The Devotion of a Good
Breeder is relentless. Our time our devotion is invaluable. We are always with our furry kids. I know personally, I haven't
had a vacation in 10 years. And I'm o.k. with that. Because I know in my heart I have improved the quality of this breed 100%.
I raise these little guys and girls as if they were my own babies. My husband is the best business partner I have ever had.
he Loves all our kids as much as I do. And is devoted to the endless hours it takes to make sure that everything runs smoothly.
He stays up with me when one of our girls is due to have their kids. And if I need him at anytime during the night, I can
wake him (even though he has to work the next morning) without him chewing me out. Which is nice.
When people come to our home to view
our babies, we invite them in, make them comfortable, show them the babies, and answer any, and all questions they may have
for us. We have both the parents for all to see. This helps people to relate the adult size to what their puppy will look
like. It is also nice to be able to see the temperments of both parents. We do not have a mean one in the bunch. We have raised
all of our adults from puppies. Which has insured us a major role in their development. When our mommies have their babies,
we have to go through a series of stages with the babies.
1st Stage: We teach them how to give
kisses. Even before their eyes are open.
2nd Stage: Trust. They have to know
that humans are kind and Loving. Which in turn helps them to develop into kind Loving companions.
3rd Stage: Playfulness. Like any
child they need to play with toys, their human family and each other.
4th Stage: Socialization and Discipline.
I have added these two together because I find when the puppies are socializing with each other they tend to get carried away.
So, if they get to agressive they are seperated from each other for 10 minutes, then reintroduced to the group. This lets
them know that they cannot be agressive. For the most part it is very successful. My husband is a truck driver. And when the
puppies have had their 1st vaccination at 6 weeks, he will take them out in the truck and introduce him/her to a number of
different people to help them not "make strange". This way they don't have a fear of new people. This helps them to
integrate into their new family without too much difficulty.
This takes a great deal of time and
work. It is especially difficult when you have, say three or four litters at a time. That could be the equivalent of anywhere
from 12 to 20 puppies. And believe me it is a full time job plus.