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Wow did we have a crazy night! When I left you, we were 2 hours into labor and she couldn’t get the first pup out . I called Dr. Fred’s reproduction tech Jessica Mayes who did the artificial insemination and offers whelping assistance too. She came right over with oxygen and her bag of tricks [...]

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Finally the future mommy has started labor! She started by acting uncomfortable and began licking herself while panting heavily. I reminded her of the breathing classes but she didn’t think I was very funny. On the first contraction, her abdomen tightened and her tail lifted and by then I knew it was time to call [...]

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We received this note from Buck on the afternoon of Easter about Speed’s litter progress… “It’s been a long four days and Speed is 3 days later than expected on her litter. I’ve been checking on her left and right since we were expecting her to be whelping already. It’s Sunday afternoon now and it [...]

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Here’s a photo from a late feb pheasant hunt at Spring Lane hunt Club near Tyrone pa. That’s my best friend  since grade school Jimmy Chambers of Walnut Hill Kennel Jimmy has bred quality labs for 30 years . we co owned and bred some nice Elhew pointers together and Jimmy has seen the light. [...]

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The smallmouth bites started last week as the water finally broke the 40 degree mark and would get to 46 by late afternoon each day of the last week. I always catch my biggest fish of the year on the first bite. I caught 32 smallies last week, mostly the 16 to 20 inches class. [...]

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We’re one week away from Speedstar’s expected litter! Here are several sonogram images of the pups. We are expecting 5 or 6 in the litter and I’m keepin’ 2! Stay tuned as we may just give a pup away if everything goes as expected! Also, congratulations to Speed’s litter mate Full Blast and his owner [...]

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