Adult dog has 42 permanent teeth

on Jun 18 in Fun Fact

At 4-8 weeks of age, a puppy’s mouth will get 28 baby teeth. At 4-7 months of age, the baby teeth fall out and are replaced with 42 permanent adult teeth. The average adult human has only 32.

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