Duschka and Magnum
left Ayla (Duschka’s daughter out of her first litter) Magnum in the back (Mai 29th, 09)
The happy mom to be!
Somebody is quite proud becoming a daddy again! :-)
Duschka’s favorite outdoor spot on hot summer days.
Duschka starts digging holes....
...and is preparing the nest for her babies
A few days before delivery day.
It’s tough being pregnant and carrying a big belly around.
Another lovely visit from Steph and Shandess
Shandess’ boy “Zero” (almost 2 years) is visiting his mom Duschka
Ayla, Magnum, Zero, Duschka
Duschka is spending more time in her “whelping room”...
and makes herself comfortable in the whelping box
A yummy Cottage Cheese Snack for the mom to be. (June 9th)
Magnum is watching her through the window ;-)
June 10th.....due day....3 hours before the first puppy is born!
Checking out, which place is more comfy for giving birth ;-)
....or maybe in the whelping box as usual?
Magnum is watching “his wife”......for hours! Such a lovely boy!!
And here it is......the first baby girl... (14.35 PM)
.Only 5 minutes old, but drinking eagerly!
Sleeping in a comfy basket....nicely warmed with a heating pad.
In the meantime "yellow" girl was born!
One hour later.....blue boy....big and strong comes into our lives.
Three puppies are born. It is 5 pm. Time for a break ;-)
Magnum, Duschka, Larissa (who was the best birth assistant I could have asked for - thanks again Larissa!), Ayla and the babies
In the meantime Magnum is guarding the front door.
and Ayla is watching the babies.
Duschka (left) needs some exercise to get her contractions started again.
Um 8.50 PM finally green girl was born.
And short after “Orange girl”......let’s see how heavy you are little girl!
Cleaning procedure already started. ;-)
6th and last girl “turquise” arrived sound and healthy at 12.24 AM
Good job, Duschka.....now you can smile again ;-)
The young family moved into the clean and nice whelping box.
Sleep well little guys......I am just right beside, watching you! ;-)
The room service brought breakfast for the mom! And the babies are having breakfast as well!
Proudly present: The Roughdiamond D-litter! :-)
OK guys, ready for the morning toilette.
One day old “green girl”
That’s how puppies sleep best.
This position looks comfy too. ;-)
While the roomservice is cleaning the puppy residence...
...the young family gets some fresh air.
Who can sleep more cuter.....
....than a puppy does?
Proud and beautiful mom.
Yellow girl definitely prefers to sleep on mommy’s legs.
Wow....they grew already!
A little calcium snack for the nursing mom.
3 days old little baby
just a little more than one hand full ;-)
and already so cuddly :-)
Magnum as “watch dog”.
“Not sure, whether Duschka likes to having me closer.”
“I better stay outside and wait for her.”
4 days old girlie
You are such a good mommy, Duschi!
5 days old and already eager to see whats going on.
Always looking for the most comfy spot to sleep.
June 16th, 2009
“What are you having, mommy?”
All the tiny little babies.
That’s a comfy sleeping position....
“to spoon” is even more cuddly.... ;-)
Favorite sleeping spots...first serve!
1 week old
7 days old beauty
Happy 1 week birthday, little “yellow” sweetheart!
Michael, Janice and Duschka
Dennis - a cool guy enchanted by a little princess (red girl) ;-)
They just love to cuddle.
10h day - they already try to “walk” around.
They will open their eyes in the next days.
Mommy is checking on the babies....
...and decided that it is time for a little milk snack.
Taking a little nap....with green girl (great cuddler) ;-)
What a comfy pillow.
See a “Dream come True” ;-)
That’s the smile of a proud “daddy” ;-) Michael is holding his 10 days old boy for the very first time. :-)
“He was just checking out his new “daddy” - now he is all yours again! ;-)
12th day - Handsome boys ;-)
Future puppy parents are meeting us, the babies and mommy Duschka.
puppy love - just makes your smile ;-)
"Look at you, how cute you are little baby!"
Darlene and orange girl
At the first of all babies, red girl (in front) did open her eyes today!!!
13th day....still growing ;-)
14th - green, orange and turqoise did open their eyes as well
First little out door excursion . ;-)
As long as mommy is here, all is good!
Happy 2nd week birthday - little green girl!!
Curious little orange girl on the right
Orange found finally a comfy spot.
Big boy is still looking for a nice sleeping spot, but orange girl does not move anymore.
I can’t help, but somehow green girl reminds me at Simba, the lion king ;-)
2 weeks old sparkling little diamonds ;-)
turqoise and orange are already great play buddies
orange left and turqoise right
“Did not know, how tiring playing is.....”
Let’s have another nap!
If you want to see more from your little baby at the age of 2 weeks, just go to:
Cute first shaky steps:
The 2 weeks photo shooting. More more pics under “Puppy Gallery”
15 days old "Turquiose Darling"
Photo sessions can be boring - Let’s find .....
......a nice sleeping position!
Love you! :-)
In the meantime we had to switch to a bigger basket....
....to check the daily weight of the little guys.
Our good friend Cindy comes to visit the puppies.
And falls in love with green little girl ;-)
2 1/2 weeks old
You guys are soooooo cute!
Sleeping, playing, drinking, that’s how puppy’s day look like....
.....and giving lots of kisses to “Granny Sabine” ;-) Here from turquoise little girl.
Magnum is watching us through the window ;-)
The Ferrey Family is meeting the girls ;-)
Richard with “green girl”, who stays very calm in his arms.
Darlene with cute little princess “Turqoise”
Two Sweethearts - Ashley and “yellow girl”.
Luke and “orange girl”, who feels quite comfortable and in good hands.
Ayla is checking on Richard and Blue Boy
For the first time Duschka allows Ayla to come in the whelping box.
Ayla cleans the puppies
But stays allows under Duschka’s supervision.
3 weeks old babies and her “substitute mom” ;-)
Ayla is playing with the babies.
Ayla is soooo proud, that Duschka allowes her being in the whelping box.
“What's going on there?”
"Are we having visitors?"
Blue boy in the middle:"I have the feeling I know them..."
"Yeah, that is my future family!"
Michael and Janice are checking on their little boy.
Janice in love with the little fellow.
Michael and his boy ;-)
"Cute little family" ;-)
"See you soon, little handsome man!"
"Bye, bye.......future mom and dad!"
These days all the little “polar bears” got their first “baby teeth”. :-)
See your puppy at the age of 20 days at:
Ayla is having her "work"-shift
Ayla is taking Blue boy for this first out door adventure!
"Let's see where your daddy is!?!"
“Wanna see your mommy again, little guy?”
“Your mommy is in the house with your sisters!”
“OK, let’s go and see them again!”
23th day - Enjoying a wonderful afternoon in the yard....
....with picnic and lots of playtime.
Adventerous little green girl under Ayla’s supervision
Everybody found its favorite place to rest....
See the 3 week photo session pics under “Puppy Gallery”
Gorgeous Yellow Girl
Curious Orange Girl
Handsome Blue Boy “Bo”
The puppies love playing with her “half-sister Ayla”
The little guys surround by the elders ;-)
Blue boy is the first who wakes up, when something is going on....of course he is in charge for his little girls ;-)
More play mates are arriving ;-)
"Uncle Dennis and yellow lilttle girl"
Riley and Dennis with red and yellow girl
Red Girl enjoys sitting on Riley's lap.
26th day - “OK, lets try to take a picture of all you guys.....
“Let’s get this organized! ;-)
More sweet puppy kisses....
28th day - Duschka is checking whether the babies are all right all by themselves.
"No problem, we are doing just great!"
"Hahaha, that was the funniest thing I have ever heard!" :-)
Red, Orange and Blue with Ayla
Handsome boy "Bo" is waiting for his family
......here they are!
Bo feels soooo comfortable in “Daddy’s arms”!
Orange girl is checking out Phil.....
and these two girls (I guess its red and turqoise ;-) are checking out Cindy.
30th day - Yellow beauty