I brought home a Maltese-Shih tzu puppy recently and he won't stop whining. He just turned 9 weeks yesterday. I understand he is missing his mum and his litter mates but every time I leave him by himself, he starts whining. Even if I leave him for for 5 seconds. When I come to him, he stops whining.
I have to wait for him to fall asleep to be able to walk away because he watches me as he falls asleep. If I try to leave and he hasn't fallen asleep he starts to whining. Will this become into a habit or will he grow out of it?
Also how long does it take for a puppy to learn their name?
Thank you in advance