WE ARE 110% COMMITTED TO PROVIDING SHIH TZU PUPS OF EXCELLENCE!!!!
OUR BABIES ARE HAPPY, HEALTHILY AND VERY LOVING...
OUR SHIH TZU HEALTH EXAM
EACH AND EVERY ONE OF OUR SHIH TZU BABIES RECEIVES A COMPLETE HEALTH SCREENING BEFORE THEY COME HOME..
MOST THE TIME IT IS WITH IN 48 HOURS BEFORE THEY LEAVE.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE A LIST OF WHAT WE GO OVER WITH OUR VET AT THE TIME OF OUR HEALTH EXAM..
Skin & Over All Body Wellness - Your puppies healthy skin is flexible and smooth, without scabs, growths, white flakes, or red areas. Hernias will be addressed if any are present on any puppy and our vet will speak to you personally.
Coat - Healthy coat, is glossy and pliable, without dandruff, bald spots, or excessive oiliness.
Eyes - Healthy eyes, bright and shiny. The pink lining of the eyelids are not inflamed, swollen, or have a yellow discharge. . The whites of the eyes are not yellowish. Eyelashes not rub the eyeball.
Ears- The skin inside ears is light pink and clean. There should be some yellow or brownish wax, but a large amount of wax or crust is abnormal. There is no redness or swelling inside the ear
Nose - A dog's nose is usually cool and moist. It can be black, pink, or self-colored (the same color as the coat), depending on the breed. No nasal discharge present at time of exam
Mouth- Teeth and Gums - gums are firm and pink.
Genitals -Check the puppy's genitals to ensure two testicles are present in males and there's no sign of discharge or infection in females.
Temperature - check temperature — 100 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit is normal
Heartbeat and Pulse - A normal heart beats from 50 to 130 times a minute in a resting dog. Puppies and small breeds heart rates are higher dogs have faster speeds, and large dogs in top condition have slower heartbeats. Your puppies heart rhythm is normal. No low beats or murmur. Breathing is regular. Small breeds heart rates are higher in small dogs, and large dogs in top condition have slower heartbeats. Your puppies heart rhythm is normal. No low beats or murmur. Breathing is regular.
Elimination - Urine is clear yellow. Bowel movements are brown and firm.
Temperament Test -making sure puppy is not aggressive and is happy and well adjusted. Tail wagging and not fearful but curious to unexpected sounds
Weight - Puppies weight is normal for size. Stomach is not bloated or extended or hard.
Shots -Puppy is current on all vaccinations for its age. Puppies over 12 weeks of age will receive a rabies vaccine
Worming - All our babies are treated at 2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks and 10 weeks with safeguard equivalent of panacur for all internal parasites. All our babies are given albon to reduce chances of Coxxidia an internal parasite that can be brought about during shipping.
External Parasites - Your puppy has been treated with ADVANTAGE MULTI to prevent fleas, ticks, mites, heart worms, and much more...