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Super Puppy Test

On day 3 , I started the Early Neurological Stimulation Testing . This test was designed for  military dogs to enhance their  performance . As a result, many breeders of working dogs still use this test in hopes of producing … Continue reading

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The puppy shuffle

Who needs television when you can watch a litter of week old flatties  vie for front row seats! Dancing at the milk bar Got milk?

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Litter Theme

Many breeders can follow their litter by a particular theme or alphabet letter. The first Pemberly litter theme was “Disney songs”, in honor of their mother , Disney. We had Go the Distance(hercules),  Beyond the Sea(Finding Nemo) , Hakuna Matada(lion … Continue reading

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“Life is Good”

The first two days there was a big learning curve for our first time Mom and newborn flat ties. Taylor was very concerned if one of the babies seemed fussy and was not always sure what they wanted. She kept … Continue reading

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They have arrived at Pemberly

As any first time mom, she was pretty worried and confused about what was happening and stuck pretty close to me. She did not even really want to lie down and almost delivered the first puppy standing. At 5:18 we … Continue reading

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Still Waiting, November 9th

Taylor has started panting, and nesting this am. She prefers to whelp on Keaton’s bed in our kitchen. Good friend and long time breeder of Flat Coats, Nancy Schenck DVM of Destiny Kennels is driving up from Terre Haute to … Continue reading

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The Countdown Begins

Its been 10 years since Pemberly has had a litter born at home! There is something to said about the benefits of owning the father of a litter vs. the mother. Mom and her owner have the hard part: whelping … Continue reading

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Interactive Toys for those Hot Days

Hints on Using Interactive Toys and Treats

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The UKC Hunt Test

After finishing his master title, I decided it was time that I learn to handle a gun so we could run the UKC hunt test program. One of the biggest differences between the UKC and AKC tests, is that the … Continue reading

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Reagan’s First Titles

I dont know if maybe I am getting a little smarter having “been raised” by 4 flatcoats here at Pemberly or  if Reagan is just an exceptional little girl. I would guess its the latter. Miss Reagan’s field work had … Continue reading

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