How many hours a day do puppies usually sleep during a growth spurt?

A little gray puppy sleeping inside of a pink sleeping bag

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

How many months is a female dog pregnant before giving birth?

A Mini Fox Terrier laying on her side showing a big pregnant belly

A mother dog teaches the puppies in the litter manners, respect, social skills, and proper etiquette, along with many other valuable lessons. A puppy should never be taken away from its mother before the age of


Dogs can only become pregnant when they are in heat.

A tan pregnant dog with a big belly standing up

Light colored puppies can sometimes be born...

A yellow Labrador Retriever puppy sitting down

Puppies start to become aware of their surroundings at age

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


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

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