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margaritamaria's avatar

how old can a puppy be before being able to leave the mom to be sold

Asked by margaritamaria (2points) March 5th, 2008 from iPhone
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row4food's avatar

no earlier than 8 weeks. some breeders won’t let them go until 12 weeks.

iSteve's avatar

I’d go with 12 weeks. Some get behavior issued if taken away earlier.

stigmata's avatar

I have two labrador retrievers and got both of them when they were 8 weeks old. I think that is the appropriate age to take them away from their mom/litter mates. neither of them had any huge issues as puppies and they are wonderful dogs.

Alina1235's avatar

between 9 and 12 weeks and depending on a breed too. Smaller breed needs more time with their mommy

AlbertKinng's avatar

As soon as they drink milk by themselves… they are good to go.

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