The puppies are growing up and they have been changing day by day. They can walk around now and they complain-whine about everything. Their teeth are coming out also. Ava and Ace were the first to have their's come out and then Alfi and Artie. Abby and Aldo don't have any teeth yet. Overall, they seem to be in excellent shape and now their coats are gradually forming. On wire-haired dachshunds you can tell about what kind of coats they will have from the order their teeth come out. The ones that get their teeth first will have the shorter and tighter...
Monthly Archives: August 2010
Posted on August 30, 2010 by Gentian Shero
Posted on August 22, 2010 by Beth Shero
Mariel's puppies have opened their eyes. The smallest puppy Ava opened her eyes on Thursday and everyone else on Friday. The puppies are growing and becoming more active every day.
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Posted on August 12, 2010 by Beth Shero[slideshow]
It has almost been a week since the puppies were born. The first 13 days the puppies cannot hear or see at all. They have been staying close to their mother and littermates. Mariel is a very good mother she is taking very good care of the puppies and everyone is doing very well. She feels secure in her whelping box and she comes upstairs to see us once in a while when she has to go outside to the bathroom. So far we have been providing the puppies and Mariel with a warm environment that is clean and comfortable. Each...
Posted on August 7, 2010 by Gentian Shero
Mariel whelped last night. She had six puppies, four boys and two girls. The delivery lasted five hours, 9:30 PM - 2:30 AM. We stayed up till six in the morning to make sure that everything was ok with her and the newborn pups. All went really smooth and the puppies are in good health. The first 24 hours are very crucial for their health and so far they all seem to be doing well. Mariel is a very loving mother and all day has been taking really good care of them.
We will soon post more info on the pups because we...
Posted on August 2, 2010 by Beth Shero
Update on Mariel
To get started we have an update on Mariel's status. She is currently 8 weeks pregnant and will be expecting her puppies in about a week. She is growing rather large and has slowed down a great amount. At this point we are taking good care of her and preparing for her to whelp.
With that in mind, I wanted to give you a bit of background about us, the history of our kennel name von Tierspur, and how our love for dachshunds began.[slideshow]
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