cockatiels stop feeding their chicks after about 5-6 days. Sometimes they feed them until they are 10 days old and then they'll stop. I have lost so many chicks due to this bad habit. What should I ...
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Why does my puppy sleep so much?

I have a 15-week-old puppy. My baby is a purebred dachshund. She sleeps an awful lot. We'll take her for a walk (20-40 minutes), she will play for about 10 minutes, and then she is out like a light ...
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What to feed 5 week old rabbits?

A friend of mine called me very stressed today, because she became an owner of two rabbits that were given as a present for her children. The grandparents bought them from another farmer in this ...
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