t five weeks of age, the puppy begins to use facial and ear expressions and becomes more coordinated. Play becomes rougher and the pups start to establish a dominance hierarchy within the litter. They are developing curiosity and exploring new experiences. They need positive "people" experiences during this time. The puppy begins to interact more with people and begins to perceive them as members of his pack.

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Teagan's Puppies | The Beginning | Sleeping and Eating    First Week | Open Your Eyes!   Second Week | Out of the Box!       Third Week | Part of the Pack     Fourth Week | Playtime!                Fifth Week | The Big Wide World                 Sixth Week | Exploring            Seventh Week | Bags Packed!                 Eighth Week

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