Congratulations! Your new four legged arrival is finally here! If you are a first time puppy owner, this is not only an exciting time, but one full of learning. Even if having a newborn pup is old hat for you, helping the newest member of your pack adjust to life still takes patience, as just like two legged infants, your pup will grow and change quickly and require constant monitoring. The first couple weeks are super impawtant for your little furball’s development. During this time, puppies should stay with their mother, and shouldn't be taken to a new home until 8-12 weeks of age. Read on for some doggone good information that will help you during these formative weeks.