The pups are one day old. Paige and the puppies are doing beautifully.
Brûlée sleeps under a stuffed bunny.
A few sleeping puppies.
A few more join the group.
Paige and Enzo's puppies are one week old. They have all doubled in weight. Paige is a wonderful mother to them. They are all very strong and nurse vigorously. They are beginning to try to balance on their four feet when they crawl toward Paige.
Pumpkin is a solid black colored male puppy.
Crème is a cream colored male puppy. He has tones of gold in his coat.
Sparkle is a black colored male puppy with a little bit of white on his chin.
Brûlée is a cream colored female puppy.
Leif is a black colored male puppy with a little bit of white on his chest.
The pups are two weeks old.
The pup are two weeks old. The group was sleeping so peacefully that we forgot to turn on a soft light when taking the picture.
Créme takes a nap with Megan.
Brûlée fell asleep on the stuffed kitten so we couldn't resist wrapping the kitten's arm around her.
The pups are 3 weeks old.
The pups are four weeks old.
The pups are five weeks old.
The pups are six weeks old.
Créme tastes some homemade food. Paige is beginning to wean the pups since they have 'puppy' teeth.
The pups dine together.
The puppies take the opportunity to nurse from Paige.
The pups are seven weeks old.
The puppies play in the kitchen where there are many purposeful obstacles and surfaces: an A frame ladder, a Potty Park with grass, an uncovered Potty Park with a textured surface, Ugo Dog's with grates, and an open potty pad. The puppies approach everything with curiosity!
Following playing with the adult dogs, some of the pups nap with Luna. They seem to prefer the floor to their cozy beds :o).
Brûlée snuggles with Paige. The pups spend a lot of time with us in the kitchen and family room.
The puppies tire after playing, then find Paige to snuggle with her.
The pups are eight weeks old.
The puppies entice Benji to play with them.
The game continues … Benji is a very good sport when playing with the pups.
The game finally ends, and Paige and Benji snuggle with puppies.
There was a lollipop on the table, and Leif tried to get it. We could not resist letting him play with it it for a little bit while we watched him. He enjoyed the wrapper, but never ate the lollipop :o).
The puppies are nine weeks old.
The puppies try to sleep together on one bed. It is a bit of a challenge!