It's way back. Tuxedo's Forget Me Not is in both pedigrees. I thought I remembered talking to Julie and she mentioned Oliver as a relative.
The puppy cam is playing in a few hospitals, mostly for pediatric cancer patients. But I'm hearing that the doctors and nurses like it as much or more than the patients do!Had the cam pulled up at work today during lunch. Your pups made a bunch of nurses and therapists happy in this crazy time. They kept picking out their "favorites". Yellow collar (girl?) won everyone over.
They are big, for sure. They are all around 4 lbs. just 16 days after whelp. That's a lot of weight gain in a short time.they look huge!!!! Do puppies from smaller litters grow bigger as they get more milk? it's been awhile but i can't remember if her previous litter were as big as this current batch. How do they compare?
oh boy yes they are hefty! thank you for sharing, these types of threads always provide a wealth of information and are very interesting. I'm watching them sleep now and their little twitches and stretches are so precious.They are big, for sure. They are all around 4 lbs. just 16 days after whelp. That's a lot of weight gain in a short time.
I've never found litter size to be a big determinant in growth. We've had big litters (10 or 11) that have been big and plump. We've had small litters (3) that were just average in size. This is a moderate litter of 6, and these babies are pretty hefty. More important than litter size, I think, is milk production and mothering instinct. Any dam that produces tons of milk and is willing to lie in the whelping box for hours on end is going to make some pretty fat puppies.