Saturday, March 28, 2015

Received this adorable pic of Finley watching over her charge the other day.

Generally, I don't sell pets to families with very young children but I did make an exception with this family and I am glad I did as surely, they were a perfect fit.

It is not the clearest of pics but it was sent to me by his dad via his phone but you get the message.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

I am so proud to announce that little Merry Pippin has passed her Canine Good Citizenship test!

WOW! What an accomplishment! Pippin will be a year old next month and has done extremely well. Both she and her guardian must have worked very hard.  :+)

It isn't difficult to see that Dublin is her daddy as she looks like a mini 'Dub' -  such people pleasers with great genes to pass down!


It is not often that I receive pics of recently placed pups at the same time but the three pups from TILLIE (not Figgy!) and Emmett's litter did just that!

What brave souls to deal with the potty training that THIS winter dealt us. Typically, it is not so severe but January and February of 2015 was certainly the exception!

So, here are the threesome that are just about 16 weeks old in these pics.  I am sure all of us are breathing a sigh of relief that the snow and ice are behind us. Of course, MUD SEASON is what we have to look forward to... wait, wait ... mud season isn't bad, right??  :+)

Adorable Harrison who went to Tango Wool Labradoodles for a potential stud.

Handsome Louie, who lives in the Boston area who embraced the cat and furry 'brother'.

Sweet Georgia Brown, who will hopefully become an Annabelle Doodle mommy in the future. Georgie is in dire need of an eye trim! I forgot to pack my scissors... darn! She lives with her mommy, Tillie. Quite the duo!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

YEA! Piper and Dublin's first (and second) date were a success!

I am happy to report that all went well with both matings and now we wait. Dublin has a wonderful style and grace about mating - always wooing, being very gentle and kind to convince the girl that he really is 'the man' for her. I love a confident, patient stud.

So I would say to all those on Piper's list that puppies should be arriving in May along with bright yellow daffodils and purple lilacs in bloom.  :+) What a nice picture that makes in my head as I look at the mounds and mounds of snow still in my yard.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Tip O'Keefe, a promising potential stud for ADNE

Although I have not begun to 'officially' test Keefer, I am putting him up under 'Future Breeders' because I am so excited about him.

Keefer playing with a wood chip at 16 wks.

A gorgeous reddish stud muffin who I hope will be used on most of my medium sized females. His guardian family has been doing a fantastic job of training him and some of these pics are of his visit here in January.

Keefer will bring great color and keep the incredibly soft fleece coat strong in my program.

At this time he is completely 'Normal' for the following DNA tests:  EIC, DM, PRA, vWD and IC along with many others I have not listed. Keefer does not carry for the Dilute, Agouti or Parti genes. I believe he does carry for the Rufus (darkening gene) and chocolate, given his mom is a Caramel.

Keefer's mom is Annabelle's Tate O'Reilly and his sire is Tip of the Shore, Thomas.

A wee babe at 1 week.
Three weeks old.
Seven weeks.

Five months.

Ten weeks.

This page will continue to be updated as his testing schedule progresses.

Piper Moon is in heat!

We will began progesterone testing on Wednesday and continue to do so until we can pinpoint when she should be bred to Dublin.  I am thinking in about a week. Keep checking the AnnaBlog for updates on the arrival of May puppies!  (I hope the snow has melted by then.)  :+)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Piper Moon x Dublin

Hopefully, this month I will be breeding Piper Moon to Dublin for a litter of pups to arrive sometime in May.  I will be taking applications for her 'Wait List' in case she has more pups than expected or an opening becomes available.  It is my preference that any person added to the Wait List be open to color, gender or coat type.

Litter is booked at this time.  Will reopen if more pups are born than expected - hence a 'Wait List'.

Dublin with a ball in his mouth.