Here are some photo's taken today you may be interested in seeing.
We are on track with where I want to be in 2 weeks time. By then they will have been introduced to as many food flavours and textures as possible so that they can best fit into your family not the other way round.
Our prime objective and focus is to produce the very best companion dog money can buy and time can train. Over the weekend they experienced time apart from their mums in the larger pens under our awning whilst I was in the office working with a window overlooking them as they sleep.
Honey has largely weaned the pups off although we have supported her to the point she is still supplementing them a little bit and whilst they need a high protein diet to replace mum’s 100% protein diet we must aim to bring that back to about 5% protein by 12 months for the healthiest dog and longevity, this should gradually tailor off once they get to about 3 months.
They have all grown heaps in the last week and had no real setbacks except one day when they didn’t put on much. This was the critical day of the changeover from mum’s milk to our supplementing and then mainly feeding them with mum now supplementing which will only last a few days more. I feed them their mix as soon after they wake up as possible till they have full hard little tummies and they play and poo and wee before collapsing into a heap and sleeping for a few more hours.
The way they are developing they will all be ready for delivery around the weekend of the 15th -16th of May if you are coming up here to take delivery or any time around then if you want them flown interstate. Unfortunately we have commitments on the weekend of the 21st -24th May so where we are usually flexible can't offer to keep them longer as we will not entrust delicate little puppies to other carers.
Very best regards