Apr 9, 2011

Major Tom, English Bulldog 7 week update




























Eileen Ellis, a highly esteemed dog photographer from Cleveland's west side, came over and took some great photos of Major Tom. These are just 2 of my favorites. I just had to share!

Mar 20, 2011

4 week-old Puppy Update































I must admit that since Major Tom is minus any litter mates, I felt sorry for him all alone and so I have been cuddling him incessantly and even scooping him up from his basket next to my bed at night to let him sleep with me. A heating pad in the basket is an indispensible tool since single puppies don't have siblings to snuggle with. Some say that a single puppy will grow up to be much more independent and lack social skills, but who really knows?

But now Major Tom is one month old...

Feb 28, 2011

English Bulldog - a Cat Lover


I've always loved the priceless expressions in this photo of the English Bulldog and Cat caught making out on the couch.

Feb 25, 2011

Tube Feeding or nursing an English Bulldog

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Newborn English Bulldog puppies need to feed every two hours for the first four or five days so I am so glad that SugarPie is a good mother and nursing her baby. I think tube feeding would be so scary but you do what you have to do.

Feb 20, 2011

Ground Control to Major Tom



Major Tom, a dark brindle and white English Bulldog puppy, arrived on February 19, 2011, weighing in at 1lb. 2 oz. Both mama (SugarPie) and daddy (Beefeater's Muscle Man of Imok, also known as Ozzie) and baby are doing fine.