Friday, November 22, 2013

Banner Visits!

We are having a great time with Banner. He's such a good boy and is teaching his little brother, Bentley,  a thing or 
two. All of them are exhausted after a long walk. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Pippin (blue, Oliver)

Oliver moved to his permanent home a few weeks back and is blessed to be with Christine and Robert. He visits grandad too. Pippen will be seen at various shows in January. I hear that Pippin likes the bathtub. Peekaboo.  

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Salon Day

Pippa getting her nails done.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Monday, August 12, 2013


So the older dogs have started to play with the puppies. While Audrey disciplines them fun Aunty Chloe intervenes and barks at Audrey for being hard on the pups.

Ming Says Hello

Sunday, August 11, 2013


Gracie is enjoying her new home and her new buddy Toby. She likes to charge across the room at him and is very playful.  Here are a few pictures of Gracie with Toby. Thank you Toby for your patience with little Gracie.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Kellee (formerly Natural)

Here's Kellee enjoying his new toy in his new home. He looks great and I hear that he adjusted quickly and is loving and a total delight!


Thursday, August 8, 2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Grin and Bear It

Capture - looks like Blue (Ollie) is grinning...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Bye Bye Kellee and Gracie

Bye bye kisses and hugs to Natural who is now called Kellee and to Purple who is now called Gracie. Love you both. Mama Audrey wants you two to be good little puppies and to grow up well - make her proud!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Friday, July 19, 2013

Mugshots or Headshots

Here are head on shots of the pups in their eleventh week.
Starting upper left (on top row are all the males), Green, Blank and Blue. Bottom row, middle it's Purple with the huge eyes and then Pink. The puppy behind the grate is Pink by the way.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Artful Westies

Gouache effect. 

Monday, July 15, 2013

Friday, July 12, 2013

Little Blue

Little Boy Blue come blow your horn. 

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Brother and Sister Bonding

Blue is on the left and pink on the right. They seem to enjoy each other's company even when they were little.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Puppies resting after yesterday's excitement

Purple to the left and natural to the right. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ears are painted

Pink stood here posing for a while. Purple came and went. Purple is on the left. 

Monday, July 1, 2013


The puppies are now 8 weeks and 2 days old.

Let's recap what they have been learning so far:

1.  It's nice to sleep in a crate.
2.  Loud noises are okay - nothing to be afraid of.
3.  We should all play nice and biting down hard hurts. (They teach each other this one.)
4.  When a human hand feeds you morsels, a soft mouth is important.
5.  "Come" means go over to that nice person who is calling you because you are going to get a treat.
6.  One goes "outside", or at least somewhere else than living space, to relieve oneself. (We will be using real sod in the potty area so they know what the "final substrate" should be.)
7.  Only chew on toys - plastic and stuffies.
8.  Mom WILL discipline if you do not behave. Audrey is a great mom.
9.  Medicine (pyrantal pomoate for deworming - at ages 4 - 6 - 8 weeks), is a necessary evil. Bleh!
10.  People come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and races. The ones who have visited are all nice.
11. Stewed veggies with turkey, beef, or other meats taste good and are good for health. Especially the veggies.
12.  Play hard and drink a lot of water.
13.  Pose at all times when a camera is pointing. (Not really.)

What they will be learning next:

1.  That itchy thing around the neck is a collar and it's okay. The leash attached to that is for safety and is okay.
2.  Dogs come in all shapes, sizes, and colors and that's okay. They will meet a couple of dogs who I know are safe.
3.  A long car ride is fun. Sleep through it. (I want to get them used to car rides and not get car sick.)


They are done with their lunch. They played and were ready for a nap when I came along and accidentally woke them up. 

Friday, June 28, 2013


Is a beautiful boy. 

I intended to take justBlue's picture but pink and green ran into the picture and posed. 

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Mr. Blank or shall we say Natural

Continues to love being held and cuddled. 

Sleepy puppies

Purple in the foreground. 

Friday, June 21, 2013


Loves being cuddled.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Sleeping after dinner.

Monday, June 17, 2013


Puppies are getting bigger and Audrey is almost done with weaning though she's still nursing them once a day. Here is little green. He is the first born. Little green was so excited at getting meat in his meal that he threw his whole body into the food bowl that they were all eating from. Uh, oh...litter mates were not so happy about that.

Done Playing

Crate training. 

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Audrey - A Wonderful Westie Mom

Audrey still allow the pups to nurse even though they are 6 weeks old. They have sharp little teeth...

Friday, June 14, 2013

New Digs

As the pups grow, they need more excitement and discovery. What better way to do it than by changing around their living environment? A separate sleep area, a wide play area, and a 'going out area' to teach them that they need to 'go' well far away from their sleep space.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Natural (a.k.a. Blank)

Going on the paper
While everyone else sleep. 

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Audrey Relaxing

Getting Puppies Used to Small Spaces for Earthdog

Pink likes to sleep in the tunnel when things are a bit loud with her litter mates. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


Every time we turn around, these pups are sleeping. Enjoying this now as they will become more active in the coming weeks.