Lady Lassie Puppies

We had six beautiful and strong puppies arrive on December 30, 2014.  Lady Lassie started contractions shortly after noon.  She delivered her first puppy, Jewel, at 2:14 pm.  Her second puppy, Mara, at 2:23, and her third, Louella, at 2:34.  Her fourth girl, Ruby arrived at 3:12.  She took a break and didn’t deliver her fifth girl, Star until 4:41 and finally a sweet boy, Arlow, at 4:46 pm.  Three are brown and white and  three are black and white, but the black will probably have some brown peek through in the next week or two, making them all tri-color puppies.  We named them from the children’s chapter book, Blown Away.   They all weighed between 8 and 10 ounces at birth.

Puppies are now 8 days old!

The puppies are nursing and gaining weight everyday.  Lassie is very fond of her puppies and wants to nurse them or at least be where she can see them at all times.  We hold them many times a day and we also give them massages to stimulate their development.

Ruby – Tri-color female – 14 3/4 ounces


Star – Black and white female – 1 pound 1 ounce


Arlow – Black and white male – 1 pound


Louelle – Tri-color female – 1 pound 1 ounce


Jewel – Tri-color female – 15 1/2 ounces


Mara – Tri-color female – 15 ounces



Arlow – Black and white male – 10 1/2 ounces


Star – Black and white female – 12 ounces


Ruby – Tri-color female – 10 ounces


Louella – Tri-color female – 11 ounces

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Mara – Tri-color female – 10 ounces


Jewel – Tri-color female – 10 ounces