27th February 2020
The day I both looked forward to and dreaded finally arrived and it was time for Prime, Arya, Ava and Aska from my Regerastace "A" litter to start their journeys to their new homes and lives. While I rest assured that they will be loved and treasured, I hate knowing I will not be the one able to watch each grow! Good luck to all the puppies in their new homes and I hope to meet you all again in the future!!
15th February 2020
Tesla and Atira (Green boy and Yellow girl) began their journeys to their new homes.
I loved them first. From the second they were born I loved them like they were my own. I watched them grow and nurtured them, slept beside them every night and cuddled them when cold.
I reassured them when needed, and showed them the world in a positive light. I spent hours listening to fire engines, barking dogs, city sounds and cars to prepare these puppies for the noises they would soon here. I spent more on toys and interactive objects than I will ever admit, I watched as they used the tunnel and wobbleboard for the first time, and celebrated with them when they succeeded. I showed them that they have options, and if they didn’t feel comfortable? Fine, we will try something easier and work up towards our goal! I introduced them to their first flavours- chicken, tripe, beef, turkey, duck and more, I showed them the world has more than one food type for them to try. I brought the old, young, male and female, deep voiced and soft voiced people to meet them and show them that humans are a fun species. I watched in excitement when they first began their ‘zoomies’ and laughed when they first learnt to bark. I spent countless hours trying to get the perfect photos of them, hoping that their future owners would see all the promise and potential that the puppy had, trying to capture their personalities and best sides in every shot. I made sure every single puppy had 1x1 time to learn not to depend only on their littermates. I poured my heart and soul into every one of these puppies to ensure they all go home with the foundations to become the amazing dogs I know they will be. My first two puppies, Tesla and Atira, leave me in a few short hours to begin the next chapter in their lives and while I cannot wait to watch them go on as individuals, I dread not being the one there to watch over and stand by their sides when they need me. Each if these puppies will take a piece of my heart with them, and regardless of how far they travel they will always have a place to call home with me.
And to the countless ripped socks, car trips, garden explorations, stair climbing, hoover chasing and gate hopping, I will miss counting to ‘seven’ everytime I see you all coming