We don't have puppies very often, so when we do, it's very exciting. Here is our second litter of 2011, the latest bunch, long planned: 1 tri M, 1 tri F, 1 bi-black M, 2 bi-black F. They are sired by our very correct Ch. Galen out of our beautiful Cloud of Stars, Dora. She is Grand Ch. Andie's litter sister. Note to agility and dual performance/conformation fans -- both parents are very athletic. One of these little guys looks a lot like Galen and one of the girls looks very much like Galen's litter sister, Ch. Grace. (The two males are on either end of the row, with the three girls in the middle.)
The bi-black male, Hubble, was badly injured at birth because his mother was scared. He was her first puppy ever, and she was in pain and slung him around for a moment. before she understood what was happening to her. He had one hind leg with an inch of skin gone, all the way around, plus, most of his tail was lopped off. So Hubble went to the vet when only a few hours old. After many more visits to the vet, tiny stitches, tiny bandages, eyedroppers of antibiotic, and many treatments by our kind, extremely competent, and gentle vet, Hubble has reached six weeks and he can use his leg! He can walk and run, and the scar tissue is minimal. He gets better and more agile every day. Good boy, Hubble!
Here is our elegant little cryptic bi-blue, Clan Duncan Ghost Soldier, at almost 8 months. Soldier is so much fun!!