"In a family he will permit the children to play with him and will suffer all their little pranks without offense" Cynographia Britannica- 1800
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion! ~Unknown

Friday, August 10, 2012

Zeppelyn and Pyper are growing like weeds.  We are excited for our Farmington, UT show in September.  I have to be honest, I don't work with them as much as I should... but when I put their show leads on, they know it is time to be pretty and obey mom.  Here are some pics from the other day out playing in the yard.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

38 weeks and 33 weeks

I took the girls into the vet office last Friday, June 13th and weighed them.  They are growing and getting extremely LARGE :D  Zeppelyn weighed an amazing 101 lbs and Pyper is at 87 lbs.  Here are some pics from the last couple of weeks.

Zeppelyn the protector

My aunt's little runt Racer in the background

She is so darn cute :)

mmmm... that was yummy.


Monday, July 9, 2012

We had our first dog show last month.  The girls did absolutely fantastic!  I was so proud of them both.  Zeppe took first in novice and Pyper took first in 6-9 month puppy both days!  I entered them into a puppy match and Pyper took BOB.  I did not get one darn picture!  I am so mad at myself.  But they did fantastic and we cannot wait till their next show in Farmington, UT (which I will have pictures of).  We have been having a lot of fun camping and hanging out with friends this summer :)  Here are a few pictures of their ever so hard life... lol

 Camping 2012... Please let us outta here mom....
Protecting baby Hadlee

She wubs her...

Yup... that felt nice!


Saturday, May 26, 2012

Can't believe it has been a month since I have blogged about my girls.  We have been busy this Spring.  I have entered both of the girls into the Snake River Canyon Kennel Club Dog Show in Filer, ID (AKC Dog Show).  I am really excited for the both of them and can't wait to see how we do.  We have been working daily on their training and going to a handling class once a week.  Zeppelyn is finally coming out of her "gangly" stage and is filling in nicely (not that she won't go through another one as she grows lol).  She is doing fantastic with her training and is growing into her face.  She is going to be a beautiful bitch when she is done growing.  This coming week marks her 30th week of life (7.5 months)!!  Pyper will be 25 weeks old this coming week.  She is doing amazing with her show training.  Neither one of them have the best trainer, considering I have absolutely NO experience in this.  Thank Heavens for the ladies that have been doing this for the past 40-60 years or I would be L-O-S-T.  Pyper is turning out to be everything that I wanted in a bitch.  She is growing together beautifully!  Our dog show is on the 12th and 13th of June.  Considering entering them into another one, but want to see how this one goes first :D  Here are some pics over the last few weeks of the girls.  Enjoy!!

A boy and his dog

This is why we love our MASTIFF'S!!

Kayden trying to get Zeppe to "show" lol


Watching their kids at play

Sunday, April 22, 2012

My beautiful girls!

Beautiful Zeppe

Enjoying playing at aunt Ellen's

Zeppe 25 weeks old and her buddy Corona

They think they are dying of heat LOL 
Zeppelyn 25 weeks and Pyper 20 weeks

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Took the girls to the Vet office today to weigh them... HOLY HOOGE!! :D  Zeppelyn is 23 weeks and is weighing in at 71 lbs.  Pyper who is now 18 weeks weighed in at 51.4 lbs.  They are growing like weeds!!  I am proud to say that Pyper is FINALLY potty trained!  I am excited to get them measured and see how much they have grown in height and length.  Photos to be posted soon!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Well... Pyper is going to be 15 weeks in a couple of days and we are STILL having issues with potty training.  She did awesome for about a week... no accidents.  Then all of the sudden 2-3 each day!  We are back to pooping in the house too!  It is extremely frustrating, but we are trying our best to put her out after every drink, eat, sleep or playing session.  She came in the other morning after being out (Kirk watched her go pee and poop) and came in and peed right in the middle of the kitchen floor!  FRUSTRATING, but we know that she will learn.... eventually.  We are rewarding her with praise every time she goes outside and goes potty.  I have read a few things that says you SHOULDN'T do this... but nothing else seems to be working, so anything is worth a try. Other than this issue, Pyper is doing awesome!  We started working on her "stand" position and "teeth" (showing her teeth).  I watched some training videos and wish I would have started earlier on their training for showing.  I am obviously an amateur and have NO experience in showing what so ever...  But everyone has to start somewhere.  As for Zeppelyn, she is growing like a WEED!  She has to be 60+ lbs already.  She has grown (her hind end) at least another inch to one and a half inches.  She has lost her front baby teeth and all of her adult teeth are coming in beautifully!  We call her our big dopey dog.... Here are a couple pics out playing and them snuggling on their bed (almost time to purchase another one so they don't have to share).

Pyper playing and watching the kids

Zeppelyn diggin in the dirt with Kayden

Snuggle buddies!

Keeping an eye on the kids

Wanting Kayden and Gavyn to share their snack =)

LOVE this picture!! Zeppe stole Kayden's spot on the couch!

Our neighbor Chaz snuggling with the pups!