FAQ’s

GOT QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PUPPY OR PUPPIES? HOPEFULLY THIS PAGE WILL HELP.
IF YOU DON’T FIND THE ANSWER CALL OR EMAIL US.

     

     

  • Q.  IS WINTER A GOOD TIME TO POTTY TRAIN MY PUPPY?
  • A. YES, IT’S ACUTALLY THE BEST TIME OF YEAR. NO DISTRACTIONS OUTSIDE. PUPPY GETS TO BUSINESS AND YOU GET RIGHT BACK INSIDE
     

  • Q. I HAVE ALLERGIES WILL THESE DOGS WORK FOR ME?
  • A. YES, 99 % OF PEOPLE WITH ALLEGIES OR ASTHMA WILL BE OK WITH A HYPO ALLERGENIC DOG.
     

  • Q. IS IT OK TO LEAVE MY PUPPY HOME ALL DAY WHILE I’M AT WORK?
  • A. YES, THE PUPPY NEEDS IT’S REST SO BEING GONE IS A GOOD THING. WHAT’S IMPORTANT IS THE TIME YOU SPEND WITH THE DOG WHEN YOU GET HOME.
     

  • Q. I WANT A PUPPY BUT I CAN’T GET HOME TO LET IT OUT DURING THE DAY IS THAT OK?
  • A. YES, YOU CAN PUT THE PUPPY IN A SMALL ROOM AND CLOSE IT OFF SO THE PUPPY CAN’T ROAM THE HOUSE. LEAVE THE CRATE DOOR OPEN AND A POTTY STATION FOR THE PUPPY TO RELEAVE IT’S SELF.  DO NOT LEAVE FOOD OR WATER OUT FOR THE PUPPY WHEN YOUR NOT HOME.
     

  • Q. IS OWNING TWO DOGS BETTER THAN ONE?
  • A. OWNING TWO DOGS IS ACTUALLY LESS WORK THAN ONE.  THEY HAVE EACH OTHER TO PLAY WITH.
     

  • Q. HOW MUCH SHOULD MY PUPPY EAT?
  • A. 1/2 CUP A DAY TOTAL. SPLIT IT TWO OR THREE TIMES A DA
     

  • Q. WHAT IS THE LIFE EXPECTANCY  OF MY PUPPY?
  • A. MOST SMALLER PUPPIES CAN LIVE 10 TO 15 YEARS
     

  • Q. WHAT SUPPLIES DO I NEED FOR MY PUPPY?
  • A. CRATE, STAINLESS STEEL BOWLS FOR FOOD AND WATER, GET TWO SETS. HARNESS FOR WALKING, COLLAR, LEASH NOT RETRACTABLE  SOMETHING TO CHEW ON, NO TREATS!!
     

  • Q. ARE THESE SMALL DOGS YIPPY?
  • A. NO DOG WILL BARK EXCESSIVELY IF IT IS PROPERLY EXERCISED AND TRAINE
     

  • Q. MY PUPPY THREW UP ON THE HOME AND HAS DONE IT A COUPLE OF TIMES SINCE WE GOT HOME IS THIS NORMAL.
  • A. SOME PUPPIES WILL GET CAR SICK AND THROW UP EVEN ON THE SHORTEST OF RIDES. ONCE THE PUPPY IS ON FIRM GROUND THINGS WILL BE BACK TO NORMAL
     

  • Q. WILL MY PUPPY ALWAYS GET SICK IN THE CAR?
  • A. NO, MOST OF THE TIME A COUPLE OF RIDES WILL CURE THE MOTION SICKNESS
     

  • Q. IS DOGGY DAY CARE A GOOD IDEA FOR MY PUPPY?
  • A. IT’S A GREAT IDEA, THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF YOUR PUPPIES LIFE IS SO IMPORTANT. DAY CARE WILL SOCIALIZE YOUR PUP
     

  • Q. HAVE THE PUPPIES BEEN EXAMINED BY A VET?
  • A. YES ALL PUPPIES ARE VET CHECKED BEFORE LEAVING THE HOUSE
     

  • Q. WHAT IS THE NEXT SHOT OR SHOTS MY PUPPY  WILL NEED?
  • A. YOUR PUPPY IS UTD ON SHOTS AT ADOPTION TIME BUT WILL NEED A BOOSTER AT 12 AND 16 WK. RABIES DONE AT 6 MONTHS
     

  • Q. WHEN SHOULD I HAVE MY PUPPY SPAYED OR NEUTERED AND WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR COST?
  • A. SIX MONTHS IS RECOMMEND FOR MALE OR FEMALE AND IT SHOULD COST ANYWHERE FROM $80 TO $200.
     

  • Q. IS PUTTING MY PUPPY IN A CRATE CRUEL?
  • A. NO, IT’S THEIR SAFE PLACE, DOGS ARE CAVE DWELLERS BY NATURE AND LIKE A TIGHT CLOSED IN FEE
     

  • Q. IS PUTTING MY PUPPIES NOSE IN THE “ACCIDENT” GOING TO HELP POTTY TRAINING?
  • A. NO, NOT AT ALL. IT’S BEST TO CLEAN UP THE ACCIDENT AND MOVE ON WITH YOUR DAY.
     

  • Q. IS IT OK TO YELL AT MY PUPPY WHEN HE OR SHE IS NAUGHTY?
  • A. NO, TRY TO USE YOUR CALM ASSERTIVE VOICE. ONLY YELL AT YOUR DOG IF IT IS IN DANGER
     

  • Q. WHEN SHOULD I GO TO ADULT DOG FOOD?
  • A. ANYWHERE FROM 10 MONTHS TO A YEAR.
     

  • Q. ARE THE PUPPIES GOOD WITH OTHER DOGS OR CATS?
  • A. YES, THE DOGS WE BREED ARE GOOD WITH EVERTHING. DOGS, CATS, KIDS AND WHATEVER YOU CAN THINK OF.
     

  • Q. IS A MALE BETTER THAN A FEMALE OR VICE VERSA?
  • A. IN MY OPINION EITHER CAN BE GREAT, IF YOU BRING THEM UP PROPERLY IT WON’T MATTER THE SEX
     

  • Q. WILL A MALE DOG HUMP?
  • A. SOME WILL AND SO WILL SOME FEMALES. IT’S NOT A SEX THING, IT’S AN ALPHA THING. FEMALES ACTUALLY HUMP MORE THAN MALES BECAUSE THEY TEND TO BE MORE TERRITORIAL OR MORE DOMINATE. IT IS ALSO AN EASY FIX AND I WILL SHOW YOU HOW WHEN YOUR HERE IF YOUR PET DOES THE HUMPY THING
     

  • Q. HOW DO I GET RID OF THE TEAR STAINS?
  • A. USE STAINLESS BOWLS AND WASH THEM REGULARLY, GOOD FILTERED WATER, NO PEOPLE FOOD AND IF THAT ALL FAILS YOU CAN USE SALINE SOLUTION FOR CONTACTS OR  ANGEL EYES
     

  • Q. WHEN DOES MY PUPPY LOSE THEIR PUPPY TEETH?
  • A. GENERALLY AT FOUR TO SIX  MONTHS.
     

  • Q. HOW OFTEN SHOULD I BATH MY DOG?
  • A. ONCE A WEEK AT THE MOST OTHERWISE AS OFTEN AS YOU THINK IT IS NEEDED.
     

  • Q. HOW MANY HAIRCUTS A YEAR DOES MY PUPPY NEED.
  • A. THEY HAVE HAIR SO IT’S UP TO YOU AND THE LOOK YOU WANT.  MOST PEOPLE DO A PUPPY CUT IN THE SPRING AND THAT LASTS UNTIL FALL. THEN A LITTLE TRIM AT SCHOOL TIME AND CHRISTMAS PICTURE TIME AND BACK TO SPRING AGAIN FOR THE PUPPY CUT.
     

  • Q. ARE SMALL PUPPIES HARD TO POTTY TRAIN?
  • A. NO THEY ARE NOT.  YOU CONTROL WHAT GOES INTO YOUR PUPPY AND THAT WILL CONTROL WHAT COMES OUT
     

  • Q. HOW LONG BEFORE MY PUPPY WILL SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT?
  • A. MOST PUPPIES WILL SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT AT THE TIME OF ADOPTION. SOME MAY NEED A FEW DAYS TO ADJUST.
     

  • HOW MUCH DOES THE PUPPY COST?
  • THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO GO CHEAP. YOUR PUPPY WILL BE A MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY FOR THE NEXT 10  TO 15 YEARS.
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