Monday, November 2, 2020

The Oscar x Gracie Puppies: Week One


It has been a wonderful week with Gracie and her puppies.  She's an attentive and loving mom and is doing a great job caring for her large family.  The pups have been gaining really well and Gracie is keeping the whelping box and her puppies nice and clean.

We are kept busy supporting Gracie by bringing her meals and lots of cold fresh water to whelping box, cleaning the bedding and disinfecting the box daily. We enjoy snuggling with puppies and trimming their nails is also done regularly.  
On day 3 we started the Early Scent Introduction and Early Neurological Stimulation which we will continue until the puppies are 16 days old.

This week we gave the puppies the names that they will have while they are with us.  The theme for this litter is 
Disney Princes and Princesses 
and it is my great pleasure to introduce to you in birth order:

Green Collar Male - Prince Eugene aka Flynn Rider
Orange Collar Female - Princess Belle
Purple Collar Female - Princess Rapunzel
Yellow Collar Male - Prince Charming
Red Collar Female - Princess Snow White
Pink Collar Female - Princess Aurora
Light Blue Collar Female - Princess Cinderella
Lime Collar Female - Princess Ariel
Beige Collar Male - Prince Phillip
Dark Blue Collar Female - Princess Jasmine

If you would like to follow the litter's progress please join us on Facebook and like our Northrock Barbets page to see frequent updates and photos.  

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