Sunday, December 21, 2014

Blue Boy.

Sadly, Blue Boy aka Brewster is not comfortable in a city setting and will be returning for a rural placement.  He is a sensitive boy and would do best with the following:

  • someone at home or can take him to work/retired individuals, etc.
  • dog experience 
  • sensitive older children would be fine but not younger than 12
  • has patience, Blue Boy needs to overcome his concerns at his pace
  • uses a trainer that utilizes confidence building exercises 
Please contact me at 207-676-5579 and let's talk!  Thanks and Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Here are pics of the new families that picked up Camden's puppies over the past two days.

The last one will be picked up on Monday afternoon and will be added then.

Thank you so much everyone for picking me as your breeder and embracing the Annabelle Doodle assignment process.  Enjoy your pups but remember to be consistent in your training!  :+)

Oscar Webber (Red Boy)


Finley Steers ( Plum Girl)

Ziggy Mc Gowan (Glitter Girl)

Bentley Norton (Green Boy)

Chelsea Hansen (Copper Girl)

Soon Grey Boy will be added.  :+)

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hazel's one day old pups!

At noontime, we had a vet appointment for Hazel and her pups to be checked out to be sure all is well. Their front dew claws were removed to prevent any issues in their future and Hazel was thoroughly checked out to be sure she had milk and was not harboring any 'left over placentas' etc. Of course Hazel was a bit stressed to have her pups removed from her to go to the surgery area but she settled quickly and is happy to be home and nursing her brood.

As promised, here are their pics at one day old.

The Christmas bundle!

Navy Boy

Russet Boy

Buttercup Girl

Red Boy

Purple Girl

Camo Boy

Green Girl

Thursday, December 18, 2014

HAZEL MAE whelps a litter of seven miniatures!

There is something to be said for first time whelpers who go through the process with such aplomb as Hazel did. She earned Five Stars easy.  :+)  Her seven little ones will have their pic taken tomorrow after the vet checks them and Hazel over. Till then, here are the stats on the group:

  • Navy Boy born at 10:43 am - 7 7/8 ounces, Apricot
  • Buttercup Girl born at 11:03 am - 7 5/8 ounces, Apricot
  • Camo Boy born at 11:10 am - 6 1/8 ounces, Apricot
  • Red Boy born at 11:38 am - 8 1/2 ounces, Black
  • Russet Boy born at 11:59 am - 6 5/8 ounces, Black
  • Purple Girl born at 12:44 pm - 7 1/4 ounces, Apricot
  • Green Female born at 1:00 pm - 7 1/2 ounces, Apricot
I will recheck genders tomorrow as well just to be sure I got them right - pretty tired, like Hazel. She is taking a nap...I need one too. Thank you, Hazel.  :+)

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Are you ready????

Camden's litter of pups will be leaving this weekend. Hopefully, all buyers have read my Supply List, the Contract and are prepared with paper towels, hand sanitizer, crate/harness system and plastic bags (just in case of any mishaps) when you pick up your new fur-baby.

Please inspect your home for any possible items that could cause your new pup harm such as wires, small items that are reachable, plants, poisons, etc. The best way to really see what could be an issue is to be on your hands and knees as you search.  :+)

Have you found a trainer? Obedience facility? Dog Walker? Vet? Friends with vaccinated dogs for introductions and playmate?

The pups are doing very well since their surgeries and are full of energy. Just remember to prevent them from jumping for another week while they fully heal. I gave them a bath prior to their surgical appointments as it is recommended they not have a bath for 10 days after surgery. 

Your pup will come with a detailed notebook, toys, collar/leash, litter 'blanket', door bells for training to potty outside, etc. So, I ask again......are you ready??

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tillie's three week old chocolate and caramel delights!

If there ever was a litter for lovers of chocolates and caramels, this is the one! Each 'morsel' is bigger than the other for a total mouthful...no ..ARMFUL of delicious-ness.  :+)

I am actually surprised that they can move at all given their pudgy bellies, but they indeed do. They have also found their voices, eyes have opened and they moved to the pup room! A lot in just one week of development.  I had to improvise to get them in there but in a few days time, they will take over a more spacious pen. Right now they are in a perfect temporary space and have acclimated very quickly as all is quiet.  :+)

Once Camden's litter comes back from their surgeries, it will be interesting to see how much that will impact them. It was certainly time, as they outgrew the 'nursery' space and Hazel is here to have her litter this week. One litter going home and another arriving. Talk about timing!

Teal Boy weighs 3.8 lbs.

Orange Boy is a 'Caramel' not an Apricot and his eyes will be green and his pigment liver colored. Weighs 3.11 lbs!  

Georgie girl is spot on at exactly 3 lbs.

Tillie continues to nurse them extremely well and hasn't missed a beat. She is attentive but not neurotic and I thank her for that.

Now that I have moved them to a space in the pup room, I included a potty area for them to 'think about' using. By doing it so early, it helps stimulate them to eat in the 'dining room' but eliminate in the 'bathroom'.  It has always worked for me with patience and persistence.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Camden's pups at 9 weeks! (UPDATE on surgeries!)

Ziggy - 9 lbs, the largest pup.

Grey Boy weighs 7 1/4 lbs.

Chelsea is 8 1/4 lbs.

Bentley is 8 1/2 lbs.

Finley remains the smallest at 5 3/4 lbs.

Oscar tips in at 6 3/4 lbs.

Brewster is 7 1/4 lbs.

Like everyone else, we are at full swing for the holidays. Shopping, cleaning, decorating, wrapping, baking....you all know what it is like.

Happily, the weather is allowing for more outside time for the pups which is just wonderful for them and me - they LOVE it out there!

Tomorrow all of them go to the vets for their spays and neuters. I will take advantage of this time to rearrange the room to accommodate their surgeries.

Busy, busy!

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On Monday, December 15th, all the pups went in for surgeries. The females had an OVARIECTOMY aka OVE. The uterus was not removed. Informational sheets will be included in your packet for information on this type of surgery. It is very commonly done in Europe but not so much in the USA. After reading numerous articles, I have chosen this surgery over the OVH as a means of sterilization.

As I type, they are quiet after having a bit to eat and drink. Some were wrestling! I really want them to be settled but they feel too good! I will take pics tomorrow of how I divided the group.