Little dogs of "dwarfish" breeds have recently become unusually popular. They have become a fashion accessory for glamorous ladies.
But, when acquiring such a dog, it is necessary to remember that this is not a toy, but quite a real dog - a defender and a loyal, loving friend.
Keep house dogs should be the same asRepresentatives of larger breeds. Takeko consider that they are more defenseless because of their size. Before the puppy appears in the house, get everything you need for him. Litter as a place to relax such a dog is better not to use - you will need a special "nest" - a basket, height-adjustable stand with bowls for food and water.
Be sure to read the recommendationsCynologists on the education of a puppy. Do not treat him like a funny toy and demand from him those skills that an adult dog will need. Do not teach him to lie on the beds and sofas, beg under the table and bark for no reason. Do not make it fun for children who are simply recklessly injuring a baby.
Teach the puppy to all the necessary commands. This is not required to demonstrate the miracles of training, but to ensure its safety. An unpleasant surprise awaits a small dog both indoors and outdoors. "To me", "impossible", "Fu" and other restrictive commands will help your pet not get under the car or under the feet of pedestrians, stop it in a dangerous place.
Provide a puppy, and then an adult dog,Proper nutrition. Choose a dry food in accordance with the size of the pet. If the dog eats natural foods, make sure that the food is balanced and that it contains all the nutrients and vitamins necessary for the proper formation of the skeleton and development of the dog. Feed the dog strictly on schedule, remove what she did not eat, so that in the intervals between feedings the bowl for food is always empty. Do not forget to change the water, it must always be filled.
For a walk, take out such a dog in a leash. In mud and slush you can walk with it, picking up your hands. Get a special bag or a backpack for long walks or trips. You can indulge your pet with different outfits of the most fashionable styles, which in a large assortment are sold in specialized stores.