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

 Leash Introduction, 5 Weeks Old


 Pup #1 Female Blue Merle - 6 lbs 2 oz

 

  Pup #2 Female Black Tri - 6 lbs 6 oz


 Pup #3 Male Red Merle - 6 lbs 1 oz


  Pup #4 Female Black Tri - 6 lbs 1 oz


  Pup #5 Male Blue Merle - 6 lbs 3 oz


 Pup #6 Male Red Merle - 6 lbs 11 oz


 1st Time Swimming, 37 Days Old


 Pup #1 Blue Merle Female


 


 Pup #2 Female Black Tri


 


 Pup #3 Male Red Merle



 

Pup #4 Female Black Tri

 

 


 Pup #5 Male Blue Merle


 


 Pup #6 Male Red Merle


 

 39 Day Old Personality Test

 Pup #1 Female Blue Merle


 

Puppy slowly walked over to meet the Tester. She sat at the Testers side, calmly waiting to be petted on the head while nibbling on the Testers hair. Puppy showed no initial interest in playing tug a war. She was way more interested in being cuddled by the Tester. Puppy has an average pain tolerance, pulling away with a little whine. Puppy stayed calm while being loved by the Tester, wagging her tail softly. She gave great eye contact with the Tester while being cradled and acted like she would stay there forever in their arms. Puppy was very content with being elevated. She stayed calm and looked around slightly. Puppy accepted the Testers kiss, but did not get excited. She gave one little lick in return. Puppy happily followed the Tester around in all directions. She stayed slightly in back of the Tester, watching their every move. Puppy now picked up the tug toy and brought it back to the Tester to play. She pounced at the toy with her paws, becoming more and more playful as they played. Puppy curiously went to investigate the loud noise. She sniffed the keys, picked them up and brought them back to the Tester to play! Puppy showed no fear of the Tester and stood eagerly waiting for the Tester to approach her, wagging her tail fast. Puppy did not realize she was being restrained by the Tester. She really felt comfortable on her back and really loves having her belly rubbed. Puppy's ears went back as she was initially startled by the Tester falling to the ground. She then raced over to the Tester, sniffed their face and then started biting the Testers hands hard until they responded.


 Pup #2 Female Black Tri


 

Puppy walked slowly around the Testing area, ears held back, sniffing the air until she noticed the Tester. She then walked over and stopped in front of the Tester and sat down for some affection, wagging her tail gently. Puppy became excited when the Tester began baby talk and jumped right up onto their lap to give kisses. Puppy played well with the tug toy. She chased the toy in all directions but would stop when the Tester stopped, waiting for them to initiate more play. She then crawled onto the Testers lap for a belly run. Puppy has an average pain tolerance and only pulled away gently. Puppy enjoyed receiving affection from the Tester and stayed very calm, rolling onto her back for belly rubs and licking the Testers hands. Puppy gave great eye contact with the Tester while being cradled and stayed very calm. She seemed to really enjoy being held and kicked her leg happily when the Tester found her tickle spot. Puppy did not mind being elevated and only slightly looked around. Puppy initially pulled away from the Tester when they tried to kiss her, her eyes became really big with fear. She then realized everything was OK and gave the Tester some Big kisses in return. Puppy followed the Tester slowly around, watching them closely, like wondering why they were walking around the room in circles? She eagerly came back to the Tester once they sat back down. Puppy heard the loud sound, turning her head towards the sound but stayed contently on the Testers lap for pats. Puppy pulled her ears back slightly when the Tester tried to intimidate her, but sat down and waited for them to approach with her tail wagging gently. Puppy enjoyed being restrained by the Tester, licking the Testers hands happily, loving the belly rub. When the Tester fell, puppy started yelping frantically, scratching at the door to get out. She then raced over to the Tester and started licking their face. When the Tester responded, puppy curled her lips up with Big smiles.


 Pup #3 Male Red Merle


 

Puppy raced over to greet the Tester, very excited, tail wagging fast. He reached the Tester and placed his paws on the Testers chest to reach better to give lots of kisses. Puppy was way too excited getting to the know the Tester that he did not notice any of the toys. Puppy has a low pain tolerance. He whimpered almost immediately after being touched, but recovered even quicker, bouncing back onto the Testers lap for more affection. He really enjoyed being petted by the Tester, giving lots of kisses to show his appreciation. Puppy was too excited to lay completely still while being cradled. He gave the Tester great eye contact while pawing their face and trying to lick their chin. Puppy was comfortable being elevated. He wiggled a bit at first while looking around, but stayed content for the duration. Puppy eagerly accepted the Testers kisses and gave lots of Big kisses in return. Puppy raced after the Tester around the room, sometimes almost tripping the Tester because he was running underfoot, weaving in and out and jumping up with each step. Puppy could care less about the loud sound, he was too busy interacting with the Tester to notice. Puppy showed no fear of the Tester and eagerly waiting for the Tester to approach him, tail wagging really fast. Puppy enjoyed being restrained and loved having his belly rubbed. He stayed fairly calm and gave the tester some kisses on the hand. When the Tester fell, the puppy raced over to the Tester, climbing all over them. He then lifted the Testers arm with his nose so that he could snuggle right close.


 Pup #4 Female Black Tri 


 

Puppy came readily over to meet the Tester. She crawled up onto the Testers lap, licking and mouthing their hands and biting at the Testers hair. Puppy watched the tug toy with her eyes as the Tester drugged it across the floor, but was not interested enough to leave the Testers lap. Puppy has an average pain tolerance, whining slightly for the Tester to stop. Puppy was very eager for affection, climbing up the Testers chest to get closer, tugging on their hair to instigate play. Tester got the tug toy out again and puppy started playing tug a war with lots of excitement, shaking her head from side to side trying to win the toy. Puppy gave great eye contact while being cradled, pawing at the Testers face playfully and gave some kisses on the Testers face. Puppy eager accepted the Testers kiss, giving lots more in return, wagging her tail happily. Puppy raced after the Tester around the room. She got underfoot and tried to play tug a way with the Testers pants. Puppy was startled by the loud sound and ran back to the Tester for comfort. Puppy pulled her ears back slightly when the Tester tried to intimidate her, but sat down and waited for them to approach her, tail wagging slowly. Puppy wiggled a bit while being restrained with excitement and seemed to enjoy having her belly rubbed. Puppy raced after the Tester when they fell and clawed at the Testers face (leaving marks) and tugged on the Testers hair Hard until they responded.


 Pup #5 Male Blue Merle


 

Puppy came slowly and calming over to the Tester to meet them and gently crawled up onto their lap for some affection. Puppy chased the tug toy around a bit but was more interested in chewing on the Testers leather shoes then playing with the toy. Puppy has an average pain tolerance, jerking his leg away from the Tester hard. Puppy loves affection. As soon as the Tester started petting him, he rolled over onto his back for belly rubs, staring deeply into the Testers eyes. Puppy was very calm and content being cradled, seeming to really enjoy it. Puppy did not mind being elevated. He stayed calm and slightly looked around until let back down, then raced back onto the testers lap for more cuddles. Receiving kisses from the Tester got the puppy excited. He gave lots of kisses back and nibbled their chin some before jumping off the Testers lap, running around them excitedly. Puppy raced after the Tester, following them around the room. He found a ball and pounced at it and then brought over the Tug toy and initiated play. He shook his head hard from side to side and tried to use his paws to help get the toy away from the Tester. Puppy heard the loud noise and went over to it with curiosity, sniffing the air in all directions. Puppy pulled his ear back slightly when the Tester tried to intimidate him, but sat still waiting to be approached. Puppy liked being restrained by the Tester and just thought he was getting a nice belly rub. Puppy was initially startled by the Tester falling to the ground and ran off to the far corner of the room. He then slowly came back and nuzzled deep into the Testers neck, trying to comfort them until the Tester responded.


Pup #6 Male Red Merle 



 Puppy immediately raced over to greet the Tester, very excited to meet them, tail wagging fast. Puppy rolled over onto his belly thumping his tail on the ground fast and hard. Tester found his tickle spot making is back legs thrash happily. Puppy raced after the tug toy, pouncing and biting at the toy, chasing it around in all directions. Puppy would stop whenever the Tester stopped, wanting to play with the Tester. Puppy has an average pain tolerance, He quickly whined and went to bite the Testers hand to get them to stop. Puppy loved affection for the Tester, making him very excited. Puppy climbed and scratched the Testers chest to get close enough to give them bug kisses while wagging his tail really fast. Puppy calmed down a tad while being cradled. He licked the Testers hands and gave great eye contact. Puppy accepted the Testers kisses giving little, gentle kisses and nibbles back. Puppy raced after the Tester around the room, wagging his tail fast, and stayed far enough back to know which way the Tester was going to turn next.  Puppy noticed the loud noise when it hit the ground and followed the sound with his eyes but never left the Testers side. Puppy showed no fear of the Tester and eagerly waiting for the Tester to approach him, bouncing up and down in excitement. Puppy did not mind being restrained in the slightest. Puppy loves belly rubs and is easily tickled. Puppy quickly ran over to the Tester when they fell. he climbed and pounced all over the Testers body and then bit their hands to get them to respond.


WEEK 5

 

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