The Inconvenient Puppy

From the day that puppy hits the ground, there is work to be done, schedules that need to be changed, and sleep becomes a thing of the past. The Mama Dog, whether she has one or thirteen puppies, she is the sole source of nutrition and comfort for what are basically – furry, nursing, pooping,…

Canine Immaculate Conception 2018

Our first litter – So Rhumbs pregnancy and subsequent whelping earlier this year on Valentines is still so fresh in my mind. It was very planned, very wanted, and a tender trap of sorts, five months of maternal bliss with Rhumb. Watching Rhumb go from Maiden to Mother was incredible, eye opening, so deeply instinctual,…

The Window of Susceptibility – what you should know

Why oh why do puppies get so many vaccines in the first three months of life? If your veterinary is not proactively sharing information on why, the real reasons why, not the pharma sales person pitch on why, two totally different monkeys by the way, than you either need to put your foot down, or…