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took her to the vet once and they gave her diazepam they wanted to do some neurological tests but I didn't know if that was needed...I thought maybe she will just grow out of it...well we put cold water on her... hold her for a bit then when she stops panting a lot we leave her be on her pillow so she can relax and there are no distractions and she gets better...these usually happen 2-3 times a month...
If you are going to become a toy dog owner you will want to familiarize yourself to the symptoms of Hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is often seen in young toy puppies, and most of the time the symptoms can be controlled by eating, or by giving some glucose such as sugar water to the puppy. Glucose is what the body uses as fuel and is necessary for the brain tissue and muscles to function. Hypoglycemia is when the blood sugar levels (glucose) fall well below normal.
It can cause your puppy to become confused, disoriented, drowsy, have the shivers, stagger about, collapse, fall into a coma, or have seizures. If not treated it can result in death. Episodes of hypoglycemia often occur without warning. A puppy may be stressed by shipping, or a missed meal, being chilled, or even exhaustion from too much play. Recurring hypoglycemic attacks in toy puppies can cause brain damage. If a puppy has frequent attacks he/she should be tested by your vet for possible underlying problems.
Because of their tiny size toy puppies cannot eat a lot at one time, and literally run out of fuel quickly. Puppies should be fed several times a day a high quality diet. Most puppies will outgrow the problem. Some very tiny dogs will continue to have bouts of hypoglycemia through out their life. If your puppy experiences episodes of hypoglycemia it is important to restore the blood levels of glucose as quickly as possible.
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