Newborn puppies of Airedale Terriers vary on size and growth depending on the breed. Airedale Puppies go through a lot of behavior changes after coming to life. You should observe closely week by week to know the changes in your puppy.

Here are are some inside information about the transformation of the Airedale Terrier Puppies Week by Week.

Newborn Stage

At birth, the Airedale puppies are blind, deaf and toothless. They are also unable to regulate the body temperature and are dependent upon their mother and litter mates.

Newborn Airedale Terrier Puppies with their mother.
Newborn Airedale Terrier Puppies having mother’s milk. Image Source-topsimages.

Neonatal Stage: Birth to 2 Weeks

Since birth, the puppies are unable to see and hear however they are able to feel and smell which helps them to find their mother’s breast. The first milk their mother produces is called colostrum which helps the puppies to fight with diseases and provide immunity.

The first two weeks the Airedale puppy will sleep 90 percent of the time. It is also the full development stage of the puppy.

Transitional Stage: 2 To 4 Weeks

The second week of the life brings a lot of changes in the Airedale Terier puppies. The sealed ears and eyes will start opening between 10 to 16 days. They generally stand within 15 days and take their first walk by 21 days.

By the age of three weeks, they will become physically mature and will become a little bit independent from their mother. The Airedale Terriers will start playing with their litter mates and will begin to explore the surrounding. Teething starts and they will try to eat the food from their mother’s bowl.

Socialization Stage: 4 To 12 Weeks

This is the important time to introduce your pup to other people and animals. By three to five weeks, they become aware about the people and the surrounding. And from four to twelve weeks they need more of the human interactions as they develop curiosity and social skills.

Airedale Terrier Puppy Playing.
Airedale Terrier Puppy Playing With Its Toy. Image Source-doglers

When the Airedale puppy reaches the age of nine weeks, it is the right time to send them to elementary training classes.

Juvenile Stage: 3 Months To 6 Months

This stage of their life is most influenced by their playmates. It is also known as the “elementary school age”. Your new Airedale puppy will start understanding between submission and dominance. Teething and chewing begins and the full teeth is grown until 6 months.

Adolescence Stage: 6 Months To 18 Months

The Airedale puppies are big enough to understand that they are the part of the pack including both human and canine. Their behavior will be mostly influenced by the group. You will find your pup challenging you as they will have the dominant attitude. The puppy will experience the beginnings of sexual behavior.

As now you know all about the behavior development about the Airedale Terrier, prepare yourself to deal with the specific behaviors so that it will be easy for you to handle your new pup.

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