In just a few short days the first of the puppies will be leaving for their new homes and the new owners have lots of questions about welcoming their new family member into the home. I’ll take time to talk with each family as they come to take their new puppy home but this post … More Preparing For Your New Puppy
What a beautiful litter this is! We waited 6 years to have a litter by Walter and my breeding partner, German Carignano (Dukeang – Argentina), and I could not be more pleased with the results. Before I go any further, though, I must acknowledge the invaluable contribution of the co-breeder of this litter, Olive’s co-owner, … More Week 8 – Walter x Olive
Seven weeks have flown by so quickly and before long the puppies will be starting their new lives in their new homes. I had some difficult decisions to make this week as the final decisions about placement of the puppies were made. Several, as anticipated, will be going to existing Talbot Hill families who had … More Week Seven – Walter x Olive
Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to apply for a puppy from one of this year’s litters. Your detailed information is greatly appreciated as I make the difficult decisions about the placement of the puppies. If you are not selected for a puppy from the Walter x Olive litter, your application will … More Applications Closing June 28
I’ve fallen behind in my response to puppy applications so if you have not heard from me, please know that you will get a response today. For the summer of 2019 I’m working weekends and my days off are Monday & Tuesday. I fell a bit behind this weekend with work/puppy care/visitors/etc. but I expect … More Tough Decisions
This past week was a week in which I began to make decisions about the placement of the puppies. We’ll continue to watch the puppies grow and develop but for now our intent is to keep Albus, Adah, Andrew, and Albert. Now, that’s a lot of puppies and I live in a tiny urban house … More Week Six – Walter x Olive
Archie will be moving to Arizona next month, becoming the fourth beagle that I have placed with a wonderful couple who retired there from the Seattle area. Archie and I are both blessed to have them in our lives.