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    DefaultNew lab - 7 weeks - weight question

    Hi all,
    I am hoping you can help me out. I am a first time dog owner and I love my pup named Vader (black lab). My question is this:

    I am feeding Vader "Natural Choice" for puppies and it is based on weight but I am not sure what a normal weight is for a pup at 7 weeks?

    Does anyone know the averages?

    right now he is getting 2/3 cup 3x per day.

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    That sounds right. I feed my 4-1/2 month old lab pup, 1-1/2 cups 3 times a day.
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    What does your breeder say? They are your best resource. As long as the pup has a thin layer of fat over the ribs, and is gaining ~2# a week, you are probably on track, but at 7 wks there is a huge range of "normal" weights. I've had some as low as 7#, some as high as 13 or 14#. Much depends on birth weight and number of pups in the litter.

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    Thanks Windy.... I called the breeder this morning and I guess that I am right on track with the 2/3 cup 3x a day!

    Whew! lol

    Thanks for the reply.

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