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Mylo

~ Makes Two

Mylo is growing as time is flying by.  It’s hard to believe he’s been with us for 2 months already.  He’s such a smart, loveable boy!  As you can see, he loves his big brother Koda and also his humans!  I hope you are both doing well and wanted to thank you again for sharing these adorable boys with our family.  

Thanks, Chris

Breeder Comment

It is excellent to hear that Mylo is much-loved and doing well. Thanks for these adorable photos of your two OwyheeStars.

Elle and her Preparation

~For the new puppy (Ace!)

Once Elle found out we were getting Ace this Friday (2/1/2019), she had to stop and get his name tag made!

For the past couple of years, we have been talking as a family about getting a 3rd Owyheestar puppy for our family (primarily for Elle our Daughter).  The thought of a 3rd dog is a little daunting, but early this last summer, Elle started to try and sell this hard to Jill and I.  Her final proposal went something like this… “So, I’m likely going to college in about 5 years, so if we are thinking of getting me my own dog, if we wait too long, I won’t have as much time with him.  Also, I will pay for as much of him as I can working small jobs and babysitting over this summer.”  


With that. we were sold and we told her the target amount we wanted her to provide (20%) and she agreed.  We sent our deposit with our puppy desires to our friends at Owyheestar and got onto the waiting list!

Note the matching Collar/Leash that Elle got from Mom and Dad for Ace.  Orange and Volleyball themed.  There are pictures and toys for Elle to look at while she waits for her new puppy!


On Dec 9th, 2018 we saw that Winnie had delivered and we saw that there were a couple pups that met our hopes and sure enough Sheila gave us the news that one of those would go to us.  The excitement for the arrival of “Ace” began.

Elle’s best friend at school is about as excited as Elle and has been giving her one of these sheets every day in anticipation of Ace’s arrival.


Every Sunday it was a family event to look at the updates (pictures) from Shela on the TV and ohhhhh and ahhhh on how cute Ace (and the rest of the pups) were.

Charlie Mae and Murphy are like “YOU ARE BRINGING WHAT HOME ON FRIDAY??!?!!!” Hehe.. they will love him eventually I have no doubt, but we fully expect some initial shunning of him (especially from Charlie Mae who doesn’t really seem to like puppies).  Murphy will be more open initially, but I expect him to be “done” with him quickly and wish he would go back where he came from….


Well –the 3rd Owyheestar furry baby is home —already Facebook famous!  

This photo was taken early Sunday morning. Jill is a good sport and has a great morning looking–her and the puppy. It seems all that preparation paid off–good job Elle. We look forward to receiving your forthcoming updates.

Cat and Mouse

~Without the real Mouse

Ellie likes to play with the cat.

Breeder Comment

Ellie shares the sofa, too!

Ellie has always had a funny relationship with her cat. We love how you keep us up to date on her antics as well as their relationship. Friends come along in unexpected ways–or they don’t always look as expected.

Looking For Birds

Our Koda

     ~Out and About Together

This looks interesting

It’s been a while since we checked in so I thought I’d send you a few pictures of Koda.  We went out mainly for exercise but also to see if he could stir up any birds. 

We covered a lot of distance but unfortunately, the only thing flying was a few geese that came into a pond we were circling.  Koda sure had a great time sniffing around and I think he’d do well but I guess we’ll have to wait and see.

Breeder Comment

Thank you, we appreciate the update. Koda looks the part–and genetically he would have excellent potential. Both Stackhouse, as well as Sadie, are proven hunters. Of course, it takes a knack to hone the field skills–once they get the idea, it should be fun for the hunter and the companion Weimar, too!

Pretending

     ~No Cats Allowed

Ellie loves to rest on the couch by the fire with her blanket covering her.  Unfortunately, so do the cats. The black cat likes to “knead dough” on the blanket, especially if Ellie is under it.  This really annoys Ellie.  In this picture, Ellie is pretending the cats aren’t there.

All the Best,  Bob

Breeder Comment

Thank you, Bob, for sharing Ellie’s dilemma. I am sure she is not the first to cope with unwanted attention in this manner. You’d think though, that she would relish the idea of the kitty-kneading away. What a silly girl she is–and those cats make sure they are never too far away. (Haha)

Murphy and the Engagement

2013 Has Been Great!

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A little year recap! After the struggle of the housing situation we ended finding the perfect house for us in February. It even came with a doggie door (Murphy was excited as were mom and dad). Our house has a nice backyard which Murphy enjoys because he spends a lot of time out there. We live close to the greenbelt and enjoy taking him to the river and on walks. Murphy also loves going on bike rides with his dad. He knows exactly what is going on when Taylor grabs his headphones and cant wait to go for a little run!

Coming Home to Murphy Kisses

After a long day of work seeing Murphy and getting some kisses makes you forget about anything that has gone on. He is the best cuddler (even though he thinks he is 10 pounds). Taylor and I talk about what it was like before Murphy and we cant really remember. We find ourselves only talking about him and things he does. He really is our whole world.

Taylor and Kaitlin include Murphy

Taylor and I are currently planning our wedding and had the opportunity to go out and take some engagement pics with Murphy in them. 🙂 I am so lucky that we will always have these memories of us together as a family. He is a model:)