How do I know if my dog being sick is serious?
Sleeping more than normal, or other behavior or attitude changes. Coughing, sneezing, excessive panting, or labored breathing. Dry or itchy skin, sores, lumps, or shaking of the head. Frequent digestive upsets or change in bowel movements.
Why did my dog throw up clear liquid?
If your dog is vomiting a clear liquid, it can either be caused by stomach secretions or when there is water pooling in the stomach that comes up by itself when vomited. Often, this happens when a dog drinks while feeling nauseous and can’t even keep the water down.
Does gastroenteritis in dogs go away on its own?
Acute gastroenteritis usually goes away by itself; in other cases, it will progressively worsen until veterinary treatment is provided.
What kind of heart problems does a Maltese have?
Maltese are prone to congenital heart problems. It is not uncommon for runts to be born with a heart condition. Many Maltese are born with these problems, but they might go overlooked until they are much older. This gap gives them time to breed, allowing them to pass on the disorder to their puppies.
Do you want a smaller version of a Maltese?
There are quite a few reasons why someone might want to own an even smaller version of the Maltese. Small dogs are usually better suited to smaller spaces. Dog owners with apartments or smaller homes would probably benefit from owning a smaller dog.
Where did the Maltese breed of dog come from?
Maltese are very tiny dogs that are known for their long, luxurious hair. Their origin can be traced back thousands of years, where they were commonly seen adorning laps and pillows in Asia. While they might not be as popular as some other dog breeds, many dog owners have fallen in love with the Maltese.
How old do Maltese and Morkie puppies have to be?
We typically do not let our puppies leave our home until they are 10 weeks old. We have found the maltese and morkie puppies are generally a little stronger, eating better, and more resilient by waiting until they are 10 weeks old to transition into their new home.