How many teeth does a dog have?
At the present time there is a largenumber of different breeds of dogs. And many, with great pleasure, try to buy a puppy he likes, which later becomes a friend and protector. Therefore, it is very important to take care of the health of your pet and know how many teeth a dog has.
By the age of 5 months, the dog should have 42 teeth: 12 incisors, 4 canines, 16 small molars (premolars) and 10 molars (molars), 22 of which are located on the lower jaw. The puppies have 28 teeth. At the age of 6 - 8 weeks they have their teeth cut. By 14 weeks, 2 middle upper incisors, along with all the milk teeth, fall out. They are replaced by permanent ones. Depending on the breed of the dog and the size of its jaw, there are changes in the number of teeth.
A dog, like a man, needs to care for his teeth. Follow the oral cavity of the dog with proper nutrition, as well as brushing your teeth every week.