Thursday, November 8, 2012


Yeah cool!  Blogger is now allowing pages to be added so I don't have to move all this over to Wordpress. Yay!  Not that there's anything wrong with WordPress - there isn't.  I simply wasn't looking forward to moving all the content and energy to another site.  I've put a great deal of time and effort into Fred's, and was bummed when I discovered (after the fact) that everything posted on the ONE home page!  Yes, yes, I know I didn't do all my research me.  3D life and work took over after that and everything online pretty much froze.

So, here we go and I'll be adding a whole lotta new content as well as a bunch of new products over the next few weeks!  Mainly doggie stuff, but some other fun stuff as well!

Take a look at what's been keeping us busy over the last few weeks:



                                          Jack, Jill, and Jenni

                                         Jack, Lily, and Jill


                                          Jill, Lily, and Jack

                                          a good mama, Lauren


                                         Sam, Jack, and Jill




Eight precious new lives in a variety of colors from an emaciated, stray German shorthaired pointer my son picked up from a country road.  Thank God he found her in time for her to be cared for and gain some weight before her pups were born. All 8 babies lived, 4 girls and 4 boys, and all are healthy.

Here is mama Lauren when he found her:

So skinny, she was all bones and starving to death.

Here is mama Lauren afterwards, but before her pups were born:

A sweet, beautiful dog she is!  How could ANYONE throw this loving dog away?!

Here is a very pregnant mama Lauren:

Look at that happy girl!!!  She's so precious!

But in desperate need of a dentist! haha!  Now that she's finished weaning her pups, getting her teeth cleaned is the next order of business.

Here are her pups now, getting ready to be adopted to good homes!  We are very carefully screening folks who will be taking them when the time comes and each pup will have it's shots and worming treatments before they leave us.

                                                    Jack (white/black) & Sam


                                                    Swirl (top) & Jenni




                                                    Jenni, Lily, and Sam


Aren't they adorable?!  Yes, their eyes and ears are open and have been for about 2 weeks.  They are 5 weeks old and mama has already weaned them. I have more up-to-date pics on my camera which I will add later.  If you think they're adorable here, you should see them now.  Rambunctious little critters!  Their names are Swirl (the girl shown immediately above), Jenni, Lily, Jill, Jack, Sam, Uno (the first born and he has a large dot on the top of his head), and Dexter. We're quite sure these pups have at least two daddies because they have some very distinct differences.  :)

So now, I leave you with health, happiness, and puppy paws...


  1. Oh seeing all those puppies and reading about the mom is like an antidepressant! Thanks for an uplifting post! Over from SITS girls!

  2. Ohhhh! I love puppies! How wonderful of you to give Lauren a good home ... and a promising start for her babies! Visiting from SITS :)

  3. Awe, that is so sweet of you guys to take in a stray and help her.

  4. Welcome SITSgirls and thanks for visiting and for the lovely comments!


  5. Hi Susan, over from the sharefest too. First things first, How cute! Soooooooooooo cute! What a beautiful mama and pups. What a lucky bunch too being found by your son! That's such a wonderful outcome. Thanks for sharing with us. I shall look forward to more of your posts...

    I recently considered going to wordpress because blogger has been playing up for me but couldn't face it either. WP looks good but to me seems more complicated?? May just be me??? I do like blogger though.

    Well take care, it will be good to here how it goes with the pups finding their forever homes :)

    Nice to meet you


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    1. Thanks so much Kate and welcome! Yes, I too found Wordpress to be somewhat complicated and time-consuming compared to Blogger, but I'm still determined to conquer it at some point! :)

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  8. Lauren reminds me of my dog Hobo, who is no longer with us. She was a stray when we took her in. She had learned to trust us by the time she had her puppies! Ah, memories! Thanks for sharing!

  9. I am so happy to know that kindness still exists.My tears ran like rain when I read this story and for a good reason.Thank GOD for people like you.Maybe your LOVE has erased all her painful past.Give het my hugs and have some for yourself.


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