Outgrown Puppyhood?

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  1. nedim

    nedim New Member

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    I think Peanut has outgrown her puppy stage. Shes about 15 months old now and last night for the first time, I hugged her without getting bitten.lol. She actually fell asleep in my arms without any fussing or nipping, whining or trying to kill me.lol She has also become a bit more laid back. My question is this; has she grown out of her puppy stage or could this be something else?
     
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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Sounds like she's just calming down a bit! She might be outgrowing the total squirmy puppy stage, or she might have just had a relaxed mood. (Ripley's been having some of those lately, too... I kinda like this maturity stuff, I can actually hold him without him gnawing on my hands and whining like I'm killing him.)
     
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    LOL, I know what you mean about that last part! I hope this wave of maturity is for good.
     
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    oh that is so sweet. A kodak moment. I am still waiting for mine with Brutus. Actually he is very calm....most of the time. but when the fila monster kicks in...omg...demon from hell.


    Maybe peanuts was just enjoying the moment. And is outgrowing the teeting thing. yay don't worry, be happy..lol
     
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    You have done well with puppyhood...now comes the reward ! Mine seemed to do an about turn at this age too.
     
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    I know exactly what you mean, Nedim. My Zeus is about Peanut's age, and he is suddenly calm as can be. I noticed yesterday that he's filling out (I had to let his collar out another notch), and doesn't look so much like a scarecrow anymore. *Sniffle* They grow up so fast!
     
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    Amount Of Food To Give

    Hello, I have an adorable and loving and smart 9 mo old mininature poodle,red
    in color and food is kinda funky right now. He seems to have his own mind
    as to what he will eat and won't eat. No dog food of any kind is liked. He will
    eat some kibbles if nothing else is down and he is starving! I have given him
    roasted turkey, roasted chicken, port tenderloin, he sometimes will gobble it
    up and other times he TURNS UP his nose and walks away!!! I die laughing
    but it is very upsetting ,him not eating. I know they say he will eat when he
    is hungry,but how long do you leave it down? He likes peas,vegetable mix,
    and I do give him them, sometimes mixed in with meat, sometimes alone
    beside meat. He has eaten both ways. Should I worry ( if nothing is wrong)
    if he misses some meals because he just won't eat,or is he starting to cut
    down on one or more meals?? I know they cut down on one meal but two???
    Well thanks for listening and any advice you have, let me have it!!!!!!

    Sandi
     
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    This should be in food section...........
     
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    Hello, Sandi. You can start a new post by clicking on the food section and clicking "new thread" on the top left side. Welcome to chaz :)
     
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    Amount Of Food To Feed

    I was wondering how much food to feed a 9 mo old mininature poodle. I give
    him a small bowlfull,maybe 2 handfulls. He normally eats 99% or all of it! But
    he starts asking for biscuits and treats not to long after dinner.Doesn't always
    get it! Should he get treats if he is not eating his dinner? I know he should
    not be more than 15" tall but I don't know the weight.

    Thank You
    Sandi
     
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    Roxy is maturing. She is def. showing her teenage snootiness though. The, I will do it my way, momma doesn't know what she's talking about. LOL Spud is a very sophisticated dog. Extremely well mannered and mature. He is around 17months and has been this way for awhile. I don't think Precious will ever outgrow the puppy stage. Which is fine with me. She is a very unique dog and I think even when her snoot is gray, she will still be running circles with the kids. LOL
     

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