Monthly Archives: April 2012

Alice/Sawyer pups week 7…

It was hard to get pictures on everyone this week.  We had some rainy weather plus they are *always* moving!  If anyone knows the trick of how to get those shots of the whole litter on a bench or in … Continue reading

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Alice’s pups meet the cat….

Filmed playtime with Alice’s pups today and Fritti made an appearance.  I love this cat. He is such an easy going boy and a great socializer for puppies. Good Shepherd Farm – Alice/Sawer pups – week 7

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Ivy/Rudy pups 7 weeks old….

They’re almost ready to leave.  It’s been a tough week but these babies have given me the gift of laughter and eased my heart so much. It’s amazing the changes they go through in the last weeks.  It’s like watching … Continue reading

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A litter of legacies…

Many of you know this but some may not have heard…. On Thursday we lost our beautiful mother Ivy to an accident.  The mailman pulled in our drive to turn around and for some reason Ivy felt the need to … Continue reading

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The 6 week mark…

It’s hard to believe that in just two short weeks these guys will be going off to their new homes.  Of all the pups in both litters, there are only a few of Alice’s pups left to place.  This last … Continue reading

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Alice/Sawyer pups….5 weeks old

Well, we’ve seen some blossoming and changing of personalities here this week, most notably Duchess who is not quite the sweet thing that I made her out to be earlier.  I remarked to little Queen (in one of her quieter … Continue reading

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Ivy/Rudy pups….5 weeks old

Personalities this week have stayed fairly consistent with the exception of little Carnelian who came into his own this week.  He still consistently finds my lap but but he is no longer the mild pup that avoids his big brothers … Continue reading

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5 weeks old….The world is a big place!

This past week has been a fun one.  The pups adjusted to their outside digs pretty quickly and although they still come in at night (our nights have been in the 30′s), I think they’re getting to the point that … Continue reading

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The difference in mothering

It’s been interesting watching these two mothers.  Both have great maternal instincts.  Both are very interested in the other’s pups…to the point of mothering them.  But Ivy definitely has that experienced mother vibe about her.  She’s like the mom of … Continue reading

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Easter morning….

What a lovely day!  We were blessed with a birth this morning; a timely event to mark the celebration of life and re-birth!   Nellie (who we didn’t think was due for another week) gifted us with a good sized … Continue reading

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