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We just got a nearly 7 weeks old shih tzuh female puppy . The puppy is barely moving, her legs wobble when she walks and she seems disinterested and sleepy . We are new dog parents and concerned if it's because it's a new place for her or because she is not well ? Please help me out
 

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A new puppy should be seen by a vet regardless, but especially when things don't seem right. A puppy that young go downhill VERY fast.

Also, that is very young. In most states in the US, it is illegal to sell or give away a puppy that young. I understand you're not in the US, but it's still a really bad idea.
 
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Thank you so much for your advice. Yes she does seem very young. Normally a puppy should be atleast 8 weeks old before they can go to a new home ? Our pup changed the very next day. It's like she woke up and became super active. We are taking her to the vet anyway . Here's a picture of the pup , thanks ya'll . Jerry says hiii
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Glad she seems better. She sure is cute. Was she vaccinated just before you got her? That could account for her behavior, and you need to know to tell your vet anyway.
 

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Glad she seems better. She sure is cute. Was she vaccinated just before you got her? That could account for her behavior, and you need to know to tell your vet anyway.
yes she was !! She has been well and doing amazing now . Just bites a lot .... And pees everywhere. Surprisingly she only poos in the place assigned for her. She even recognises her name , sits and stays in one position if asked.
 

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Unless she really needs a bath, I wouldn't try that until she's had a stress-free week or even two, but that's just me. I don't know if there are any theories about pros and cons of puppies and bathing. Some of them get pretty stinky while still with their litter and get bathed for people to see them.
 

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Thank you so much for your advice. Yes she does seem very young. Normally a puppy should be atleast 8 weeks old before they can go to a new home ? Our pup changed the very next day. It's like she woke up and became super active. We are taking her to the vet anyway . Here's a picture of the pup , thanks ya'll . Jerry says hiii View attachment 264702
My Teddy Bear puppy was 7 weeks. Really too young should be around 10 weeks. I treated him with care and cuddling and didn’t leave him much. A small basket next to me helped him feel secure.
 

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Thanks. Your experience is very reassuring . My puppy is biting like anything. She sometimes jump and bite and it hurts like anything . I have tried EVERYTHING ! I have tried squealing , tried giving her a chew toy instead , tried timing out and moving , tried turning my back. No matter what I do , she comes at me and bites me like anything. There's no barking or growling so it's not aggressive I am guessing , she just runs and bites . What do I do ?
 

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I had lunch with a friend who I've known through dogs for many years yesterday. One of the memories I brought up was using the No Chew stuff on my own hands and arms with my first Rottie puppy. Don't know if doing that would help, but it might be worth a try.
 
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