Hypoglycemia is a very common but preventable drop in Blood Sugar. It is brought on by too much play time (we recommend no longer than 10 -15 minute play times). It may also be brought on by Stress from your puppy going home to his or her new home. But most commonly brought on from the puppy not eating. When you first get your puppy home we cannot stress enough how very important you let your new baby have 3-7 days minimum of Rest and Quiet time in a play pen or puppy kennel. It is a stressful time for your puppy to be taken away from his home,siblings,& Mother where he is comfortable at. During this initial adjustment time your *If your puppy is alert but just wobbly or lethargic give karo syrup if he/she doesnt get better or respond to the Karo syrup within 5-10 minutes take your puppy to the vet Immediatly!!
IMPORTANT-If your puppy is lifeless or having Seizure rush him to the vet IMMEDIATLY delaying getting your pupppy in this case can be fatal .
Make sure you offer your puppy food every 2-3 hours!puppy will likely be sleepy, may not want to eat Causing his Sugar to drop. You Will need to have Karo Syrup on hand before getting your puppy. You can give your puppy Karo syrup in the morning and before bed to help prevent this. Just put some on your finger and apply a generous amount on the roof of the mouth or gums.Hypoglycemia can be Fatal is not promptly treated!!
It is important to at ALL times Day and night keep more than just dry food out as many puppies wont eat enough to sustain propper sugar levels so we recommend keeping out boiled chicken breast,wet canned food & or hard boiled eggs most puppies love!
Symptoms of Hypoglycemia are following:
- drooling from mouth
- having trouble standing or walking/wobbling