2021 Litters

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

Thyme Marches On

Many are no doubt hoping for a litter announcement but “Hanne”, CH Talbot Hill Dukeang Thyme Signature, is in no hurry to start another family. I’ll let you know, of course, as soon as I have news but, for now, she is quite content with the status quo. Hanne’s sire was BIS/BISS CH Talbot Hill’s … More Thyme Marches On

Talbot Hill News – Jan 15, 2021

We’ve assembled this morning to report that we have no news to report. In recent months we’ve been attending Zoom meetings, monitoring phone calls, assisting with spreadsheets, and attending to other essential functions as COVID interns… …and we’ve been postponing any thoughts of future puppies. Things will happen, of course, when they’re meant to happen … More Talbot Hill News – Jan 15, 2021

Measuring Up

Today’s post is in response to a request from someone on my waiting list who asked recently about measuring beagles. Thank you for the writing prompt. In the US, beagles are shown in two varieties:  13” and 15”.  The development of the two varieties originated early in the twentieth century as the popularity of brace … More Measuring Up

Another Farewell

She lies sleeping this afternoon, in the chair in which she was born. She came as a surprise to her mother, her firstborn, and after 90 minutes of working with her, calming her fears and easing the newborn Gilda into the world, Hanne welcomed her first puppy in the comfort of her favorite chair. Gilda … More Another Farewell

Waiting List

With nearly all of the puppies off to their new homes now, I’ve been asked by several people on my waiting list what their status is… Do I need to reapply in the fall? Where am I ranked on the list? I currently have approximately 30 families on my waiting list.  Some are ready as … More Waiting List