How Many Teeth Does An Adult Dog Have?


Dogs may have been domesticated in our age but they are inherit ably beasts. One sure way of proving so is by looking at their teeth. The mouth of a dog is terrifying and dogs know this; they use their teeth to ward off danger. Ever wonder how many teeth does an adult dog have? Read on to find out interesting facts about dog teeth.

1Baby Teeth of Dogs

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Before we answer how many teeth does an adult dog have we must know how many a puppy has. A puppy has no teeth for the first 3 months of its life. The first ever set of teeth contains 28 teeth. These teeth are equivalent to the teeth human children have. They eventually shed out and new teeth which are permanent take their place. During this switch from baby to adult teeth a pup feels irritation and bites on to anything and everything it sees to relieve itself.