Friday, July 15, 2011

Happy Birth Day!

They're here! They're here! Thanks to Lisa for taking the pictures!

The litter was born via c-section. Everybody came out healthy and vigorous. Whisper is recovering nicely. We will continue to update the blog so you can overdose on puppy cuteness!

This was from before the surgery. It is important to know how many are in there before you start fishing! How many do you count?

The surgery was performed by Gary Brown, D.V.M. of Veterinary Orthopedic and Surgery Service. Here is a pic of Whisper and some of the surgery crew during pre-op. We knew Whisper was in the best hands with the crew from VOSS!

Here is the puppy crew. It is nice to have at least one person for each puppy. This way, each puppy gets the individual attention she or he deserves from the very moment it is born! Hmmm, do we have enough people?

All done. How many do you see?

In the end, we have 9 puppies! There are 5 girls and 4 boys and a nice mix of colors. There are 5 solids (2 blue brindles, 1 black, 2 dark brindles) and 4 parti's (1 black and 3 brindle). Here is the breakdown.

Here they are one at a time:

#1 Boy - Blue Brindle

#2 Girl - Black and White

#3 Boy - Dark Brindle

#4 Girl - Brindle and White

#5 Girl - Brindle and White

#6 Boy - Dark Brindle

#7 Boy - Brindle and White

#8 Girl - Black

#9 Girl - Blue Brindle
We will continue to update the blog with pictures and reports as often as we can. Come back often to get your puppy fix!


Lisa Foxworthy Stine said...

It should be noted that a second xray was taken of the abdomen, higher up, and the 9th pup can be counted in that one so we knew going in we had 9. AND, the 9th puppy that was SUPPOSED to be in the box with all the rest was very busy being cooed and cuddled by Janice when I took that photo. :) These pups will not suffer for lack of attention or socialization, that's for sure! Their core-fan club was in attendance from the minute they took their first breaths!

Greyhounds CAN Sit said...

Oh, puppy breath, can you bottle some and send it to me please? Congratulations, you must be overjoyed to have so many healthy pups and so pretty too. I look forward to watching them grow:)

4-legged Wiums said...

ohhh congratulations!!! they are beautiful :) I love that xray, it is sooo cool

Anonymous said...

beautiful and colorful healthy puppies...what more could one want.....

Hiking Hounds said...

Wow, they are so beautiful!! They all look so big and healthy. The xray is really cool, I've never seen anything like that. Whisper looks so relaxed on the table. Make sure to give them some love from all of us.

FeatheredGems said...

I'm seriously wanting either of the dark brindle boys...well, the blue brindle boy would be nice too. Oh heck, they're all gorgeous! Congrats on a successful whelping!

Michelle said...

All 9 are adorable! Congrats! Hope Whisper and puppies are doing well. :)

houndstooth said...

They're all adorable! I'm glad all the puppies and mama are doing well. They grow so fast! We got to help with an emergency C-section once, and it was not nearly as organized as Whisper's was!

Anonymous said...

Such a gorgeous litter!!! But why are we not surprised considering the parents!!! :) So glad Whisper and gang are doing well. Keep sending out those updates frequently.


Never Say Never Greyhounds said...

Way to go Whisper! I'm so glad everything went well and everyone is healthy.

Granted Wishes Canines said...

Congratulations! I wish I could take home a brindle parti colored one... <3

Way to go, Whisper! xoxo :)