Our Havanese Puppies are getting bigger

Maxi is giving baths. This also stimulates the puppys’ bowels. Our Havanese puppies are one week old now and have almost doubled in size! I love their little pink paws and round bellies. Eyes are still closed…noses still pink. That will soon change! Everyone is gaining nicely. They like to sleep in a clump! Puppy … [Read more…]

We Have Havanese Puppies!

Our pretty girl, Maxi, whelped nine puppies New Years Eve! I knew things were beginning to happen when she would not leave her whelping box. She started labor about 3 pm that day…a mild restlessness and urge to nest and by 5 pm she started contractions. The first puppy, a boy, arrived at 5:45 PM … [Read more…]

This is Aloha

Aloha is the last puppy to be placed. Actually, she was the first but, sadly, the family had to return her because their little boy evidently has super-sensitive allergies. Even Havanese can cause reactions in some very sensitive people. I feel so bad for the parents because they are going back home with three extremely … [Read more…]

Volhard Puppy Personality/Aptitude Testing

Yesterday my friend/dog-sitter extraordinaire came over the help me conduct our Puppy Personality Assessments. You need someone the puppies do not know in order to get an accurate read. If you are interested in the test itself, how it is conducted and what the results mean, you can find it in this blog at: http://www.havanesehaven.blogspot.com/2012/08/volhard-puppy-personality-profile.html. … [Read more…]

First Day for Mush and Pedicures

Here they are. You can’t even see their dish. It does, however, give a great view of their coloring. So, from 1 o’clock and going around the clock, we have: Arthur, Ariel, Abby, Aloha, Alfi, Albert, Annie and Alvin. Puppies had their first non-Maxi meal today. I waited a week longer than I usually do … [Read more…]