Wind Dial Farm

Pembroke Welsh Corgis

Oswego, KS


One to Four Years

The maturity period signals the gransition between puppyhood and adulthood.  It is characterized by continual growth, both physical and mental, for up to 1 to 1.5 years of age in smaller breeds and 2 to 3 years or more in large or giant breeds of dogs, especially intact males......The puppy will go from an Ugly Duckling at 1 year-leggy, thin, out of proportion, immature coat, and adolescent behavior - to a beautiful swan, with adult coat and color, correct proportions, mature body and more stable behavior and temperament.  But regular socialization must continue thoughout these years.  Females come into season and the males sexual interest continues to increase....