Age Guidelines for Adopting Puppies and Kittens

Many times we are asked, “What is the best age to adopt a dog or cat?” The best age would be at approximately age 8 weeks. I recommend kittens and puppies stay with their mother until age 6-8 weeks to facilitate their transition from nursing to kitten/puppy foods, and to allow them the opportunity to socially interact with their litter-mates and develop physically and emotionally. When animal guardians adopt pets … Continue reading Age Guidelines for Adopting Puppies and Kittens