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  1. #1
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    Default New Puppy.. It's been a while!

    So for the first time in 16 years for hubby, and about 25 for me, we have a puppy. And a new breed for both so not sure what to expect...

    Puppy is a toy aussie, 2 mos old, we've had her since Saturday.... She flew from OR to NC. Day one we were home, she was very zippy and explored a lot. Night in crate which she disliked, working on crate training.... Day 2 she spent at a horse show with me and students walking/being carried and meeting folks, peppy first half then tired. Night loose in our room. Next day went to 3-4 barns and hung out by the truck while we shoed horses, she was jumping around and yapping at us, came home and played with her skinneeez toy, night loose. Today she went shoeing with us again and seems to be pretty zapped... Alert but quiet, mostly sleeping while driving. Hubby is worried :-) Should I take her to the vet ( she was vetted right before shipping out)? Or is she just overstimulated?

    Jennifer



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    At 8 weeks old i bet she is just tired from her new lifestyle . Is she eating snd everything ok?



  3. #3
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    Yep all functions normal!

    Jennifer



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    heavens! I'm tired with that schedule!



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    Puppies sleep A LOT! and really heavily. Think about baby humans. They sleep a day and are wake only to eat, poop and eat some more.

    Puppies go from 0 to 100 mph in a second and then back to 0. LOL



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    Sounds pretty normal for the activity level. As long as she keeps eating drinking peeing and pooping I wouldn't be too worried. If she quits eating or has any vomiting or diarrhea it's time for a vet visit. And keep in mind that she's not full vaccinated and can easily be exposed to parvo and distemper from contaminated soil. So use caution wit traveling to places like horse shows until he gets the rest of her boosters.
    You can't fix stupid.... but you can breed it!



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