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Available Puppies
"Tree" Litter

On January 8, 2023, Ruthie's "Tree" Litter arrived safely with ten puppies.  The puppies are sired by Cowboy, and the litter contains seven males (Ash, Birch, Elm, Hickory, Frasier Fir, White Oak, and Sycamore) and three females (Magnolia, Maple, and Willow).  All of the puppies are tricolor with most of the males beginning to fade out into saddlebacks like Cowboy and Ruger. 

We are currently accepting reservations for puppies.  Please contact us by email to inquire about the puppies and availability.  

Weeks 1-3 - The litter grew immensely and began moving around whenever they were not sleeping or nursing. Ruthie is a patient dog and a very good mother to her offspring.

Week 4 - The puppies are playing with each other, and they have begun to eat puppy chow.  Their enthusiasm is increasing as their activity level goes up.  They enjoy snuggling with us and they are just beginning to come to us when we call, "Puppies, puuupppieeesss, puppies."  The puppies will have their first photo shoot this week.  

Week 5The puppies are now 5 weeks old.  Their dispositions are quite apparent as well as their playfulness. This week the puppies have been enjoying the fair weather and excursions in the yard.  We have begun some basic training, like “sit” and “wait”, with the puppies.  They are curious and delightful to be around.  

Week 6 - During this week, each puppy received their first collar.  We began evaluating each puppy for herding instinct by taking them to visit the cows and chickens.  Additionally some leash training has been started.  With gusto, they continue to play with each other, pouncing on and chasing litter mates.  Each puppy is really developing their disposition, and we continue to reinforce learning basic commands.  Maple & Hickory have been reserved, but the remaining 8 puppies are still available.

Weeks 7 & 8

The puppies turned 8 weeks old on March 5. Two will go to their new homes later in the week. Eight puppies are still available.  The puppies have been busy over the past week. They began leash training and continued to meet the chickens and cows. As expected each pup’s response to these experiences has varied. Some held their ground with the cows and chickens. Some walk easily on a leash. They are such affectionate, playful, and social little dogs. They soak up any attention they can get, especially belly rubs. We continue to teach them basic commands and marvel at how smart these puppies are.

Weeks 9 to Present:

The puppies have grown so much!  As of April 23, 2023, five puppies remain on the farm, but only three are still available.    Magnolia and Willow have been reserved for their new homes.  

Birch, Ash, and Elm are charming males with a good balance of energy and rest.  All three puppies are crate trained and house trained.  Ash is an active and intelligent dog with a bend towards fetch and athletics.  Elm is the calmest male with a touch of his mother's "old soul".  Birch is a delightful blend of companionship and energy, making him a good choice for a working dog.  

If you wish to be added to our waiting list for an English Shepherd puppy from a future litter, please email us at  

For further information about available puppies, please call us at the number below or email us by clicking on the red envelope in the upper right corner to our farm email address.  

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