Tag Archives: birth

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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The past few days

Or I could call it “The first few days” 😉 Although each new litter is a bit different, they are similar in some ways. So I thought I’d let you all in on what’s been happening the past few days. … Continue reading

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Rosie’s day

Well, it looks like we’re done. Rosie and her littles are tucked into their warm crate. Everything went fairly well. We have various sizes as you can imagine with a large litter. Which means I’ll have to help Rosie out … Continue reading

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“That’s ‘Princess’ Hope”

I called my vet today to make some upcoming appointments. One was to have Hope spayed. With a cleft palate, there is no way we would ever breed her. And with our fence scaler, Sundae, I don’t want the chance … Continue reading

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Noisy

Usually when I have a young litter of puppies and I hear whining, I go check to make sure everything is okay. It usually means mom is laying on someone, they’re off the bed and can’t find mom, or they’re … Continue reading

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The first week

Since we only have one litter all by itself this time, I’ll have more time to share the ins and outs of the whole puppy process that pretty much happens with each litter. So our new babies were born a … Continue reading

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Hide and seek

As Jules approached her due date I kept studying her; wondering, guessing and comparing her round belly to past pregnancies. How many was she going to have? I surmised three to four pups. My husband asserted “four”. Tuesday came, and … Continue reading

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