• Hi! I have a couple of questions: 1. Is it safe to leave my 6 month old puppy alone for 7 hours? 2. When should I switch her to adult food? She eats a LOT of puppy food! 3. When is it safe to start taking her on runs? Thank you so much!

    Hi Katie,
    I recommend that you talk to your local veterinarian about these questions. The answers for the puppy food and running questions will depend on your puppy’s skeletal maturity. It is important to keep her on puppy food until she stops growing. The time of skeletal maturity will depend on the breed, age, weight, and expected size of your puppy. As for leaving her alone, this will also be best answered by your vet since they know your pet and her medical history.

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