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…]

Lily Has Puppies!!

Lily whelped 8 beautiful puppies October 11. Six boys and two girls. I’m sorry for the delayed posting but I had a hip replacement September 29 so we have been very busy!!! Anyway, mom and puppies are doing well. You can see more about the parents on my “New Litters” page. Meanwhile, here are some … [Read more…]

Fresh Air and a Warm Winter Breeze! A Video

Click on this post’s headline to view the viedo. Puppies are 5 weeks old now and able to enjoy the wonderful weather in Southwest Florida. It took a few minutes to get accustomed to this new environment but pretty soon they were enjoying their picnic and the fresh Florida air!

More from Avidog!

Here are the next few puppy nurturing steps on Avid Dog. 7.  On Days 3-16 do Avidog’s Early Scent Stimulation. Things like leaves, bark or wood. An orange peel or banana…we let them smell banana.  Fresh evergreen or flowers…we introduced jatropha blooms from our patio. Fresh herbs…we introduced basil. 8.  Give pups a floor with … [Read more…]

I Learn Something (or a lot of things!) New Every Day

“The time in every puppy’s life, from 3 to 16 weeks, is often referred to as “the sensitive period.” The things that breeders and new puppy owners do, or do not do, are important and have the power to greatly influence the kind of dogs their puppies will become. During this time you literally have … [Read more…]

And Now Maxi’s Pups Have Names!

  Introducing our Blues Legends Litter  (Potter and Maxi’s Pups) with names, weights and new photos. All are doing quite well. I spent time with each puppy handling their paws and ears and rubbing their bellies. They also had their first nail trim. Lots of stretching and yawning going on and they are moving around … [Read more…]

And…A Video of Lily’s Pups at 2 weeks old!

Such beautiful puppies! Can’t wait to get them out and about. At Two weeks old these puppies are just beginning to explore their world beyond their mother. They are aware of other puppies in the whelping box. They make wonderful little sounds. Since they are still in my bedroom, these are sounds I go to … [Read more…]

Mighty Quiet Around Here!

Well, all but one puppy have left for their forever homes. I have to say they are all very fortunate to have found such happy, healthy and loving families! Here are some photos and a note from one of them who adopted a puppy from Lily’s litter….. …Now Pippa, she is little girl #3 with … [Read more…]