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Old 05-11-2015, 07:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is it Ok to let puppy stay with breeder longer?

I heard that it is good to let puppy stay with breeder longer. is it true?

Due to business reason, I have to deal with some urgent case outsize of US for two week.

But long time ago, i heard that if breeder is ok, it's better to let puppy stay with mother longer?

I just asked my breeder, she is totally ok and free of charge.

Please advise.
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it is fine to leave your puppy with a breeder. I think sometimes they let them go to early as it is. 2 weeks should be no big deal and if the breeder is fine with it, it should be fine.
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Old 05-11-2015, 08:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It is much better to leave the pup with the breeder than to get it home and immediately board it. Just wait the extra two weeks before picking the puppy up from the breeder and it should cause no problems at all.
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Thanks for your reply
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Old 05-12-2015, 11:15 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My breeder actually offers a package where puppies stay longer with her and go through training. Only if the breeder is doing socialization and training would that be a good idea. But even staying with mom and littermates longer is beneficial.
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Both of my pups were 9 weeks old when I brought them home and I liked it, I'm fostering a pup now and he was 7 weeks old when I got him and major difference in maturity. If I trusted the breeder and they offered to hold the pup, no problems at all. Delgado came crate trained and mostly house broken at 9 weeks old
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I think staying the extra two weeks with the breeder is an excellent idea. The pup is used to being there and will not have to readjust twice that way and you get to come home and get ready before getting the pup home.
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I did that with my first puppy because -he should have come home around Christmas and I was planning to go away-the breeder kept him free of charge-it worked out well-it was nice of the breeder to do that
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Old 05-21-2015, 10:38 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I just bought my most recent puppy at 13 weeks old and he has been the easiest puppy I've ever raised so far. He was already crate trained, leash broken, potty training was easy, knew some basic commands and most importantly he had a lot of interaction with the breeder's older dogs so taking him into my home with older dogs was a smooth transition. I would prefer to buy older puppies in the future provided the breeder was working with them.
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I like to get my puppies at 11 weeks old, much easier to raise a slightly older puppy, bigger bladders and better attention spans.
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