Puppies & More: Everyday Life at MMK

  • James socializing newborn puppies

    James socializing newborn puppies

  • Rienne playing with older puppies

    Rienne playing with older puppies

  • Pete and the gang giving baths to puppies

    Pete and the gang giving baths to puppies

  • Puppies drying in the sun after baths

    Puppies drying in the sun after baths

  • Claire, James and Lily putting colored collars on puppies before their puppy profile test

    Claire, James and Lily putting colored collars on puppies before their puppy profile test

  • the nose portion of the puppy profile test

    the nose portion of the puppy profile test

  • testing for birdiness

    testing for birdiness

  • testing responsiveness to

    testing responsiveness to "here" or whistle command

  • testing for retrieve

    testing for retrieve

  • testing retrieve

    testing retrieve

  • Cale testing puppies

    Cale testing puppies

  • Puppy adoption day in Woodland, CA

    Puppy adoption day in Woodland, CA

  • Q & A with Pete on puppy adoption day

    Q & A with Pete on puppy adoption day

  • AKC registration paperwork on puppy adoption day

    AKC registration paperwork on puppy adoption day

  • Colin preparing the foundation for our new kennel

    Colin preparing the foundation for our new kennel

  • James and Colin leveling the kennel foundation

    James and Colin leveling the kennel foundation

  • Delivering the new kennel

    Delivering the new kennel

  • A job well done

    A job well done

  • Pete training a puppy

    Pete training a puppy

  • Pete training an older dog

    Pete training an older dog

  • Pete and James training a puppy for a boy with special needs

    Pete and James training a puppy for a boy with special needs

  • Pete taking a business class

    Pete taking a business class

  • Staff meeting with John, Pete and Sawyer

    Staff meeting with John, Pete and Sawyer

  • Sawyer, Pete and John working

    Sawyer, Pete and John working

  • One of our many visits to our favorite Scott Valley Veterinary Clinic (Thanks again, Dr. Art Spencer!)

    One of our many visits to our favorite Scott Valley Veterinary Clinic (Thanks again, Dr. Art Spencer!)

  • "Super Citizen" basic obedience training

  • Daily kennel cleaning chores

    Daily kennel cleaning chores

  • Cleaning dog crates

    Cleaning dog crates

  • Rienne cleaning the dog trailer kennels

    Rienne cleaning the dog trailer kennels

  • Rienne cleaning outside kennel runs

    Rienne cleaning outside kennel runs

  • fresh water and hay

    fresh water and hay

  • puppy baths

    puppy baths

  • unloading and stacking dog food

    unloading and stacking dog food

  • washing dog bowls

    washing dog bowls

  • Pete and Cale pheasant hunting

    Pete and Cale pheasant hunting

  • Pete spoiling one of his dogs

    Pete spoiling one of his dogs

  • artificial insemination procedure

    artificial insemination procedure

  • puppy labor and delivery - puppy only 2 seconds old

    puppy labor and delivery - puppy only 2 seconds old

  • suctioning out nose and mouth of a newborn puppy

    suctioning out nose and mouth of a newborn puppy

  • giving revive stimulant medication to a newborn puppy who needs some extra help

    giving revive stimulant medication to a newborn puppy who needs some extra help

  • giving oxygen to a puppy who needs extra help

    giving oxygen to a puppy who needs extra help

  • Pete on a morning bike ride with the dogs

    Pete on a morning bike ride with the dogs

  • heel training

    heel training

  • puppy immunizations with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

    puppy immunizations with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

  • taking canine heart rates with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

    taking canine heart rates with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

  • puppy dewclaw removal procedure with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

    puppy dewclaw removal procedure with Etna High School FFA and pre-med biology students

  • Pete microchipping a puppy with Rienne's help

    Pete microchipping a puppy with Rienne's help

  • Etna High School FFA and/or pre-med biology student with a puppy

    Etna High School FFA and/or pre-med biology student with a puppy

  • Lexi with a puppy

    Lexi with a puppy

  • preparing vaccines

    preparing vaccines

  • Rienne preparing vaccines

    Rienne preparing vaccines

  • Claire preparing vaccines

    Claire preparing vaccines

  • Lily, Rienne and Claire preparing vaccines

    Lily, Rienne and Claire preparing vaccines

  • Lexi with Chanel 8-5-16

    Lexi with Chanel 8-5-16

  • Lexi with Sawyer 8-5-16

    Lexi with Sawyer 8-5-16

  • One day old

    One day old

  • Flea treatment and prevention using diatomaceous earth 7/14/16

    Flea treatment and prevention using diatomaceous earth 7/14/16

  • Taking photos of multiple wiggly, active puppies is a big challenge!

    Taking photos of multiple wiggly, active puppies is a big challenge!

  • Rachel training a puppy in the snow

    Rachel training a puppy in the snow

  • Rocky in training with Rachel 12/31/15

    Rocky in training with Rachel 12/31/15

  • One of Pete's fox red Lab pups

    One of Pete's fox red Lab pups

  • Puppy Bath Day

    Puppy Bath Day

  • 4 Days Old

    4 Days Old

  • 1 week old

    1 week old

  • Cooper in training 11/20/15

    Cooper in training 11/20/15

  • Newborns

    Newborns

  • Newborns

    Newborns

  • Gracie in house training November 2015

    Gracie in house training November 2015

  • Gracie and Sadie in training 10-28-15

    Gracie and Sadie in training 10-28-15

  • Gracie and Sadie in training 10-28-15

    Gracie and Sadie in training 10-28-15

  • A painting of one of our pups by Leela Rae Hein of Riley Mica Designs
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    A painting of one of our pups by Leela Rae Hein of Riley Mica Designs www.rileymicadesigns.com

  • Stryder learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

    Stryder learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

  • Stryder learning to remain on pillow at 5 paces 10-6-15

    Stryder learning to remain on pillow at 5 paces 10-6-15

  • Stryder learning to remain on pillow at over 15 paces paces 10-6-15

    Stryder learning to remain on pillow at over 15 paces paces 10-6-15

  • Stryder learning to remain on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

    Stryder learning to remain on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

  • Stryder learning to obey

    Stryder learning to obey "here" command at 20 paces 10-6-15

  • Stryder, Baylee and Sadie posing for a photo 10-4-15

    Stryder, Baylee and Sadie posing for a photo 10-4-15

  • Sadie learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

    Sadie learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

  • Sadie learning to remain in crate 10-6-15

    Sadie learning to remain in crate 10-6-15

  • Sadie learning to remain on pillow 10-6-15

    Sadie learning to remain on pillow 10-6-15

  • Sadie learning down-stay command 10-6-15

    Sadie learning down-stay command 10-6-15

  • Sadie learning down-stay on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

    Sadie learning down-stay on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

  • Sadie learning down-stay on pillow and

    Sadie learning down-stay on pillow and "here" command at over 20 paces 10-6-15

  • Stryder, Baylee and Sadie obeying the

    Stryder, Baylee and Sadie obeying the "sit" command 10-4-15

  • Baylee learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

    Baylee learning to remain in crate with door open 10-6-15

  • Baylee learning to remain on pillow as trainer backs away 10-6-15

    Baylee learning to remain on pillow as trainer backs away 10-6-15

  • Baylee learning to remain on pillow at 15 paces 10-6-15

    Baylee learning to remain on pillow at 15 paces 10-6-15

  • Baylee learning to remain on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

    Baylee learning to remain on pillow at 20 paces 10-6-15

  • A Banks x Winter Yellow Female

    A Banks x Winter Yellow Female

  • A Banks x Winter Yellow Female

    A Banks x Winter Yellow Female

  • A Chocolate Fisher x Kiana Puppy

    A Chocolate Fisher x Kiana Puppy

  • A Chocolate Fisher x Kiana Puppy

    A Chocolate Fisher x Kiana Puppy

  • Tanana with her newborn pups at 1 day old

    Tanana with her newborn pups at 1 day old

  • A One-Day-Old Fisher x Kiana Puppy

    A One-Day-Old Fisher x Kiana Puppy

  • A One-Day-Old Fisher x Kiana Puppy

    A One-Day-Old Fisher x Kiana Puppy

  • Winter's pups

    Winter's pups

  • Winter's pups

    Winter's pups

  • A Valdez pup

    A Valdez pup

  • James napping with a Valdez pup

    James napping with a Valdez pup

  • Pete loving a chunky pup

    Pete loving a chunky pup

  • Sarge in Training

    Sarge in Training

  • Beautiful Sarge in Training 5-13-15

    Beautiful Sarge in Training 5-13-15

  • Trainer Rachel with a pup-in-training

    Trainer Rachel with a pup-in-training

  • Leah's pups day 1, just a few hours old

    Leah's pups day 1, just a few hours old

  • 2 weeks old

    2 weeks old

  • Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Getting a Bath

    Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Getting a Bath

  • Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

    Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

  • Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

    Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

  • Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

    Iko (Yukon x Bailey) pup - Day 8 of Training

  • Fire's 7 chocolate pups 2 days old

    Fire's 7 chocolate pups 2 days old

  • Fire's 7 chocolate pups 2 days old

    Fire's 7 chocolate pups 2 days old

  • Bailey's pups at 2.5 weeks old

    Bailey's pups at 2.5 weeks old

  • Yukon x Bailey black female pup at 2.5 weeks

    Yukon x Bailey black female pup at 2.5 weeks

  • Yukon x Bailey black female pup at 2.5 weeks old

    Yukon x Bailey black female pup at 2.5 weeks old

  • Yukon x Bailey 2 yellow male pups at 2.5 weeks old

    Yukon x Bailey 2 yellow male pups at 2.5 weeks old

  • Yukon x Bailey 2 yellow male pups at 2.5 weeks old

    Yukon x Bailey 2 yellow male pups at 2.5 weeks old

  • Yukon x Bailey chocolate male pups at 2.5 weeks old

    Yukon x Bailey chocolate male pups at 2.5 weeks old

  • 3 weeks old

    3 weeks old

  • Pete with one of our dogs (Fisher) in Carmel

    Pete with one of our dogs (Fisher) in Carmel

  • Hank, Beau and Buster - puppies in training, October 2014

    Hank, Beau and Buster - puppies in training, October 2014

  • Ruby's Pups at 5 Weeks

    Ruby's Pups at 5 Weeks

  • Kate Pups 4 Weeks Old

    Kate Pups 4 Weeks Old

  • Kate's litter at 4 weeks old

    Kate's litter at 4 weeks old