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how do you know if your 2 week old puppy is bloated?

Posted by elye

I was reading on yahoo answers an some people were saying how puppies with bloated stomaches most likely have worms; well i have a 2week old puppy who i am caring for and im just worried, every time after he eats his stomach gets real big and kind of hard.. im just wondering if it is normal
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Some puppies with a bloated abdomen will certainly have a round worm infection.  A stool specimen check should either confirm this as the cause or rule it out.  Another consideration is that the bloating is simply the result of a recent feeding.  Some puppies are heavy nursers and a big load of milk will cause some bloating.  However, this type of bloating will come and go in conjunction with the feeding times.  

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