|Encore Sweet Charlotte - "Charlotte"
Charlotte has done it again. On January 19 she delivered a very large
litter: 4 girls and 5 boys. I suspected this was going to be a large litter
because Charlotte was "so big".
It was nice that the whelping started in late morning and everything went
smoothly. All the puppies immediately began nursing.
The father of this litter is Lennon who is a very flashy, fun loving guy.
|Amor Encore Imagine I'm A Dreamer - "Lennon"
Lennon is an impressive flashy, athletic, and fun loving dog. His
conformation and temperament are classic Havanese - good structure
and friendly. His father and mother are from Europe which is beneficial
having these bloodlines in Encore Havanese dogs.
Here is Charlotte and the "Pop singers"
litter for their first full day together. It's
hard to count them but they're all
|There are quite a few red and
white puppies and a couple of
black and white.
This certainly is a large litter - for any breed.
Charlotte is handling the feeding, cleaning, and
oversight very well. All the Pop singers are
putting on weight just as expected and they are
becoming more "mobile" each day...still crawling.
|Here are the girls:
|Here are the boys:
The puppies have reached several milestones:
1) Their eyes are open
2) They're standing and really walking
3) They each have passed the 1 pound mark
|There are few things
better than a group nap
Red & white
Sable & white; red
black; red cheeks
Black & white; red
Black, sable, white
Sable & white
Red & white;
Black & white;
Today was quite a day for the Pop Singers.
Weaning began - they moved into a larger pen and
had their first puppy chow "oatmeal". Charlotte's role
is done and she was a great Mom.
|Can you count all 9?
We all can probably relate to
having 2 separate tables for big
Well, the Pop Stars have outgrown
a single food dish.
Let the games begin!
The sliding board has a lot of benefits for the puppies. It stimulates
them mentally and physically. It helps build their confidence and
coordination. Another element of socialization.
They love it
Puppy Freedom !!
Today the puppies got to spend time outside of their pen. Another
phase of socialization and building coordination, strength, and