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It is Recommended that Puppies and Kittens are Only Separated From Their Litter at 8 Weeks and No Younger 🔞

Did you know?

Separating a puppy or kitten from its littermates and mother too early is not advised, and in many countries, is actually illegal. These animals can grow up with behavioural and health issues related to early separation anxiety.

Dogs removed from their littermates and mother too early can suffer from:

What is the minimum recommended age to remove a puppy from its litter?

⭐️ 8 Weeks ⭐️

In certain small breeds, such as the Maltese variations, it is even recommended to wait until after 12 weeks.

Cats separated from their mother too early can suffer from:

What is the minimum recommended age to remove a kitten from its litter?

⭐️ 8 Weeks ⭐️

Some veterinarians even recommended waiting until after 10 weeks. By this age, kittens will have been naturally weaned by their mothers; their eyesight and hearing have fully developed, and they will have learned how to play and groom themselves properly.

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National Telephone:
0861 30 31 32

Kempton Park – Head Office:
+27 (011) 976 – 3030

Fax Numbers:
+27 (011) 393 – 3907
+27 (011) 393 – 1503​

Email Addresses

Petwings Enquiries – Worldwide:
petwings@keringa.co.za

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2 Oranjerivier Drive, Terenure, Kempton Park, South Africa

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