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molsonarcher 08-Mar-21
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Brotsky 08-Mar-21
molsonarcher 08-Mar-21
Kevin Speicher 08-Mar-21
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SIP 08-Mar-21
molsonarcher 08-Mar-21
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Rob Nye 08-Mar-21
elkmtngear 08-Mar-21
Bowboy 08-Mar-21
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molsonarcher 08-Mar-21
KY EyeBow 08-Mar-21
Brotsky 08-Mar-21
Whocares 08-Mar-21
molsonarcher 08-Mar-21
milnrick 08-Mar-21
Norseman 08-Mar-21
Djl 08-Mar-21
rattling_junkie 08-Mar-21
fastflight 08-Mar-21
molsonarcher 15-Mar-21
Supernaut 15-Mar-21
molsonarcher 15-Mar-21
Empty Freezer 15-Mar-21
Candor 15-Mar-21
molsonarcher 15-Mar-21
Paul@thefort 15-Mar-21
molsonarcher 15-Mar-21
lewis 15-Mar-21
molsonarcher 16-Mar-21
'Ike' (Phone) 16-Mar-21
molsonarcher 24-Mar-21
Supernaut 24-Mar-21
Will 24-Mar-21
Jaquomo 24-Mar-21
Z Barebow 24-Mar-21
molsonarcher 24-Mar-21
molsonarcher 29-Mar-21
molsonarcher 29-Mar-21
altitude sick 29-Mar-21
grape 29-Mar-21
Annony Mouse 29-Mar-21
drycreek 29-Mar-21
Jaquomo 30-Mar-21
Jaquomo 30-Mar-21
Norseman 30-Mar-21
molsonarcher 12-Apr-21
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Ok...Russ 12-Apr-21
From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21

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Good morning Bowsite! Hopefully these little guys will brighten some of your guys day like they do ours. Born 3/5, but waited to post since we had a struggler. Everyone is well now and getting bigger already.

From: Grey Ghost
08-Mar-21
That's awesome, man. Momma has her paws full.

Matt

From: PECO
08-Mar-21
Now I get your handle! Great dogs! OOPS, I saw Grey Ghost and thought she was his dog. Thought she was a Weimerheimer.

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
Thanks guys. They are awesome dogs and just had to share them.

From: Supernaut
08-Mar-21
Pics of dogs and pups always make me smile, thanks for sharing them! Hope mama and all the babies are doing great!

How many did she have? Looks like 9 or 10 in the pic.

From: Scoot
08-Mar-21
That does brighten my day! Thanks for sharing the picture.

From: Brotsky
08-Mar-21
I’ll take all of them!

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
Supernaut, she had 11! 7 males and 3 females

08-Mar-21
If a puppy can't brighten your day, nothing will!

From: midwest
08-Mar-21
Beautiful!

From: SIP
08-Mar-21
Beautiful momma! Definitely a nice Monday morning boost. Especially for us, cuz we get to see the pic and think about all the warm fuzzies but dont have to deal with any of the mess.....;^)

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
Brotsky, we got the mom from a breeder in S.D. back in 2018. She is amazing and I have a deposit with the same breeder for another!

From: Supernaut
08-Mar-21
11.....Holy cow!!!! She's going to need a vacation after all those pups are weened!

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
SIP, mom has been great. It was a hairy start, but about halfway through she turned into a rockstar. It has been smooth sailing since. We change the shelling pads in the pen 2-3 times daily and all is well. For her first litter it truly has been pretty easy.

The first born was the runt and he had a quick scare with a temperature problem, antibiotics 2x a day and all is well with him. The rest are picture perfect. Most have gained 2oz so far so right on track.

From: Rob Nye
08-Mar-21
Awesome great to see! My 13 yr old yellow Lab died last week so strange to shed hunt alone now!

From: elkmtngear
08-Mar-21
Beautiful pic to start my Day...Congrats !

From: Bowboy
08-Mar-21
Man that's a lot of mouths to feed. You keeping all of them?

08-Mar-21
That is a nice pic to open up to on a Monday morning! I’m assuming she’s lab? What color is she? She looks silver/grey.

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
Embry, she is a silver, but gets registered as chocolate. It takes the dilute recessive gene from both parents to produce the color. My charcoal male is registered as black, same genes different sequence. The really pale yellow labs that look almost white are dilute as well, often referred to as champagnes.

Bowboy, I wish I could keep them all. Currently 6-7 of them are spoken for. I know one for sure is going to Texas to a breeder we know, the rest so far are staying fairly local.

Rob, a good lab will find as many sheds as we do and ours go every time we head out to look. I’m sorry to hear that you lost yours. None of them are replaceable. We are on our 5th and 6th labs now and can’t imagine not having one.

From: KY EyeBow
08-Mar-21
Thanks for posting!!!

From: Brotsky
08-Mar-21
We have some great labs out here in the Dakota's :)

From: Whocares
08-Mar-21
Great picture! Just talking with a friend this weekend whether I'm going to get another. Had to put an excellent Golden Retriever to sleep last August and the house is a lot different without my buddy. Had a dog all my life and this is the longest without one. And for a guy living alone that's a big change.

From: molsonarcher
08-Mar-21
Who cares I totally agree. I can’t not have at least 1. Everything is better with my buddies alongside.

From: milnrick
08-Mar-21
Congrats on the new litter. We have a 2 yr old Charcoal and she's amazing. Unfortunately we had her spayed.

From: Norseman
08-Mar-21
I can smell and hear it now! Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

From: Djl
08-Mar-21
Great pic :)

08-Mar-21
That’s awesome! Thanks for sharing.

08-Mar-21
Awesome, I'm glad all the pups are doing good now!

From: fastflight
08-Mar-21
My daughter has been begging for a silver Male for months now. I better not show her this picture.

From: molsonarcher
15-Mar-21

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Good morning Bowsite!

10 days old and these guys are growing like crazy. They have all doubled in weight and are very close to opening their eyes.

From: Supernaut
15-Mar-21
Good morning and thanks for the update and pic of the pups and mama!

Glad they are all doing great and getting big. It looks like the first shift has full bellies and are sleeping it off while second shift fills up. Not many breaks for mom when there are 11 mouths to feed!

From: molsonarcher
15-Mar-21
Supernaut you are correct. It takes about 45 min to 1 hr to get them all fed now Every 2-3 hours. Mama is getting back to being her usual self in between feedings and is doing quite the job for her first litter!

15-Mar-21
That's just brightens up the day right there. Shes just a milk machine now.. Thanks for sharing.

From: Candor
15-Mar-21
Does this mean that you have a Caitlyn Jenner in the bunch?

"...she had 11! 7 males and 3 females"

From: molsonarcher
15-Mar-21
Candor, HA! No that was a typo, 4 females.

I can say this though. They ALL identify as labradors!

From: Paul@thefort
15-Mar-21

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Chase at 8 weeks
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Chase at 8 weeks
Sweet mama for sure. Chase the wonder dog turned 12 on Feb, 14 so we have new lab pup on order for next Dec. Here is a picture of Chase at 8 weeks. Looks like you and Sweet Mama will have your hand full at that time. What do the different collars represent? Paul

From: molsonarcher
15-Mar-21
Paul, Chase the wonder dog is a beautiful boy. I hope the new recruit is as good a retriever and can live up to his predecessor. I enjoy the goose threads every year and always love watching a good dog work.

The different collars are so we can keep track of each pup. Each pup has a kennel name and a different color collar. This makes it much easier to keep track of them for us since we take individual photos and weights weekly for ours and the vets records, as well as different levels of energy. We try to match what out buyers want in personality as best we can with each dog. We usually do puppy selection around 6-7 weeks. Buyers can also distinguish them much easier when they look FB where my wife posts them pretty much daily.

From: lewis
15-Mar-21

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Made me smile thanks for sharing we lost our 12 year old Gunner 3 years ago that one hurt but we’re about ready to pull the trigger again I think we are going to get a rescue dog yep Gunner liked a small cocktail in the evening.Good luck Lewis

From: molsonarcher
16-Mar-21
Fastflight answered yor pm

16-Mar-21
Make your day right there...

From: molsonarcher
24-Mar-21

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At 2.5 weeks old and eating in shifts!

From: Supernaut
24-Mar-21
Glad to see that mama and the pups are doing great, thanks for the pic and the update!

She's going to need a much deserved vacation once they are weened!

From: Will
24-Mar-21
Great looking little pups... Poor mama looks tired!

From: Jaquomo
24-Mar-21

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The monster is now 13 weeks old. Sometimes I'm ready to put her on Craigslist, other times she makes me shoot coffee out my nose. But for a 3 month old she's great. Learning tricks and obedience, comes right into her kennel and doesn't whine, only has to pee once in the night, at 4 a.m. Good to have a puppy again!

From: Z Barebow
24-Mar-21
" only has to pee once in the night,"

That is 2 less times than I have to pee during the night.

From: molsonarcher
24-Mar-21
Jaq she is adorable.

Im sure this isnt your first lab, but the progression goes something like this.

Cute little puppy, tyrannosaurus rex, guard dog with a big bark then run and hide wagging tail, and then big dog trained mans best friend. These are not necessarily in the correct order, and sometimes they regress to a previous stage, mostly t rex stage, but man i just cant live without at least 1 lab.

From: molsonarcher
29-Mar-21

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From: molsonarcher
29-Mar-21
Good morning Bowsite

Week 3 and doing well. They are getting around pretty well and this will be the last week for the small confines of this box.

They are also just starting to push each other around and figure out who is the boss.

29-Mar-21
It’s funny, when a pup is in the T. rex stage, we can’t wait until they get past it. Then when they get old and are fading, we remember when they were young and spastic with fond memories

Nice whelping box.

From: grape
29-Mar-21
Thanks. Happy Monday everyone!

From: Annony Mouse
29-Mar-21

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Molson...I was never aware of the recessive colors of labs until I saw a charcoal lab. I looked up the genetics of color in labs and really appreciated the variants.

AKC only recognizes black, chocolate and yellow. I have a Fox Red lab (registered as yellow). Your pups are gorgeous.

From: drycreek
29-Mar-21
Well it ain’t morning and I’m not sure how I missed this, but I’m glad I finally saw it. I love dogs, yours, mine, and others ! Those are some good looking pups Sir ! Thanks for the pics...

Rob, sorry about your dog, always hate to hear that.

From: Jaquomo
30-Mar-21

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Yep, she vacillates between "best puppy ever" and T-Rex, but getting better every day. I think we'll keep her!

Beautiful pups, Molson! And yes, that is an excellent whelping box.

From: Jaquomo
30-Mar-21
Dunno why the double post with two different angles? Sheesh.

From: Norseman
30-Mar-21

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We love Walter. Best dog ever! Good looking pups! All of you!

From: molsonarcher
12-Apr-21

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Morning guys

5 weeks and growing fast!

From: molsonarcher
12-Apr-21

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Morning guys

5 weeks and growing fast!

From: Ok...Russ
12-Apr-21

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Beautiful pups!! Thankful, I guess, we can only handle the one we have.

Lou, I think our labs may be related. Rio will just plop on the floor and roll over on his back then stay like this for 5 minutes or so.

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