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 is 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. (Make sure it is not artificially sweetened. Artificial sweeteners are VERY toxic, even deadly to dogs)! They love it, and it is high in protein. Only give a large tablespoon full because it does have sugar 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, (for the life of your dog) 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.
All my puppies are microchipped before they leave here. If they are lost and recovered, AVID will tell the shelter that the puppy is not registered and give the shelter worker or vet tech another phone number to call to find out who the implanter is. If that worker takes the second step and calls that number, they will get my info as the implanter. Then, I will call you to let you know where your dog is at. In order to avoid the chance that the second call is never made, it is best to regsiter the puppy in your name. I sell the prepaid registration forms here for $25. Let me know if you want the puppy registered in your name.
I advise everyone buying a puppy of any size, age or breed to have this product on hand: Pro-Pectalin by Vetoquinol. I keep a 30cc tube on hand at all times. It is the BEST way to get an upset digestive system back on track, and it works quickly. When I wean puppies from their mothers at 5 weeks or so, they get very stressed out. I do it gradually, but it is still scary. The change of a new home can be just as stressful and can cause a puppy to lose their appetite and make their stool loose. If either happens, give a dose, and things will return to normal very soon. It may take up to 3 or 4 doses, but two usually is all that is required. It is available on Chewy.com for under $20. Have it on hand before you take your puppy home. It could end up being the best $20 you ever spent. If you do not end up using it, you can still give it you your pet. It is loaded with probiotics and is very good for them. I would not waste it, and would just give a dose a week until it is gone.