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You can start to handle the puppies anytime. Be careful the first time that you handle the puppies as some moms can become aggressive and protective of their puppies.
I also recommend that you start slowly. Only handle them for a minute or two the first time. After that, you can slowly start to handle them for longer periods of time. Also make sure that you do not interrupt them if they are nursing.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
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