Your puppy is entering adulthood, and by most is now considered a “dog”! Some 12-month-old dogs still act like adolescents and others are more mature. They should understand their rank and place in the family. The trial-and-error learning phase is over and they should be outgrowing their impulse to take everything in their mouth and chew on it. Most 12 month olds are still playful and curious and needs to have plenty of opportunity for exercise. Your dog should be housebroken and sleep through the night.
The following list will help you know what to expect from your dog at 12 months of age.
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