Dogs can only become pregnant when they are in heat.

A tan pregnant dog with a big belly standing up

At what age do puppies begin to respond to voices, sounds and recognize different people?

Puppies are born with their eyes open

A drawing of a small brown puppy with a tan patch around one eye and at the tip of her tail curled up in a purple dog bed

Most mother dogs stop taking care of their puppies by the age of


In the first 20 days of a puppy’s life it’s mental capacity is

At what age does the average puppy develop a sense of smell?

Close up of a gray dog with a large black nose and blue eyes

Light colored puppies can sometimes be born...

A yellow Labrador Retriever puppy sitting down

At what age do puppies first begin to explore their surroundings?

What is the record for the largest litter of Chihuahua puppies?

A drawing of 15 tan Chihuahua puppies

Puppies are born deaf. At what age do they begin to hear?

A small gray, thick coated dog with fluffy drop ears sitting down with music notes behind her on top of a blue background