Blog Archives

Maelee

At Home

~ Learning the Ropes

20180614_192622

20180614_175047Maelee has been learning a lot; how to go up/down 2-3 steps on the backyard deck, still retrieving, crate training (though she did not like) and potty training (only a couple of pee accidents). Her 1st vet app. is set for tomorrow and should go smoothly; very healthy & full of energy!! Here are a few pics from this evening!

We are so thankful for what you do:)
Breeder Comment

We appreciate families like you. I noticed we started the process in February–so the wait was shorter than it might have been. Nevertheless, it is always seemingly a long time.

People ask the typical waiting time. I think somewhere close to six-months; however, it depends. As I always say, we cannot predict when and if we will get a litter. If the litter arrives, we cannot predict the sex of the pups–sometimes the coat color.  Of course, we cannot guess what the people on the list above you will do either. (Haha)

What a Beginning

Macey

     ~Friends for Life

I got a Weim a number of years ago from Cliff and Shela. They passed on and every since I have been trying to get another Weimaraner from OwyheeStar. As it happened, we now live in Tennesee; however, right when the puppy was old enough to fly as it would happen, we were in California. Cliff and Shela shipped the puppy to me — a direct flight. The next day we boarded the flight with our new family member (as our carry on) to fly back home. It could not have worked out better.

Adduci_145835

Our Son and Macey

My son wasn’t too fond of dogs before meeting Macey. This disinterest was because he was never really attached to any we have had; probably because they never came to him. Then, there was the Cocker Spaniel who was outright mean to him. Thank you, for putting a huge smile on his face.

adduci001

The puppy was amazing on the flight home. There have been no accidents in the house. She is great, we couldn’t ask for anything more. Tonight will be her first journey on the boat and maybe she will get in the water. Thanks, again–Don

Breeder Comment

Don, we are so happy to hear that your son has a dog. There are so memories being made even as I type this note. A boy and his dog. Isn’t it fabulous? Cliff and I wish you all the best with Macey–we hope she shapes up to be a fabulous versatile hunting companion. May she live long and bring in the birds, too! We look forward to hearing about your adventures as they unfold. Drop us an update whenever you find the time. We appreciate your loyalty. People like you make what we do worth all the effort. Thanks ever so much!

Celebrated

Front and Center

     ~ A Place of Honor

IMG_0439

Here is a quilt my wife just finished showing all the bird dogs I have owned.IMG_0430

Mesquite is the star in the middle of the quilt. She is the only one who isn’t a Vizsla.

IMG_0441She is doing well, she is quite a card, has a super personality. She is very well mannered and likes her daily morning walks. She gets to hunt that way. She knows all the rabbits and quail and they know her. She points them but doesn’t chase after they flush or run.

I think she is more than happy here. I try and stick to the routine.

 

Breeder Comment

Thank you, for giving Mesquite the fabulous Golden Year Placement. I am glad she fills your heart and your home with joy. We truly appreciate your updates, too! The quilt is quite the treasure. Thank you, for sharing this with us.

Jaeger

Just Napping

     ~He’s getting along nicely.Gardner's Jaeger_233915.jpg

The above snapshot is taken with my wife’s dog Caoimhe (pronounced Keeva). She has taken to him very nicely… They play a lot.
Gardner's Ruger and JaegerHere he is with Ruger, who actually curled up there when Jaeger was already there. Ruger is progressing slower; he has never been one to play a lot with other dogs.
Jaeger is still gaining like a horse, 16.9lbs today. He doesn’t like crate training, but we are slowly making progress.

Breeder Comment

It appears you are off to a good start incorporating the new OwyheeStar Weim into your family. It is a plus that Caoimhe likes to play with him. The most significant thing where he is going to hunt is to get him following in Ruger’s paw prints in the field. We know you have this as a goal. There are so many things when you bring home the Weimaraner–the crate-training you mentioned, housebreaking, the recall, and other essential disciplines that it takes focus. You, having been down this path before understand all too well for what we speak. We look forward to hearing news from time to time of Jaeger and his exploits.

Featured Weimaraner — Wader

By the riverHe is beautiful and athletic!

I just wanted to say hello and send a few shots of Wader (Elle x Blue, 2011).  He is a beautiful and athletic blue boy weighing 75 lbs.  

He is fun!

We have so much fun together, both adventuring outdoors and snuggling inside.  He is a real “comfort king,” always seeking out the softest, warmest, comfiest spot to sit, which is generally either the couch or over a heating vent.  We recently moved to the outskirts of town so Wader is enjoying a larger yard where he stays during the day (likely in his heated doghouse most of the time).Muddy

Wader is a Versatile HunterWader hunting

The quail and rabbits come through and keep him busy.  Dan hunts chukar with him; Wader finds birds and retrieves well.  He went duck hunting once this fall and retrieved in icy water.  Young Wader in canoeHe is very confident outdoors; on our walks he races to retrieve his dummies, taking huge jumps and climbing through brush.

Wader and the Canoe

We started him in our canoe as soon as he could swim; he sleeps in the middle on a foam pad while we paddle and fly fish.  He casually looks over when a fish is brought into the boat, and sometimes sniffs it.  He also likes to balance on the canoe gunwale and watch the birds on the water. Scouting for duck season

ProfileHe is our running companion too!

I have recently started trail running with him, he can also run next to a bike using a Walky Dog leash.  In the summer he loves to swim in the river every day, retrieving stick after stick.

He is friendly, intelligent, and obedient!

Wader knows his commands well, loves people and dogs, and is extremely intelligent. He gets compliments for being beautiful everywhere we go.  Thank you for breeding such a wonderful dog – we are so happy to have him in our family!