At what age do puppies start losing their baby teeth?

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Puppy dental care. Puppies have 28 temporary teeth (called puppy teeth or milk teeth) that start coming in at about four weeks of age.

They generally fall out between 14 and 30 weeks, when they are replaced by 42 adult teeth.

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Your puppy is teething, the same way that human babies and children grow new teeth during their development.

Dogs have 28 deciduous teeth and end up with 42 permanent teeth.

You may find baby teeth on the floor, but it's more likely that you won't.

Often, puppies harmlessly swallow the teeth while they're eating.

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Dogs have 28 deciduous teeth and end up with 42 permanent teeth.

You may find baby teeth on the floor, but it's more likely that you won't.

Often, puppies harmlessly swallow the teeth while they're eating.

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Your puppy is teething, the same way that human babies and children grow new teeth during their development.

Dogs have 28 deciduous teeth and end up with 42 permanent teeth.

You may find baby teeth on the floor, but it's more likely that you won't.

Often, puppies harmlessly swallow the teeth while they're eating.

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Your puppy is teething, the same way that human babies and children grow new teeth during their development.

Dogs have 28 deciduous teeth and end up with 42 permanent teeth.

You may find baby teeth on the floor, but it's more likely that you won't.

Often, puppies harmlessly swallow the teeth while they're eating.

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At around four months of age β€” and it can vary from breed to breed and even from dog to dog β€” the 28 puppy teeth are replaced with 42 adult canine teeth, which include the molars.

You will see six incisors on the top and bottom (these are the smaller front teeth located between the large fang-like canines).

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At around four months of age β€” and it can vary from breed to breed and even from dog to dog β€” the 28 puppy teeth are replaced with 42 adult canine teeth, which include the molars.

You will see six incisors on the top and bottom (these are the smaller front teeth located between the large fang-like canines).

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Regardless of a puppy's world of discovery missions, teething is the most common cause of bad breath in puppies.

Teething smells are sometimes "fishy" or "rotten." Also, your puppy's new little teeth will be sharp, so be cautious if you do put your face close to your pet's mouth.

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