Can a 6 year old dog have puppies?

Asked By: Willow Walter
Date created: Thu, Jan 28, 2021 10:12 PM
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A female puppy can get pregnant at 6 months old and can have puppies well into old age, depending on her breed.

Some dogs stop being able to get pregnant after 3 years old, for some dogs, it's 5 years old, and other dogs can continue to get pregnant even older than that.

Answered By: Thalia Wyman
Date created: Sat, Jan 30, 2021 12:15 AM
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These will include the core vaccines, which are administered in a series of three: at 6-, 12-, and 16 weeks old.

The core vaccines include the DHLPP (distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvo, and parainfluenza).

Your pup will also need a rabies vaccination, which is usually around $15β€”20.

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When should a puppy start eating solid food? Puppies should get solid food starting at about four weeks, when they're not able to get all the calories they need from their mother's milk.

Most puppies are weaned by six weeks.

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Well, not usually. Most training professionals strongly recommend against adopting two pups at the same time.

Just because you have two kids and they both want their own puppy doesn't mean you should get two pups.

You stand the best chance of raising well-trained and -socialized puppies one at a time.

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According to this report, the total first-year cost of owning a dog is $1,270 and for a cat it's $1,070.

As you can see, having a pet can cost you over $1,000 in the first year, and well over $500 each additional year.

Depending on the food you buy and sudden medical expenses, the costs could be much higher.

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If you own a dog, you've heard this rule: 1 year for Fido equals 7 years for you.

Turns out, the math isn't that simple.

Dogs mature more quickly than we do early on.

So the first year of your fuzzy friend's life is equal to about 15 human years.

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Puppies should get solid food starting at about four weeks, when they're not able to get all the calories they need from their mother's milk.

Most puppies are weaned by six weeks.

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When you take all kinds of dogs into consideration, an average litter ranges between six and ten puppies.

In the case of your little Yorkie, she is likely to give birth to three or five pups on the higher side.

However, some dogs can pop out one puppy depending on various factors.

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