The votes are tallied at last! The voting was fierce and people had STRONG feelings about the names they liked, and the names they didn’t. But at long last we can introduce you to Timber’s first litter.
CYPRESS is the biggest puppy of the litter. He likes his alone time. He rarely sleeps with the others. His eyes are open and he is starting to walk.
ASPEN is the pudgy puppy of the group. He might not be the quickest pup, but he’s a cute little cuddler.
MANI took the longest to figure out the formula and worried his puppy parents but he’s doing great now. He can eat with all four paws on the floor.
ANYA is the bigger of the females. She was the first to open her eyes. She’s doing a lot of mouthing already and her parents say she’s a little firecracker.
SPARROW is the runt of the litter and the angel-puppy. She feeds with all four paws on the floor and is very well-mannered. She’s a singer with plenty to say. Her eyes have opened.
The pups are growing rapidly. They are walking better, exploring more, and very curious. They are exploring more by scent. They snuffle the ground when they walk and find their parents by scent. Some are beginning to see. Their ears are still closed but they’re getting closer to being able to hear. They are reacting to vibrations and showing some awareness of sound.
Their training regime right now includes getting used to crates in case they ever need to be taken to the vet or on car trips. They are also getting used to collars. Leash walking is hard for wolves since they are not fans of restraints or being told ‘no’. We teach them leash walking can be fun because they always get to go somewhere new and different on walks. Step one is getting used to a strange thing around the neck. The pups wear paper collars for short stretches of the day. It makes for easier identification and helps acclimate them to the feel.
We are so thrilled to see how the pups’ grow and explore their world. Every day is a new adventure and we are so lucky to be part of helping them discover it all.