Hi everyone. I just put a deposit down on a Malamute/Husky puppy and was wondering if taking him at 7 or 8 weeks would be better. I have been doing some research and most people are saying 8 weeks in the minimum but I have also seen some breeders and dog owners who say 7 weeks is better to begin training and bonding with the pup. I have a golden lab who is 1 1/2 years old and I would be able to be with the puppy 24/7 for a couple months (he wont be left alone) if that makes any difference. Thank you!
Never before 8 weeks. You will see many repsonsible breeders even waiting until 10-12 weeks, expecially in toy breeds. It is not a matter of being left alone or not, they must reach a certain maturity before they will make a good transition. Also many lessons are learned from the mother that will effect their trainability, etc. I week or 2 in a pups life is a big thing.
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