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Canine Distemper Virus, is your dog protected?

September 28, 2013 Are your dogs up to date on there vaccines? Here is a quick look at the Canine Distemper Virus and how it can affect your pet. What is canine distemper? Canine distemper is a virus affecting dogs that is related to measles in humans. It cannot affect humans but causes a serious […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity in Dogs

The symptoms of acetaminophen toxicity develop in stages Acetaminophen is a medication commonly used to alleviate fever and pain. Common brands include Tylenol®, Percoset®, aspirin free Excedrin® and various sinus, cold and flu medications. Dogs most commonly receive toxic amounts of acetaminophen because owners medicate them without consulting a veterinarian. They also consume tablets that […]

Picking A Puppy

 what puppy is right for me? How do I choose the right puppy for me? Picking a puppy for you and your family is a big choice, so big that we often forget how to really choose the right one that will suit your family dynamics. You need to ask the right questions to the […]

How to Socialize Chihuahuas

Understanding why my chihuahua acts like a baby and not a dog…. How to socialize chihuahuas, humm…. first lets take a look at what we do with our little companions. If you own a chihuahua or small dog then chances are you know what i mean by my chihuahua being unsocial or maybe even acting […]

Giardia Health Information for Small Breed Dogs

Giardia Lamblia and Its Health Concerns What is Giardia? Giardia is a microscopic parasite (more specifically a flagellated protozoan parasite) that lives and reproduces in the small intestine. This giardia lamblia causes giardiasis in your chihuahua or dog and mainly effects puppies under 1 yr old. Giardia is infectious to both humans and pets all […]

Hypoglycemia Chihuahuas & Toy Breed Dogs

Part of responsible pet ownership includes knowledge and appropriate care of your toy breed chihuahua puppy at every stage of its life. If you own a puppy under three months (12 weeks and under), especially a small or toy breed dog such as a Chihuahua, you need to be aware of HYPOGLYCEMIA and how to […]

Car Journeys with your Canine Companion

Car Journeys! It is a good idea to accustom your new dog to car trips early in life and create a pleasant experience. Picking up your new puppy and bringing them home is likely your puppy’s second time in a car (the first is likely to be when we take them to their first vet […]

Bringing a puppy home

  Creating a good impression is key to ensuring that he/she sees you as it’s best friend. The manner in which you collect, bring home, and settle your puppy is important to starting your new rewarding relationship. Bringing a puppy home, what is the right time? It is important that you are bringing your puppy […]

What to expect at your Puppies First Vet Visit

   Puppies First Vet Visit! When you purchase a puppy from your breeder, your puppy has already been to the vet once at approx. 7 + weeks of age and has received its first check up, de-wormed x3 and set of shots (Canine distemper type 2 para-influenza vaccine). When you bring your puppy home, determine […]

House Breaking your Puppy Helpful tips

We recommend crate training your puppy for security and safety reasons, below is a general guideline that can be used to help your pup feel comfortable in his new surroundings and house breaking. The quickest method to training your puppy is through crate training. Your dogs crate must be large enough that he/she can stand […]