I got in a little debate with my dad the other day about how pups are weaned. I'm not overly knowledgeable about how breeders go about weaning the pups off mum but i presume that the breeder slowly makes sure the pups are spending more and more time away from their mum over a couple of weeks or so, correct me if i am wrong
My dad reckons that doing it gradually would not be necessary and pups would be fine if the mother was just suddenly taken away at around 6 weeks old. I disagree with this because i would presume that the pups would fret for their mum if she was just suddenly taken away. Also that is around the important age for learning in pups, and the mum would be able to teach them some valuable things right?
Of course,breeders would have a much better idea of what goes on than myself or my dad would so could anyone here enlighten me on the subject of weaning?