Hiking Poodles

What better way to escape the house than an afternoon spent in the woods.  Our poodles love hiking and our daughter is learning to love the woods as well. 

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Nutritionally-Mediated DCM

I have received several emails and messages over the past few days asking what I personally feed in light of the information released by the FDA about nutritionally-mediated DCM. 

It's not yet known exactly what it is about the…

2019 Pooches in the Ballpark!!!

Our favorite annual event, Pooches in the Ballpark!  Last year we had to miss this fun day as I was very PREGNANT myself!  However, this year, we brought Baby Jade (GCH. Apparition Spirited Away) who was sporting the trendy Modified…

Pooches in the Ballpark

Our favorite annual tradition!  Thankfully it was moved earlier in the spring to a May Cardinals game instead of June/July.  The dogs appreciated the much cooler weather!

Everybody enjoyed some hotdogs and nachos! :)More photos on our Facebook

PCA Recap and The Scramble To Breed Lula!

What a whirlwind week (and some!) it has been!  Last week, April 20th - April 28th, was the Poodle Club of America National Specialty show (PCA).  PCA has been held in Salisbury, Maryland for many years but this year was…

Lula, Lala and Millie's Latest Accomplishments!!

Last weekend was an exciting one for our girls!  First, our Charlotte (aka LALA) finished her Rally Novice title on Friday.  Mary and Lala did a fabulous job earning a score of 96 and a pretty rosette to top it…

Lula earns her Rally Advanced Title!

Lula earned her first qualifying RA leg at the Lake St. Louis obedience and rally trials in January.  Just like with her RN run, she came out with a bang for her first RA leg earning a score of 99…

Yadi Earns his Rally Novice Title!

Huge congratulations to Yadi and his owner Teresa for completing his Rally Novice title at the St. Charles Kennel Club shows!  Yadi is Lula and Marcus' littermate and lives with his adoring family in Kansas.  It was awesome to see…

Lula earns her Rally Novice Title!

Lula, Ch. Apparition Deagra RN CGC, completed her AKC Rally Novice title this past August.  She came out with a bang scoring a perfect 100 for her first leg and respectable scores in the mid to high 90s for her…

Purina's Better With Pets Exhibit!

Purina Farms, located only about 20 minutes away from us, opened up a brand new exhibit yesterday called, "Better With Pets".  About 10 different breeds of dogs and cats are featured in the exhibit and real live examples of those…

Five Weeks Old!

The puppies turned five weeks old on Friday.  Faces were shaved again over the weekend and the puppies spent lots of time exercising and playing outside.  Big sis Lulabelle is turning out to be a great nanny and loves to…

Four Weeks Old!

This weekend was very busy!  All of the puppies had their faces, feet, and tail bases shaved.  They were bathed and fluff dried.  They also got to go outside for the first time to begin to learn about the exciting…