Puppies under six weeks of age are vulnerable to chemicals, so bathing puppies in mild dish detergent is the preferred method of flea control in most cases. The Daily Puppy suggests checking and combing puppies daily until the puppy is old enough to bathe in a flea shampoo.Continue Reading
Puppies do not have high blood volume, states The Daily Puppy, making very young puppies vulnerable to anemia. Puppies should be examined and taken to the vet immediately if their gums are pale or white because anemia can be fatal, The Daily Puppy adds.
Bathing puppies in mild dish detergent and lukewarm water will kill most fleas, but they also recommend using a flea comb to remove any surviving pests. Bedding should also be thoroughly washed.Learn more about Dogs
According to Medic Animal, it is important to begin worming puppies as soon as they reach 2 weeks of age. Puppies need to be wormed every couple of weeks until they are 12 weeks old.Full Answer >
Puppies start losing baby teeth from the age of 12 to 16 weeks. At about four months, all baby teeth are gone, and permanent teeth have surfaced.Full Answer >
Pit bull puppies are born blind and deaf, but their eyes begin to open at about two weeks of age. Their ears begin to open during the third week.Full Answer >
Puppies teethe for several months, up to 6 months or longer. Teething is often not a continuous process for puppies during this time. Puppies usually experience teething off and on over this time.Full Answer >