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6/28/2008 7:14:06 AM
Posts: 1
Hi, we're getting a Golden Retriever puppy and right now it's planned that we will be taking him home next week, he'll be 7 weeks old. Now we've read that some suggest an age of at least 8 or 10 weeks for the puppy to leave the breeder. Any opinions? Thanks a lot!!
6/28/2008 6:17:19 PM
Posts: 25
Most reputable, responsible breeders will not let a puppy go before 8 to 10 weeks of age or later depending on the breed.

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Polish Lowland Sheepdogs
6/29/2008 7:36:21 PM
Posts: 409
If the breeder is releasing him at 7 weeks, I would find another breeder. Puppies learn many life lessons from the momma and taking them away too early can leave them lacking important knowledge.
Redrock Pits
7/4/2008 10:26:14 AM
Posts: 14
I think the Law is " no puppy sold under 8 weeks of age", I'll have to look into that one myself
7/5/2008 12:33:05 PM
Posts: 75
The law is on a state-by-state basis, because there is no such law in my state but others have posted here that is the law in their state.