Puppies are adorable, irresistible bundles of fur. Here are 9 interesting facts about puppies that you may not have known!
9 Interesting Facts about Puppies
#1 Out of all the five senses, puppies experience the sense of touch first
#2 Although it can very by breed, most puppies have 28 teeth, which will be replaced by 42 adult canine teeth
#3 Puppies are born with their eyes closed. They don’t open them until about 2 weeks of age
#4 Puppies don’t start walking until a few weeks after their birth. They can be clumsy when learning to walk.
#5 Puppies can start learning commands as soon as 8 weeks of age
#6 Newborn puppies need around 14 hours of sleep every day
#7 You can get a good idea of how big a puppy will get by looking at its paw size. Larger paws usually indicate that the puppy will grow to be big.
#8 If delivered by cesarean section and cleaned before being given back to the mother, the mother may reject her puppies
#9 Puppies are not born with the ability to smell. Scent glands develop a few weeks after birth.