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They are just little wolves

The whole process of these pups follow a set path determined in the distant past amongst the wolf ancestors to the dogs. Gaia’s handling of the new pups, her gradual distancing from them, her weaning where she still gives them … Continue reading

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Pups are now six weeks old.

The pooh is on a biblical scale. I should really look back at the CCTV footage of the pups’ room to have a laugh about my frantic morning. I chuck chicken bones or pieces of tripe in to the whelping … Continue reading

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Five Weeks old and mobile.

Never a dull moment now. The little pooh machines are active!! The whelping box has long lost its novelty and their newspaper covered pen too. They are ready to go out in the outdoor pen and they LOVE it. Here … Continue reading

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The Pups are now Four weeks.

Having been cut off from uploading photos due to lightning burning a load of equipment, I can now resume the blog. Here are the four-week portraits.

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Too Big for Milk Only.

Poor Gaia, these pups are really taking a lot of milk. Here she is at the last milk-only feed. We shall start the solid food as soon as possible.

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Puppies three weeks old

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Chewing Each Other’s Noses

At 2.5 weeks the play has slowly started. It’s exhausting stuff and always ends in a feed…….

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Pups are now two weeks old

Everyone is doing well. The 9 pups were wormed this weekend, which was not received very well. The poor little faces scrunched up in disgust and a quantity of the pink wormer ended up on me and the pups’ fur. … Continue reading

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Still Mostly Eating and Sleeping 24/7.

StillĀ  mostly eat-sleep-eat-sleep. Lots of sleeping with full tummies. The cushioned pig rails seem to appeal as raised beds for sleeping. They are like piranhas when the milk bar opens and they are hungry.

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Pups one week old

The pups are a week old and Gaia is a bit bored. She is the perfect mum, feeding and cleaning to perfection, but she is very keen to get out too. We walk and run and today I took them … Continue reading

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