Nick X Quista GCHP Sharin Nick of Dynasty RC Kennel ~ “Nick” ~ WS 55346501GCH Amarok’s Northern Sanctuary ~ “Quista” ~ WS 50486602The 1st sonogram showed a live pup. The red and blue is blood flow to and from the heart.The second sonogram on 4/12 showed a great headshot, but he was upside down! That sonogram also showed the beginnings of a boy!The xray right before being born showed what I figured…a singleton.He arrived on 4/30/19 weighing in at 1# 3 oz. Liver red boy! He is ready for his first trip….home!5/1 the dew claws made their exit. No big deal for him. It was a little tough going the first few days, so he snoozed a bit in his basket.But we got through it fine and all is well! Quista is bonding and loving this pup. He is sleeping by her feathers, just under her tail.It is nice seeing Q. comfortable and the pup happy, too.Peek!Growing n Growing! 5/4 he is 1# 9 oz! The pup’s call name is Kaede, Japanese for Maple Leaf. This week he starts getting used to being on his back.He will be cradled on his back a lot and will get to loving it. Lots of nice belly rubs!Today is also first toenail clip day. Big doings!Before starting, I always desensitize feet, by giving them a nice foot massage.I use regular nail clippers for the young pups.All done, front and back.Kaede at 1 week. He is 2# 5 oz. Eating well, moving well, growing well!Quista’s mom sleeps like this. All her pups n grandpa’s do, too. It looks like Kaede might as well. I love genetics! Kaede sleeps apart often, but Q. is always close.Here we are waiting for the vet, calm and comfortable.Q. got her stitches out and Kaede got his first once over. 3#2.6 oz! Happy 2 week old birthday, Kaede! And time for a 2nd pedicure and his first wormer. Quista watches to be sure it goes well!And time for his 2 week weigh in, too! 4# 4 oz. No doubt, he is eating well.Everyone gets Gramma love on their birthday! Love this little guy, for sure.Aunt Haven watches and get many looks at the newest Amarok puppy.2 weeks & 2 days and Kaede’s eyes are opening. Here is your first peek!Socialization begins with good trusted friends.Kaede gets used to different smells, sights and touches.Best pic is pink pads and tiny tipped tail. I just love this!As you can see his ears are now open and he can hear everything. He wakes up to sound now.Can’t forget the men…gotta get used to them, too!Now why is this single Red Maple growing here?Kaede loves his Snuggle Puppy with the beating heart. A second will go in with him later.At 2 weeks old, his milk teeth are starting to stretch his gums.Kaede is spending more time out exploring the living room now.Kaede is 3 weeks today and weighs in at 6# 0 oz.! He has even checked out the kitchen.He has lots of toys to step over and they make loads of different sounds!Socialize everyday! Here Kaede is with my good friend, Shel, Jackie’s hubby.He is getting used to many different and wonderful people.Haven is getting her first good look at Kaede, before that, it was just peeks, smells and sounds. Kaede and Ash have gotten to be pretty fast friends. He loves his Uncle Ash!He is starting to chew and play with toys….his favorite so far is a chipmunk!It has been a busy long day and time for a snooze on his Snuggle Puppy with the heartbeat! After a few loops, look where he went! Kaede is starting his clicker training now, between 2 and 3 weeks.