Are puppies deaf when born?

Answer Puppies are blind and deaf when they are born (whelped). They also cannot move around very well and cannot retain body heat well. Puppies are usually whelped 62 to 64 days after breeding.VoicePupp... Read More »

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Are puppies born blind&deaf?

Puppies are not fully developed at birth and are completely dependent on their mother for survival. Their eyelids are tightly shut, and their ear canals are closed as protection for their still-dev... Read More »

What happens when puppies are born?

The average time for a female dog to give birth--also called whelping--is at least seven hours, according to "Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook." Dogs go through three stages of whelping, with t... Read More »

How big are West Highland White Terrier puppies when born?

West Highland White Terrier puppies are quite small at birth. They range in weight from a low of about 3 1/2 oz., to a high of around 6 oz. A healthy puppy will add 10 to 15 percent to its weight e... Read More »

Why are people born deaf?

Congenital deafness is a term used to describe the condition of infants born without the ability to hear. Potential causes for this condition include both genetic factors and non-genetic factors su... Read More »