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Q. I am trying to bottle feed a pup. After it eats milk comes out it's nose. Will tube feeding stop this?
Hi,

First I wanted to say you really must love your dogs!!! We are currently bottle feeding a pug pup he was born on New Years day,his mom just isn't getting the milk in, after reading this I think I understand I need to be tube feeding him the last couple of days when I feed him or even 2hrs after he eats you will see milk coming out his nose.... does that mean the milk got in his lungs??? Do you have any advise, for me, he is a big part of our family now, I really need help, I have bottle fed before but this was strange he was doing good for a couple of days then he just went downhill.

Hope you can help,
Shannon

A. Odds are your dog has a cleft palate. That is why the milk comes out the nose. If it does, let the pup die. As sad as this is there is no hope for a dog with a cleft palate. Sorry.
  
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