1 adult ready to go now and puppies ready to go soon (Updated 2-18-24)
Puppies sleep a lot. At 2 months of age, they average a total of 20 hours per day. Even as an adult they may be sleeping over 12 hours a day.
Around 4 months the puppies lose their puppy fuzz. This is followed by 6 months of “puppy uglies” with a thinner coat until the heavier adult coat comes in.
There are many quality puppy foods out there. Things to look for are:
First few days at home they may not eat so well because of all of the excitement. Tricks to try are mixing kibble with a little minced meat or canned tuna. Can also mix with canned puppy food.
Puppies should be examined by your vet within 2 business days of joining your family. This ensures the puppies health and allows you to ask questions. Should leave appointment with plans for at least 3 things: vaccinations, flea/tick control and worm/heartworm prevention.