Causes of Hypoglycemia in Puppies

Causes of Hypoglycemia in Puppies
Typically, hypoglycemia can occur as a result of the following..

  • Low quality diet (you might think the food your feeding your teacup puppy is good but are you 100% confident? Your teacup puppies overall health and life may depend on your answer. Choosing your teacup puppies food is one of the most critical decisions you will make for them. Teacup puppies really do require a certain type of diet to really flourish. feel free to contact us below for help in choosing the best brand for your specific teacup breed)
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  • Not eating as frequently as they should. Teacup puppies eat small means frequently instead of large meals less often.
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  • Sudden change in food schedules
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  • Low body temperature, (if the air conditioning is on too cold and chills them. Or left outside to long in breezy cold weather etc..)
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  • Stress or excitement. (weaning from the mom, leaving the breeders, being shipped, any type of traveling, surgery, too many kids or new dogs coming at them in new environment, taking them in public all over with little breaks in-between etc...)
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  • Sickness ( worms, giardia, cocciddia and other common parasites or illnesses in teacup puppies which will make them sick to their tummy, not want to eat and therefore trigger hypoglycemia attacks)
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  • Breeders that rush their teacup puppies weaning process,  take them off mom to early, or don't know how to wean "teacup sizes" correctly.
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  • Excessive exercise.
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  • However, in adult dogs, low blood sugar can be aside effect of pancreatic tumors, hormone imbalance, sepsis, pregnancy complications, liver disease and Addison’s disease

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