The First Year
Our guide to your puppy’s development from birth to 12 months.
Compared to our human version, canine childhood is an eyeblink. Dogs can eat on their own at one month, procreate at six, and achieve their full size by a year, if not earlier.
The first year of a dog’s life is punctuated by milestones, which arrive in quick succession at first, then space out as the dog coasts toward adulthood. Here are some pivotal ages for physical and behavioral changes in your growing puppy, and how you can best prepare.
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