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Week 8 Puppy Update

Week time has flown! Andri and Baula were picked up by their humans yesterday. Kirkjufell and Skjaldbreiður will be with us for another week before their humans come get them. Litlakista, however, will be staying with us as our next generation of sheepdog. Please check out her page where we will post all of her new pictures, videos and events. Read more...

In the car going for a ride

In the car going for a ride

Week 7 Puppy Update

New this week: balance beam practice on the curb and on a teeter totter, climbing up and down stairs, hanging out in the car, and chewing bones. Read more...

Week 7 weigh in: Blue Mountain Skjaldbreiður: 8 pounds; Blue Mountain Baula: 7 pounds 3.2 ounces; Blue Mountain Kirkjufell: 7 pounds 3.2 ounces; Blue Mountain Litlakista: 7 pounds 3.2 ounces; and Blue Mountain Andri: 8 pounds 6.4 ounces.

Baula ready to pounce

Baula ready to pounce

Week 6 Puppy Update

Introducing collars is always a fun part of the puppy parenting process, there are always many amusing moments as they try to scratch and run at the same time!  Read more...

Week 6 weigh in: Blue Mountain Skjaldbreiður: 6 pounds 10.3 ounces; Blue Mountain Baula: 6 pounds 0.5 ounces; Blue Mountain Kirkjufell: 6 pounds 3.1 ounces; Blue Mountain Litlakista: 6 pounds 1.8 ounces; and Blue Mountain Andri: 6 pounds 14.5 ounces.

Baula (left) Skjaldbreidur (center) Kirkjufell (right)

Baula (left) Skjaldbreidur (center) Kirkjufell (right)

Week 5 Puppy Update

Solid food, new people, new toys! Many, many firsts happening here this week...Read more

Don't forget to read all about their personalities here!

Week 5 weigh in: Blue Mountain Skjaldbreiður, 4 pounds 5.2 ounces; Blue Mountain Baula, 4 pounds 1.3 ounces; Blue Mountain Kirkjufell, 4 pounds 0.9 ounces; Blue Mountain Litlakista, 4 pounds 1.6 ounces; Blue Mountain Andri, 4 pounds 7.6 ounces.

Blue Mountain Baula bouncing through the grass while Blue Mountain Andri plays with Aunt Molly

Blue Mountain Baula bouncing through the grass while Blue Mountain Andri plays with Aunt Molly

Week 4 Puppy Update

Week 4 has arrived and as promised, the puppies have started rough housing, running and jumping. It is as though a switch was flipped from guinea pig to dog! Read More

The weekly weigh in: Skjaldbreiður: 3 pounds 7.1 ounces; Baula: 3 pounds 5.5 ounces; Kirkjufell: 3 pounds 4.8 ounces; Litlakista: 3 pounds 3.9 ounces; Andri: 3 pounds 10.1 ounces.

Litlakista on grass!

Litlakista on grass!

Week 3 Puppy Update

Personalities are starting to develop so we are hoping to be able to select which puppy will go with which applicant soon. No promises as to when though! Maybe this week, maybe next week...Read more

The weekly weigh in: Skjaldbreiður: 47.2 oz; Baula: 44.6 oz; Kirkjufell: 41.9 oz; Litlakista: 42.8 oz; Andri: 46.6 oz.

Juniper  and Litlakista

Juniper  and Litlakista

Week 2 Puppy Update

Baula of course opened her eyes on Friday, Skjaldbreiður and Kirkjufell on Saturday, Litlakista and Andri's eyes were sort of open Saturday evening but definitely open this morning. Everyone's ears are starting to relax as well. Read more.

The weekly weigh in: Skjaldbreiður: 34.2 oz; Baula: 32 oz; Kirkjufell: 30.3 oz; Litlakista: 30.3 oz; Andri: 34.3 oz.

Litlakista and Skjaldbreiður cuddling

Litlakista and Skjaldbreiður cuddling

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Week 1 Puppy Update

Puppies are gaining weight easily and are energetic little wigglers! We have had to close the half door in the whelping box to keep them from climbing over the edge already... They are a bit young to go adventuring under the bed alone yet. Read more.

The weekly weigh in: Blue Mountain Skjaldbreiður: 21.6 oz; Blue Mountain Baula: 21 oz; Blue Mountain Kirkjufell: 19 oz; Blue Mountain Litlakista #4: 19.3 oz; Blue Mountain Andri: 20.7 oz.

Blue Mountain Kirkjufell

Blue Mountain Kirkjufell

Puppies have arrived!!!

We bred Emma to KK again on June 12, and 13 2016. Puppies were born on August 14th starting at 9:10pm. The labor was easy and efficient. Emma did a great job!

We have 5 healthy puppies, 3 boys and 2 girls. Updates and pictures will be posted on a weekly basis.

Blue Mountain Skjaldbreiður: born at 9:10pm MST 8.14.16; Male; 11.2 oz; has a double dewclaw on both rear feet

Blue Mountain Baula: born at 9:50pm MST 8.14.16; Female; 10.5 oz; has a double dewclaw on both rear feet

Blue Mountain Kirkjufell: born at 10:16pm MST 8.14.16; Male; 10 oz; has a double dewclaw on both rear feet, and on the right front

Blue Mountain Litlakista: born at 11:15pm MST 8.14.16; Female; 10.2 oz; has a double dewclaw on both rear feet

Blue Mountain Andri: born at 11:50pm MST 8.14.16; Male; 10.5 oz; has a double dewclaw on the right and a single on the left rear foot

We chose Istjarnar Keilir (aka. KK) because he is conformationally a good match (Hips: OFA Good; Eyes: CERF Normal 5/26/2015) for Emma and we loved his gray color. We thought it would compliment Emma's wolf gray beautifully. We love his calm and gentle personality and the fact that he is not a barker as Emma is also not a barker. KK was directly imported from Iceland from Istjarnar hundar kennel and currently lives on Vancouver Island with his new family at Ronan Icelandics. The inbreeding coefficient for this litter is .39.

Litter Pedigree                                                                                                                                                                      Puppy Pictures


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