Monday, May 16, 2005

What You Should Know Before You Adopt a Puppy

Read this to find out:
The eyes open around the fourteenth day. Even at that time they do not have vision, as the retina is yet to form. It takes another 15 days for both its eyes and ears to become functional. At four weeks, puppies begin reacting to sound. A sharp noise can startle them. Ethologists call it the `startle reflex'. What the human baby does with its smile, a puppy does with its tail. It starts recognising its littermates and wags its tail.


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