What should 1 week old puppies be doing? What should my 3 week old puppy be doing? New puppy development by week is dramatic. Dr. Marty Greer, Revival’s Director of Veterinary Services has written this simple puppy growth chart to help you assess what your puppies may need, and how they are developing. Are they warm enough? Is their weight gain on-track? How soon will their eyes open? What do I need to do and watch for to make sure they’re growing the way they should? You’ll find answers to these questions and more in this puppy development stages chart, as well as feel confident that you’re helping to raise healthy puppies.
Newborn Puppy Care: Managing Neonates and High-Risk Puppies
Improve neonatal survival outcomes when puppies are in trouble. Dr. Greer provides resources to measure and strengthen the health of newborn puppies.
4 Main Causes of Newborn Puppy Illness and Death
What causes a newborn puppy to die? Learn about the 4 Hs and why managing these four parameters can make the difference between life and death for young puppies.
My First Litter: Newborn Puppy Care
How do I take care of newborn puppies? From puppy umbilical cord care to feeding, vaccination schedules and deworming newborn puppies. Learn answers to your newborn puppy questions.
Neonatal Puppy Care: Create the Optimal Environment for Neonates
How do I know if my newborn puppy is warm enough? How do I keep my newborn puppy warm without a heat lamp? Dr. Greer shares advice on how to keep newborn puppies warm. This webinar also features the CEO of Puppywarmer talking about incubators for puppies and kittens.
Written by: Marty Greer, DVM
Director of Veterinary Services
Marty Greer, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, has 40+ years’ experience in veterinary medicine, with special interests in canine reproduction and pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 1981. She’s served as Revival’s Director of Veterinary Services since 2019. In 2023, Dr. Greer was named the Westminster Kennel Club Veterinarian of the Year.