Things you should know
Complete Sections B & C on the back of
“Change of Ownership” form and forward to firstname.lastname@example.org to
complete change of ownership.
Pups need plenty of safe toys – NO
Yorkies need regular dental care.
changing teeth at 4-5 months of age. It will lose the baby teeth, but
for an interim it may have a double row of teeth. A vet that has a lot
of Yorkie experience should take out the baby teeth if they are not all
out by one year of age.
Yorkies are EXTREMELY SENSITIVE TO
ANAESTHETIC!! Make sure your vet is aware of this and only use Diprivan
Bath your puppy at least once a week and brush
and comb daily.
Be careful of certain plants in your garden as it is
harmful to dogs etc. succulents (vetplante), cycads, bougainvillea.
The best is to Google poison plants for dogs and learn more there.
fresh drinking water and puppy chunks available 24 hours.
short under the tail.
Have the hair on the bottom of the paw pads
Shave the tips of the ears.
Have their nails clipped.
Deworm every 2 weeks up to 12 weeks – thereafter every three months.
Get de-wormer from your vet and NOT A SUPERMARKET!!!
Keep your puppy
free from ticks and fleas, I prefer Advocate or Revolution.
your puppy’s vaccinations – they need all of them!
Give firm raw
bones not small pieces (never cooked).
Give raw carrots.
3. DO NOT ! ! ! (RATHER BE
SAFE THAN SORRY)
Give table scraps or fatty
Give cooked bones – any kind, big or small.
Offer chunks of
meat (no braai-vleis), biltong, pro-nutro or chicken liver.
children pick-up/play with/carry around your pup. A pup is not a toy.
Let visitors handle your puppy.
Lift it onto a bed and fall asleep.
Lift it onto a couch/chair and leave unattended.
Ever let it go near
a pool/fishpond unattended.
Leave the small puppies home alone – they
stress and stop eating.
If your puppy does not want to eat, give (softly cooked –
not dry) chicken breasts shredded and try to determine the cause for
lack of appetite.
Puppies have to eat at least once during the night,
up to 4 months of age.
Environment and food changes will cause
diarrhea 99% of the time!!
Always change food GRADUALLY.
food + 75% old food for 2days,
then, 50% new food + 50% old food for
then, 75% new food + 25% old food for 2 days, thereafter
important to keep your puppy up to date on all his/her vaccinations.
Keep your puppy’s vaccinations card/booklet in a safe place.
Every 3 weeks until all 3 vaccines are done
NEVER EVER NOBIVAC!!!! NEVER DEWORM OR DO RABIES WITH THE VACCINE
Other optional vaccinations are available against Kennel Cough etc.
NEVER vaccinate an ill puppy/adult.
NEVER vaccinate a small puppy
with the 6-in-1 or 7-in-1.
NEVER vaccinate a puppy under 1kg with a
full dose ONLY 10% OF BODY WEIGHT.
that are available for dogs normally do not give a long period of
protection against worm infestations. The remedies will only kill and
eliminate the current worm infection in your dog. Thus 10 days after
treatment, your Yorkie can be infested again, depending on its lifestyle
and contact with places where other pets “mingle”, intervals between
treatments can be as short as one month or as long as 3 months.
recommend treatment every 3 months. If you are uncertain of whether or
not to deworm – take a stool sample to your vet for a “fecal flotation”.
Very important: there is not one deworming remedy that will eliminate
100% of all types of worms up to date!!!!
Please DO NOT vaccinate and
deworm on the same day. Rather ask your vet for a deworming tablet to
give your Yorkie two/three days after vaccinating.
7. HYPOGLYCEMIA (LOW BLOOD SUGAR)
Exceptionally small puppies are particularly susceptible to hypoglycemia
– more commonly known as low blood sugar; this should be treated
immediately!!!! Give a small amount of honey and make sure puppy is
Listless, weak/off balance, vomiting & diarrhea
puppy to the vet immediately and just mention it to your vet and
remember the glucose content in a drip is not always sufficient for your
Please make sure that the vet you are using knows Yorkshire
Preferably never leave your puppy at the vet, they will
just become more ill and will die quickly of stress due to the strange
environment. They get left in a kennel and hardly get any attention,
rather enquire on home treatment if possible.
Yorkie pups tend to
stress, stop eating and get diarrhea!!!
If your puppy does not want
to eat, have him seen by a veterinarian immediately and force-feed with
• 2 heaped teaspoons of glucose powder in 12 ml of warm
• Add 3 teaspoons of hills a/d to the glucose water.
Force-feed your puppy six (6 x) times per day and twice (2 x) per night.
The glucose must only be added if the pup’s gums are pale, because too
much sugar will result in more diarrhea and vomiting and will push the
sugar levels too high that can be fatal.
Our puppies are raised with the utmost love
We will not sell a puppy if we are not convinced that it is
in good health and excellent condition!
From now on, this puppy is
your responsibility to give the loving care that it has received from
Weekly bathing is advised with a ph balanced shampoo and
conditioner I use Wampum suited for the use in canines, if unsure what
to use ask your vet or breeder.
Do not use human shampoos.
use cheap pet shop shampoos.
Always rinse all products off properly.
Always dry your puppy thoroughly with a clean towel AND MAKE SURE ITS
TOTALLY DRY BEFORE PLAYING OUTSIDE. Rather keep inside for about 2 hours
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PURE BRED PUPPY AND