When do puppies lose their teeth?

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Puppy teeth development

Newborn

2-4 weeks

5-6 weeks

4-5 months of age

6 months and older

Oral care

Special dental treats and chews will also help with your dog’s oral care to a degree but are not as good as actually brushing the teeth.

Tooth abnormalities

Retained puppy teeth

Lingually displaced canines

Undershot or overshot jaws

Overcrowded and rotated teeth

If you notice anything unusual about your dog’s teeth or mouth, then make sure you get it checked out by your veterinarian.

Chewing behavior

Conclusion

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Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009, she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat-coated retriever George!

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