Friday, September 20, 2013

New additions

Nika and I are thrilled to introduce her new babies, born in the early hours of Wednesday.  It was a very uneventful textbook whelping and as always Nika is being a fantastic mother. 

This was a black and tan to black and tan breeding and although we knew all four colours were possible, Nika and Sonny decided to have a bit of a parti!

Introducing in birth order;

Starburst, beautifully marked tricolour girl
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Tiger, fierce ruby boy!
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Rodeo, wild black and tan girl.  I wouldn't expect anything less than wild ;)
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Skip, nicely marked tricolour boy who loves to eat!
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Comet, adorable ruby boy with white toes
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Dottie, gorgeous tricolour girl
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As you can see Nika is in fine form and has already begun her famous ball collection.  Orange one first, and a pink one tonight.  All that white in the box is a bit weird for me. 
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Nika watching carefully as I take pictures of her crew.  Looking a bit concerned but very pretty.
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To more sleepless nights with adorable puppies and their mom. 

I am planning to sneak out for a few hours on Sunday for the Cavalier picnic.  Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend and maybe see you on Sunday!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The bounce - 7.5 weeks old

Jen and I survived the CKCSCC Nationals and had a wonderful time.  There were some gorgeous dogs entered and some very deserving winners.  I connected with lots of friends and met some new ones too.  I do have some pictures and stories to share, but for now I wanted to share some current photos of our puppies and a little video I made.  

Cooper's owner enjoys watching the puppies from afar so I try and take some video for her.  This time I decided to do a bit of basic editing, this is the end result

The bounce!

We seem to have two speeds around here.. super fast and asleep, so it is hard to get half decent photos.

As you can see they will tell you that being locked up in a large grassy area with a tunnel is pure puppy abuse.  They want the entire yard to do as they please!
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If I look adorable will you let me out?
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Full speed!
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Beautiful topline and tail carriage for a little man
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So cute
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Zozo loves the tunnel too
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Zooming through!
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Something caught my attention
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Running is what I love to do
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Tunnels are perfect for wrestling
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Mini Cooper Jr. in a black coat
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See the resemblance?
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Follow the leader
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So handsome
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I'm really fast!
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This is the only way you'll get a picture of my face
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Very feminine girl
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Molly makes her boys hairy and chunky!
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Twister with her prize
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I'm so pretty
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You have 0.1 of a second to take my picture
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I'm tired enough to sit!
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Zoey has been busy teaching them about the joys of frisbee!
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Does this look like a naughty face?
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Mylee "this way for the bunnies"
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Keep up, you gotta be quick when hunting wabbit!
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We're adorable when we stay still!
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We have two visitors who will be staying with us for awhile.  Nika and Kismet, so there will be lots of photos of them to share soon.