Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Godiva. She is one of 7 pups born on May 13, 2022, to Mommy Kalhuha. There are five girls and two boys in the litter. Mommy Kaluha was found as a stray already pregnant and never claimed. The litter is Boxer mixes and we don't believe they will reach more than 40lbs when fully grown. Mommy Kaluha weighs about 38lbs. They have short hair coats so shedding will be minimal.
This litter has been a joy to watch grow and change. They are a very happy bunch and enjoy being picked up and cuddled. They are toy-a-holics and are game for any kind that exists. They are definitely in the chewing stage so have a mixture of different types of toys thanks to the generosity of our supporters. They got to go on grass for the first time at their photo shoot and had a ball zooming around the entire time. The entire set of babes is really gentle and not yet nippy.
Godiva is the smallest of the females, at least the shortest. She makes up for it in spirit though and can always be seen playing with her siblings and toys. She is the first one out the gate if it is left ajar in the whelping room. She is incredibly loveable and hugable. Such a sweetie.
The litter has been eating Royal Canin Medium Breed Puppy food since they were 5 weeks old. They are fed 4 times daily and are currently free-fed. All of these babies are paper trained. They have been dewormed every two weeks since birth with Strongid T and a course of Panacur for 5 days. They currently all reside in the whelping room in the foster home until they have had their first vaccines. They are very good in the bathtub and for their nail trims at this point. When crated in the vehicle, they are currently quiet.
The ideal home for our Godiva is one where the family is willing and has the time to take her to obedience classes. She will have perhaps more energy than her siblings so stimulation is key. Toys, walks, and playdates with other dogs will ensure she is kept happy and not bored. Pama will be great with a family with children. Another resident canine would be a bonus.
On Saturday, July 9, they will receive their exam and first set of vaccines including Bordetella. They also will be microchipped and weighed. They will be ready to go to their new homes the next day.
A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian History of Compliance are mandatory in order to apply for baby Godiva.