Hanne’s 2021 litter is one week old tomorrow. Hanne and puppies are all doing great.
Amanda and I were nearing the bottom of our first cup of coffee this morning when I glanced up at the calendar on the refrigerator and exclaimed…”Good Heavens! Do you realize that Roux’s puppies are a week old today?” Time flies when you’ve had very little sleep and have been living on caffeine. Per Talbot … More Roux’s Litter – One Week
Hanne’s family of four arrived on June 8, 2021: two tri-colors and two red & whites, a male and a female of each color. My daughter, Amanda, and I are not big sports fans but we’re obsessed with the Tour de France in the summer and in the winter we love to watch biathlon. We … More Meet Hanne’s 2021 Family
Roux whelped a litter of six puppies, four girls and two boys, on June 4, 2021. Roux and her family are doing great! The boys, shown above, are labeled in orange. The girls, below, are labeled in yellow. Proper names will be given to the puppies when we’ve had a chance to catch up on … More Meet Roux’s 2021 Family
CH Talbot Hill Dukeang Pressed For Time, “Olive” is just a few single points from her GCH. This will be Olive’s second and final litter. Olive free-whelped eight puppies by BISS GCHB Meadow Crest’s Just Call Me Sir, “Walter”, in her first litter, including our own Albus who is the sire of Hanne’s litter, whelped … More 2021 Rory x Olive
Over the past few days, two litters have been bred and if Roux and Hanne have conceived, their litters will be due in early June with puppies ready for their new homes in August. Both sires are young dogs, just a few points from finishing their AKC championships, and both litters present some interesting possibilities: … More 2021 Litters
Equal parts fat and flour, stirred with time and love until it reaches a rich chocolate brown, the key to making a great gumbo depends on the quality of the roux… For years I pressed Alyce to return to breeding. I needed a breeder of like mind to partner with and when she finally bred … More First, You Make A Roux…
In May of 2020, Roux and Hanne presented me with two litters, just days apart, and it seems that these two best friends have conspired to do the same in June of 2021. Last week, Roux came in season and she is now on the east coast for a romantic interlude. I had several thoughts … More Planning For 2021 Litters