Monthly Archives: April 2018

Three to four weeks

So what happens between three and four weeks you might wonder? This is the beginning of the true socialization period and where the real “work” (fun) begins! It can vary with litters and even individual puppies, but we are starting … Continue reading

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Socialization

The prime socialization period for puppies is between three and twelve weeks of age. This is when they are little sponges and can easily learn and absorb so much. It’s also a time when a bad experience can affect a … Continue reading

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The transitional stage

Once the puppies eyes and ears open around two weeks of age (give or take a little) and up until around three weeks of age, the puppies have entered the transitional stage of life. Around this time our puppies are … Continue reading

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Clarification

This issue has come up before from people that have been on our list a long time and passed on several opportunities. So I just want to give some clarification on the subject of the waiting list and our puppy … Continue reading

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The neonatal stage

Our puppies make their appearance into the world in our living room. (Yes, puppies are always born in our living room.) The first couple weeks after a litter is born is often referred to as the “Neonatal” stage. Puppies eyes open around two … Continue reading

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Additions

Remember a few weeks back when I told you about a new Poodle puppy that was coming? Well, the weeks flew by pretty quickly (probably because I’ve been busy) and the new little one has arrived. She wasn’t quite three … Continue reading

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Weekly therapy

I got my very own first dog when I was around seventeen. Of course, we had family dogs over the years, but this one I picked out, paid for and took care of myself. She was supposed to be half German Shepherd … Continue reading

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Six hours

I got about six hours of solid, delicious sleep last night. It was amazing! That’s unusual for me even without puppies around. And yes, I’m off the couch finally. 😉 My sweet husband actually got up at 1:30 this morning … Continue reading

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What’s next

Now that our first Cavapoos of the year have made their appearance, you might all be wondering, “what’s next?” Well, like a dorm full of college girls or a house full of women, my girls start…um, cycling together too. (Sorry … Continue reading

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Baby girl

I had a pony once named Baby Girl. That wasn’t her actual “official” name. She had a nice, fancy name. But from the time she was born, my friend dubbed her “Baby Girl”. She was the cutest, little petite bay … Continue reading

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