Thursday, April 17, 2008


The puppies and Jacob all shared a sad day today - they all got their shots today!  Jacob and the pups weigh almost the same (Jacob at 9 months to the day weighs about 22 pounds, whereas the puppies at almost 8 weeks all weigh between 19 and 20 pounds each).  They also were dewormed for the first time.  All this in preparation for their new homes this weekend.  Gripey is the first to go, followed by Bullet, Little Girl, and Hanah.  Drake and Carson are still looking to be adopted by a loving family.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Playtime with the family

The puppies are 7 weeks old today (Sunday).  After about a week of not being able to play outdoors due to bad weather, they were able to soak up the sun on their 7 week birthday.  Here they are with mom (watching vigilantly, as usual, and playing) and the rest of the family playing, running, resting, and chewing on (wagon and stroller) tires and a sprinkler drip hose.  Enjoy the music!

Saturday, April 12, 2008


Here are a few pictures of Bullet, the first born male.  He's just as big as the other kiddos, but he feels much denser.  I could be wrong, but I think this one's going to be huge!

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Keep-away turns into Tug-o-war

In the video you can see their home as of the last couple of weeks or so.  They've definitely outgrown their whelping box/kennel combination (they are HUGE).  So, now we have a big fenced-off play area (for them to eat, nap and play) that connects to their kennel and then their whelping box (which they use for sleeping at night).

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Wagging tails

Just a gratuitous tail wagging video while "dad" refreshes their bed linens

Zuma (the mom) cuddling and napping with a friend, Aiden

Cute shots - (in order) Koko, Gripey, Olive (aka Hannah)

Wake up time - puppies trying to warm themselves up after their baths

The Puppies are 6 weeks!!!!

The puppies are cuter than ever!  I can't describe how adorable they are and how irresistible they are to play with and pet when you see them!  Here they are today getting their baths.  Mom is licking one of them in sympathy while he is trying to escape!

Planning an escape route
All cuddly in a towel after being washed, dried, blow-dried, and having his nails clipped.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Home for Gripey

Here is Gripey's new owner as of mid-April.  They make a perfect pair already!