River Adventure! 21 Feb 18

Wow, what a wonderful day. The temperature was 81 degrees today. The Maple trees are starting to bud at the river, frogs were singing plus the raspberry canes are turning red. I think nature is ready for spring. I am! Today, Penny took the puppies Gaia and Naki…. and friends Molly, Rosie, and Dixie Girl. These three ladies became friends due to my over hearing someone buying toys for an upcoming litter at our Big Lots. We got to talking…. and now they board their dogs here and come out to play. Funny how things work out.

Gaia did her first water crossing and water fetch today. I am so proud of her. Naki actually got up to his chest in water but still having issues with getting his Penis wet. Chuckle Sigh, the trials of being a male puppy.

Enjoy!

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River Adventure!!!! First one of the year!

Special Thank you to Carol & Emily for helping me wrangle the furry ones. Today we took all 5 pups and Penny. Your going Is she crazy? Do you have to ask? Chuckle. For those scratching their heads saying ” who are the pups again?”…. Attending: Penny, Wren, Livvie, Hawk, Gaia and Naki. I was surprised at how quick Wren was to jump in the water and fetch. At the house she kind of stands back and sometimes runs for the ball. We did lose the pink hippo toy. Lesson learned to first timers… only throw two toys at a time or one will float merrily away. When walking Wren and Hawk on a coupler I noticed something some how I missed the fact that Hawk is NOW TALLER than Wren. I must of blinked. Then again I rarely see them standing still always playing.
A special surprise to my surprise I managed to get all six in one photo!!!!
Enjoy!

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January Photo Shares… Yep, tad late

Hello, yes I am late on the January photo shares but I have an acceptable reason why… I was on a cruise! Hard to post photos during a cruise.
Here we are. Enjoy!

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Happy Birthday Ms Z’s Revenge Litter

Happy 10th birthday! Now, some of you are wondering at the litter designation. Simple Z or Zeke is a cat. She had been tormenting the dogs especially MOMMA Valkyrie. So, when the pups arrived she kinda freaked out…. A twisted humor thing on my part.

Cast of characters:
* designates NO contact/photos
Quinn*
Moxie*
Gracie*
Dixie*
Bentley- at the bridge
Daisy*
Junebug- at the bridge
Abby*
Bella
Dubby*
Finn*
Sherlock*
Ducky- at the bridge
Bruno*

This was a Valkyrie ( Kyrie ) and Loki litter.






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Happy Birthday Sleight Of Paw Litter!

10 yrs wow, where has the time flown?
Cast of Characters:
* denotes no contact and or photo
Billy*
Otis*
TinyTim*
Tucker
Yeager*
Cooper*
Mojo- at the bridge
Pixie*
Jasmine- at the bridge
Tally Ho
Cali*
Macy*
Fred- at the bridge






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Happy Birthday Goliath!

Today our honorary Golden aka Great Pyrenees turns 6 yrs old.Goliath who adores the puppies that pass through here has made himself a very special nitch… Uncle! If I hadn’t said yes, to fostering…… who knows if his litter would of survived let alone their mother Flurry. Penny helped raise him and he adores her as a result. I think she is the only one he truly respects around here canine wise.
Happy Birthday big guy. Love ya bunches.















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We Love Visiting Family!!!!

Today, Jax – Little Sapling Gang and Lucy- Little Duckling Gang came for a visit. Later Athena from Little Duckling came out- sadly I had already put the camera away.

You will NOTICE a new face in the group. Livvie from Wild Bills SideShow is now part of the family. Due to no fault of her own- Divorce stinks… and pets are the silent victims. That said… Enjoy!!

Camilla

Gaia

Hawk

Jax

Livvie

Lucy

Myrie

Naki

Willow

Wren

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First Crew UPDATE of 2018

Hello, I know I am WAY behind on our updates.
The past year we had many changes in our canine family. From rehomes due to failure to pass their certs, due to age and not able to fit into being one of the house dogs ( mixing with pregnant females from time to time), or too big for the house. Not to mention the loss of some of the crew due to cancer, fatty tumors and age. Hoping 2018 has less of the negative and MORE POSITIVE!
Ok, believe it or not Penny is now the eldest of the crew. She has been very depressed after losing her housemates Freyia ( her buddy ), Loki ( her Uncle ) and Annie Oakley Kitty (her kitty). ( not in order)
She is starting to bounce back, not handling being alone in the house with just the cats and I, but she will manage it somehow.

Goliath is now the 2nd oldest – he will be turning 6 next week. Hard to believe isn’t it? He is doing well, despite learning he isn’t the toughest dude on the property. He got his arse handed to him by Udens! I know shocking Mr Nothing phases me. I will explain later in the post.

Willow who just turned a whopping 5! She is doing fantastic, has her girly figure back from having pups and her butt feathers are happily growing back in ( after the pre whelp trim ). Interesting fact is she is now playing with Wren & Hawk daily and even Camilla gets her to romping and playing. It is so fun to watch.

Joey- believe it or not he is next up in age! Still spins on his food bowl, water buckets are fun. Today while running around like a fool he found an empty bucket and batted it around the driveway. My mother hadn’t seen this behavior up close ( only heard it ) and she almost fell over laughing. Later he found an empty food bowl and rolled it around some. I know the bowl roll was a delaying tactic to extend his time outside his 400ft long run! The brat! chuckle

Ramses- yes, next up is our fluffy snuggly red fellow. he is currently on a date. I will not say whom because I don’t want to jinx it. I so want puppies from him. Ramses is a good boy, he runs around then returns to his run or sits next to me to have the leash put on. It is a bonding thing with him.

Myrie- Your going Myrie????? Yes, she is the next oldest. She just turned 3. She is so ball focused it is not funny. As a result she has learned to roll the ball under the gate so I can throw it for her. I sometimes find 4 balls waiting for me. Have to admit seeing a ball roll down the boardwalk puts a smile on my face.

Camilla- As you know she also just turned 3 yrs old. She is one happy dog, she runs around like she never had the TPLO surgery. Only time you notice is when she stands still and you see the one hind leg doesn’t quiet touch the ground. She leaps beautifully over the log in their run. Her coat is back to almost normal post puppies. Just a little more growth on her feathers and she will be back to curly and proud of it!

Ok, now I have to THINK of the order for some crazy reason- Oh, it’s Udens Next!
Udens- he just turned 3 this month. Yes, I know I promised to explain about handing Goliath his arse. Well, blame Lady…. yes, LADY! She dug under the fence and went into Goliath’s run. As we all know Goliath hates sharing his run so he was barking at her. Udens went WHITE KNIGHT, crawled under the fence and defended her honor. He ended up with one scratch on his ear and Goliath ended up at the vets due to numerous punctures. Funny thing is Udens crawled into his room again and Goliath gave him wide berth. How did I separate them? A bucket of water!

Lady- ah, my BRAT child. Now, don’t get grumpy about me calling her a brat. Her current count for destroyed fencing is 4 kennels need repairs! Two were done within HOURS! Of course since it is winter we can’t dig to replace posts or boards or fill in the holes. So, she is in lockdown as is Ramses and Udens ( she let them out as well). Now, she is super sweet, a bit jumpy but sweet. Just loves to cause havoc- see above… Udens vs Goliath.
yikes I need to update her photos

Wren- Beautiful little Wren ( well not so little she is 7 months old now). She is sweet girl, quiet even. She took after Mommy in that thankfully. She loves to wrestle with Hawk, Willow and her Momma Camilla. Ball fiend!!! Yes, she fetches and gives the ball.

Hawk- Handsome,sweet snuggly 6 month old Hawk. Always snuggles and gives me kisses every day. He also fetches beautifully and hands me the ball or drops at my feet. Now, don’t hide treats in your pockets you will find his nose inserted deeply! Sadly he has taken to BARKING like a fool in greeting. Hoping this is just a stage.

Gaia- yes, Gaia is next in age she is 11 days older than Naki. As you have been following the posts you know we are working on the no chewing on Penny thing. She now comes when called most of the time. She loves face rubs. Still a tad shy with new people if loose- a gate gives her confidence.

Wabanaki aka Naki- The current baby of the family. Mr STUBBORN, MR ATTITUDE, Mr I CAN’T HEAR YOU! He is a snuggler, just a very strong willed pup.

The kitties???
Matilda is doing well she misses Loki to no end she keeps looking for her dog. It is very heartbreaking. Although she is now showing me the same affection she showed him.

I really need to update photos of her!

Charley- he was upset at the missing nap buddy Loki but not as much as Matilda. He has made friends with the two wild pups Gaia and Naki.

Hope you loved the update and your cheat sheet of sorts. Have a great year folks. Ellee aka Grammy to all those pups I have sent out to the world.

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Willow meets the pups!

Good Evening,
Today, Willow got to meet the puppies. She had a MOMMY Day to celebrate her birthday. She isn’t into toys, so it is the best gift for her. Well, as I suspected Gaia is a brat! She loves to grab skin and tug on it. I thought it was only Penny, but she did the same thing to Willow. Willow got even she sat on her! Stopped the behavior too surprisingly. We shall see if she nips Penny in the morning. The puppies like most of the crew love ICE chunks, Gaia picked one up and raced around with it.
Today, Goliath was barking at Joey who was running around like a fool, moved next to the Puppy’s room started to bark and Naki stuck his PAW in his mouth. Goliath stopped, turned and looked at me with this bemused look on his mug. Stopped the barking too! I gotta love the simple solution.

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Happy Birthday Willow!!!!!

Today, my goofy girl turns 5! Happy birthday baby.







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