Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ivy/Rudy babies…

BOYS left to right: Carnelian (Carl), Jasper, Tiger’s Eye (Tiger), Turquoise (Turk); Peridot (Perry)      GIRLS left to right - Onyx, Amber, Garnet, Coral; Jade, Agate (Aggie), Pearl, Opal          

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Surprise, surprise!

As if 12 pups were not enough, I discovered one more today when I went down to photograph and ID the litter.  Each pup was taken out, weighed, photgraphed and assigned a name.  When I got to the last one, I realized I … Continue reading

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P-day!

Ivy has 12 pups!  I’m not sure she’s finished.  I can feel a lump and she’s not settling quite yet.  The count at this point is 7 females and 5 males.  Everyone is doing well.  Whelping was uncomplicated if a little extended.  … Continue reading

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Pups, oh pups. Wherefore art thou, pups?

I made the choice to breed both Ivy and Alice in Jan and we’re expecting pups any day now.  Here is Ivy-enormous, otherwise known affectionately as “fatty mother”.  I sure hope she whelps sooner rather than later.  She is quite uncomfortable.  Alice … Continue reading

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February came and went….

without a single blog entry.  Catch up time!   Alane was our first doe to kid this season giving us twins (a buck and a doe).  This was her first kidding and she acted like an old pro.  She’s a great calm mother.  … Continue reading

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