The incredible change in the puppies over the first week.


Puppies lives for the first Week:

90% Of time spent sleeping
10% Of time spent eating
Susceptible to heat/cold
Instinctive reflexes: Crawl, Seek Warmth, Nurse
Puppies can upright themselves if placed upside down
Needs stimulation for urination and defecation
Rapid development of central nervous system
Need constant care from Mom

By the end of the week:

Weight is DOUBLED by end of week!
Beginning to lift themselves onto all four legs
Seek out places of their own
Eyes lids begin to loosen in preparation for opening