tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes) TOA PAYOH VETS
 Small animals - dogs, cats, hamsters, rabbits
Date:   17 September, 2005
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Shetland Collie 500 grams, not eating, diarrhoea and vomiting on day 2 after purchase. Toa Payoh Vets Feed control and firmness needed to control nipping by new Schnauzer. Toa Payoh Vets.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)324. Aug 23, 2005. New puppy with no time to rest and eat can become sick. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)323. Aug 23, 2005. Hard bites at day 3. Use feed control and firm training to discourage biting. The Schnauzer does not pee inside the playpen because it is his den.
No need to hop into aluminium tray to pee or eat. Toa Payoh Vets. Corgi sleeps alone in living area. Toa Payoh Vets.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)323. Aug 21, 2005. Innovative idea. Gap in aluminium tray. No need to hop into tray.  A gap for the Jack Russell to walk onto the pee tray. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)322. Aug 21, 2005. Independent streak. No need human company at night.  The Corgi sleeps alone and is not afraid of the "hungry ghosts".
Non-stop barking day and night. New puppy with older given freedom. Toa Payoh Vets. Not paper-trained after 4 weeks in playpen+newspapers. Folliculities head, neck. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)321. Aug 21, 2005.  Barking either to clean cage or wants to play with older Dachshund. The Miniature Dachshund barks to get out to play or for a change of soiled papers. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)320. Aug 20, 2005.  4 weeks in playpen + newspapers. Still not paper-trained. What's the solution? The pug was still not paper-trained after 4 weeks.
Successfully paper-trained using the leash method. Maltese pooing when picture taken. Toa Payoh Vets. Golden Retriever Puppy uses same toilet area but does not tolerate soiled wet newspapers a bit. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)319. Aug 19, 2005.  A retired couple successfully paper-trained the Maltese using the leash method.  The leash was tied to the leg of a heavy bench. The puppy loved to hide inside and below the bench. It is a den and provides privacy and security.  Leash method is an effective method for the retired couple tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)318. Aug 18, 2005.  Experienced dog owner. Older dogs' toilet area used by the new puppy. Note very well groomed and cared for coat. No rashes. Tired. Rest on consultation table after the  3rd vaccination.  Can you teach young dogs old tricks?
Toilet training must start on the first day, not later. Home alone Cocker Spaniel.  Toa Payoh Vets. The breeder has his own points of view and experiences. Toa Payoh Vets. 61st day. White Miniature Schnauzer. Caesarean. Pup smells.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)317. Aug 18, 2005.  The pet shop operator did not advise toilet-training. The owner thought that toilet-training can be done later when the puppy grows older. Jumped when home alone. Very painful left hind leg. Use a puppy carrier when going out.  Toilet-training must start on day 1 after purchase, not later.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)316. Aug 15, 2005.  "See one  Schnauzer had no tail. This is  because I clipped the mother's back," the breeder said as a matter of fact and > 3 decades of experiences.  Swinging kills the puppy.
A dry hacking cough in new puppies. Owners can't sleep esp. at night. Well-loved and cared for chihuahua at 3rd vaccination. 5 months old. Toa Payoh Vets.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)315.  Paper-training the apartment puppy.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)314. Aug 15, 2005.  "Accidents" occurred because the apartment's tiles still had the urine smell attracting the chihuahua to pee on them. Mopping did not help. Vinegar:water 1:3 will neutralise the smell.  The 5-month-old still has accidents.
Floor tiles attract this Pom. Neutralise the urine smell. Toa Payoh Vets. Noise from the black plastic garbage bag - disliked. Put such bag under the TV stand to prevent puppy going under. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)313. Aug 14, 2005.  The tall lady owner complained that Yogi was still not paper-trained at 18 weeks old.  He just ignored papers and used the floor tiles anywhere in the apartment as toilet. What's the solution? The Pom pees only on tiles. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)312. Aug 14, 2005. Westie paper-trained fast because it had training from day 1 for the next few days. Take leave to do toilet-training.

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