Fern and Opie are Parents!

Our beautiful Fern whelped 5 healthy, plump  babies October 14! All are gaining well (they actually started at a healthy 7 ounce average!) and actively moving around the whelping box. We have one girl and four boys. The girl is the white one below with the tan and white boy.

My thanks to my friend, Kathy Ambler, for letting Opie to sire such beautiful kids. I know they will be gorgeous!

At the Vet

This is Cinnamon. She’s going to live in Michigan.

This is Boston. He’s going to live 2 hours north of us in Florida.

Puppies took a field trip Friday to my vet. They were microchipped, got their first immunization for DHPP. They were thoroughly checked over, had a fecal exam,  got the bordetalla vaccine and dewormer. Everyone passed with flying colors! But they were exhausted when they returned home. Here are some pix.

This is Mattie. She’s going to stay with me for a while.

This is Foxy. She’s going to live in Michigan.

The vet techs loved the puppies! What’s not to love?

This is Twist. He’s going to live in Chicago.

At the vet. Check out Boston on the far right getting ready for a sneak attack!





We Are Growing Up so Fast!! Pics of Maxi’s Pups


This is Muddy at 5 1/2 weeks. Adorable with his Mama’s eyebrows and a white tip on his tail.




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This is Eric. Clearly he has claimed this blue bunny as his own! Love his markings!




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Stevie Ray is a lover. No question about it! He looks at me with those big brown eyes and how can I resist picking him up? He has a distinct white patch in the middle of his back and a sweet black patch on his white tummy.

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Jimi is a real sweetheart. I love how half his forehead is white and the other half black! A very huggable furball!

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This is Billie, as in Holiday. You can see she loves her toys! Actually they all do but I needed to distinguish her from Tina…you can see why! I’ll try to do a better job of catching her eyes the next time!

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This is Tina. A bit overexposed but I wanted to show the cute grey rings around her eyes…almost a reversed raccoon look! See…she has the blue toy but was more interested in getting on my lap!

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This is Janis. She started out a big girl… bigger even than the boys. But the others are catching up to her. She has a lot of white and really loves to cuddle!


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And last, but certainly not least, is Etta.

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