When Do Labradoodles Stop Teething?

Ideally, labradoodles should start teething around the age of 4 months. The  puppy will continue to teeth and will typically stop teething around 7-9 months when it is closer to an adult dog.

Labradoodle is an adorable mixed breed with labradors and poodles as parents. They are the most admired dogs by dog lovers because of their empathetic loving nature and wit.

A labradoodle’s hypoallergenic coat allows allergic people to enjoy the companionship of a cute furry best friend. Apart from allergic individuals, disabled people can also benefit from the company of labradoodles as they make for great service dogs with their ease of trainability as well.

As a new pet owner, the initial stages of your labradoodle puppy might pose some hardships for you as a parent and your puppy. Dogs are very similar to children and should be treated with the same caution and gentleness for their holistic development.

As a dog parent this might be a hard time due to the lack of information on the topic. In this article we will understand in detail about teething in labradoodles and what you can do as a pet owner during this time.

What is Teething in labradoodles

Teething simply means the onset of an infant’s teeth. Whether it is a human baby or a little puppy, both go through this process. During teething the puppy will grow new teeth that will help them chew and bite so that they can get optimal nutrition.

Labradoodles have different teeth settings as compared to a human but the foundations are very similar. Labradoodles also grow milk teeth or primary teeth first that break off on their own to give way to permanent teeth eventually.

This process starts as soon as 4 months after the birth of a labradoodle puppy. Before teething, a puppy is dependent on his mother’s milk for nutrition. This means that they do not require solid food as a puppy and should not be separated from its mother. In other cases, there are alternatives available in the market that can be given to the labradoodle puppy safely.

Signs Of Teething In A Labradoodle Puppy 

There is no exact time that marks the commencement of teething in a labradoodle puppy which can keep the dog parents on edge for a while. 

To ease your anxiety, there are certainly a few signs of teething that you can look out for such as; 

Excessive drooling

A lot of drooling by your little pet can indicate that he is drooling. The eruption of new teeth can irritate the gums that can lead to excess saliva secretion. Keep an eye out if you notice your puppy drooling more than usual

Chewing on objects more frequently

During teething time, the puppy tends to chew more. The urge to chew comes as a symptom of teething that causes your pet to chew on random things. This can lead to a mess and destruction of your household items but understand that it is their natural urge and not a sign of misbehavior.

Swollen or sore gums

If you suspect your labradoodle teething, attempt to check their gums for any signs of swelling or soreness. Slight inflammation and tenderness are normal during teething. In case you spot abnormally sore gums consult your vet as soon as possible.

Bleeding gums

Newly erupting teeth can oftentimes cause bleeding as well. Visit your vet to help comfort your dog.

Irritability or discomfort

New milk teeth can cause a lot of discomfort. Not just in labradoodles but in humans also. During teething your labradoodle might act out due to irritability. Understand that this is not their nature and they are only going through a growth process.

Remedies To Comfort A Teething Labradoodle 

Remember that it is very important for you as a pet parent to be patient and understanding of your labradoodle’s teething. It is not fair to get mad at them for acting out when the process is clearly more uncomfortable for them than it is for you. Things you can do when your Australian labradoodle is teething during the puppy development stages. Do not fret, of course there are things you can do for your little puppy to help them feel a lot better.

Here are a few remedies that can make your labradoodle feel better during this time.

Provide safe chew toys to alleviate discomfort

Teething also brings in the urge to indulge in biting chew constantly which can be seen as your pets start to chew on everything. But don’t worry, you do not have to sacrifice your furniture. 

There are many dog toys available that your puppy can chew on when he gets the urge to bite. These toys are safe for them to use and this will also double as a fun activity for them. Before buying a chew toy, do check the material to avoid harmful and sharp parts being ingested by your four legged best friend.

 Supervise chewing to prevent ingestion of harmful objects

Because of their urge to chew your labradoodle puppy will attempt to chew on anything and everything. This can also mean they will try to accidentally chew on harmful things such as rocks and harm their baby teeth. Supervise your dog to avoid the same. Dog training can help your new puppy deal with the urges in a healthy manner and teach them to rely on these toys instead of random harmful or precious things.

Keep household items out of reach

Household items like sandals, wooden items or plastics should be kept always from them.

Offer frozen treats or chilled toys for soothing relief

Frozen banana , ice or dog food is a great way to soothe your dog’s gums and to provide a hard surface to chew on. You can read any related article for more information on your dog’s biting behavior.

If these do not seem to satisfy your puppy, you may need to make a visit to your vet if excessive bleeding, swelling, or signs of pain occur. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

When does a labradoodle puppy  stop teething?

Your labradoodle should stop teething around the age of 7-9 months. With the help of your vet you can keep a record of your dog’s deciduous teeth as well as his permanent adult teeth. 

What can I give my dog when he is teething?

When your labradoodle puppy is teething, it is helpful to get him some chew toys. You can also give him ice and frozen fruits to munch on. Not only will he enjoy the snack but the ice will help with the inflammation and soreness in the gums.

Why is my labradoodle trying to chew everything ?

Excessive and destructive chewing  is  a sign of teething in a labradoodle puppy . During this time you can give your new puppy some teething toys to chew on instead. try dog training to teach your dog to bite only his chew toy.

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