Know More About Great Dane Puppies.
Dog owners who have a Great Dane puppy for sure has noticed how fast their puppy grow. When your pup arrived at around eight weeks of age, you could pick it up and have a good cuddle. It is the best time to play with your Great Dane puppy as long as it is still young because by the time when it already reaches ten weeks of age, you will already have a hard time to carry it. Any Great Dane owners will definitely have a hard time during this stage of their dog’s life since this period of growth has been stressful for the life of the dog since there are lots of circumstances that could happen when the skeleton of the dog is fast reaching the adult age.
It is undeniable that the owner of the dog and also the dog itself will experience a lot of problems during the growth stage. One of the most common is panosteitis. The problem about panosteitis can usually be encountered during the time when the Great Dane puppy reaches the age around four and nine months. The panosteitis is also known as the “wandering lameness” since it can cause inflammation in the long bone of one of the legs and what’s worse is that, it usually moves from one leg to another. There are definitely lots of negative effects that a dog can experience when it has a panosteitis since the pain can range between mild, unnoticeable lameness to an excruciatingly painful condition that will often lead to the frustration of your dog and it will eventually cry and not wanting to get up anymore. The dog will first experience a limping on one leg on the first week, however, the week after, the dog will again experience the limping on the other leg. It is better if the puppy will reach its first year so that the condition that the panosteitis gives will disappear. There are definitely a lot of problems that can afflict a Great Dane pup, and one of which is the Paosteitis. If you suspect that your puppy might have a medical problem then speak to your veterinarian. It is really important to diagnose your Great Dane puppy as early as possible.
Even if for a fact that the Great Dane puppy is large, there are still instances where some of them are not strong enough. A growing Dane pup is actually very fragile. Do not force your dog to exercise until it is at least a year old. You can also take your puppy for a walk, just don’t overdo it.