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When do permanent teeth erupt in dogs and cats?
The baby teeth of cats begin to erupt at about 2 and 1/2 weeks of age. All baby teeth are in by 6 weeks of age. Kittens begin to lose their baby teeth at 14 weeks of age. All the permanent teeth are fully erupted by 6 months of age. – The baby teeth of
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How many teeth do cats have?
Cats have 26 baby teeth and 30 permanent teeth!
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How many teeth do dogs have?
Dogs have 28 baby teeth and 42 permanent teeth!
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Can my hamster get rabies?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention small mammals are almost never found to be positive for rabies. This includes hamsters, gerbils, chipmunks, mice, rats, squirrels, guinea pigs and rabbits. The CDC reports that there no cases of rabies reported that has been caused by these mammals. Although bites by these animals are
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