Puppies should not be removed from their mothers until they are at least seven to eight weeks of age. One of many things that pups learn during the time with their mom and littermates is bite inhibition. Bites that hurt are answered with nips from the mother or a sibling so that puppies learn how hard is too hard. Sufficient time in the litter may also be a factor in a pup’s learning to interact more positively with other dogs.
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So be wary of a breeder who is willing to let you have a just-weaned pup. If you acquire a dog or cat from a breeder, take a good look around.
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