What Food Your Puppy Will Be Eating
And Accessaries Your Puppy Will Need




This is Millie. She is Punk and Snicker's pride and joy.
She lives with her new family in New York, and I hear she still loves her treats.



Uey's Homeraised Puppies

Summerfield Florida

352-427-7662

Email:
ueyschihuahuas@aol.com



Below is a list of the foods your puppy will be accustomed to. I keep the dry food down at all times. Twice a day, I give puppies under 3 pounds canned food or chicken and rice. Do not change their diets or you could make your puppy sick, especially the tiny chihuahuas. If your puppy ends up with a stool problem, it is nice to know there is a serious problem instead of blaming the problem on a change of diet. The smaller the puppy, the more likely hood of causing severe problems with diet changes.

 
Purina Pro Plan Focus All Life Stages Dry (Keep dry down all day and night.)
 I use this brand because it is one of the few brands that offer all life stages. I need this because my other dogs steal the puppy food by using their paws to scoop it out of the puppy playpen. I do not want my adults eating puppy food.
 My adults all eat brands like Nitro and Blue Diamond. I mix up 4 different brands to change things up, but only buy the best. I NEVER buy them junk food, and have no fat dogs here. I buy quality food for myself and believe my dogs deserve the same.  
In addition to the dry food, I also feed as follows:
Wellness or Inovia canned food or any high quality canned food.
It depends on what is on sale, but I only get the best.
Instead of canned food, I often feed my puppies chicken livers or ground beef and brown rice. I use Murry chicken livers from my local Publix. They have no antibiotics, and the chickens are raised less commercially. I put one tub of chicken livers, one tub of brown rice, and 2.5 tubs of water in the rice cooker. Then, I add olive oil and salt and turn it on. I never use white rice. Once it is cooked, I take a large spoon and crush up the livers in the rice. They love this dish. Most of the time, this is what they get.
I will give you a sample of the dry food and give you enough to blend into the food of your choice.



As far as toys and accessories go, your puppy will need plenty of chew toys. Avoid stuffed animals that have eyes and noses. The puppy will rip them out and possibly eat them. Also avoid rawhide products. I never like to listen to warnings, but when it happens to my dogs, I learn real quick. Rawhide will and does get stuck in the intestines of dogs and puppies. I learned the hard way when I had to rush one of my dogs to the emergency hospital, and they found a piece of rawhide in her intestines. My dog almost died and I had to pay almost $900 in vet bills. I keep NylaBones with them at all times. They love Nylabones, and Nylabones are very durable. Stuffed animals are great for the smaller puppies too. They not only play with them, they also use them as pillows.
As far as crates are concerned, I basically hate crates. I have dozens of crates here because I need them in the winter during the night, but I would never house train a puppy strictly by using a crate. That is extremely abusive. I know I would not want to be locked in a crate all day and all night long. I would not want to be locked in a bathroom all day and night either. I know all too well that you cannot just let a puppy run the house. I confine my puppies with either a baby gate in the bathroom so they can see out or a playpen like the one pictured below. I prefer the playpens. You can use them with or without the swimming pools on the bottom. If you have tile floors, you can open it wider and not use the swimming pool. I keep them away from the walls though. The puppies will stick their little noses through the openings and chew holes in your walls. Avoid playpens that are not made of metal. They will chew through roap types and escape. Yes, they are little brats.
 
Watch this video to see how I potty train my puppies and view the set up I use as housing while they are puppies. The puppies in this video are no longer available.
 (Click here to see the above mentioned video.)
 
(Click here to see a video of two male puppies using the potty devise like really good little boys.)
 
 (Did the last teacup puppy you purchased end up in the hospital because of hypoglycemia?
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         I find that keeping dry food down all the time is best for growing puppies. I put canned food (any brand as long as it has quality ingredients) down in the morning and in the evening, but do not mix it with the dry. If you get a puppy from me, no matter how tiny that puppy is, he or she will want to eat as long as food is available, and it needs to be available at all times.  How do I know your puppy will have an appetite? I know because of experience. I make sure your puppy is strong, and what I know it vital if you are looking for a good breeder.  Low blood sugar, (hypoglycemia) is the main reason why teacup puppies die shortly after they find homes.

     People that only want your money, and could care less about the puppy they sell you do not provide the necessary information you need to keep your puppy healthy. They do not care what happens to your puppy or your bank account a week after the sale. I do not withhold valuable information. I warn the customer just how important it is to keep a puppies gut balanced. I have found an unbalanced gut from the stress of a change in environment is what causes hypoglycemia. This is why I give my puppies probiotics and send them home with a few days supply. I also feed and recommend FULL fat, vanilla flavored, greek yogurt given 2x a day. They love it, and it is high in protein. Only give a large tablespoon full because it does have suger in it. I wish they would eat the plan, but they only love it with the sugar in it like already in the vanilla flavored.

        Once a puppy leaves here, I will always answer the phone when you call, even at 3am. I will also promptly respond to emails. Customer relations is a huge part of what I do. I am not here to take your money and run.

          If you put a deposit down on one of my puppies, you will receive updated pictures and a video each week on a specific day without exception. There will never be a time when I do not send you updates because your puppy is not up to it. My puppies are never hypoglycemic. I learned how to raise the healthiest puppies through experience, dedication to the cause and love throughout the years.

          Puppy Training

 
All my puppies are trained to go potty on the Ugodog. They are usually trained by the time they are 7 weeks old, and trained really well by the time they leave here at 8 weeks or older.  It is a pee pee pad liner with a cover that makes it impossible for puppies to tear apart the pee pee pads. My puppies use them right away when I put a soiled pad in it. The best thing to do is put him in a confined room where the pads are. You will have to keep him there a lot for the first few days until he establishes where he needs to go. Once you open the area up, it takes a while for them to learn where to go. If you catch it soon, he will be a good boy (or girl of course) and use the pads. If he starts picking his own spots, he will want to continue to do things his way and you will have a problem. I would get a baby gate and put the puppy pads, or better yet, the ugodog in the room where you want him or her to go potty. After a few days, he or she will know this is the spot to go. Keep in mind: when dogs and puppies finish eating or wake up, they usually have to go to the bathroom. This is the best time to confine them in the room. Since they are used to confined areas, it is best to continue this at first in their new home. Once they see that you are the boss and this is where they need to go, it is where they will continue to go. Letting them run all around your house lets them decide where they want to go and makes training a LOT harder. Once they are going on the ugodog all the time, you can open up the gate, and the little baby will walk into that room to go potty.  Many of my customers have told me about ugodog for potty training.  Look it up, and give it a try.  They say that puppies are attracted to it right away.  I think the puppies I breed are used to the grates on top of the device.  It is very reasonably priced and it holds the pee pee pads in it so the puppies cannot tear it up or drag it around. When you get a puppy from me, they already are familiar with the ugodog and are already using it most of the time. If you come over to meet the puppies, you can watch them use it. It works really well.