The first weeks of a dog's life are possibly the most important of its life, when the experiences your puppy has will form the basis of the dog they grow up to be.
Weeks 1 & 2
90% of the time snoozing, lots of suckling, touching, crawling and crying; vulnerable to the cold; need mother's touch to go to the toilet; eyes open at around 10 days.
Begin to walk, see and hear better, go to the toilet without mum's touch
Become more aware of sights and sounds around them; begin to recognise people; start to socialise
Alert and fearless; start to play with people