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marksullivan

Momma and pups

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I just had a litter and am keeping two of the females. I have a kennel run and two houses. Is there any concerns with keeping all three dogs (mother and two pups) in the same kennel. thanks sullyman.

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Cut their ties to the mother.

I could go on and on but the pups are going to need to learn from and depend on you.

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Would be careful with training too. You need to try and separate them as much as you can.

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I wouldn't worry about it. Several years ago I raised a daughter with her mother, the daughter turned out to be a fine hunting dog. The only difference I noticed was that this pup did not harrass and chew on the older dog, her mother, because her mother didn't hesitate to put the teeth to her.

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I also had a litter and kept a female pup. No problems, my pup is a great hunting dog because she learned from her mom.

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I see no reason to separate them also. Just be sure that when you have training sessions, that each dog is trained separately and out of sight from the others so there are no distractions.

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I have a mother and daughter and they work very well together but they were trained seperatly, I would seperate them for awhile and let the pup get it's own independance from it's mother it will only lead to a stronger dog in the field and you have nothing to loose and everything to gain by doing this.

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