He got his regular and 2nd shots, and his rabies vaccine today.
He became stoic, not reacting to anything, so they couldn't say much about his neck and shoulders, even though he still yipes here when he scratches it. He also didn't react at all to the injections.
He was uncertain about the new people wanting to pet him - the whole office basically - but once they did he loved it. He has no problem with being the center of attention.
I can't prove it, but think that he was heading toward 20 lbs. when we got him, just by everyones opinion on lifting him. Today, 1 month later, he weighs 37 1/2 lbs., and he's lean because he's growing so fast. Every time he looks plumper, he shoots up and looks lean again.
The vet double checked that he isn't getting small breed food, which he's not. I wouldn't give him that because I wouldn't want to 'grow him' that quickly, because of his potential size. I remember being extra careful with puppy Brax for the same reason.
Krypto hasn't been in a vehicle since coming here a month ago, and he was a little nervous in the truck at first. But, upon leaving the vet and getting into the truck again, he was much better, Ds said.
I only gave him 1/2 breakfast, because I didn't know how his stomach would react to the curvy road, and it wasn't a problem.
On the way home, they stopped to fill my gas cans, with Krypto watching Ds from the cab. Ds said that he was super good. He watched him, but didn't whine, chew anything (right now, since his 2nd teething has begun, there's *always* something in his mouth.), etc.
Then Ds said, "...and he loved his treat." His treat? Dh called from across the room, "He didn't give him jerky, did he?" Yep! That's what Ds does when he takes Frankie to town. When they are ready to leave town, they stop and Frankie gets a small piece of jerky from the gas station. Sheesh, lol! He then said that he wasn't sure if I'd mind. A little late to be bringing it up now, buddy!
Actually, that's the first 'people food' that he's had. I am keeping him away from people food in general, though I do plan to air pop popcorn for training treats. Light, not a bunch of ingredients, etc.
When they got back, Krypto got a bath outside (it was already 90 degrees out.) immediately. He's needed one, imho, for days, so this was a good excuse, and Ds was here to assist. I hope that he'll learn to enjoy baths. He was dry by the time that they came back in the house.
Oh, we got a puppy pack at the vet's office. I'm not sure what all's in it yet, but Ds mentioned something made by Kong.
Also, they gave us a box of Heartguard and one of Nexium, but don't want to give him more than a month's worth, because they said that he's bound to have gained more weight by next month. While this vet drives me batty (This is not my usual vet anymore, but my old vet from the 90's.) I know that he understands growing pups, because his breed are great danes.
I would actually prefer to discuss the one that Rottenrot is using with them, instead. Darn, drawing a blank as to what it's called.
Rottenrot, do you know if there will be a problem giving him the one that you are using for Kenzi, next month, if he uses one of the ones that they gave him today, this month?
So, that's the vet report. I'm glad that he got out and met people, got to ride in the truck, etc. since he's not in a fear period right now.
I told Dh that we need to drive him down to the other house in Cricket at least a couple of times a week, maybe with treats at first to keep it a positive experience. I've had dogs that love a drive, and dogs that do not. It would be nice to have one again that enjoys it, or at least is neutral on the subject.
Krypto, btw, came in, rolled a little because he'd been bathed, stretched out, and fell asleep. That was a lot for a pup who never has all of that excitement!
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