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my 3 month old german shepherd male puppy's ears were starting to stand up and now don't...he plays with another dog all


Asked by Member 1151015 on Jan 20th 2013 Tagged puppyears in Puppies
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Normally they will be up at the end of teething, usually around 6 - 7 months of age.
It is extremely uncommon for a 3 month old to have fully erect ears. If the puppy is very small they may stand earlier but most are soft and floppy until around 6 months of age, and even those whose ears did stand early tend to flop during the eruption of the adult teeth.
However, genes play a part as well, and if the parents ears did not stand naturally, the puppy has a greater chance of having a floppy ear or ears as an adult.
Right now he sounds perfectly normal for his breed and his age.


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