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Anne and Violet are looking for homes!
October 15

Anne is a beautiful corgipoo who is available for adoption! Loaded with lots of spunk and smarts, and a full measure of sweetness, she loves to play, explore and simply enjoy life. Anne will likely end up with a slight wave to her coat, and therefore will likely also shed a little. I think she'll stay around 15-18 lbs and come to around 12-13" at the shoulder. She's ready to go. $2000.

Please see Preparing for your pup on FAQ if you're interested in adopting her.

Violet is an F1 medium goldendoodle available for adoption! She's a confident pup, sweet-natured, playful, and still likes her cuddles. Violet has a soft shorter coat at this time. She'll likely end up with loose curls eventually and may shed some. My guess weight for her is 50 lbs.

Please contact me if you're interested in adopting Violet. She's ready to go. $2500.

Zola's and Horton's F1B mini Goldendoodle pups born September 30
October 2

Zola's only indication she was labouring on Saturday was that she was shivering (their body temperature goes down before they have pups). Saturday was a cold day, we were all shivering, but I could see it in her eyes and feel by her contracting belly that the time was coming! Sure enough an all night endeavour brought forth 7 beautiful puppies!!

This being Zola's first litter, she did marvellous. She is super protective of her little pack and didn’t at all like the gender reveal moments when I checked everyone over. This is normal behaviour and she'll learn to relax as I work with the pups.

There are 5 boys and 2 girls. We don't get goldendoodles so small very often. They're only 200 to 240 grams at this time. The theme for this litter is tractors. The boys are Case, Duetz, Fendt, John Deere and Kubota. The girls are Allis Chalmers, and Massey Ferguson.

Choosing will happen for this litter after November 15 and pick up can start on or after November 25. These pups are all spoken for, as my waitlist is long for minis.

We presently have the following pups available at Hearty K9s!
September 25

Dory's and Chewy's F1 mini corgidoodles are ready to go. Chevy's and Swede's F1 medium goldendoodles can start going home after October 3.

Please contact us if you're interested in one of these pups.

Dory's mini corgidoodles:

Anne has an "I want to play" attitude! She has great social skills and is energetic to boot, not to mention her cuteness factor!! I did not "do" her hair... that's all natural baby! I expect she'll be a minimal shedder and my guess weight for her is around 15 lbs.

Joy is a doll who loves to play, and cuddle too! I find her personality to be most like her mom, Dory -- very intelligent and tries to anticipate what you want. She learns quickly and is very personable. She has a flatter coat now but will become more shaggy (not curly) when she grows up. I expect she may become a minimal to moderate shedder. My guess weight for her is around 14 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Nels is the largest corgidoodle available and has a beautiful, faithful temperament. He's confident in nature and loves to play (independently and also with people and other dogs), yet he'll lay down at your feet when it's time to rest. Nels has a less likely to shed coat and will likely grow to be around the 20 lb mark. -- ADOPTED

Stephen is the smallest boy available. He has a crazy shaggy coat that will likely shed very little. His nature is a bit softer, not dominant, and hesitates a bit when there is too much new commotion... but is gaining confidence daily. He didn't mind this new log obstacle course today at all! My guess is that he'll grow between 12-15 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Chevy's medium golendoodles:

Violet has an easy-going, playful nature and plays well with others (and on her own too). She has more of a flat coat and may be a minimal to moderate shedder. My guess weight for her is 50ish lbs.

Evelyn is the biggest female. We caught her playing in the melting snow in her pen just before the photo shoot... she didn’t get the memo I guess. Evelyn is a calm, sweet-natured, adorable girl. She's gentle in her approach, not forceful, plays well on her own and with others. She will likely not be a shedder and I guess her adult weight will be around 60 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Mr. Incredible is a playful, energetic, sweet-natured comical boy. He's not dominant nor submissive, just somewhere in between. I would guess that he'll end up being a minimal shedder and around the 50 lb mark. -- ADOPTED

Our latest Tomorrow's Pups update
September 23

Sadly JJ didn’t conceive this time, but Zola has a nice round belly and we're looking forward to seeing her puppies the beginning of October.

Future Pairings are not written in stone and will depend on demand/suitable mating partners. The girls are doing their own thing when it comes to their cycles. I can only guess what will happen next! Here is the latest!

Fall Litters: BRED!
Zola and Horton for F1B mini goldendoodles. This wait list is already full for now. Due beginning of October.
Biscuit and Yogi for F1B standard goldendoodles. This wait list may be full since Roxy didn't have pups. Due middle of October. Biscuit's belly is growing as well.

Winter litters:
Darla and Winter or Yogi for F1 standard goldendoodles.
Dolly and Swede or Marlo for F1 mini/medium goldendoodles.

Spring Litters:
Kit and Horton for F1 medium goldendoodles.
Penny and Horton for F1B mini/medium goldendoodles.
Fiddle and Yogi or Winter for F1B standard goldendoodles.
Tess and Winter or Yogi for F1 standard goldendoodles.
Hazel and Swede or Yogi for F1B medium/standard goldendoodles.

Dory puts her 4 remaining Corgidoodles up for adoption!
September 8

I am so enjoying these Corgidoodles! They are so much fun and comical. I wish folks could experience what I do in seeing this cross-breed for what it is, but perhaps I am ahead of my time on this blend.

We've decided to decrease our price to $2000 each for these pups. Dory has already weaned them naturally and she gets regular breaks from them. The pups are doing well, learning and playing with each other and learning from their mama. They're not hard to have around, so I don’t mind waiting for the right matches for these pups!

Please contact me if you're interested in one of these jovial pups!!

Anne: female ~ Black with white on chest. Anne is the most social in the litter. She loves to be with people and get all the attention, so she's best matched with a family who can spend a lot of time with her -- or even take her to work! Guess weight is 17 lbs and under 15" at the shoulder. -- AVAILABLE

Nels: male ~ Black with white on chest. Jovial, playful, loves tummy rubs, and plays well independently. Guess size is 20 lbs and under 15" at the shoulder. May be a minimal shedder. Largest pup of the litter. -- ADOPTED

Stephen: male ~ Black with white on chest. Stephen is a mild character and plays well on his own. Very sweet nature. His ears are most likely to stand up eventually, but they're so big that it may take a lot of effort for the little guy! Lol. He's one of the smaller pups of the litter. -- ADOPTED

Cornelius: male ~ Black and tan with a little white on his chest. Softer temperament; not shy. Plays well independently. Has a curlier coat and less likely to shed. Guess weight is 15 lbs and maybe 13-15" tall. -- ADOPTED

Chevy's and Swede's F1 Goldendoodles at 4 weeks
September 6

Chevy's huge litter is growing and is quite advanced in many ways. The pups wandered out of their whelping box as soon as their eyes opened at around 2 weeks. They wanted to crunch on their mama's food at 3.5 weeks, and even though the softened kibble is still available to them, many of the pups choose to crunch already!

The pups are all doing very well, except Voyd. She's a true runt (1/3 the size of her siblings) and a real little fighter. I will not allow her to be adopted unless she clears a bunch of testing as she gets older.

The pups will go to the vet for their check up, shots and microchip on September 20. Choosing will start after that. They'll be able to start going home on October 3.

These pups are all spoken for. See Tomorrow's pups for planned and upcoming litters.

Violet: female ~ purple ribbon -- AVAILABLE

Evelyn: female ~ yellow ribbon -- ADOPTED

Mr. Incredible: male ~ red ribbon -- ADOPTED

Dash: male ~ blue striped ribbon -- ADOPTED

Fozone: male ~ white with crowns ribbon -- ADOPTED

Jack Jack: male ~ light blue ribbon -- ADOPTED

Rick Dicker: male ~ green ribbon -- ADOPTED

Winston: male ~ black striped ribbon -- ADOPTED

Ambassador: female ~ pink ribbon -- ADOPTED

Edna Mode: female ~ green flowered ribbon -- ADOPTED

Elastigirl: female ~ red apple ribbon -- ADOPTED

Voyd: female ~ not available at this time -- ADOPTED

Our latest Tomorrow's Pups update
September 2

Sadly, Roxy lost her babies. She was getting a nice-sized belly a couple of weeks ago and lots of milk was coming in. This past week I noticed her belly wasn't growing and over the last couple of days her milk was shrinking away.

Dogs don't often abort their babies, but will reabsorb them. I believe this to be the case with Roxy. This is likely what happened the last time we bred her. So now we'll be finding a new home for her once she is spayed.

Future Pairings are not written in stone and will depend on demand/suitable mating partners. The girls are doing their own thing when it comes to their cycles. I can only guess what will happen next! Here is the latest!

Fall Litters: BRED!
Zola and Horton for F1B mini goldendoodles. This wait list is already full for now. Due beginning of October (not confirmed pregnant).
JJ and Ryder for F1B mini goldendoodles. This wait list is already full for now. Due beginning of October (not confirmed pregnant).
Biscuit and Yogi for F1B standard goldendoodles. This wait list may be full since Roxy didn't have pups. Due middle of October (not confirmed pregnant).

Winter litters:
Darla and Winter or Yogi for F1 standard goldendoodles.
Dolly and Swede or Marlo for F1 mini/medium goldendoodles.

Spring Litters:
Kit and Horton for F1 medium goldendoodles.
Penny and Horton for F1B mini/medium goldendoodles.
Fiddle and Yogi or Winter for F1B standard goldendoodles.
Tess and Winter or Yogi for F1 standard goldendoodles.
Hazel and Swede or Yogi for F1B medium/standard goldendoodles.

Get a 25% discount at Monika Stuehler's upcoming one day workshop
August 24

Monika Stuehler, at Paws in Paradise in Leduc AB, is offering a one day workshop on Creating a Calm Dog on September 22, 2018. She's giving all Hearty K9 owners a 25% discount when you mention you have a dog from "Hearty K9s".

This Workshop is designed for owners and dogs of all levels and methods that have tried some training but are still struggling with issues of basic obedience.

I urge you to take time out to enjoy this time with your Hearty K9s dog. You will not regret it!

Chevy's and Swede's litter of F1 medium goldendoodles born August 8
August 10

Chevy had a lot of false labour before the real thing took place on Wednesday! I was so thankful when those cuties finally made their entrance and I'm more than sure that Chevy was too!! There are 6 boys and 6 girls making a perfect dozen! This will keep both Chevy and I very busy these next couple months!!

The original "The Incredibles" came out 14 years ago, around the time we started breeding doodles! But we never named a litter after The Incredibles before, so our kids and summer guests thought we should this time! The boys are Mr. Incredible, Dash, Jack Jack, Frozone, Rick Dicker, and Winston. The girls are Elastigirl, Violet, Edna Mode, Evelyn Deavour, Voyd, and Ambassador.

Choosing will happen after September 19 and the pups will be ready to go to their new homes on or after October 3.

I'm in the process of calling folks on my wait list to see who all wants to be in on this litter. Because of the size of this litter I may have a spot left... but if not in this litter, the upcoming litter with Roxy and Horton is due beginning of September (and going home beginning of November).

Contact me if you're interested in an F1 medium goldendoodle pup from this litter.

Dory's and Chewy's mini F1 Corgidoodles at 4 weeks old
August 10

The adventure of our first Corgidoodle litter has been a delight! It's always interesting to see the differences of how one litter can be from another. There have not been a lot of differences yet from what we normally see in temperament, as it is early in their development, but they have a different body frame with their short legs. It's not often we get pups this small either.

I've had this plush dog house for years (used in the photos) but have not had pups small enough to fit into it at 4 weeks for photos, until these guys came along!

The pups are bright and started to wander out of their whelping box at 3 weeks. They're well on their way to toiletting outside of their whelping box and soon enough they'll be going through a doggy door to go outside!

The pups are starting to eat softened kibble and now come when called! They're certainly a social and fun bunch -- personalities are blooming and they're already quite comical, which Corgis are notorious for.

Choosing for these pups will likely be on the last week of August to the beginning of September. They'll be able to go home on or after September 6.

I do have availability in this litter. Contact me if you're interested.

Anne: female ~ green striped ribbon -- AVAILABLE

Nels: male ~ plaid ribbon (largest of the group) -- ADOPTED

Stephen: male ~ blue ribbon (smallest of the group) -- ADOPTED

Joy: female ~ peach ribbon -- ADOPTED

Cornelius: male ~ orange ribbon -- ADOPTED

The happy bunch of campers are back for puppy time! (and laundry :)

Brixx in transition



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