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Do puppies have teeth when they are born?

Although puppies and children are two completely different types of creatures, there are a lot of similarities between the two. One such thing is that the puppy, like the child, is born without teeth. The puppy's visible tooth development usually doesn't occur until it's around 3 weeks old. The baby teeth should then be replaced with so-called adult teeth.
When does the puppy get its baby teeth? Puppies are born without teeth. This is probably partly to make it less painful for the mother when the puppies suckle in the early days after birth. The toothless teeth are also an advantage for the puppy itself as it will also be easier to suckle without anything in the way. However, as the puppy approaches 3 weeks, this tooth row will go from toothless to non-toothless - it is at this age that a puppy will, in most cases, start to develop its milk teeth.
However, the development of teeth does not happen overnight. How quickly it happens and which teeth emerge first can vary from puppy to puppy. However, it is common for the puppy's canine teeth in the upper jaw, the ones we call canines, to emerge before the others. All teeth are usually fully developed by the time the puppy moves to its new owner. When the teeth are fully developed, the puppy should have 28 milk teeth, 14 on top and 14 on the bottom.

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