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Can I remove a puppy from its liter at 6 weeks if I have…

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Can I remove a puppy from its liter at 6 weeks if I have another dog at home?
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. Thank you for using JustAnswer. To clarify your question, are you wondering if you can bring a 6 week old puppy into the house when you already have a dog at home? Can I ask how old the dog at home is and if they are fully vaccinated?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
They are fully vaccinated and he is an 11year old male yorkie. The puppy is a female 6 week old female yorkie. She is no longer feeding on her mother and eating moist dog food
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
He is fully vacinated*
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

Ok, thank you for the information. It should be just fine to bring the 6 week old female yorkie pup into that environment. As long as the adult dog is fully vaccinated, I don't see a problem with that at all. I would keep up with the puppies vaccine schedule as planned and not take her into any public places such as dog parks and walks around the neighborhood as you normally would however.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will the puppy still develop social skills without the rest of its litter?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

The puppy should still develop social skills from your other dog. Usually they get better social skills from older dogs in my opinion than from their litter mates.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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