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BedtimeMay 14, 2012, 8:41 am

My maltie-poo doesn't seem to ever want to go to bed. What is the best way for me to handle this?...

Introducing New Yorkie Puppy To My 6yr Old Black LabJune 20, 2012, 4:53 am

Is there anything special I need to do to introduce my 6yr old lab Bear to my new yorkie? Should I...

Morkie Won't PoopJuly 3, 2012, 3:40 am

I brought my morkie home around 5pm yesterday and he pooped when I got home and he hasn't gone again...

Puppy Going To BathroomJuly 3, 2012, 11:16 am

Hello, Our puppy just finally pooped. We gave him some chicken baby food through a syringe becaus...

Feeding My 9 Week Old MorkieJuly 16, 2012, 6:29 am

Just brought home my puppy and have a few questions regarding feeding, sleeping and crate training.....

Going Back To Sleep After Nighttime FeedingJuly 16, 2012, 8:19 am

Thank you for responding to my earlier questions. When I do the night time feedings, then take him ...

Feeding TimesSeptember 5, 2012, 11:41 am

how often do I have to get up to feed a nine week old morkie? arrriving tomarrow evening....

Sick PuppySeptember 8, 2012, 7:27 am

Puppy was fine up until this morning, start to vomit then running around scooting and dragging his b...

Follow up on sick puppySeptember 9, 2012, 12:36 pm

Just to let you know that oreo our morkie pup is doing better today. Rectum is still the same no ch...

Being AloneOctober 3, 2012, 9:16 am

What is the best way to deal with leaving my 10 week old puppy alone? He is not house trained yet...

Shaking PuppyOctober 16, 2012, 10:04 am

Hi doc, got another puppy on Sunday, when we picked her up her cage was damaged on one side and she...

Two QuestionsDecember 27, 2012, 1:45 pm

I have two pups, both are supposed to be teacup morkies. One clearly looks like a yorkie the other...

Color ChangeDecember 27, 2012, 4:32 pm

When I got my pup he was Black, he is six months old now and now has a brown face but the rest of h...

Routine For PuppyFebruary 2, 2013, 11:50 am

Hello, My puppy is active all day - she will not sleep as long as there is activity at all in...

Chewtoy TrainingApril 13, 2013, 9:44 am

Hello, We are getting our Morkie puppy tomorrow and I'm reading a training book by Dr. Ian Dunbar, ...

WarrantyMay 12, 2013, 8:59 am

How do I activate my warrenty when my Account is already created?...

DroolingJune 2, 2013, 9:06 pm

I just received my puppy and my other dog is now drooling a clear slimy substance. Could she be hav...

My Puppy Is Not EatingJune 23, 2013, 7:20 am

Brought a Teddy bear puppy two nights back. Nine weeks old, weighs 2.5 lbs. She ate yoghurt easily ...

Barking And CryingJuly 18, 2013, 1:12 am

brought home maltese puppy last week. He was sleeping in daughters room, but wants to be in her bed ...

Puppy Felt Better YesterdayJuly 31, 2013, 1:21 pm

Another thing to add is that we started his medicine this morning ? Could he have a warm nose becaus...

Training and Feeding Teacup PuppiesAugust 5, 2013, 5:43 pm

2 questions: Can micro teacup puppies be potty trained to hold it for more than 8 hours eventually ...

Puppy is wildAugust 23, 2013, 8:40 pm

My puppy seems to get very wild for a period of time everyday. Almost to the point of scaring me. Is...

Puppy's Expected ArrivalDecember 7, 2013, 9:00 am

Thank you for calling dr we are just checking the site out we are expecting our pup tomorrow evening...

Warranty Activation December 16, 2013, 3:31 pm

Hello I am just making sure I did the warranty correctly....my code is XXXXXX.....thank you for your...

New Puppy's DietDecember 26, 2013, 7:10 pm

Hello my new puppy Milo is a male maltese abt 10 weeks old ....Milo has been eating and drinking nor...

Drinking Enough Water?December 27, 2013, 8:02 am

My 10 week old puppy doesn't seem to be drinking enough water. Is there a way I can encourage this?...

What about cold weather?December 31, 2013, 10:11 am

Can you take a small yorkie (2lbs) outside in the cold?...

AdjustingJanuary 5, 2014, 3:20 am

Hello, I actually have 2 questions. First Question: I got a 9 week old shorkie about 1 week ago. ...

Sad in CrateJanuary 13, 2014, 9:12 am

The crate is in the family room, if we are in the room watching tv, is it alright if the puppy is ou...

Adjusting to New RoutineFebruary 8, 2014, 8:43 am

if he does not calm down in the crate at all for a long period of time will this cause any problems?...

Nervous About New PuppyMarch 19, 2014, 9:59 am

I'm getting a puppy and its arriving tomorrow, its being shipped from ohio to Mass i have never owne...

Eating Yard StuffApril 2, 2014, 6:52 pm

My little one is giving me anxiety. We take her out in the back yArd and she insists on putting any ...

Feeding GuidlinesApril 10, 2014, 8:26 pm

Hi, We have a 15 week old maltese/shih tzu and were wondering when it was time to feed him puppy foo...

Older dog and New Puppy?May 9, 2014, 8:41 am

How will he adapt to a older dog at home? i currently own another yorkie about 7 years old.....he's ...

Puppy too Warm?July 23, 2014, 7:59 pm

I am a little concerned when covering the crate overnite or when I'm working. It seems a bit thick....

Got a Second PuppyAugust 25, 2014, 4:33 pm

I now have another pup from Affordable pups, do I need to add her to have a warranty or do anything ...

Food Going In--No Poop Coming Out September 2, 2014, 7:06 am

My new puppy, 11 weeks old, is eating & drinking water, and urinating as expected. However, he has ...

Sleeping ArrangementsSeptember 7, 2014, 6:02 am

I am thinking of adopting two puppies. If I do, do I need two crates? What do you suggest for slee...

Enough SleepSeptember 28, 2014, 11:36 am

How much sleep is required...

Playing too Rough?October 2, 2014, 4:59 am

my 9 lb maltipoo puppy keeps jumping on and biting the neck of my 3 lb pom puppy...is this ok being ...

Puppies From Different Litters Play Together?November 11, 2014, 5:57 am

We have a 11 week Great mountain Swiss dog and a 10 week Cavalier King Charles. They are both puppie...

First GroominngMarch 2, 2015, 3:54 am

I have a 17 week old Maltipoo (Colton). Is he old enough to be fully groomed? Can I take him to a g...

Feeling at HomeMarch 6, 2015, 5:22 am

I'm a first time dog owner! And I just bought myself a teacup Maltese! What will make them feel at h...

Sample Title To Be ChangedMarch 26, 2015, 1:26 pm

Hi I jus got a 9 week old morki and she is not eating her dry food how do I get her to eat dry food?...

Medicine for puppyMarch 29, 2015, 4:31 pm

My wife and I recently purchased a small yorkie, with meds to be administered, as per the directions...

Registry ConcernsApril 1, 2015, 3:30 am

I recently purchased an ACA registered yorkie, as opposed to an AKC registered yorkie. Reading onlin...

Sample Title To Be ChangedApril 24, 2015, 11:42 am

My 6-month puppy was at the vet today to get spayed, and we mentioned that she has had trouble walki...

Puppy Flying inTodayMay 17, 2015, 11:46 am

our puppy is flying in today we have instructions about feeding I was wondering when I should start...

Getting Second PuppyMay 29, 2015, 8:43 am

June 6th my female Havenese will be four mo.s and have had her rabies shot and is up to date with a...

Hair changing colorJuly 8, 2015, 6:30 am

My maltese is currently 9 weeks, but his ears are turning blonde, why is that?...

Sample Title To Be ChangedJuly 11, 2015, 7:59 am

Would love to try your app. Instavet Can't find it and it won't download from your site ?...

Mucus StoolsJuly 29, 2015, 10:00 am

My puppy has had a couple clear mucous looking stools. 1 tiny one yesterday and 2 very small ones t...

Ok to bathe?July 31, 2015, 5:05 pm

If our new puppy is covered in pee of poop after being in his cage during the flight to us, should w...

Should we keep giving medicine?August 23, 2015, 12:07 pm

My 8wk old cavapoo was brought home with orders to give 0.6 ml of doxycycline twice a day until gone...

Puppy GaggingOctober 4, 2015, 6:44 am

What could be causing my puppy to be gagging? He is not eating well, but drinks plenty on water....

Getting more picturesDecember 13, 2015, 12:18 pm

I forgot to save the picture of Vinson. Can you send some to my email?...

Not eating todayDecember 23, 2015, 11:03 am

Our puppys first day with us was yesterday. Yesterday he ate well, all his kibble. Today it seems l...

Description of symptomsDecember 23, 2015, 11:29 am

Hi thank you for your help with our Frenchie. My name is Helen his name is Gino. Okay what I mean is...

Picking Toys/Predicting Adult WeightFebruary 15, 2016, 8:27 pm

I was told by the breeder not to have my puppy chew on anything plastic and rubber. The problem with...

Oprimum TemperatureFebruary 21, 2016, 8:08 am

What is recommended room temperature in my house for my 2 pound 2 month old Maltese puppy? What i...

New Puppy Settling inMarch 5, 2016, 10:11 am

1.)new 8 week old Cavapoo will sleep in her shipping crate but will not settle in the larger crate w...

Heading OutsideMarch 23, 2016, 7:28 am

When can I take my 9 week puppy outside for walks?...

No Poop YetMarch 27, 2016, 6:37 am

My 3 month old Yorkie has not pooped since 5pm yesterday She still wants to eat , she's still play...

When Will She PoopApril 17, 2016, 8:11 am

I picked up my 1.5 lb puppy 24 hours ago and she still hasn't pooped. When should I be concerned? ...

Puppy ate MatchesApril 19, 2016, 8:21 pm

What should i do when my puppy has eaten matches?...

ate matchesApril 19, 2016, 8:33 pm

sorry i dont have time to talk on the phone is it ok if when just chat by texting please?...

ate matchesApril 19, 2016, 8:48 pm

it has been 30 mins and he has eaten up to nearly most of the match books that are like a inch or 2 ...

ate matchesApril 19, 2016, 9:01 pm

will he be fine after that or would i have to do anything else and is it the liquid kind...

Training new PuppyJune 7, 2016, 7:10 pm

Hello! I am bringing home my new puppy this Friday. My pup pee poo palace should be here before ...

panting all the timeJuly 17, 2016, 6:37 pm

Why does my new puppy pant all the time? Even when laying down she breathes like she is panting....

update on panting puppyJuly 17, 2016, 7:21 pm

Re panting; she is fine otherwise. It is not particularly hot in the room. This is the first day I b...

Getting new puppy to eatJuly 21, 2016, 7:36 am

Just got my puppy yesterday, she wont really eat anything and the few things she does, she vomits ba...

getting new puppy to eatJuly 26, 2016, 8:10 pm

I already mixed my puppy dry food w karo syrup/cesar soft food, but he still hasn't ate it. And i ha...

warrantyAugust 14, 2016, 10:46 am

How do I activate my warranty??...

flying with new puppyAugust 23, 2016, 3:50 pm

How do i protect myself and other things around me if I am traveling with my 8 week old puppy and he...

Handling Two PuppiesSeptember 11, 2016, 3:46 pm

Considering the purchase of 2 Maltese siblings (boy and girl) at the same time. New Maltese owner, ...

Traveling PuppySeptember 28, 2016, 9:25 pm

What are your thoughts on taking a puppy on a long round trip flight across the US? I have concerns...

How much to feedOctober 25, 2016, 4:13 am

my Cavapoo puppy arrived at 7pm after most of the day in transit in the air and airports. She did no...

Changes, Stress and IllnessNovember 5, 2016, 10:08 am

Our new Cavachon who is 9 weeks old is now sick and doing a coughing, hacking, throwing up motion wi...

Picking up new puppyJanuary 1, 2017, 2:59 pm

what is the size of the carrier that i will receive on pickup day? i will need to be sure it fits u...

Dealing with the First Heat "Estrus"January 20, 2017, 5:55 am

My pomsky is 7 months old. I think she is in heat. How long does this last? Do I need to do anyth...

Picking up puppyJanuary 25, 2017, 2:56 pm

We are picking up our puppy on 2/3/17? any tips on best way to travel with a new puppy for comfort a...

Not Eating the Recommended AmountFebruary 9, 2017, 1:27 am

What if the puppy is refusing to do the full recommended feeding?...

Finding a Breeding PartnerFebruary 21, 2017, 6:37 am

I have a pomskey. She is 8 months old. I'm looking for a male pomskey to mate with her. How do I f...

Bottle or BowlFebruary 21, 2017, 12:39 pm

My puppy has been home for four days. He is eating well, and drinks from a bowl when offered, but sh...

What source of fluid?March 18, 2017, 3:11 pm

Should I give my micro teacup yorkie regular water or Pedia Lyte for the first couple of weeks?...

Puppy Adjusting WellMarch 19, 2017, 4:40 am

My pup is a 10 week old, 2.8lb morkie. We have had her a week. She eats about every 4 hours, approx ...

How long for walksApril 9, 2017, 12:29 pm

I have a 13 week old Morkie. She weighs 3.5 lbs and is really active. How far or how long is it ok t...

Encouraging estingApril 22, 2017, 6:12 am

My Cavapoo puppy is not eating well. We got him 6 days ago. We are feeding him baby food by syr...

Helping New Puppy AdjustJune 16, 2017, 6:01 pm

The paperwork they gave me instructing us on feeding our 2 lb, 9 wk Morkie says to feed her every 2-...

Picnic With the PupsJuly 2, 2017, 4:21 am

I have two questions: 1. How much water should be 11 week, 7lb cavapoo drink each day? 2. Is an ho...

Lots of new things happeningJuly 8, 2017, 10:29 am

I'm so sorry, I tried replying to the questions you had about my question I asked this morning but i...

What size PALACE?July 16, 2017, 3:58 pm

At what size or weight will my teacup maltese need a larger palace and what size would you suggest?...

Information available on DoctorpupAugust 2, 2017, 6:56 pm

I just bought a teacup shorkie that is two months old and will be flying from OH to PA. What can I ...

New Puppy's dietAugust 26, 2017, 2:53 pm

We have a teacup Yokie who is 12 weeks old and weight 2lbs and 6 onces. He has been with us for a we...