When Does a Dog Stop Growing – Puppy Development Stages

When Does a Dog Stop Growing – Puppy Development Stages

From the time that your puppy is a newborn until they’re one year of age, your dog is technically considered a puppy, no matter the size or the breed. Your puppy is constantly going through different stages of puppy development, especially during those first twelve weeks. However, did you know that there are many factors that influence your puppy’s growth and contribute towards when their growing stage comes to an end at their adult size?

Your pup’s rate of development depends on a variety of factors, including proper nutrition and their owner mother’s nutrition during pregnancy. You may also notice that a larger breed doesn’t tend to completely fill out before they’re two years of age, while a smaller breed will reach full size much more quickly. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how long puppies grow, when different breeds finish growing and just what’s going on with your puppy through their various development stages.

The Best Companion Dogs for Your Health and Personality

The Best Companion Dogs for Your Health and Personality

There’s a reason dogs are man’s best friend. There is plenty of research that shows that owning a dog is good for your mental and physical health, but what type of dog is right for you? If you’re looking for a companion dog, you might think that small dogs are the only option. After all, most of them were bred specifically to provide companionship, but there are actually a lot of dog breeds that make great companion dogs.
To figure out the best companion dogs for you, one of the best things you can do is choose one that fits into your lifestyle. Here are a few great options to consider.

Promise - I Feed Him! Why is My Dog Always Hungry

Promise – I Feed Him! Why is My Dog Always Hungry?

Most dogs are not picky and eat anything you get them – and even most things you don’t! Human food, dog food, poop, garbage… dogs just love to eat. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself, why is my dog always hungry? The truth is there isn’t a simple answer.
While in most cases this is seen as just normal dog behavior, there are real reasons behind it. Sometimes, those reasons are things you can easily fix. Other times, they can indicate that there’s a bigger problem at play. Here are some reasons why your dog might be hungry all the time and what you can do about it.

How Long Do Dogs Grow Understanding Your Pup’s Final Size!

How Long Do Dogs Grow: Understanding Your Pup’s Final Size!

If you’re thinking of adopting a puppy or you already have one in your home, you might be wondering, how long do dogs grow?

You might not know what to expect if this is your first puppy but dog owners who brought their dogs home young know that puppies grow fast. It seems as if you bring them home as adorable little balls of fur, fun, and occasional trouble and before you know it, they are fully grown.

The truth is that not every dog grows at the same rate. Smaller breeds reach their adult size faster than larger breeds, which makes sense – they have less growing to do.

When do Puppies Stop Teething and Lose Their Baby Teeth

When do Puppies Stop Teething and Lose Their Baby Teeth

Bringing a puppy home is an exciting moment. Things can take a turn away from the fun and excitement, though, if your puppy starts chewing on things and destroying them. This is something that is all too common for puppies, especially when they are teething. When do puppies stop teething? Usually, it isn’t for a few months but this doesn’t mean it’ll stop chewing on things. Here’s what you need to know.

It might be a surprise for some to learn, especially if they’ve never had a puppy before, that puppies lose baby or milk teeth just like human babies do. The teeth you see in an adult dog’s mouth aren’t the teeth it was born with. And while you might not get a chance to put your pup’s teeth under a pillow for the Tooth Fairy or chuckle at a gap-toothed grin like you would a child, there are still a number of similarities between teething pups and teething babes.

Signs Your Dog Has Worms

Signs Your Dog Has Worms: Symptoms of Worm Infestation

Has your pup had some strange health issues lately that just can’t be explained? Unfortunately, there’s a very real chance that your dog may have worms. It’s actually the most common health issue in dogs. As dog owners, the thought that our pup may have worms is truly terrifying – after all, nobody wants to …

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Why is My Dog Suddenly Aggressive To Our Other Dog

Why is My Dog Suddenly Aggressive To Our Other Dog? – Steps to Stop This Behavior

The worst has happened – your usually sweet, friendly dog has become aggressive to your other dog. It has suddenly snapped in aggression, growling and lunging, baring its teeth. How could this have possibly happened? What changed overnight for your dog to start acting this way? It can be difficult to know what to do …

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Is it Safe to Take Your Puppy Out

When Can Puppies Go Outside: Is it Safe to Take Your Puppy Out?

What is everyone’s favorite topic? Puppies! Yes, if you have a new puppy, you’re probably curious as to how to take care of them. It may sound slightly odd that there is a certain age where puppies are able to go outside but, trust us, it’s very important that you take this into consideration. Even …

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