Puppies

Puppies

Seven Stages of Puppy Growth and Development

Stage 1: The Neonatal Stage from 0 to 2 weeks Fresh to the world, your newborn puppy or whelp can't see because his eyes are still closed, can't hear because his ears are sealed shut and he can't potty without help from mom. Your newborn pup is helpless and vulnerable, as the pup cannot regulate his own body temperature and requires food and warmth from his mama. Virtually all the energy your new pup’s body generates goes toward growth. He typically doubles his birth weight during the first week of...