Dewclaws - Single and Double

by Heather
(Maryland)

I got three pups from a breeder and 2 of the pups have double dew claws in the back but the 1 only has single dewclaw in the back how is this possible if they are all from the same litter?

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Nov 18, 2020
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Dewclaws
by: Donna

Have you talked to the breeder?If you have purebreds–registered with a recognized kennel club–they will only have double dews although it's been heard, although rarely, a third dew can appear.

If they aren't registered, single dews will mean another breed is in the mix even though your two others have doubles.

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