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Got Puppy Too Early And I Need Advice
(Winter Garden, Florida)
I was just recently on vacation and got my first Aussie puppy. The breeder had sold all but two pups. She was 5 weeks old when I got her. Now, before everyone has my head, I now realize that was way, way, way too early! I have been feeling so horrible and naive for not researching this issue before I did purchase her, but now I have her and love her so much!
Unfortunately, I can not return her to her mom for the last 3 weeks (like I want to do) as I live in Florida, and the mom is in Tennessee.
I have been doing lots and lots of research. I would really appreciate any advice on how to help my puppy learn the things that she is missing out on by not being with her mom and litter mates.
So far, she has taken to potty training really well and is getting used to being in her crate with little whimpering here and there.
Thanks in advice for all the helpful advice!