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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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Gone too soon

It’s been an emotional draining week. Three trips to the vet within four days time. And hearing a tragic story from part of our PW family.  Our young Great Pyrenees, Bailey, Ben’s sidekick and partner was losing weight. She was … 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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Milestones and matching

We have a milestone to celebrate today. Hope has reached four weeks of age (along with the rest of the puppies; on Sunday, Tuesday and today), and she has passed the one pound mark! Honestly, there have been days that … Continue reading

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Hope today 

I don’t know why, but Hope is a bit fussier today.  She’s been steadily gaining weight (about an ounce a day) for the last week. Then this morning’s weigh-in was about the same weight as yesteday. She did have a … Continue reading

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A little Hope

I contacted my vet last night. Little Hope is holding her own, but I wish she was “thriving”. She’s slowly gaining weight, and since we started the antibiotics she seems stronger (she’s fighting me at feeding time) and her breathing … Continue reading

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