What do puppies do at 2 weeks old? 2 week old puppies will often have their eyes fully open, or at least partly open. Ears open at this point too, so your puppy will begin to hear. The Labrador puppies in this picture are two weeks olds. Two weeks old and the puppies eyes are now open!
How often should 2 week old puppies eat? Puppies less than two weeks of age should be fed every 3-4 hours. Puppies two to four weeks of age do well with feedings every 6-8 hours.
Can you hold puppies at 2 weeks old? Start handling the puppies.
By about three weeks of age, you can—and should! —begin gently handling the puppies1 for short periods for reasons other than basic health care. Once the puppies have their eyes open, you can try carefully picking them up, holding them for a bit, and placing them back in the box.
What do you feed a 2 week old puppy without its mother? Puppy milk replacer should be the sole source of nutrition until 3-4 weeks of age at which time the weaning process may begin. The transition from formula to solid food is a gradual process, so be patient. Use a high-quality food formulated to support growth and reproduction.