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Breeding –  Gable X Selene

Breeding – Gable X Selene


Posted By on Jun 25, 2020

We have bred Gable to Selene and we are now hoping for a litter to be born the of August (2020).   NOW TAKING DEPOSITS These puppies should be highly intelligent with very affectionate and biddable personalities. We should have black/blues and possibly browns, Silver Beige and creams/whites

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New Hope at Genteel Standard Poodles

New Hope at Genteel Standard Poodles


Posted By on Jun 18, 2020

I was ready to just stop breeding Standard Poodles and just be content with and thankful for Gable, Chianti and Paris –  not that I was not already thankful for them, all three are so special and fill my heart with joy and love every day… The loss of Dove and Lace has been huge.  I just have to share though that through all the pain and heartbreak, I had this incredible peace about it all.  I can’t describe it but...

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Mushrooms Killed Our Dogs

Mushrooms Killed Our Dogs


Posted By on May 4, 2020

I have not blogged since our last litter of puppies.   We have had some hardships and trials of our faith over the last year and a half and I am just now able to share the biggest trial or our faith with you. In early March, our two girls –  Dove and Lace were poisoned and died within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms.  Dove was pregnant.  We strongly believe they ate some wild mushrooms growing along the fence line in front of...

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Potty Training to Use Litter Box

Potty Training to Use Litter Box


Posted By on Mar 22, 2019

We are often asked how we “train” our puppies to use a litter box, what kind of litter box do we use and what kind of litter. First off, we don’t have to train our puppies to use the litter box.  They have all learned on their own. Here is how it happens: At about 10 days or so of age, the puppies begin to crawl or wobbly walk AWAY from their sleeping area to urinate.  IF the dam is not close by to clean them herself...

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The Puppies’ 4th week

The Puppies’ 4th week


Posted By on Mar 6, 2019

Half way through the puppies fouth week! I just can’t believe they are a month old now. In this week, we help the puppies to start building a conditioned emotional response (CER) to the clicker. Using a little bit of raw ground turkey or beef on my finger tip, they gain a “reward”to the sound of the clicker, preparing them to learn crucial behaviors such as pay attention, to make eye contact, etc. Here’s a quick...

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