Birth to 2 weeks: Neonatal Period
From the moment your Yorkshire Terrier puppy is born, until they are approximately two weeks of age, their strongest bond will be with their mother.
Puppies are born blind and deaf with only their sense of smell to help them find their mother, and are unable to regulate their own body temperature, which means that they depend solely on their mother and other litter mates for warmth. A puppy separated from huddling with its litter mates can quickly die from hypothermia.
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