As the new owners anxiously count the days till they take their new puppy home, we are counting the days we have left with "our puppies". They are always "our puppies" because even if we don't see them for a few years, they remember us, our voice and touch, and are so happy to see us again.
Pups In Their New Homes...
Lauren & puppy Taracuddling pup
Sherry and Larry, with their daughters, Lauren and Tara, took "Baylee" their female puppy, home on Saturday January 7, 2006. Above, Lauren and Tara visiting the puppies at about 4 weeks.
A happy family going home together
Baylee at 6 months
Carrie visiting "Hubbell" Leaving for home
Carrie took her male puppy "Hubbell", home on Sunday January 8, 2006. He's named after Robert Redford in his movie with Barbra Steisand, called "The Way We Were".
Carrie had a previous Carolee golden for fifteen years and has waited several years for this male.
Carrie training Hubbellat Can DoObedience School
Karen deciding on which puppyTim & Trevor with 1 month old pups
Karen, pictured above, decides on which female puppy. Tim, her elder son and Trevor, her younger son, also pictured above, visited when the puppies were just one month old. Below, Karen and daughter, Robyn, going home with their female, who they've called "Isabella", on Friday January 6, 2006.
Robyn & Karentake their "Isabella" home
Karen, her husband Don and family previously owned Carolee's Jesse, CD from whom we had a lovely litter. Then they bought Carolee's Clementine, when Karen flew from Chicago, and home again the same day, so that "Clemmie" didn't have to travel in 'cargo' at 7 weeks. Now they have a new little girl, Isabella" to play with 11 year old "Clemmie". Below, elder daughter, Erin, holding "Isabella".
Erin & "Isabella" "Clemmie" welcomes her new 'sister' Tim & "Isabella"
"Isabella" enjoying her new home with "Clementine"
Playing & learning
Isabella (7 months) enjoying Summertime in the garden!
Cooling off on a hot day!
... both dogs in their element in the water!
Maria visiting "Bear" Maria, Sandy & Ted leaving with "Bear"
Marie wanted "Bear", the first male, from her initial sighting of him. Marie's husband Ted, had a Carolee golden for years and they've been waiting some time for this pup. Ted, Maria and daughter Sandy, took "Bear" home on Saturday January 7, 2006.
Mart & Nancy deciding on which puppy Leaving for home
Mart and Nancy wanted a companion for their other golden, Carolee's Golden Ivy, who is sister to our "Jewel". They took their female puppy which they've called "Ginger", home on Friday January 6, 2006. The picture below shows such a relaxed Ginger after her first examination, that she fell asleep. What a contented puppy!
Sonya, husband John and daughter Theresa, called their female puppy "Daisy". Above right, Sonya and Theresa cuddling "Daisy" as they leave for home, on Friday January 6, 2006.
"Daisy" resting ...and happily playing
Sonya & "Daisy" at Can Do Obedience School
Arlene & Brian take "Kahlua" home
Arlene and Brian took their female puppy, which they've called "Kahlua", home at 7 weeks, on January 8, 2006. Below are pictures of "Kahlua" in their back yard with her new 'sister' Tess, a Border Collie. Kahlua also has another companion, Oscar, their parrot.
Kahlua discovers her new back yard with Tess
Enjoying the snow!
Relaxing inside At 14 weeks & having such fun!
Top left - Kahlua at 6 months Top right - With Oscar the parrot Middle left - With dear old Tess Bottom left - Asking for dinner Bottom right - Resting with Brian
Kahlua relaxing in the sunshine!
Kim cuddling pups Gem going home
Our Grand-daughter Kim, pictured above left, cuddling puppies while visiting us over the holidays and above right, leaving for home with her female puppy which she called "Gem" on Thursday January 5, 2006.
Kim with Gem at 4½ months
They have another of our goldens at home called "Cinnamon" who is pictured below, with our daughter Carol.
Carol & "Cinnamon" A younger "Cinnamon" with her pups