First off remember that “teacup” isn’t a type or breed of dog, it’s just an adjective used to describe especially tiny dogs, such as teacup Yorkie puppies for sale in Ohio and Pennsylvania. There are many people who love the idea of a teacup puppy but are afraid of owning one because of how delicate and fragile they appear or because of some of their special needs. While these things can be a concern, toy breed dogs can make great pets and companions, especially for people in apartments or small houses, and are worth the fuss.
One thing to be aware of when considering a toy or teacup puppy, such as Pomeranian puppies for sale in Pennsylvania and Ohio, is hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is the technical term for having low blood sugar, which can be fatal in puppies. The stress of moving to a new home can cause a puppy to not want to eat, but this is particularly dangerous for teacup puppies since they don’t have the fat reserves to miss a meal. This is the reason why we have specific directions for how to feed your puppy when he or she arrives at his or her new home. There are times when you may even need to force feed them to make sure they are getting enough nutrients.
A common concern people have when considering an especially small dog for a pet, is how to avoid accidentally stepping on them or kicking them while walking. At first, it is often best to keep your puppy confined to one room or in a playpen, when you are too busy to keep an eye on him or her. Just like parents often develop a sixth-sense when it comes to where their children are and what they are doing, you’ll do the same about your puppy. Eventually, you’ll each learn how to be careful around each other. Your puppy doesn’t want to be stepped on or kicked any more than you want to hurt him or her.
In addition to watching where you step, never leave a teacup puppy alone on a high surface such as a bed, couch, or chair. These high areas are a danger for a tiny puppy, such as Morkie puppies for sale in Ohio and Pennsylvania, because they could accidentally fall off or get hurt trying to get down on their own.
Mostly taking care of a teacup puppy just comes down to common sense. Watch where you step, feed them often, and don’t leave them alone on high surfaces without a safe way down.Read More