Puppies One Week Old

Fern’s puppies are one week old and have nearly doubled their birth weights! And I have given them names on a Motown Theme. The boy is Marvin for Marvin Gaye. The girls are named after the Supremes: Diana Ross Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. We are a very musical family and this is my second … [Read more…]

On the Road

We left Michigan a week ago and what a week it’s been! Nursing one puppy who just didn’t seem to get to the nipple fast enough. (We have eight puppies and Lily has seven nipples). Caring for all the other dogs. Etc. Etc. Then the trip: First was all the packing. Then the prep work … [Read more…]

Our Eyes Are Beginning to Open!!

This is when the fun begins! The puppies are moving around a lot now and all but one have eyes at least partially open! They are also making fun coos and chirps…almost like little birds. Please click “MORE” to see photos of each pup at two weeks.                 … [Read more…]