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How to take care of a newborn Alaskan Malamute and its mother?

Many owners won’t take care of a newborn Alaskan dog because they don’t know what to do with such a fragile baby. If we raise an Alaskan Malamute without sterilization, we’re going to have to deal with that, so we have to be prepared. It’s not easy to take care of a newborn Alaskan dog. If we don’t take good care of the puppy, the baby Alaskan dog can easily die. How do you take care of a baby Alaskan terrier? Let’s take a look at it together.


1. Keep Alaskan Malamutedogs warm:

Newborn puppies should pay the most attention to keep warm, the indoor temperature should be above 23 degrees Celsius, room temperature below 21 degrees Celsius should be used small electric blanket, hot water bag to increase the temperature, but must be wrapped with a towel, so as not to burn the puppy. In general, no special circumstances, puppies and babies, most of the time is to sleep and eat milk if there is barking, anxiety should consider whether the temperature is low, whether the bitch to clean up the puppy’s urine and feces (because of the puppy’s urine cleaning by the female Alaskan Malamute), milk is sufficient, to the weak puppy can be given artificial help, let the weak puppy eat or artificial feeding some milk powder.

2. Trim the Alaskan Malamute puppy’s nails:

Newborn puppies do not have hearing and vision, usually about 2 weeks open eyes, between 13-17 days with the opening of the ear canal, can have heard. For 20 days or so, you can trim the dog’s nails. The dog is stimulated to drain the milk. The purebred Alaskan Malamute will knead the breast of the bitch with her forelimbs when she is suckling. But we should be careful not to cut too short, just cut the front fingertips can be.


3. Enough Sunshine for Alaskan Malamute:

5 days after the birth of a small Alaskan dog, you can take advantage of the wind and warm weather, they can be held outside with the mother in the Sun, twice a day, half an hour each time is best. This puppy can breathe fresh air, and the use of ultraviolet light in the sun to kill bacteria on the body, but also conducive to the hair of the dry pine, accelerate its growth. We should also give them a bath every two days. The bathwater temperature is between 2.530 °C and cut off the bathwater from entering the ears.

In this period we must take more care, not only to take good care of the puppy but also to take good care of the dog. After the birth of the Alaskan dog body will consume a lot of energy, this time the owners will be through the accumulation of food supplements, let it slowly recover. A well-balanced diet for the female Alaskan dog will allow her to suckle her pups. Milk is a very important food for the Alaskan Malamute.