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Day two at the ICE dog show and it was a blast! So may great people and their adorable dogs. The group with the golden were awesome and I have some new fond friends in the hound group as well! Can't wait to be back next year!! In addition to photographing all the...

Her First Major!

While I was in Lakeland at the ICE dog show, Stella was with Darius in Atlanta, GA earning her very first major win adding 3 more points to her count - bringing her up to 6 points! So excited to see her get closer to her much deserved Champion title! YAHOO!...

We Are Back!

...and I had such a fantastic time today at the Summer ICE Summer Grand Prix. Being invited back as the dog show photographer time and time again is such an honor and the people that participate in these shows are beyond amazing! I have met some of the kindest,...

So Unbelievably Proud

I cannot tell you just how proud I am today! I opened yesterday's mail while sipping my morning coffee and my smile lit the room. My Heart, Patella and Eye Health Certifications as well as my CHIC health testing certifications arrived from the Canine Health...

She Might Be A Natural

The puppies are 7 weeks old today and I am here to tell you that they are NOT easy to photograph when they are this active and playful! Here is the BEST photo I was able to get of the litter together. One single photo from about 50 attempts but this was also the sign...

Have You Seen Them?

I have loved Teddy the Dog products for several years now and am usually drawn to the funny puns and their play on words. Specifically when it is alcohol based! Dogs? Drinks? HELLO?!?! Of course I have to own it! Be sure to check out their current Pick of the Litter...

A Pit Stop

I unpacked Tino, Style and I and then CRASHED!! I really didn't realize how tired I was. The dogs enjoyed the break for sure! Since I had spent the drive last night listening to the news about the Eclipse today. I wasn't too sure what the traffic would be like so I...

Day Three Topped Them All!

The final day of any show is bitter sweet but with the 10 hour drive ahead of us, today was exceptionally different than most. We had some late afternoon ring times, starting the day with Chihuahuas. We checked out of the hotel and packed up or stuff and all of the...

Day Two Was Amazing!

I still have a long way to go in master the craft of showing and Tino is such a trooper as I try to expand my knowledge now that we are in the Best of Variety and Group rings with the big boys. Dolly and Darius have been so kind to share tips and suggestions on how to...

Tired But Well Worth It!

We headed out last night for our 9 hour drive to Greensboro, NC, arriving during the wee-hours this morning. I caught 2 hours sleep before heading to the show site for the Chihuahua ring time. This was the start to Tino's first weekend in the big boy ring as a...

Handful Doesn’t Quite Explain It

The puppies are 6 weeks old and boy have their personalities blossomed! We have some very energetic little ones here and they are going to be a LOT of fun to watch grow up. And the boys are going to be amazing family pets!! BIG TIME!!! They all have a bit of their...

The Greeter

Dude has always been a dog that prefers humans over fellow canines but in his old age, he seems to have a toddler melt-down if he cannot greet and give affection to anyone who enters our home! I mean, "scratch at the door until the paint peels off" melt-down!!!...

Can’t Get Enough

Since this litter was less than a week old, my daughter-in-law has taken every opportunity to gather all five puppies in her arms and hold them. I have photos to prove it too! Once a weekend she cuddles them up and takes in all of the puppy breath and kisses. They are...

Another Weekend Together

Baby and Dude are back together again this weekend just like old times - As the oldest tow in the crew, they rocked this o=sue 10 years ago as the two alphas. Now they live on laps like a king and queen - or in this weekend's case, right next to the grill that is mass...

Grow With Me Ball Pit

So there are several breeders out there who have used this baby toy with their puppies. I have put off the purchase since it is hefty in price for puppies to chew and urinate on. Was it worth the investment? I found am open-box item on Amazon for 30.0 and thought I...

Skipped A Generation?

Teddy puppies are known for sugar drops around the age of 6 weeks. My first Teddy litter had all three girls crashing at 5 weeks of age  - KC was the first! Now Milly is not a Teddy daughter but she is a KCee granddaughter and that is obviously where the hypoglycemia...

5 Weeks Old

The puppies are 5 weeks old and they are truly coming into their own. Their little personalities are starting to come through and I see we are going to have some pistols in the bunch. I cannot wait to them them blossom even more over the next several weeks and I can...

Sawyer Is Quite The Character!

So Sawyer has been with us for four days now and he has made himself at home. He loves hanging with the boys, Tino and Georgie, and has proven to be as stubborn as the breed is known to be. He is also a complete riot and beyond entertaining! He is completely obsessed...

He’s Pooped

Mr. Tino has had quite the exciting weekend, followed by a lengthy 10 hour drive home in the middle of the night, I didn't get home until 7AM!!! Granted the boys got the sleep the entire drive home but clearly that wasn't enough for the new Champion in the house!...

First Time As A Big Boy

Our last day in Kenner was filled with lessons, excitement and a new addition to the Figgy crew! For the first time, both my entries were in their variety's Best of Breed competition as Champions! While neither placed or gained points, they BOTH earned Best...

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