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The Canadian Litter has arrived! Nov 27, 2014

Posted by Delores Smith on Sunday, November 30, 2014,
Well, they're here!  Due date was Dec 1/2 but once again we are humbled that we can't control situations like these.  Dion lives with a caregiver in my home town and I got this message Wednesday noon that Dion was not acting normal...she hadn't slept all night - very restless and was panting heavy.  I picked her up at 7 that evening and it appeared that she was in first stage labor.    I was concerned because puppies cannot be born too many days early...hoped she was going to last till the we...
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We're getting closer....

Posted by Delores Smith on Tuesday, November 18, 2014,
Ms Dion is getting big with puppies!  Visited her on the weekend and her girth is measuring 40+ inches or 102.87 cms!
She is looking very good....definitely has that certain pregnant breathing...she must be feeling uncomfortable.  We've increased her food intake to keep up with the developing puppies' demands.  Dion has always had a good appetite so she will have welcomed the extra rations.  I have her on Performatrin Grain Free turkey, duck and salmon.  My intentions are to feed the puppies t...
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Looking Ahead to the "Canadian Litter"

Posted by Delores Smith on Sunday, November 9, 2014,
While we've enjoyed a nice break in between litters, I am starting to get excited about the upcoming birth of the Canadian Litter.  With Dion living in my home town, I can stop by weekly to check on her pregnancy.  I measure her girth weekly and she is growing nicely.  Girth measure 38 inches or 96.52 cms.  This is an interesting measurement as  her previous pregnancy of 11 puppies had her girth at about 38.5" at full term.  Dion and Romeo come from the same kennel in Ontario - hence the choi...
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