Wednesday, August 13, 2008

We are the "Y's"

the tiny, mighty "Y's"!!

Here we are, the lucky 8/8/08 Y litter, Della II x Pirie.
Numero Uno, big boy RED

Don't we clean up nice..................

Then there were 2...........

Then 4...................

Casual sleeper already

Being born is tiring!!

We haven't yet gotten the email asking for our name suggestions, but Ashley and I have managed to generate an entire page of Y names we can submit to CCI when we do get the email.
Friday was their 1 week b-day. Most everyone has already doubled their birth weight and there is a whole lot of crawling going on in the pool these days. Monday we start checking for open eyes and the ears will soon follow. Then let the barking commence!!

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Puppies Episode III

Well, Della managed to hold off on her whelping to allow us a lucky 8/8/8 litter. She even almost started at 8PM (her first was born at 7:56). We finished off 10 puppies later at 2:30AM. There are 8 boys and 2 girls, all yellow. We do not know their litter letter yet, but I will post that, as well as pictures, when available. In the meantime, since it is now 4:20AM (I stayed up to make sure there where no surprises since Dr. Ruth was so unsure of the litter size) I will now crawl off to bed and hope my hubby is wise enough to not get me up until well after noon!!

Friday, August 1, 2008


Well, we had our X-ray on Thursday. Dr. Ruth's assessment of the number of puppies was essentially, "well you have 8, no 9, maybe 10, there might be 11 but I can't tell for sure." It seems the puppies are very bunched up and Della had a lot of gas in her intestines which decreased the clarity of the X-ray. I guess we will all just have to wait until the actual delivery to find out. Stay tuned, D-day is still the 8th with a good chance she'll be early.