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Cute Cavapoo Puppies $1400 with $400 due to reserve Born 8/13. Ready 10/10Weight goal 10/12 lbs King Charles Cavalier and mini Poodle These babies will have a teddy bear look with a wavy to curly coat . They are joyful and love to snuggle and watch TV. Your new puppy will have two shots , […]
Clara Elton Herbie Jake Colorful Fall Puppies $1600 with $300 due to reserve F1BB Mini Goldendoodle PuppiesBorn 8/14/23Mom f1b Mini Goldendoodle Biscuit 16 lbsDad mini poodle Twilight 18 lbs Plan wavy coat and smaller size adults. These babies are extra loving and enjoy being with you . Potty training will be started and I will […]
Griffin Lewis Harvest Blessings F1B Standard Goldendoodles $1250. With $250 due now to reserve Born 8/20 Ready goal 10/17Mom f1 Goldendoodle April Showers Dad Standard Poodle Frosty Weight goal 55-60 lbs These babies should have wavy to curly coat and the very popular “Teddy Bear “ face . Beautiful temperaments with many good candidates for […]
Angie Herbie Back to School Babies !F1B Mini Cockapoo puppies $1500 and tax with $300 due now to reserve . Born 7/17Ready goal 9/12Weight goal 12/15 lbs Wavy- Curly coat . These puppies are nice sweet personalities, blocky teddy bear body and full facial furnishings. Cockapoos are a popular choice for families and people needing […]
Fall Hikes Mini poodle puppies Born 7/5Ready goal 8/30Weight goal 12/15 lbs Mini poodles enjoy being very connected to the family . They are happy to see you , they enjoy telling you if visitors have arrived . The mini poodle truly understands what you are saying . They are very smart and will predict […]
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Bells girl Ginger girl Holly girl Joy girl Oliver Boy Joy to the WorldF1B Mini Goldendoodle Born 10/29$2100 with $300 due now to reserve . Ready goal 12/23 *see note Mom Pebbles -mini F1 Goldendoodle Dad Peanuts -mini Poodle Weight goal 20/25 lbsA beautiful litter that will have wavy to curly coats. They will be […]
Beans Cupid Danny Linus reserved for Bianca Tank reserved for Mor Hazel Holly Lucy Penny Sara Winter Snuggles F1B Mini Goldendoodle Puppies $1800 with $300 due to reserve Born 10/4/23 Mom f1 Mini Goldendoodle 20lbsDad Mini Poodle Twighlight 22 lbs Wonder sweet calm natured bloodline . These babies will have wavy to curly coats . […]
Sweet Tarts Mini Malti-poos! Born 8/30/23$1800 with $500 due now to reserve . Go home – early Nov- based on pups weight and vet exam. Final weight expected 8lbs or less. Very tiny babies – best for adult homes . *families with kids 12years old and up, will be considered after a meeting . They […]
Lucky Sister Shih Poo puppies! $1200 with $200 due now to reserve Weight goal 10/12 lbs , a great fit for allergies families . These are some of the lowest shedding choices . Ready to go home early November. Your puppy will have shots, microchipped, vet exam and health guarantee. You will enjoy sweet updates […]
My My Pumpkin PieF1B Standard Goldendoodle Puppies $1350 with $300 due to reserve Born 9/25Ready goal estimate 11/22Mom f1 Standard Goldendoodle Donna 50 lbsDad Standard Poodle Milo 55 lbs These babies will have wavy to curly coats . They are considered some of the lowest shedding , recommended for families with allergy concerns. These babies […]
Sugar & Spice F1B Standard Goldendoodle Puppies $1350 with $300 due to reserve Born 9/18Ready goal estimate 11/22Mom f1 Standard Goldendoodle Anna 55 lbsDad Standard Poodle Milo 55 lbs These girls will be on the bigger side . They are big fat sweet babies ! These babies will have wavy to curly coats . They […]
Fall Fun !F1B Standard Goldendoodle Puppies $1350 with $300 due to reserve Born 9/21Ready goal estimate 11/22Mom f1 Standard Goldendoodle Minnie 55 lbsDad Standard Poodle Milo 55 lbs These girls will be on the bigger side . They are big fat sweet babies ! These babies will have wavy to curly coats . They are […]
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.”