Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Tips for Caring for Your Christmas Puppies and Dogs -
We hope you all are having a wonderful fall and enjoying the cooler weather. It's a great time to get outdoors walking, hiking, waterfall searching etc... While this is great for you and your pup we still have some precautions to look for while enjoying these fun filled activities.
1) BUNDLE UP THIS WINTER
If you have a puppy, kitten, or short-haired breed, consider purchasing a coat or sweater to cover their back and underside. As far as one haired breeds, let their fur grow out to help keep them warm and consider a coat or sweater for particularly cold outings.
FLEECE IS A STURDY AND WARM OPTION FOR WINTER PET CLOTHING
2) WINTER DIET
In the cold winter, your pet will burn more calories to keep warm. If your pet exercised outdoors a lot, think about increasing their food or treat intake by a little bit. But be careful- too much food can lead to potentially dangerous weight gain. You should be able to feel, but not see, your pet's ribs.
TREATS SHOULD MAKE UP ONLY 5-10% OF YOUR PET'S DIET. SOME HEALTHY SNACKS INCLUDE CARROTS, ZUCCHINI, AND BROCCOLI.
3) PROTECT THOSE PAWS
The cold snow and ice can be a pain in the paw. Look out for snow and encrusted ice that can cause cracked bleeding paws. If you notice any bleeding, call your vet. Petroleum jelly is a safe way to protect those paws- you can also look into dog boots.
4) TROUBLESOME TOXINS
Salt and chemical deicers are commonly used during the winter, but unfortunately these substances are poisonous to pets. Try to avoid contact with deicers when outside with your pet and wipe them down with a wet towel then completely dry them off to remove any possible chemicals. Look for pet- friendly deicers and antifreeze if you need to use them.
ANTIFREEZE TOXICITY CAN COST MORE THAN $2000 TO TREAT
5) BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE
If it's not too cold out for you, your dog can get some aerobic exercise outside that will also keep them warm. Walking in a wooded area is a good way to protect them from the chilly wind gusts. However, if it's too cold for exercise outside, consider some indoor options. Winter is a great time to look into obedience classes and indoor training, like agility and flyball. Other indoor exercise includes tug-o-war, fetch, or a playdate with a furry friend.
ALASKAN MALAMUTES ARE THE LARGEST AND OLDEST OF ARTIC SLED DOGS
NOW FOR THE GOOD STUFF.............
CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER...
RESERVE YOUR HOLIDAY PUP TODAY...
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS PUPPIES.
WE ARE BOARDING* UNTIL CHRISTMAS EVE TO SAVE THE BIG SURPRISE!!!!!!!!!
Maggie/Jasper - Maggie’s 6 pups are Micro Miniature Multigen Goldendoodle pups that will grow between 15-25 lbs. These pups are red/apricots, English cream with white chrome markings and ready to go home around 11/10/23. $3,200
(Accepting 4 deposits)
Ziva /Jasper - Ziva’s 5 pups are Petite Miniature Multigen Goldendoodle pups that will grow between 25-30 lbs. With potential for extreme partis - red/white, red/apricots and ready to go home 11/25-12/2. $3,200
(Accepting 2 deposits)
*We typically take 6 deposits per litter so you can determine where you would fall in the selection order based on the number of deposits we are still accepting on each litter.
Stella/Maverick - Stella's pups will be Micro Miniature English Multigens with potential colors of English cream, red and apricot, all with potential for white splashing. These pups will grow to be between 15-20 lbs and ready to go home around December 10th. $3,500
(Accepting 5 deposits)
Ruby/Maverick - Ruby's pups will be Micro Miniature English Multigens with potential colors of red and apricot. These pups will grow to be between 15-20 lbs and ready to go home around December 17th. $3,500
(Accepting 4 deposits)
*BOARDING IS $40/DAY STARTING AFTER THE ORIGINAL SCHEDULED PICK UP DAY.
WANT A FREE PUPPY???
WE NEED GUARDIANS!!! IF YOU'RE WITHIN 60 MILES AND CAN MEET HALF WAY FOR HEALTH CHECK UPS/HONEYMOONING, EMAIL US AT RIVERFALLSGOLDENDOODLES@GMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.