Uno, now Junot, Still Needs a Home!

We are looking for the perfect home for this little guy. He has lots of energy but will settle down and cuddle too. He weighs about 6 pounds…will likely be about 9 pounds as an adult. This is Marlis pup born April 19. It wasn’t until he was about 8 weeks old that we began … [Read more…]

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…]

Do Havanese Like Children? A Video

You betcha!!! It is alsmost as if a child is another puppy, these Havanese are so smitten. And gentle. Now, as young puppies…under one year…like all puppies, Havanese are exuberant. And in this state, their sharp little teeth might find the wrong “toy.” For that reason always, always supervise your puppy/toddler play. Once a puppy … [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…]

Video of Maxi’s Pups at Two Weeks Old!

This is when the fun begins! Puppies are 2 weeks old now, making sometimes sweet coos, sometimes puppy challenge growls and wobbling around on their little legs. Noses are black now as are some of the pads on their feet. Soon their eyes will open and a few days after that the fog will clear … [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…]