She is an excellent whelper, and delivered all her pups in 5 hours!
She has proven to be a great brood bitch as well and all pups are gaining daily!
WAY TO GO BEE!
Come on a journey with us as we watch Bee get ready for whelping, the birth of the pups, and the development of the puppies!
Bee packed full of puppies! "I only want chicken!!!"
Bee waiting for whelping to begin, resting with her head on my tummy.
As you can see we are in the whelping box.
One puppy down....how many more?
Geeze, that is six now!
Blue sure does have a milk moustache!
All 8 lovely puppies listed in birth order:
Red- female, Orange-female, Yellow-male,
Green-female, Dark blue-male, Violet-male,
Maroon-male, Light blue-male.
WAY TO GO BEE!!!!
Ta da! The morning after..."I can't believe there are 8 of them!"
Ok, it has been a LOOOOOOOONG while since I updated the photos!
Buuuuuuut.......they are so cute! I can hardly stay away from them!
What have we done? The puppies have had the Biosensor program done to them for early neurological stimulation. They have had their nails trimmed ALOT, sometimes twice a week! They were wormed over several weeks. They have been microchipped. Oh, not to forget weights taken three times a day for the first few weeks then a couple times a day for some more weeks, and now we are finally down to once a week! Bedding is cleaned 3 times a day. They get yard time as well as kennel and house time. That is a lot of moving the puppies! They have been introduced to water, play toys, and bird wings. And you wonder....."Why isn't the site up to date?". Yes we are jumping through the hoops for these little guys and gals!
Now for some highlights!
It has been hot in Walla Walla so the puppies got a pool!!!
Here Bee is showing them that it is OK to go in the water.
Hey, maybe I can explain it to them better!
Now one is in the pool, one is high centered, and a couple zonked out.
Too much new data for puppies in one day!
" What is this thing? It tastes funny! Is it a duck wing?"
"Mine! No MINE! NO MINE!"
"You can't have it!"
"No I REALLY mean it! YOU CAN'T HAVE IT!!!"
"A new toy for us? What is it?"
"I think you climb up this way! No! You climb up this way!"
Ron is showing them what to do IF they make it up! It won't take long!!!
"WE think it is a den!"
Talk about work! Everyone is exhausted! Time for a nap!