24 hours old
6 days old, can you believe this?
|Here are Conan and Thor. Thor was first, marked with
a large white triangle on his chest. Conan was larger, and last. Both have
tiny white toes.
||The pups are growing fast and
climbing all over mom. She was very concerned with this photo session,
so we were as brief as possible.
Thor at 2 weeks, lunch the same day >
|These pups really motor around.
They are very active when they are not sleeping. Now that they can see,
they investigate everything.
||Sonia and the pups are the picture of health. She
is the perfect mom, keeping her pups warm, clean and fed. Dad
is respectful and patient. (Proud?)
This is Thor,
he was born first.
Conan is the larger of the 2 pups, and is now named Tonka.
|The pups are now 4 weeks old and have their bright,
little eyes open and mouthfuls of tiny, sharp shark-like teeth. Mother
has taught them to NOT bite her when nursing, by gently closing her jaws
over their heads. It worked, they learn fast.
||These little guys are really
active! The brothers are now interacting with us, and their little tails
are wagging! They like to eat a little warm puppy gruel and canned pup
food, as well as Mom's milk. Sonia really enjoys playing with her little