Is my puppy going through puberty?
The onset of sexual maturity (puberty) is triggered by hormonal changes that lead to physical and behavioral changes. Generally speaking, puppies will start to mature sexually between 7 and 10 months of age. There is some variation and every dog is different.
How can you tell if a male dog is going through puberty?
Physical Changes in Adolescent Dogs
The onset of puberty will be most recognizable in your male dog. He’ll begin lifting his leg to mark territory and mounting other dogs, humans, and even furniture. It’s not unusual to discover a puddle of urine, left by a formerly housebroken adolescent dog.
What happens when a male dog hits puberty?
As male dogs reach puberty, they will start cocking their legs and you may notice an increased interest in other dogs. Typical behaviour increased confidence with other dogs and/or people. Keep male puppies well-exercised, enriched and encouraged during all behaviours.
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