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Puppy No Weight Gain

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Hi Everyone! Hope all of you had a good weekend :)

I thought I would turn to all of you for some advice to hopefully ease my paranoia. I took Mochi on Thursday to the vet for his 3rd set of shots. At the vet when they weighed him, he weighs pretty much exactly the same as he did at the 2nd set of shots 3 weeks earlier. I am wondering if this is normal for a puppy in any way? He is currently almost 14 weeks old and still at 2.3 lbs. He eats 3 meals a day and consumes most of the amount usually and he gets a couple of Wellness treats 2x a day. I am feeding him puppy Wellness canned food mixed with some shredded boiled chicken breast.

The vet said it might be worms which was why he had asked me to bring a bag of Mochi's poop to the office to do a fecal exam. I called back on Saturday to ask for the results only to find out they misplaced his poop :smilie_tischkante:
Since the office is closed on Sunday, I won't be able to bring it in till tomorrow Monday and receive the results Tuesday late afternoon.

SM please advise!
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I hope w/you it is just worms---keeping fingers crossed!
I would be concerned if it were my dog however. I think even a slow but steady weight gain at this age is important considering he is eating that well. Kitzi gains on an almost consistent basis---although puppies differ--I think they should show gain. An older dog is something else (after 6-8 months when growth starts to ebb). Did the vet do a CBC? That would show any problems after she has done the stool culture.
Keep us posted!
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