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THE BIG DAY! Today is the day! The time has finally come for the eleven puppies to leave. A lot of people ask us if it is hard to let them go. To be honest, it is an emotional time. Not really a sad emotion. We have spent so much time with the litter, and …

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AMY’S BIRTHDAY Amy turned 12 years old on Wednesday. What a special day of celebration. We started the day with breakfast in bed. Amy had been awake at 3,4, 5 and 6 a.m anticipating her big party. She could only eat half of her breakfast, she was so excited. After school 12 little girls came …

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The Impact A Coach Can Make We are thankful we do not have any puppies right now, as we have enjoyed this little break to watch Dan swim in the section and state meets. I have to tell you about the wonderful coach Daniel has, and encourage you if you are a teacher or coach, …

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ANNA I took these photos right before the five puppies left on Saturday. Anna has been a tremendous help to me. With Daniel striving to make it to the state meet in swimming, he has spent a lot of time at the pool, leaving most of the work that he normally does for Anna. She …

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WE HAVE EZRA! Many of you ask if we miss the puppies after they are all gone. We kept a puppy from the Loch/Ruby litter and named her Ezra. She is such a sweet puppy and loves playing with Amy. For me personally, I am relieved that all the puppies are in their homes, and …

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DUCK HUNTING Saturday morning was so beautiful, with the sun shining on the lake. I looked out as Russ, our two sons David and Daniel and two daughters Amy and Anna walked down the path all decked out in camo…destined to shoot some ducks! We all work hard in the dog business, and to watch …

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Today was the first day of school. I am always sad when this day comes, as it means an end to our days together on the farm. It has been a busy summer, but we made time to sit by the camp fire, swim in the pool, play bad mitten, ride …

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