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Moving again

As I mentioned in a recent blog post, there is always a bit of moving and rearranging going on around here when we have litters of puppies. It happened again. It was time for Mercy and her two to have … Continue reading

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Mommy and me

Weaning continues for Nugget and Allie. She seems to enjoy her alone time and is resting a lot. But if she hears him fussing, she gets upset so I usually bring him to her so she can check on him … Continue reading

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Weaning

I know that little Nugget wants to hang onto mom as long as he can, but because she’s not feeling well and we want her body to concentrate on getting well instead of feeding him, we’re going to wean him … Continue reading

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Poor girl

Hubby and I were heading off to Spokane on Friday to get some shopping done before vacation. But I was a bit concerned with Allie. She had just been a big “off” this week. Nothing that I could put my … Continue reading

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Now hiring….(just kidding, I’m dreaming)

Seeking qualified…. nursery assistant; must monitor newborn pups 24/7 make sure they are nursing and mom is not laying on them, supplement if needed (tube feeding experience a plus), weigh twice a day, change bedding daily/or as needed, do ENS … Continue reading

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Mercy, Mercy

I am usually a bit apprehensive when I have a brand new expectant mom about to deliver her first batch of puppies. With the seasoned moms you kind of know what to expect, how they’ve acted before and how they’ve … Continue reading

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Real food

Each litter is different, but around four weeks of age, we introduce “real” food. They are still happily nursing off of mom frequently. Some will start nosing around in mom’s dish of puppy kibble (which she has available at all … Continue reading

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