Video: A litter is born

Cyda is now retired and lives with friends and her brother Ted in Leeds. The ever-resourceful Nick from Urban Haze managed to record much of Cyda’s second litter as they were being born.  I never cease to marvel in the miracle of life. Here is the video: …...

Cyda’s Story

Cyda had her first pedigree litter in February 2011 – Five lovely, healthy puppies to Heronbank Joy’s Final Fling “Toby”. Her second litter was born on Easter Sunday 2012.  Again, Toby was the father to 6 gorgeous babies. There is a little book...

Helping dogs and cats with babies

Whether a breeder or a family whose animal has accidently become pregnant or a rescue, unless they are neutered, animals have babies. You may need to know what to do when the time comes! I am planning to arrange a talk on whelping / kittening and caring for the very...

Honey’s First Litter

Yesterday morning, 26th October, Honey went into labour and delivered her first puppy at 2:00. she then had a little rest before the others came, thick and fast. 3:30, 4:05, 4:20, then another rest before the fifth and final puppy at 5:30. We have a blenheim boy, two...

Whelping bed has arrived!

Honey’s whelping bed has arrived, complete with rails to prevent the newborns from getting trapped behind mum, vetbed cut to size and a heatpad. We are eagerly anticipating the birth of Honey’s pups on or around Sunday, so she is now getting used to her...