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These beautiful pups are ready to go home today! These pups are from different litters. Axel Special Placement Daisy Skipper Poodle Simon CavaPoo For qualified families wanting a special placement puppy . Please contact me directly . Older waiting puppies. Please plan to pick up ASAP. These babies will not be delayed going home . […]
Merry Mini Poodles $1350 and tax with $350 due now to reserve Born 10/10/22Ready goal 12/9/22Beautiful babies , sweet loving temperaments . Extremely smart . Weight goal plan 11-14lbs on the smaller side . Your puppy will have 2 shots , worming , microchipped and vet exam. You will enjoy many sweet updates . I […]
Dexter Johnny Joy Max Pippie Penny Marianne reserved Sadie Precious mini f1bb Goldendoodle$1650 and tax with $350 due to reserve Kandu dad 20 lbsCrystal mom 22 lbs Born 10/5. Ready goal 12/3These beautiful babies will have wavy to curly coats. This generation tends to be a little smaller . They will enjoy short walks. They […]
Born 9/24/22Weight goal 20-25 lbs Mom is f1 mini Goldendoodle Pebbles Dad is Mini Poodle LylacThis bloodline has beautiful temperaments , loving nature and very smart . They enjoy company of everyone . The coats on these babies will be curly to wavy . Each pup has facial furnishings which dictates the lowest shed possible […]
These Goldendoodles are Biggest most silly generation F1Golden Retriever Mom Bonnie 60+ lbs Standard Poodle Dad Sam 55 lbs Baby final weights a solid 60+Laid back happy go lucky personalities. The F1 shares the best of both traits . The coat will be wavy and not too curly . Some will have a look to […]
F1B mini 20/25 lbs Ready now! Wild Wild West Mini Golden doodles F1B mini 20/25 lbs Born 9/8Dad is Kandu Mini Poodle 22 lbs Mom is Marble mini Goldendoodle 25 lbs $1650 ready to go home now . These Babies are amazing . Beautiful personalities, fun loving nature. Mini Goldendoodles make superb family pets to people […]
It’s Only Rock n Roll F1B Standard Goldendoodle Puppies $1200 and tax with $300 due to reserve Mom is f1 Standard Goldendoodle Ellie 55lbsDad is Standard Poodle Milo 55lbsPuppies weight goal 55/60 lbs Born 9/7/22Ready goal 11/2/22Plan on Nice Big Fat puppies with sweet gentle natures . Many choose this size and generation for companions […]
Apple JacksF1B Standard Goldendoodle puppies Born 8/4Ready goal 10/1Mom Milky Way f1 St. Goldendoodle 50lbsDad Sam Standard Poodle 55 lbs $1600 with $500 due to reserve The best about Fall puppies is enjoying warm snuggles . They love jumping in the leaves . I personally find is easier to potty train . Fall is a […]
CavaPoos are a cross between Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle. Outgoing, playful, and curious, these pups inherit some of the best traits from both of their parents!
These pups are not ready for adoption yet, but will be soon!
Born 11/1/2022Ready 12/28/2022Weight goal 12/15 lbs Mom is a phantom Mini poodle RoseDad is a blue Merle Mini poodle TimmyBoth are amazing with a sweet temperament . They have the best coat type for allergy issues .The mini poodles make wonderful company. They are great for seniors and for people that enjoy watching late night […]
Cuddly Cavapoo Cuties Ruby’s Born 10/4/22Ready goal 12/3/22Weight 15-18 lbs Mom King Charles Cavalier Bailey Bubbles Dad Mini Poodle Butter Brickles $1950 and tax with $350 due now to reserve The cavapoos are a great choice for senior citizens. They have a calming nature and have been know to become very attached and can read […]
A Cornucopia of Blessings$1650 with $350 due now to reserve .F1BB mini Goldendoodles Posie f1b goldendoodle Mom 22 lbs Bingo mini poodle dad 20 lbs Born 9/25 11/29 ready to go home goal.These babies have amazing colors . Some will have blue – green eyes. This bloodline offers beautiful temperaments , playful puppies that make […]
Signs of Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, can quickly become an urgent health problem in toy and small-breed dogs, say experts. Without intervention, there is risk of dogs slipping into a coma and possibly dying.
Juvenile hypoglycemia, which is seen in puppies less than 3 months of age, generally occurs because puppies have not fully developed the ability to regulate blood glucose concentration and have a high requirement for glucose.
“In a nutshell, the brain can only use glucose for energy,” explains Margret Casal, D.V.M., Ph.D., assistant professor of medical genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. “If glucose levels drop in the blood, then there is less energy for the brain, which causes neurological signs such as disorientation, tremors and coma.
“Normally, glucose is stored in the form of glycogen in the body, and when necessary, hormones stimulate the breakdown of glycogen to supply the brain and other tissues with fuel,” she continues. “Sometimes in toy and small breeds, the process does not occur quickly enough and hypoglycemia begins to kick in.
“An animal that goes a prolonged period without glucose may eventually slip into a coma and possibly die. In toy and small-breed dogs that timeframe is greatly reduced when compared to larger dogs.”
Among the signs of hypoglycemia are loss of appetite, extreme lethargy, lack of coordination, trembling, muscle twitching, weakness, seizures, and discoloration of skin and gums.
“They usually act like they are drunk,” says Amirov. “They may be lethargic, shivering or refusing to get up and play. Most won’t eat or drink. If you know your puppies well and they are acting out of the ordinary, there’s a very good chance they are going into low sugar shock. A simple case of hypoglycemia is often due to overactivity combined with too much time between meals.
“After a dog has crashed due to hypoglycemia, I follow up with a protein-rich food, such as canned puppy food, to help stabilize the blood sugar and prevent another crash,” she continues. “If a dog doesn’t stabilize and continues to have difficulty after being given glucose, then I take him to the veterinarian. However, during a hypoglycemic attack, time is of the essence.”
Experts recommend rubbing syrup on a dog’s gums, dabbing sugar water on or under the tongue, or giving a concentrated solution of glucose to offset the drop in blood glucose. Providing a simple sugar solution and hydrating liquid are key.
“It also is imperative to keep them warm,” Smolarz says. “I put a kitchen towel in the microwave for 30 seconds. I shake it out and wrap the puppy in it to bring up his body temperature. Low blood sugar can cause hypothermia, so I get them warm first.
“Next, I give the puppy a teaspoon of honey and wait a few minutes. If the puppy seems to be getting better, I follow up by giving small amounts of warm sugar water over the next few minutes.”
Measures to prevent hypoglycemia include feeding puppies and small dogs three or four times a day. A high-quality, nutritious dog food is important in helping to sustain a dog. Owners also should provide a warm environment.
Smolarz crates puppies and adult dogs when they are fed to ensure they eat. “This also helps to prevent the litter bully from stealing everybody else’s food. When they are that small, you have to be sure they have enough to eat. I make sure they have kibble to eat freely, and I feed puppies three to four meals a day until they are 5 months old.”