October 12, 2012
Announcing MACH Abiqua Cicelle (Bella) x Szimfonia Arany Zene Keszito (Maestro): Puppies due around November 11. Maestro’s hips are OFA Good and elbows Normal (prelims). Bella’s height is 38 cm, hips OFA Good, and elbows Normal. She achieved her Master Agility Champion title in July this year and was on the USA team for both A&C and EO agility competitions.
November 11, 2012
Announcing MayaLu Pumi A Litter – Bella and Maestro Puppies: Bella’s puppies arrived on Sunday night just about right on schedule – all delivered within 1.5 hours. Birth weight ranged between 8 5/8 oz and 10 3/4 oz. They are a feisty lot – 2 boys and 3 girls – all eating well and gaining weight.
November 18, 2012
Bella’s puppies turned a week old yesterday – still small and cute but almost double their birth weight.
Puppies eyes are open and they start to interact with the world.
December 4, 2012
Puppies are 3 weeks old, on their feet, and starting to lap milk from a plate. They are also starting to play together.
December 9, 2012
Pups are really in motion now so it’s harder to get still shots. Here’s some video instead:
December 16, 2012
At 5 weeks old we’re starting to get a better idea of each pups personality and physical characteristics. See A Litter Week 5 Pictures.
December 23, 2012
Puppies had lots of different experiences in week 6, including a family Christmas and long car ride.
December 29, 2012
The puppies have their litter evaluation a day shy of 7 weeks. See the Litter Evaluation blog posts for details.
December 31, 2012
The puppies had their first vet visit at Mercy Vet with weights ranging from 6.5 lb for the largest boy to 5.25 lb for the smaller girls. All pups were declared healthy and strong!