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Grace Expectations: The Puppy Diaries

March 15: The Ides of March! Puppies are 1 week old today! It is incredible how fast they grow every day!! They love to nurse and it is such a pleasure to see them all lined up with their litttle … Continue reading

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Grace Expectations: The Puppy Diaries

Puppies have arrivied!!! March 8 2011 Grace before labour with Hickory the cat     Grace finally delivered her babies on March 8th in the wee small hours of the morning.  Like her mother Meg, she was very reluctant to produce any … Continue reading

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Grace Expectations: The Puppy Diaries

Due Date Countdown! We have been trying to get our expectant mother used to her whelping box in the puppy room, but she prefers to do her “lying in” on the couch by the fire. Puppies are due any minute … Continue reading

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Grace Expectations: The Puppy Diaries

The Whelping Box We usually set up the whelping box about a week before the puppies are due to arrive.  Typical gestation for dogs is 63 days, but the normal range for whelping is between 59 and 66 days after … Continue reading

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Grace Expectations: The puppy diaries

February 21. Family day. How appropriate for Grace, given that she is in a family way! Grace certainly has fit right in at our house. She loves the cat, much to his dismay as he would prefer to torment her … Continue reading

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Grace Expectations…..the Puppy diaries!

Puppy diaries Feb. 9, 2011  Welcome Grace!  Grace, (BAM’s Amazing Grace) arrived at Kendal Hills Kennels  today. She  has been leased by us  and bred to Ch. Chip’s Uncle Buzzy. We are expecting beautiful English Setter puppies  the first weekend … Continue reading

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