Puppies

Applications currently being accepted for Yeti and Elliot (Ready now) or our next litter of puppies

(Expected in November, 2024)

Penny of Happy Tails Cotons from Gil-VTales & Cedarwood’s precious Jasper from Xceptional Cotons

Both Jasper and Penny are DNA tested through Embark which includes CDDY, and have passing OFA & Pennhip health exams (e.g. hips, elbows, patellas, and eyes). Their breeding was approved by MCPC based on breeding diversity (COR and eCOI).

Penny OFA Results; Jasper’s OFA Results

YETI: Tri-color Male; 1st born

READY FOR HIS NEW HOME NOW

The largest of the litter, Yeti is very inquisitive, and entertaining. He is a master of expressions and loves to cuddle and hang out in a lap.

ELLIOT (Yoda): Black and White Male; 2nd born

READY FOR HIS NEW HOME NOW

The middle puppy, Elliot (formerly known as Yoda) is a doll. He loves belly rubs and cuddle time. His entire body wags and wiggles when you talk to him. He’s a little timid, and submissive, but warms up quickly!

Puppy Enrichment Programs

At Gil-VTales we do a lot with the puppies to ensure they will be well adjusted and ready to go off and make wonderful pets!

At 3 days old we begin practicing Early Neurological Stimulation (ENS) with the pups. Studies have found that puppies that have been exposed to ENS exercises have

  1. Stronger Heart beats
  2. Improved cardio vascular performance (heart rate)
  3. More tolerant to stress
  4. Stronger adrenal glans
  5. greater resistance to disease

They have also found stimulated puppies were more active, more willing to explore the world, better at problem solving and had more confidence then puppies who were not exposed to ENS. Learn more about ENS here.

Puppy Culture

Puppy Culture training and enrichment programs.

We follow the protocols and guidelines provided by the Puppy Culture program.

  • Starting with Early Neurological Stimulation (ENS) from day 3 to day 16.
  • By 1 week, we give lots of handling and cuddle time.
  • At 2 weeks, we introduce different textures and toys, changing their bedding frequently.
  • Around 2-3 weeks, we introduce household noises like vacuum cleaners and pots and pans. We also start grooming and offer treats with a clicker for future training.
  • At 3-4 weeks, they have their first bath, and we start house training with a patch of turf.
  • As they learn to walk, we introduce barrier challenges and have short adventures outside, staying mostly on the upper deck.
  • Around 5 weeks, they may experience their first fear period, so we keep interactions positive. We invite friends over to handle the pups.
  • At 6 weeks, we start exploring the fenced in yard learn to play in the grass, and they go on a car ride with mom.
  • By 7 weeks they are learning to go up and down stars, so we practice playing on the 3 levels of the back deck and running “zoomies” in the yard.
  • At 8 weeks they get their first vaccines, and we start exploring the front yard on a leash.
  • At 9 weeks we go on short outings and visit small groups of people to expose them to new experiences.
  • At 10 weeks they are ready for their new homes!

Sending Our Puppies Home

Puppies will be sent home with

  • Embark for Breeders DNA profile
    • All puppies are DNA tested
    • The new owner is provided the DNA report / weblink
  • Microchip
    • All the puppies have a microchip implanted
    • The new owner is given instructions to register the microchip
    • The breeder is permanently listed as a back-up should the pet ever get lost
  • Madcap University Training Program – Lifetime access
    • New owners are given lifetime access to an at home training program / video series from Madcap University
    • There is also a pod cast and social media group for additional training support
  • Exam / Vaccine / Deworming
    • Deworming starts at 2 weeks old and puppies are treated with pyrantel every 2 weeks until they go home
    • All puppies are examined at ~ 5 weeks old to ensure they are healthy before a deposit is collected
    • At 8 weeks old puppies are again examined and vaccinated with DA2PPv
    • All vet exams are recorded on a Gil-VTales report, and sent home with the owners
    • Anyone still here will examinations and get vaccinated at 12 and 16 weeks as well with the age appropriate vaccines.
  • Trupanion Insurance
    • Puppies are sent home with a “Go Home” day offer from Trupanion
    • Owners are encouraged to activate this program before taking their puppies home, as this gives them an initial 30 day free trial period to ensure the puppies rea healthy
  • Food
    • A recommendation email will be sent to the new owner from Royal Canin that will include an enrollment option to receive food on auto-ship at a discounted rate directly from the manufacturer
    • A sample of food will be sent home
    • A free “Puppy Pack” from Royal Canin will be included
  • Toys / blanket / brush and comb
    • Items that smell like mom and the littermates are included in the puppies go home bag
  • Health Guarantee / Contract
    • Ours sales contract includes a health guarantee as well a lifetime commitment to the new owner to always be available for puppy related questions or inquires.
    • Your new puppy will always be part of our family, so we are here for you as much as you need us!

Delivery / Pickup

Arrangements maybe made to have your puppy delivered or to pick them up at our home.

Delivery will be provided at the owners expense + a small delivery fee

6 thoughts on “Puppies

  1. Judy shull

    Hello… puppies are adorable … do you send them on airplane .. please let me know .. I live in New York near buffalo …

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