Marsh's MINIATURE AMERICAN SHEPHERDS, "Marsh's MAS" Located in Nova Scotia, Canada. Contact us: marshsmas@gmail.com

Luna x Montana welcomed 3 puppies to the world on July 23, 2014

Newborn Puppies

 

 


 


 

 Luna with puppies after being cleaned up, 
8 Hours Old



 


 


Puppies, 24 Hours Old

 


 


Puppies, 48 Hours Old

 


Pup #1
Male
Born: 10:10 pm 07/23/14
Birth Weight: 7.5 oz
Puppy is a Blue Merle. 
He has a large white blaze on face, partial white collar, white socks and belly.
He has very little, light tan points. 


 


 


 


Pup #2
Female
Born: 10:33 pm 07/23/14
Birth Weight: 9.7 oz
Puppy is a Black Bi. 
She has a white blaze and muzzle, partial white collar on right side, white socks and belly.
She appears to have no tan points.


 


 


 


Pup #3
Male
Born: 11:15 pm 07/23/14
Birth Weight: 8 oz
Puppy is a Blue Merle. 
He has a large white blaze on face, very little white collar, white socks and belly.
Light tan points on face and back legs.


 


 


 


 


 


 Neurological Stimulation, 3 Days Old


           Pup #1 Demonstrating 
               Head Held Erect 

               Pup #2 Demonstrating            Supine Position


 

Pup #2 Demonstrating 
 Head Pointed Down


     Pup #3 Demonstrating           Tactical Stimulation 

               Pup #1 Demonstrating                  Thermal Stimulation 


 


Individual smells are introduced to the puppies between days 4-14. 
A puppy's sense of smell is heightened during this time while their eyes and ears are still closed. 

          Day 4 Scent:             Earth- Grass/Soil 

 Day 5 Scent: Chickens- Eggs/Feathers


 

Day 6 Scent of the Day: Stainless Steal



 

Birth Weight:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

Pup #1

7.5 oz


8 oz

+ .5

8.4 oz

+ .4

8.6 oz

+ .2

8.8 oz

+ .2

10.2 oz

+1.4 oz

 11.2 oz

+1 oz  

11.7 oz

+.5 oz

Pup #2

9.7 oz


10.7 oz

+ 1 oz

12.2 oz

+1.5 oz

14.3 oz

+2.1 oz

15.5 oz

+1.2 oz

1 lb     

1 oz

+1.5 oz

1 lb      

3 oz

+2 oz

1 lb      

4 oz

+1 oz

Pup #3

8 oz


9 oz

+ 1 oz

10.2 oz

+1.2 oz

11.2 oz

+1 oz


12.8 oz

+1.6 oz

15.1 oz

+2.3 oz

1 lb  

 1 oz

+1 oz

 1 lb  

2 oz

+1 oz


 

BIRTH - DAY 6 

Marsh's MINIATURE AMERICAN SHEPHERDS, "Marsh's MAS" Located in Nova Scotia, Canada. Contact us: marshsmas@gmail.com