Mimi Call List

Hi Everyone!

Tomorrow (Friday, April 22) is puppy matching day for the Mimi litter. There was a lot of interest in this litter and below is my call list.

I’ll begin the calls around 2pm and continue down the list until all of the puppies are matched. There are two black/white females, two black males, one black/white male, and a golden male.

I’ve listed what each person prefers so you should have a general idea of whether or not you might actually get a pup from this litter. One thing I know, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN!!

Be sure you’re available to pick up your phone as I will call, and if you don’t answer, wait about 15 minutes, send a text and an email, and then try again. If you are still unavailable, I will then move on to the next person.

I really hope things will go very smoothly tomorrow and I won’t have to skip over anyone. My goal is to match all the puppies before 6pm.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I will only be discussing the puppies you selected on the litter form. We can try to FaceTime if you have an iPhone so you can see the puppies in action.

I’m looking forward to tomorrow! KP 💕😊🐶

Mimi Litter Puppy Selection

Hi Everyone!

The Mimi puppies are now five weeks old and it’s time to begin our puppy selection for this litter. Here are some key detail to keep in mind. Please read through the whole blog post. If you still have questions, send an email to:

silverpawcavachons@gmail.com

If you leave a question in the comments here I may or may not see it. I prefer email communication so everything stays in the same place.

This litter was born on March 10 and will be ready for new homes sometime between May 5-19. I’m leaving a wider range because these babies are small and may need to be a little older before going home.

There are six puppies: 2 black/white girls, 2 black boys, 1 black/white boy, 1 golden boy. The black/white pup on the right with more white on the back is the boy.

These puppies are not eligible to go into cargo on a plane because they are too small. Owners will need to drive or fly in to Spokane to pick them up in person. If you fly in, we will bring the puppy to the airport.

We expect these puppies to be from 12-16 lbs as adults. This is always a guesstimate but mom is one of our smallest Bichons and the puppies also seem on the smaller side.

Plan your pickup so it is not on a Saturday. We are not open on Saturdays.

Here is the video of them on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/silverpawkennels/videos/703154040880933/

To be considered for one of these puppies you will need to fill out the following form. It asks for your basic contact info, including the phone number you want me to use when/if I call you, waiting list number, town where you live (if puppies are going to the same place), and finally a list of preferences.

As you fill out the form (link below) you need to select every puppy that you would be willing to take home. I will only contact you about puppies you’ve selected, so if you’re open to both genders and all colors, just select every puppy.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmG5eZTpOIARydu_HBbz0BL5QNP4Hu3mJaLSl1sbvl__ihiQ/viewform

If you are not on our waiting list you may choose any number after 150 as the form requires a waiting list number. We will consider you after talking to those who reached out and are on the waiting list. We will talk to people in waiting list order.

I plan to call people next Friday, April 22nd. I should start calling around 2pm.

Thank you for your interest in this litter. They are super cute and mom has been doing a great job raising them!!

Kristy 😊💕🐶

Update on Hamilton

How exciting to get this update on Hamilton, from Maggie’s “Gone With the Wind” litter! He was an older pup when he went home, but not officially “Accelerated”, so it’s wonderful to hear that he meshed into the family so completely even as an older puppy!

He was the smallest little guy from one of our most colorful litters. Here is an update from his family!

Hi Kristy,

I’ve been meaning to send this email for some time, so this is long overdue.

We can’t tell you enough how much we LOVE our Hamilton! He has been a joy to us and the people who come into our home.

Hamilton came to us at the right time…on October 22, 2012 I was diagnosed with breast cancer and three days later we picked Hamilton up at the airport. While there was a brief moment of questioning if we should still be getting a dog, I said absolutely; he has given us something else to focus on, to care for, to play with, to laugh with.

It’s amazing how smart, calm, and easy going he is. We just returned from vacation and while we were gone we boarded him at our vets office (which also happens to be our friend and neighbor), Hamilton came home and fell right back into his routine without missing a beat!

All our neighbors love this little guy, and some have said when it’s time for them to get a dog they want one just like Hamilton!

Thank you for giving us such a fabulous breed, we love our Hamilton.

Sincerely,

Debbie C

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Black Cavachons

The Beauty of a Black Cavachon! The third rarest color, behind the Tri and Black & Tan is the Black Cavachon. With hair that looks almost velvet like, the Black Cavachons truly do have a beauty all their own!

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We currently have 3 beautiful black Cavachon puppies in the Lilly litter. They will be small. Please remember how beautiful they can be!

Thank you Jodie for these amazing pictures of Mindy!

A Post For Karyn

This post is for Karyn to see the different female black puppies! Enjoy and let me know your thoughts!

Black & White girl from Sadie’s litter.

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Little Black Girl from Lilly’s litter.

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The other black/white female from Sadie’s litter.

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Video of just the little black girl!

Karyn, please give me a call so we can talk in detail about each puppy, expected adult weight, etc.

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Maggie & Ricky’s Cavachon Puppies

Born June 7, 2012

There are 6 puppies in this litter! All are the most rare colors!!

We plan to keep either Scarlet or Rhett. We will make our final decision when the puppies are 6-7 weeks old. All the others are available for deposit now.

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Scarlet
Black & Tan
Medium-Large

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Rhett
Black & Tan
Medium-Large

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Scarlet & Rhett

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Charles
Solid Sable
Medium

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Ashley
Golden/Blond
Large

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Clayton
Black
Medium

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Hamilton
Black
Medium

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Hamilton & Clayton

Please remember that it is very difficult to photograph black puppies. They are much cuter in person!

Maggie’s New Litter

Introducing Maggie & Ricky’s new Cavachon puppies, born June 7, 2012.

There are 6 puppies in the litter.

Black/Tan Girl – Scarlet
Black/Tan Boy – Rhett
Black Boy – Clayton
Black Boy – Hamilton
Solid Sable Boy – Charles
Solid Apricot Boy – Ashley

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Maggie is resting with her babies! This is her second litter. She is a great mom!

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After retiring Krystle & Vanna, Maggie is my largest female Bichon. She weighs around 17 lbs.

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The puppies!! Sooo cute, dew claws already removed. I did it myself! First time and it went really well (Daryl has always done it in the past).

These puppies will be ready for new homes after August 2nd.

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Here is the regal father, Ricky. He is OFA certified! He is a hefty 25 lbs!!

Sadie & Pookie Bear Go To The Groomers

 

Last November, Lilly & Pujo had a litter of Cavachon puppies.  “Sadie” was one of those puppies.  We have had her here, all this time, waiting for her to get a forever home.  I am happy to announce that she will be going home to Oregon on Sept. 11th! 

In preparation for her new home, Sadie needed a haircut!  The Cavachon coat is one that DOES need grooming, and Sadie had not been groomed at all, except for a bath here and there.  As a result, her coat was thick, wooly, and had some mats, so it was time for Sadie to see the groomers.

Here are a few “before” pictures of Sadie!

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On this day, she had a “top-knot”, but not the cute kind with a bow on her head!  This was just a spontaneous “clump”! 

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This is Sadie & Pookie Bear (the little guy) with Princess.  They had so much fun playing together!

 

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Sadie, looking like a dog in a winter coat!

 

And this is Sadie after her haircut!  She looked so different, that when I walked into the groomers to pick her up, I saw Pookie and 2 small black dogs, and didn’t even recognize her!  One of those “small” dogs was Sadie!!

 

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I just knew she would be grey underneath!

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She’s so cute in her bows!

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She still has the white patch on her chest, and a bit on her chin!

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Her coat is so velvety.  It was like a carpet when vacuumed one direction, it’s one color, and then when going the other direction, the color changes. 

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Sadie looks so elegant here with her paws crossed!

I’m sure that as her hair grows out again, it will get darker.  Somehow coats do that.  You’ll see with Pookie Bear’s coat below, how when it’s really short, it looks really light, but as it grows in, it gets darker again. 

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Another view of the variations in color!

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She is a happy girl and ready to meet her new parents!

 

Now, here is a picture of Pookie Bear, “before”.  We had groomed him ourselves not too long ago, so he looked pretty good already when he went to the groomers.  Notice how his coat is a nice honey brown color here.

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He is such a cute boy, and small, and looking for a forever home! 

 

Here he is after going to the groomers! 

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He looks almost cream-colored.  But I know from experience, that as his coat grows, that honey color will come back.  Pookie has been groomed several times professionally, and the color always comes back on his coat!

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He’s so cute in his bandana!

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He is a sweet boy, crate trained, rides in the car without getting sick, and loves going for walks!

 

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His face actually has a bit of grey/black on it.  You can really see it in the “before” photo of him!

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He loved being at the park getting his picture taken!

 

Krystle’s Black Female Has A Home

I am so happy that this little black girlie has found a forever home! She’s not ready to go home quite yet, but when she does, I know she will be well loved!

A little over a year ago, a family came to me wanting to get a pup into Hawaii! Since Hawaii has VERY strict rules about dogs, this ventured required quite a time committment, but B was willing to keep the pup, train it, get all the proper shots done here on the mainland, and finally, after around 8-9 months, the puppy was able to go home to B’s mother in Hawaii. So we have a wonderful little Cavachon in Hawaii, as a result of all B’s efforts!

Well, sending the pup off, while that was the original plan and purpose, left a hole in B’s home, so she’s decided that another pup, one for her and her family to keep, is in order! Even though they’re in the middle of moving, they’ve decided that Krystle’s black female is the pup for them, so sometime in September, this little treasure will be going home to a family that has already raised one Cavachon successfully! I’m so happy!

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Black dogs are always very difficult to photograph. They either look pale and washed out, or they are so dark you can’t see their eyes. I haven’t learned the secrets and tricks of photographing a black dog yet, so when I get a picture, where you can actually see the puppy’s eyes, it’s a keeper, even if my foot is in it.

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This puppy is full of adventure! She didn’t mind meeting Princess at all, and just let her sniff and sniff all she wanted!

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I decided to put her in the flower pot. I thought the purple flowers might be a nice contrast to her black coat!

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I guess it worked, sort of!

I’m happy to be working with B again, and know this puppy is going to a wonderful home!!

 

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Photo Credit:  The younger son