New Life


We are very happy to report that Emma gave birth on Monday, to a lovely litter of ten healthy pups. Six females and four males. One additional pup was stillborn.

I was able to help with the birth of the first puppy, but then had to head to work. Mr. Blue was the first to arrive breech!


Barb and our neighbor Theresa handled the rest of the midwifery chores beautifully. The amount of work and energy Emma expended for her herculean effort is captured with this photo showing her weary and dirty after the delivery process.


Amazing though, what a quick cleanup will do for everyone.


In a few days we will send more details of the births, and then address our anxious puppy clients. For today, we are all emotionally and physically spent. We give thanks to our Creator for his/her blessings of new life in our home. Amen.

6 Comments on “New Life”

  1. Jessica Phillips Says:

    Congrats on a beautiful litter!

  2. Brian Says:

    Whoohoo! Congrats on a beautiful new litter. May they bring happiness to many lucky families…

  3. Karen @ ContentRobot Says:


    Happy to hear about the great news – hooray for Emma and everyone @ FVG.

    ~ Karen

  4. Donna Talbot Says:

    Congratulations, Emma!!!

  5. Ollie Picard Says:

    Congratulations!!! It is wonderful for you and all the new happy puppy people-in-waiting. Our best to all, The Picards

  6. Leslie Kickham Says:

    Congratulations! Wow, that’s a lot of puppies. Way to go Emma!

    Leslie Kickham

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