We are Approaching the Three Year Mark…

Hello OwyheeStar!

With a knick-knack paddywhack, Give the dog a bone, .....

With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone, …..

Its hard to imagine, but our girls are turning 3 soon!!!  We are still working on training, and continue to reinforce who is in charge around here, but all in all, these girls are growing into their own.  It has been our pleasure to see these very distinct personalities grow and develop. We are very blessed with two loving, cuddly, and goofy girls.

What's for dinner. It looks burnt Ilsa...

What’s for dinner. It looks burnt Ilsa…

I think we are all ready for spring and summer fun after this long cold winter.  Having a small house and two weims, we often have to force ourselves, and our weims, to go out in the elements and get some exercise.  I try and run with them on a regular basis in the mornings and Jake takes them for hikes in the afternoons.   We have found though that Ilsa much prefers to stay in bed.  There have been mornings where I have literally had to pull her out of bed.  Indy on the other hand, is ready to run at any hour!  She is good motivation on the mornings when I feel much more Ilsa like. 🙂

We have had some recent changes to our work schedules and this means that sometimes the girls are left home a bit longer than they were used to and on rare occasions they only get one outing of park or run!!! 😉  Surprisingly, they have responded incredibly well and adjusted without any challenge.  We are very grateful for the early crate training, it is clearly paying off!  

While having two girls the same age is every bit the challenge that you warned us it would be, we certainly couldn’t be happier with our little family. We don’t have kids but friends of ours that do have them notice how much raising a weim is much like parenting. 😉 Looking forward to many spring adventures and wishing you all many days of sunshine!

Weim Kisses from the Zimmerman’s

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PS: We’ve been busy so we sent a lot of pics. Please choose which ever you feel fit best.  Cheers

PPS: I wanted to add that both girls are loose leash trained and do great walking with us without a leash in very distracting environments! It was a huge win for all involved! Cliff was spot on with the importance of loose leash training! 😉

Breeder’s Note: Jake and Liz originally had one blue girl; the other was returned to us. Prior to her return, they met her many times (in and around the Portland area). When she was returned, they expressed interest in having the sister. Cliff did extensive work (including assessment, and rehabilitation) prior to agreeing to the placement. Liz and Jake have done wonderful with the two girls. That doesn’t mean it was easy either. Nevertheless, it was a doable situation. We cannot stress often enough that in many instances, two females will not do well together. No one thinks they will ever have a fur-flying situation, but in truth, you might be setting yourself up for one by choosing two females. The choice of the females, as well as your skill-level must be strongly assessed, and placement should only be made in the most positive of situations. We are thrilled that Ilsa and Indy have been able to thrive in this placement. Thank you for the photos, and the lovely update.

About OwyheeStar

We are Professional Weimaraner breeders--with forty years experience at raising puppies. For many years, we have focused exclusively on the Weimaraner! If you are considering the Weimaraner, or live with one, we welcome you to sign up to our blog. We sincerely hope you will find the information, the stories, and varied posts insightful (as well as entertaining). To those who live with an OwyheeStar Weimaraner, we send special thanks. We appreciate the photos, the news, and your friendship. Thank you for being a part of the extended OwyheeStar family.

Posted on March 19, 2014, in Previous Pup Update, Rosie X Benton and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. They look great together :o) Ilsa and Indy are just beautiful!

  2. Yes, they are …….sweet girls :O)

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