Someday Soon

I was thinking as our pups approach three months old that it won’t be long before they don’t look like pups anymore. They are already loosing all their “baby features”. It won’t be long before this pup on the cliff wall will look like his brother in the photo below.Read more

Another pup check complete- mostly

We’ve been fortunate for the first 8-weeks of pup checks… all the red wolf pups were gathered up quickly and our work could occur without a hitch. This is not the case anymore with the pups almost three months old and moving around the habitat with the adults. Monday morning was hot and sticky, even with a catch-up time a couple hours before our regular start of the day. Our team went into the wolf habitat as usual, but onlyRead more

8-week pup check

We got the 8-week pup check done without a hitch! All pups were caught up quickly (7 minutes to enter the habitat, catch up all the pups, and get them to our work area). Every pup has gained weight. Our three larger males weighed around 5.5 Kg and our two females around 5.2 Kg. Our little guy doubled in weight since the last check and is now at 3.4 Kg. Everybody got a quick physical, dewormed, first round of vaccines,Read more

6-week pup check

Our six-pack continues to do well. They spend more and more time out in the yard, coming in and out of berms, bushes, and dead fall and can be seen high on the cliff with the rest of the family. We were excited (and relieved) that all six were in the primary den at 6 AM when we went to catch them up earlier this week. (We didn’t know for sure they were in the den since the camera isRead more