Puppies are originally born with no teeth. Not until their 6-8th week, they actually have no teeth. Then they grow 28 of these, widely called as baby teeth or deciduous teeth. The first teeth that fall out are the incisor, and then come next the premolars followed by the canines. During their teething period, the experience can be uncomfortable and painful. Many puppies often chew and bite anything to relieve the discomfort inside their mouth. And between 3-7 months, losing their baby teeth will continue until a new full set of 42 adult teeth will have come in. Depending on breeds, others may have more, other fewer. Constant visit to the vet will be necessary to make sure there are no bite problems. So caring for your puppy when in its teething stage will help as to comfort them from their misery from these aching experiences.
You should keep an eye on where the puppies play, especially outside since fleas are a problem to most dog owners. Not curing this problem will most likely damage the pup’s skin and fur and develop various skin diseases. If you find fleas on their body, then immediately bathe them with soaps or shampoos that can help eliminate these parasites.
To bathe a puppy is a very cautious task. Puppies especially the very young ones are very sensitive to temperature, so being wary and careful will most probably help the puppy. For very young puppies, soap and shampoo are not necessary and may even harmful to them so just warm water would be fine. Begin bathing him by picking up the puppy and hold him close to you to avert chilling. Dip a cloth or a sponge and use it to gently rub into its body, and then right away use a soft dry towel to dry the puppy. Hold the pup for a few minutes to ascertain warmth.
A puppy’s growth can be delicate and dealt care for they can be very fragile and easily get harmed. Gentleness and concern can help the puppy to grow into a wonderful and strong dog. Always train them in a positive reinforcement and treat them with love and care and they will surely be a good and loyal dog to you.