Okay, no photos, sorry. I really do have puppies! The weather (hot and we are suffering from an extreme drought) is killing me. I tend to be quite sensitive to extremes in weather. On Saturday, Gel got to prove what a truly
Before Midge had her puppies, I posted on a couple of lists asking about exercising a pregnant bitch. I was told by almost everyone on the list and anyone else I asked that they essentially put their bitches up about two weeks
Do you have any idea how incredibly soft a puppy’s muzzle is? Pictures this weekend, I promise! It is supposed to “cool off” to the low to mid 90’s.
There are many people, primarily those in the USBCHA herding community who believe that a Border Collie should not be bred unless it is running in the Open (highest) level of USBCHA herding trials. If the dog is not running at that
I really, really needed good news today and I got it. Called OFA to check on Gel’s x-rays and they have been reviewed and he’s OFA Good. WHOO HOO!!!!!
The puppies are a week old today. When I came home last night, I thought that they had doubled in size since I saw them in the morning. I haven’t weighed them, but I’ll bet they’ve doubled in size since their birth.
As always, I come back to work to rest. Even though I clamped the sheet to the side of the kiddy pool Midge and the puppies are in, the puppies still managed to get under the sheets. I elected to take a
We lost three of the puppies yesterday. I left both Midge (and the puppies) and Gel inside with the A/C on. Apparently we lost power for a few hours. My neighbor, who let the dogs out around lunch time, found four puppies
A very brief, but important post — they’re here! She had eight puppies! I can’t believe she had eight puppies tucked away in that belly. She started delivering them at around 8 AM, had delivered the first five within 45 minutes; finished
Midge is less than a week away from delivery and we are suffering from extreme heat here in North Carolina. It is supposed to be almost 100 degrees on Wednesday! I feel bad for her (its so hot, I feel bad for