What is the youngest age you should take a puppy away from it’s mother?
I am just curious is 6 weeks too young if so why? How do I go about finding a reputable breeder?
Answer by Cookie The First One Puppies need to stay with their littermates to learn bite inhibition (in other words how hard you can bite without harming another puppy) and how to read dog body language so they can grow up well socialized to other dogs.
All of this will take place if the puppy is allowed to stay until 8 to 10 weeks, but if taken at 6 weeks part of the important training will be missing making it more difficult to stop puppy nipping behavior and fear socialization.
Answer by Sophie you should never take a dog away at 6 weeks, you need to wait at least 8 week for them to be able to be rehomed, mke sure u seperate the pups in a seprate pen so the mother can see them but realise that its time to let them go. xxx
Answer by Forever Mine 8 weeks is usually the minumum, however, I got my dachshound when he was 6-7 weeks because I was best friends with the breeders daughter and he could still see his mother/litter mates pretty much every day
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