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Happy Fourth of July from the Puppies!

July 4, 2008

We had a beautiful day out in the sunshine and grass. A nice day for photos. I had visions of taking a nice family photo with Robey, Vreni, and all the puppies nicely lined up……………..well, that didn’t work! 🙂 There is no way you are going to get five puppies to sit still, especially with the mama present! But we still got some good photos for everyone to see.

The puppies’ personalities have become more pronounced this week. They are so much fun to watch playing outside together. They are enjoying the extra space of the outdoor pen. The other dogs get to visit them more now that they are out there.

Everyone has grown tremendously since last week. “The Hulk” is still out in front of everyone else by half a pound. I had thought Red Collar Male was the same size, but when weigh-in time came this morning, Blue was still the larger. 🙂

The puppies’ weights this morning were:

Blue Collar Male: 6 pounds, 4 ounces

Red Collar Male: 5 pounds, 11 ounces

Daisy Collar Female: 5 pounds, 3.6 ounces

Green Collar Male: 5 pounds, 14 ounces

Orange Collar Male: 5 pounds, 2.1 ounces

Robey and Orange Collar Male feeling patriotic!

Robey and Daisy Collar Female.

Robey is wonderful with the puppies. He is starting to enjoy them more that they are more active and playful. And they just love to play with their dad! He likes to gently take their whole heads in his mouth when he plays with them. He never presses hard on them and they all seem to like to be slobbered on in this way. 🙂

Robey and Green Collar Male enjoying a sweet moment.

Green Collar Male and Orange Collar Male getting sleepy in the grass.

Blue Collar Male and Daisy Collar Female enjoying a puppy combat!

Blue Collar Male taking a drink.

Red Collar Male asking Green Collar Male if he wants to play.

Orange Collar Male: “Hey Dad, will you play with me?”

Robey and Orange Collar Male checking each other out.

Red Collar Male gets to meet Cashire the African Gray.

Red Collar Male. I neglected him last post, so I am putting up a few extra photos of him this time.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Katie permalink
    July 4, 2008 9:29 pm

    The photos of Robey and his children are so endearing!!! 🙂 Can’t believe how old and big they are already. Sooooo cute, as always, Av 😀 Happy Fourth to you and the puppies 8)

  2. Kristin permalink
    July 5, 2008 3:56 am

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY, Ava, puppies, and dogs! 😉 They are VERY beautiful puppies, Ava….they go really well with red, white, and blue. 😎 They have gotten so big!!! What do they think of fire works? 😀 Our dogs loved them…except Bo, some of them sent him running. Poor Boy! 🙂

  3. Lisa permalink
    July 5, 2008 4:06 am

    happy 4th ava! cute pictures. i know what you are talking about getting dogs to take pictures….i can’t seem to get the other 5 to take pictures either – totally weird.

    p.s. your mom let the little guy on the sofa?? 🙂

  4. July 5, 2008 4:07 am

    hi again ava, sorry that last comment was mine. i forgot to log off lisa’s account!

  5. July 5, 2008 11:02 pm

    Great pictures!
    The “puppy combat” is so funny! Reminds me of what our cats do when they play. 😀

    Happy Fourth on the fifth! 🙂

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