Mating and Pregnancy in dogs

Pregnancy in a dog normally lasts around nine weeks – a few days less for cavaliers, as a rule. The whole process starts with mating – which usually takes place on day 11 to 14 of the bitch’s season.  This, however, is not always the case – dogs haven’t read the...

Oh … The Joys of Puppy Care!

A word to all those who think that looking after cute and cuddly, squeaky, wriggly, adorable little puppies is a breeze. Forget it!  the mum’s appetite will shoot through the roof, and she will be having 4 to 5 meals a day.  Mind you, she won’t eat it from...

Honey Pregnant!

Well I have checked Honey over and I do believe she is pregnant. I don’t hold with having unnecessary veterinary work done just to know if I am right, I can wait! Scans are ok if there is a potential problem, but are inaccurate in predicting the number of...

Christmas puppies expected … hopefully …

We are hopeful that Honey and Drummer may be expecting puppies on Christmas eve. What an exciting time for puppies to be born! Christmas will definitely be taking a back seat this year. If Honey is pregnant then the puppies will be ready to leave for their new homes...

Puppies due!

Hooray! Honey, on the right, is pregnant with puppies due on or about 8/12/14. She had her last litter in October last year and was a great little mum. A year on, she has matured and blossomed. We will be documenting the birth in pictures and videos, an well as having...