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ARPEGGIO POODLES

WEIGHT GAIN IN NEW BORN PUPPIES

AKC COLOR CODES FOR POODLES
BREED STANDARD FOR POODLES
COLOR BREEDING IN POODLES
GENERAL POODLE CARE
HEALTH CONCERNS IN MINIATURE POODLES
HEALTH CONCERNS IN STANDARD POODLES
HEALTH CONCERNS IN TOY POODLES
HISTORY OF THE POODLE
INGENUITY OF POODLES
POODLE PUPPY GROWTH CHARTS
PUTTING WEIGHT ON POODLES
TEARING IN POODLES
WHY A POODLE
POODLE COAT COLORS: SILVER & SILVER BEIGE
POODLE COAT COLORS: BROWN & CAFE AU LAIT
POODLE COAT COLORS: BLUE & BLACK
POODLE COAT COLORS: RED, APRICOT & CREAM
POODLE COAT COLORS: WHITE & CREAM
POODLE COAT COLORS: BRINDLE & SABLE
GROOMING THE POODLE
GROOMING YOUR OWN POODLE
GROWING HAIR ON A DOORKNOB (HAIR GROWTH FORMULA)
LOOKING FOR A NEW GROOMER
POODLE HAIR CUTS A-D
POODLE HAIR CUTS E-J
POODLE HAIR CUTS L-M
POODLE HAIR CUTS N-R
POODLE HAIR CUTS S-Z
POODLE HAIR CUTS EARS
POODLE HAIR CUTS FACES
POODLE SHOW COAT BANDING
ANAL GLANDS
WORLDS BEST EAR CLEANER
A PUPPY AS A GIFT
AVOIDING HEAT INJURY IN DOGS
BLOAT (GDV)
CANINE CPR
COPROPHAGY (FECES EATING)
CRYPTORCHIDISM (RETAINED TESTICLES)
DAILY DOGGY HEALTH CHECK
DANGERS OF SWIMMING-BLUE-GREEN ALGAE TOXICITY
DOG AGE IN HUMAN YEARS
DOG BREEDS FOR ALLERGY SUFFERERS
DOG FIRST AID KIT
FINDING A GOOD BREEDER
HYPOGLYCEMIA
INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN DOGS
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL PARASITES
IS YOUR DOG THE RIGHT WEIGHT
LEAVING PUPPY HOME ALONE
LICKING,CHEWING AND SCRATCHING BEHAVIOR
MALE VS FEMALE
NEW PUPPY CARE
OTC MEDICINES SAFE FOR DOGS
PANOSTEITIS (LIMPING)
PATELLAR LUXATION (POPPING/SLIPPING KNEECAPS)
POISONOUS FOOD, PLANTS AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
CARPAL SUBLUXATION SYNDROME (CSS OR DOWN PASTERNS)
TAIL DOCKING
URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN DOGS
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A HEALTHY PUPPY
BARKING TRAINING
BEHAVIORAL ISSUES
CRATE TRAINING
DESENSITIZATION
POTTY TRAINING
SOCIALIZATION
TO BREED OR NOT TO BREED
BREEDING/WHELPING INFORMATION
BREEDING CHART
HAND FEEDING PUPPIES
SWIMMER PUPPIES
WEIGHT GAIN IN NEW BORN PUPPIES
COLOR NAMES
DANCE NAMES
EGYPTIAN NAMES
FAIRTYTALE NAMES
FANCY NAMES
FANTASY AND MYTHOLOGY NAMES
FLOWER NAMES
FOOD AND DRINK NAMES
GAME NAMES
GEM AND STONE NAMES
HOLIDAY NAMES
MISCELLANEOUS NAMES
MOVIE NAMES
NAMES BASED ON SAYINGS
NATIVE AMERICAN NAMES
SONG AND MUSIC NAMES

I write this with the poodle breed in mind but have found it to pertain to other breeds that we have bred in the past. 
 
When finding yourself with a newborn litter its very important to keep a close eye on their weight every day to make sure they are gaining properly.  If your puppy isnt gaining weight like they should then I suggest hand feeding and supplementing your puppy.  You can find recipies for doing so on the previous page.

Suggested weight gain for new born toy poodle puppies
 
I like to see my toy poodle puppies gain atleast a 1/2 ounce per day up until the age of 4 weeks.  If they gain a little more than that its ok.  I would supplement the puppy if you are getting less than a 1/2 per day weight gain.  Some tiny ones are a bit slower to gain weight.  The tinier the puppy (usually this is anything under 4 oz) I always supplement.

Suggested weight gain for new born minaiture poodle puppies
 
I like to see my miniature poodle puppies gain atleast an ounce per day up until the age of 4 weeks.  Once again if they gain a little more than that its ok.  I would supplement the puppy if you are getting less than a 1/2 per day weight gain.  Usually miniature poodle puppies are around 6-9 oz at birth unless you have a very large litter.A large litter would be 8 or over.  Anything under that 6-9 oz and again I would supplement.

Suggested weight gain in standard poodle puppies
 
Where standards can have very large litters of up to 11 or more puppies you can get quite a variety of weight ranges.  The smaller the litter the more likely the puppies are to be large at birth.  Usually you will get puppies anywhere from 10 oz to over one lb.  Its a general rule of thumb that a standard puppy should gain 1 lb per week.  Many standard puppies will be one lb and one week, two lbs at two weeks, and so on.  Dont worry if you have a smaller litter and they are a bit bigger than that.  If you have a huge litter its a good idea to supplement the litter to help your bitch out.  Feeding a large litter can deplete a bitch very quickly.  Also if your puppies are smaller than 10 oz I would supplement.

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