Q. My Pug pup has a cleft palate he is five weeks old but still does not have all his teeth so when should I stop feeding him with a tube

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A. You should liaise with your vet on this as it will depend on the size of cleft. Generally, dogs with cleft palate should be fed through a tube until the cleft is fixed as letting a puppy eat as normal with a cleft palate can lead to cumulation of food in the nose and secondary infection.

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