6- and 7- week old Pupdates!

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One week to go until our Wait List families get ready to bring home one of Tiva x Creed’s F4 adorable little cuties! 7 weeks old and still oh so wee (well, 3 out of 4 hahaha!)! These little nuggets are just the sweetest kiddos and are going to bring so much love to their new families.

  • Storm (Spotlight) 3:2.6 pounds charting to be 10-14 pounds
  • Dumpling: 3:11.4 pounds charting to be 12-16 pounds
  • Bucky (Spotless) 3:12.2 pounds charting to be 12-16 pounds
  • Guizmo (Domino) 5:4.1 pounds charting to be 17-22 pounds

Zia x Matrix F3 Pomsky puppies are 6 weeks old today! They have all been claimed by our Wait List members. These pups are so sweet and playful now and are still ranging 14(+5) to 22(+5) pounds at their current weights. Sterling, now Spike, is our biggest pup (aside: check out his amazing left eye that’s half blue half green!) followed closely by Ashton, now Rémy. Little Amaya is still the smallest of our litter followed by Grayson who is much less of a potato now and finally starting to really blossom his sweet little personality. Check out our amazing Arctic Fox cub (Tundra)!!!! Isn’t she stunning?

Ayasha is also in Stage 1 labour! We’re hoping to welcome her puppies very soon, stay tuned!

Thank you for following our pack. Keep well, stay safe.

Zia x Matrix 5 week pupdates

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Would you look at this amazing litter of F3 Pomsky puppies? Zia x Matrix pups are now 5 weeks old! Most are now under contract and/or have been chosen by members of our Wait List. This litter is amazing and are still charting to be in the 14-24 pound range! They are all very sweet and doing so well with litter box training.

We took a super cute video of Tallulah today. Be sure to check it out HERE

As always, thank you for following our pack! Keep well, stay safe!

Pupdates, Introductions and Announcements!

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Tiva x Creed F4 Pomsky puppies are now 6 weeks old!!! All of these puppies have been claimed by our Wait List members who can hardly wait another 2 weeks to meet this adorable pups! Both Bucky (Spotless) and Dumpling are 3 lbs 4 oz, charting to be 11-15 pounds. Guizmo (Domino) is 4 lbs 7 oz, charting to be 16-20 pounds. And Storm (Spotlight) is 2 lbs 13 oz, charting to be 10-14 pounds. These babies are having so much fun in the puppy room, bombing around our living room, and exploring their outside world. Love this age!!

Introducing Tallulah! She’s our stinking cute F2 Pomsky who is seriously only 2.1 pounds at 11 weeks old, charting to be 5-7 pounds!!!! Amazingly, she shares the exact same birthday as our gorgeous blue girl, Aoife. Tallulah is a Merle and it’s taken me literally years to find the perfect Merle to add to our program. We will DNA test her as well and she might also carry dilute 🤞 We are so excited about our future rainbow Pomsky puppies! You can see more photos of this little darling on our Pomsky Parents page.

And finally, Kuna x Matrix litter has been confirmed! Kuna is expecting at least 4+ F3 Pomsky puppies around May 5, 2021. These pups will all be standard coats, should mostly have double blue eyes, we should have some great black and white and silver and white coats, and some might show the red intensity gene that our gorgeous girl, Jersey, has. We made the decision to move Jersey to a pet home in order to bring new bloodlines (Tallulah) into our program. Jersey is now living with her sister, Kayah, in NY!

As always, thank you for joining our pack! Keep well, stay safe!

Zia x Matrix 4-week Pupdates!

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Zia x Matrix F3 puppies are 4 weeks old and now ready to start meeting out Wait List members!!! They’ve all started on wet food and all were super stars for their deworming and nail trims. They are all charting to be in the 15-22 pound range at this time. All of them appear to have double blue eyes except our perfect little polar bear, Tundra, who has bi-eyes (one blue and the other appears to be hazel/green). Tundra, Ashton and possibly Amaya all appear to have wooly/plush coats, while Grayson, Sterling and Raven appear to have standard coats.

Wait List members will receive a Puppy Selection Notification email to select the puppies they would like to meet. Exciting days ahead!!! Photos of these cuties are also available on our Puppy Page.

5-week pupdates Tiva x Creed F4 Pomskies

Both Spotless (now Bucky) and Domino (now Guizmo) have been selected by members of our Wait List! Dumpling is currently under contract and Spotlight has met a potential future family. These pups are still so quiet and rarely whine or bark. Guizmo (Domino) is the most playful of the bunch and the largest at 3:15 pounds (charting to be 16-21 pounds). Bucky (Spotless) enjoys playing with his dad, Creed, and his new buddy Brax, who just loves playing with the puppies as well. He’s a confident little guy who enjoys coming up for pets and cuddles. He is 3:1.5 pounds (charting to be 12-17 pounds). Dumpling and Spotlight are still our quiet little girlies who just love to cuddle. They both enjoy a bit of play but would much rather just curl up in your arms. Dumpling is 2:15 pounds (charting to be 10-14 pounds) and Spotlight is 2:10 pounds (charting to be 9-13 pounds).

We’ve welcomed 2 new members to our Wait List this past week, so after placing 2 puppies with members, we’re now right back at 37 members on the Wait List. We have 2 more telephone calls set up this week to meet potential new members as well. We are so humbled by the support and excitement for our puppies! We can’t wait to share more photos with you soon!

Zia x Matrix 3 week pupdate!

Zia x Matrix F3 puppies turned 3 weeks old on Thursday! Only 1 week to go before our Wait List members get to start choosing them! They are still tight in their weights ranging from only 2:9-2:13 pounds (charting to be around 14-21 pounds currently).

Tiva and Creed’s pups are starting to be selected by our Wait List members! Spotless, now Bucky, has found a wonderful furever home! Domino is currently under contract! Dumpling and Spotlight will meet some members of our Wait List very soon!

More members are joining our Wait List each week and we are so humbled by all of your amazing support for our breeding program, thank you!

If you are a member of our Wait List and have not yet replied to our Puppy Notification Email, please do so as we have more puppies on the way! We will be sending out another Notification soon with Zia’s pups to schedule meetings with them.

As always, keep well and thank you for joining our pack!

4-week pupdates and NEW puppy selection process

Tiva x Creed F4 Pomsky puppies are now 4 weeks old! Wow time flies! These puppies are still sooooo quiet and barely fuss. They love to play and are enjoying toys in their pen. They’ve started on some solid (wet) foods and potty training! These puppies are staying very small and are only charting to be in the 10-19 pound range. Members of our Wait List can now book times to view these puppies by video chat.

We’ve made the decision to offer Jersey to our Wait List members and bring in a new female for our program that is not related to our other dogs. Jersey is 21 weeks old and completely crate trained. She sleeps silently all night long. She is mostly potty trained and only has some pee accidents. She is suuuuuper sweet and adores snuggling. She is currently 13.5 pounds and charting to be 17-19 pounds. She has now had all 3 of her puppy booster vaccinations as well. Jersey is ready to go to her new home NOW and will be offered to members of our Wait List first.

**Important** To help streamline puppy selections and help mitigate delays in the selection process, there is a new process for our Wait List members to select puppies from us. I will send an email to each member with a link to a list of available puppies. Our members will have 48 hours to selections as many puppies as they would like, regardless of their position in line, or to indicate their intention to pass. After 48 hours, we will begin contacting those members who have replied to the email to schedule video meetings with the puppies. If any members reply after 48 hours, we will schedule a meeting with any puppies of interest that remain. Please ensure that you check your email.

Thank you again for joining our pack!

What a fun and busy week we’ve had!

We started off this week by celebrating Tiva x Creed F4 Pomsky puppies’ 3rd week on this planet hooray!!! New photos of these pups are now on our Puppy Page. Their adorable little personalities are really shining. They love toddling over with their little waggy tails all while trying not to tumble over. They’ve started to bark and even play growl, it’s adorable! These pups are still very tiny! Spotlight (our smallest) is currently only 1:9.6 pounds and charting to be under 9 pounds, while Domino (our biggest) is 2:2.6 pounds and currently charting to be just under 13 pounds (these weight predictions can change as they start to enjoy real puppy food next week!). Spotless and Dumpling are charting to be in the 11-12 pound range at this time.

Then… we found out that Ayasha in definitely expecting at least 4 puppies with Jax (13 pounds) and Eno (9 pounds). We are hoping for some more wooly pups from this litter and possibly some browns as well!

Then… Zia x Matrix F3 Pomsky puppies celebrated their 2nd week on this planet and they all have their little peepers open, most of them showing blue! All of these pups are currently in the 1:11.5 pound to 1:13.1 pound range. Photos are also on our Puppy Page.

And finally… we are so fortunate to have been entrusted with a beautiful and rare blue F2 Pomsky, Aoife (pronounced “Ee-fa”), who is an adorable little spitfire at only 5.66 pounds, charting to be around 16 pounds. She also carries brown to make lavender puppies as well! We love her reverse husky mask as well (the dark stripe going down her nose). We are super excited to have her in our future breeding program!

Stay tuned for more excitement next week! Thank you as always for joining our pack!

Pupdated photos now online!

There are new photos of our two week old F4 Pomsky pups from Tiva and Creed on our Puppy’s Page. These adorable little nuggets now have their eyes open and are exploring their pen more. I have to say, these are the quietest pups we have ever had! They don’t ever make a peep! Probably because Tiva is such a rock-star mom and tends to them so well. Although they are all gaining weight, they are staying smaller than most of our other pups to date. Spotlight is our wee-est pup!

Also updated are photos of Zia x Matrix F3 Pomsky pups. Not an overly exciting week for a 1 week old pup other than eating and sleeping, but this week should see some exciting changes as they should start to open their eyes!

What’s an F3 and F4 you might ask? F is a latin notation for “generation”, so we now have 3rd and 4th generation Pomsky puppies from our Pomsky parents.

As always, thank you for joining our pack! If you’d like to see more of our pups, we regularly post to our Ontario Pomsky Puppies Facebook page as well.

We’ve been keeping a little secret…

December 23, 2020 was a rough day for us. I had gone to the vet with Kuna’s Cattle Litter and they all received their 8-week vaccinations and were set to go home the very next day. After I brought them home, I was trying to do a photo shoot as I figured they would be tired from their vaccinations. I was wrong. My living room was puppy mayhem and the photo shoot was an epic fail. During the chaos, I noticed that my senior bully, Smudge, was stumbling around. He then started vomiting and his right eye was droopy. Having had an older dog during my younger days who had several strokes, I immediately recognized the signs. I asked my kids (maybe ask is too polite of a word, but you get the idea) to catch the crazy puppies and put them away while I helped Smudge outside where he continued to vomit. I didn’t even see Creed sneak out of the house….

When Smudge appeared to stop vomiting, I came back into the house with him and noticed that Creed was not in the house. Not normally a big deal since he runs around the horse farm at liberty. But Tiva was outside in the pen area and she was having her first heat. The crazy thing about little 15-pound Tiva is that she can literally jump 4′ straight up in the air, and pull herself over a 4′ solid wall like a ninja course pro.

15 minutes after I had let Smudge out, I went around the back of the house only to find that Creed and Tiva were in the back yard together and they had bred. I was mortified!!! As a breeder, it is my responsibility to ensure my dogs are well cared for. While the AKC allows female dogs to be bred as early as 8 months, it is not a practice I would ever intentionally do to a young dog. Our Pomsky breed clubs dictate, and my own standard of practice is that my girls are bred no sooner than their second heat cycle and no early than one year of age: Nootka (first litter at 1 year 7 months, 3rd cycle), Shasta (no litters after 3 breeding attempts from 2nd heat cycle onward, retired), Kuna (first litter at 1 year 8 months, 4th cycle), Zia (first litter at 2 years 2 months, 6th cycle), Ayasha (first litter at 1 year 3 months, 2nd cycle). I felt incredibly guilty and even more so astonished that both dogs, who had never bred before, had figured it out so quickly. I panicked and called my vet and they said the only thing they could do was to ultrasound Tiva in a month to see if she was pregnant.

So, of course, when a month passed and we did an ultrasound on Tiva and found out that she was indeed pregnant with what the vets saw as 5 puppies, my heart sank. I asked the vets what my options were. My vet (a renowned repro vet) said there was an abortion shot that could be safely given to Tiva. It would need to be done that day, then again the next day. Then a couple of days after that, they would need to ultrasound Tiva to see if she still had “remnants” left in her for a possible third shot. Maybe because of my own battle with IVF and infertility the thought of “melting” puppies in Tiva turned me completely off of the idea, but more likely it was that my vet looked at me and said that Tiva was a small dog, and was finished growing. If she was a larger breed she would recommend the abortion shot, but she felt that as long as I was with Tiva every step of the way, she didn’t see a problem with Tiva carrying the puppies to term. And then she asked if Creed was the father. I said he was. Then my vet mentioned that she would happily take one of their puppies off my hands haha!

Fast forward a little…. Tiva’s pregnancy was going very well. She was eating and happy and full of energy. She loved having Sakari and Jersey snuggle up to her when they were all outside.

Sakari cuddling up to Tiva on a warm February winter’s day

Tiva’s pre-whelping x-ray showed 4 puppies. Then came time for her to have her puppies. I checked on her every 2 hours and was with her when her waters broke. She was so brave and enjoyed the massages and belly rubs. Her first puppy arrived quite easily and she allowed me to dry it off, cut the umbilical cord and place the puppy on her to nurse. She took to him immediately! She cleaned him and snuggled him so gently. Puppy #2 came and again, she took to him right away. Then a scary 2.5 hours passed with no puppies or active pushing. I was so worried that Puppy #3 was stuck. I waited for Tiva to push 3 times, but when nothing but a sack appeared the third time and I could not palpate a puppy in the birth canal, I called the after hours vet (it was around 6:50am by this time). Amazingly, as the after hours vet called me back just after 7:00am, Tiva had pushed out Puppy #3 and was already cleaning her. Puppy #4 came shortly afterwards. Tiva took to her puppies better than any of my females I’ve seen so far. She let each of them nurse, she cleaned them and she kept them corralled in a smaller part of the huge whelping pen so they wouldn’t be too far from her. Her puppies gained weight and Tiva recovered perfectly! Her appetite was great, she was happy and went outside to potty briefly, and she had no temperature.

We’ve waited a little while to introduce these pups to ensure that they and their first time young momma were all doing well. I know I might receive some backlash from other breeders, but after Tiva successfully delivered her puppies, I called Tiva’s breeder to tell her what had happened. To my surprise, Tiva’s breeder was so supportive and appreciative of the call. She told me that she had a similar experience with one of her young Doodle females, but luckily she did not become pregnant. She went on to tell me that Tiva’s mom is such an amazing mom and she wasn’t surprised to hear how great of a mom Tiva was as well.

Tiva has been so cheerful, welcoming me and the children in to her pen to pet and play with her puppies. But what touches my heart the most is she allows Creed to come in to the pen. The two of them are the sweetest parents I have ever seen! Creed will sniff and gently lick his pups. He even tried using his nose to gently push some of the bedding on top of the pups to almost try to cover them up, as if he was tucking them in. He lays by Tiva and gives her kisses too. I have honestly never experienced this type of behaviour before. Zia, on the other hand, growls at me, growls at my kids, growls at other dogs, all while her pups are squealing for food because she doesn’t like to lay on her side to nurse. Tiva’s pups do not even make a peep because she tends to them non-stop.

We are so so so proud of Tiva and Creed and although accidents do happen, this has been a wonderful accident that we hope to never ever repeat ever again!

The solid black boy, Spotless, is currently on breeder hold. The other 3 puppies will be offered to our Wait List first. Spotlight and Dumpling are little girls. Domino and Spotless are our boys.

As always, thank you for joining us and our amazing pack!