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Old 08-11-2010, 11:52 AM
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How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

An acquiantance of mine is selling 5 week old puppies. Is that an ok age? Seems way too young to me but I know nothing about dogs!
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Re: How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

OMG poor little puppies...... they should not leave mum till 7/8 weeks

would they be weaned at that agemad:mad:mad:mad:

What breed are they?
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Re: How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

Staffies.
They are apparently weaned and not dependant on mum. He has 7 of them so is probably keen to get rid. Poor babies
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Re: How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

Hi 7 to 8 weeks i got Bobby at 10 weeks as he was smallest in litter with his sister
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Re: How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

7-8 weeks.

Mine are nearly 6 weeks and are way to young to go anywhere!!
They are only just starting to have dried food with out it being soaked in welpi and water!
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your 'friend' should be ashamed of themselves...
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Re: How old should puppies be before they leave their mum?

Oh no more staffs..... hope they get good homes....... at 5 weeks they are not ready to leave mum or litter mates yet ....more pup/dog with problems in the making..... looks like more ending up in the dogs home do you know what he is asking for a pup

Oh and it not fare on mum taking her puppies away at 5 weeks
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your 'friend' should be ashamed of themselves...
Yes i agree with you only in for the and don't give a dam about the pups or mum
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I maybe wrong but even if they are fully weaned at 5 weeks they still need to be with there litter mates to learn and socialize?? But like i said I maybe wrong!
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I maybe wrong but even if they are fully weaned at 5 weeks they still need to be with there litter mates to learn and socialize?? But like i said I maybe wrong!
You are not wrong..... poor puppies
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