How to Properly Care for your New Shih-Tzu
Royal Canin puppy mini puppy dry food which can be found at PetSmart. This is excellent food, costs a little more but we find it to be the best. We have tried them all and our puppies are healthier and eat better so we highly recommend this food. We do not believe in all-natural foods for puppies, they really need the extra nourishment like royal canin supplies.
Take care of your newest little loved one properly and they will reward you with years of unconditional love in return!!!
Royal Canin puppy appetite – 6 cans
Pedialyte clear, not flavored. See Below.
Add one-third of one teaspoon of clear Karo syrup and 2/3 cups of bottled purified water and 1/3 cup of Pedialyte for the first five days of bringing your puppy home. We only use bottled purified water. The clear Karo syrup will help to keep your puppy’s sugar level up while they transition to their new home and the clear Pedialyte helps to rehydrate the puppy after flying to their new home. The Pedialyte is not necessary if you have picked up your puppy in person and not flying with it.
This keeps your puppy safe and yet they can see everything. They provide more room so your puppy can be safe and still move around more. We recommend this pet playpen for nighttime too, as many people were abusing the crate and leaving the puppy in there for too many hours. So you can eliminate the training crate altogether. We will teach you how to train your puppy with the playpen training process! Our puppies train in 2 to 3 weeks for those who follow our advice. That is amazingly fast!
Harness. (No Collars!) Use this for….
Give nutrical once a day after eating for the first week, once a day after eating for the second and third week. It must be given after eating only!!! Nutrical gives extra vitamins, but remember nutrical is not a substitute for eating!!! It is a vitamin supplement only, not a substitute for eating!!! It provides essential vitamins and minerals for your growing puppy. It is also a great training tool for your new puppy because they love it. It should only be given after eating.
Must keep house temperature no higher than 78 degrees for air conditioners and no lower than 72 if you have the heat on, (we understand that’s a little warm) but you can simply place the puppy in a room where air conditioning vents have been closed. No overhead fans on your new Yorkie. Overhead fans can cause your new puppy to catch a draft and a cold. Use common sense as you would for a baby.
*Limit puppy running around time to no more than 15-20 minutes at a time and then let puppy rest for at least 1 to 2 hours in a childrens’ playpeb before continuing any activity for the first several days, they are like babies and need their rest and nap times.**
**Our customers must call us for the first 3 days in a row to let us know how well the puppy is adjusting to their new home and family. we will want updates on how well your new yorkiebabie is eating. this is very time-consuming for us but we feel it is best for your new puppy and you. we care about our puppies and like updates.**
Feel free to call us from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm est any day. But if you have an emergency you can call anytime. This should not be necessary if you have followed all our tips and advice but available to you if you have an emergency. If you have a case of hypoglycemia, give the puppy a half teaspoon of clear karo syrup and some hills ad and call your vet immediately. Bring her to a 24-hour emergency vet if you see signs of hypoglycemia. This is caused by not eating enough. Please watch that your puppy eats enough and frequently.