Rat Terrier puppies at 6 weeks old

The puppies turned 6 weeks old on August 11th, 2015. I’ve got an appointment set up for them to go in for their first round of shots and worming on Friday. They are all doing very well, and are happy puppies. They spend part of their day in our kennel where I have toys and…… Continue reading Rat Terrier puppies at 6 weeks old

Puppies are a month old!

I can’t believe how fast this first month has flown by. The puppies are a month old today and are becoming a little more active and interested in interacting with people. But right now they only last maybe 10 or 15 minutes before they head back to their crate and crash for a few hours.…… Continue reading Puppies are a month old!

Exciting news at Rat Race Rat Terriers – puppies!

It is official! Sammie is definitely pregnant! Just in the last few days, she has gained almost 2 pounds! She is due on the 4th of July, so the puppies will be ready to go to their new homes in mid September. My Colt is the sire to the pups. I hope these two combined…… Continue reading Exciting news at Rat Race Rat Terriers – puppies!

Another excursion in the field

All the dogs join me when I go out to irrigate our field. They love to play in the water and investigate the prairie dog holes. They usually stay relatively close to me, but sometimes they run down with the big dogs to check out all the scents in the prairie dog town at the…… Continue reading Another excursion in the field

Training puppies

When I can, I bring one of the pups into the house to do a bit of basic training and get them used to the collar and leash. I don’t leave a collar on any of the pups since they are still really playful. Right now I am working with basic sit and working on…… Continue reading Training puppies