Etive’s litter of eight puppies went to the vet yesterday for their microchips and health checks. I always dread the journey, because it can be like driving with a pack of howler monkeys in the car, but after a few mutters of indignation and annoyance, these puppies settled down quietly and took the journey in […]
Etive’s puppies are four weeks old today, and have just moved from the little whelping room into the bigger utility room, which means they can now have access to the garden. They have taken to their new environment like ducks to water, enjoying playing in the warm sunshine, and settling down to sleep in a […]
Corona virus has meant that there have been no working tests for over 18 months, so I thoroughly enjoyed competing in the URC open test in the Cotswolds on Sunday, even more so when Riska gained third place.Earlier this year Moidart had her first litter of puppies, so here are some photos of them.
The puppies have had a busy week, starting with their first ride in the car to visit Bourne Vets for their microchips, first vaccinations and health check. I had prepared them for the journey by putting the travel crates in with them for the last few days, so that they were used to getting into […]
My day starts at about 6.30am when I am woken by the puppy dawn chorus, signalling that they have their legs crossed and are desperate for the loo; this is my cue to get dressed smartish and run downstairs to let them out. Once we are outside I kneel down so that we can start […]