How much water should an 8 week old puppy drink?

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The average dog needs between 1/2 ounce to 1 ounce of water per pound of body weight in a given day.

If your puppy weighs 20 pounds, for instance, he'd need between 10 and 20 ounces of water for the day to stay hydrated.

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However, a good rule to go by on days with minimal activity is an ounce of water per pound of body weight.

Example: An eight pound puppy should drink, at minimum, eight ounces of water every day.

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Generally, young puppies need about one-half cup of water every two hours.

You'll want to monitor your puppy to make sure he's drinking enough…

and not too much.

Older puppies that have already been weaned generally need between one half ounce and one ounce of water per pound of body weight per day.

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Generally, young puppies need about one-half cup of water every two hours.

You'll want to monitor your puppy to make sure he's drinking enough…

and not too much.

Older puppies that have already been weaned generally need between one half ounce and one ounce of water per pound of body weight per day.

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The average dog needs between 1/2 ounce to 1 ounce of water per pound of body weight in a given day.

If your puppy weighs 20 pounds, for instance, he'd need between 10 and 20 ounces of water for the day to stay hydrated.

Most dogs will automatically hydrate to the correct amount, though some may over- or under drink.

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The average dog needs between 1/2 ounce to 1 ounce of water per pound of body weight in a given day.

If your puppy weighs 20 pounds, for instance, he'd need between 10 and 20 ounces of water for the day to stay hydrated.

Most dogs will automatically hydrate to the correct amount, though some may over- or under drink.

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The most basic rule is that on days with low activity, your puppy should drink an ounce of water per pound of body weight.

This means if your puppy weighs 9 pounds, it should drink 9 ounces of water a day.

But keep in mind that on active and hot days, a healthy puppy might need double the normal amount of water.

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The most basic rule is that on days with low activity, your puppy should drink an ounce of water per pound of body weight.

This means if your puppy weighs 9 pounds, it should drink 9 ounces of water a day.

But keep in mind that on active and hot days, a healthy puppy might need double the normal amount of water.

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