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When do puppies stop teething?

By: Dr. Debra Primovic

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Our question this week was:

I live in Singapore and have an eight and a half month old dachshund. When do puppies normally stop teething? Because our dog seems to need lots of things to chew on, and she sometimes chews our hands too. Thank you!

Ling Hui Tay


Answer

Hi – thanks for your email from Singapore! Your question was – when do puppies stop teething. The answer is – they generally stop teething when they have all of their adult teeth. This generally occurs around 5 to 6 months of age.

The most common teething time is between 12 and 20 weeks of age. Make sure you have plenty of safe chew toys during this time so your dog has an acceptable outlet for his chewing.

Articles that might be helpful to you are Safe Chew Toys for Your Dog and Nipping and Mouthing by Dogs.

Best of luck!


Dr. Debra




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