November 28, 2016

Ally found her new home in Pennsylvania! Hooray for her! She will be going home this Friday. Congratulations to your new family, Ally! :)

November 22, 2016

Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCP) is a disorder of hip joint conformation. It is most often seen in the miniature and toy breeds between the ages of 4 months to a year. LCP results when the blood supply to the femoral head is interrupted resulting in the death of the bo...

November 22, 2016

Liver Shunt

Liver shunt or portosystemic shunt is a congenital malformation of the liver that causes blood to bypass the liver while traveling fromthe GI tract to general circulation. One of the liver’s many functions is to maintain the body’s blood sugar level. Because...

November 22, 2016

Hypoglycemia simply means low blood sugar. This can even occur in otherwise healthy puppies due to a lack of nutrition. Because yorkies have such little reserve, they must never miss a meal. If they do not eat, their blood sugar will drop to a dangerous level and this...

November 22, 2016

All toy breeds are prone to dental disease. Proper home care and regular dental cleaning at your

veterinarian will help prevent severe dental disease. The health of gums and teeth can affect other

major body organs such as the heart, kidneys and liver. It is very importa...

November 22, 2016

A microchip is a means of permanent identification for your puppy. It contains a unique number that is linked to your contact information in a database. If your puppy is ever lost and turned into a shelter or veterinary office, this number can be scanned and your puppy...

November 22, 2016

We feed Royal Canin Mini Starter® and provide you with some to take home with your new puppy. If you choose to switch your puppy to a different type of food (we recommend Royal Canine X-Small Puppy®), make the change gradually over a period of 7-10 days. Start with jus...

November 22, 2016

Many people associate kennel crates with imprisonment or punishment. It is actually a personal den or safe haven for the puppy. Crates minimize the stress and activity that comes with being left alone and having to deal with a large area. A crated puppy cannot pace bac...

November 22, 2016

Beginning Housebreaking

Now that you have obtained a puppy, you have a very important job ahead of you. Housebreaking is a challenging but rewarding experience when done successfully.The following information will help you to understand the habits of your puppy, and ass...

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