Dog owners who have a Great Dane puppy for sure has noticed how fast their puppy grow. When your Great Dane puppy has arrived at around eight weeks of age, then t is the perfect time to cuddle and play with your puppy. 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. Usually, panosteitis develops while the pup is between four and nine months of age. 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 worst part about the limping on the dog’s leg is that, it transfer from one leg to another, for instance, the dig will experience the limping on one leg, then the week after that, the dog will again experience the limping on another 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.
A Great Dane puppy is definitely a large kind of puppy, however, do not get confused with its strength. A growing Dane pup is actually very fragile. As long as your dog still hasn’t reached its first year, do not force it to exercise. You can always take your puppy for a walk or play just as long as you do not overdo it.