Three Bernese mix pups, a brother and two sisters, came in a couple of weeks and were quickly adopted out maybe within a day of one another.

Following the photos is an update from the woman who took the two sisters.

The brother:



The two sisters:





From Ellie's new owner:

As promised i am keeping you up to date on our “ladies” Bella Dean and Ellie Melanson.

Life has taken on a whole new meaning for both Loweena and I and the “girls”.

We are getting our exercise with at least 3, 40 min walkies per day and that is not including the trips to our back gardens and the short jaunt just up the street and down before bed.

Ellie is just so gentle and sweet. The most amazing personality. All of my neighbours adore her and have volunteered for babysitting duty.

The toilet training is going really well we are both happy to report. Not perfect but what the heck they are still babies.

Tomorrow Ellie and I are off to see Dr Mike and the Westside Animal Clinic. She will get a real going over and I have a few questions too, nothing really serious I hope just her nose is warm and dry and she drinks gallons of water. Otherwise she is just thriving.

The world is just a huge wonderment for Ellie, she sits beautifully when we encounter neighbours and friends. And she walks really well on her leash.

I am on the lookout for a fluorescent collar and leash as she really is hard to see at night when she gets onto the lawns. ( i happily pick up after her )

I will write more when i get her results from her first vet visit. Loweena will take Bella next week ( 29th i think ).

Thank you for having faith in us to take these wonderful charges. I promise you will never regret it.





3 Comments to “Bernese Mountain Dog mix pups”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Wonderful! Beautiful dogs and so lucky to find happy homes

  2. Anonymous says:

    Gorgeous dogs and I am glad they found happy homes. I'm looking for a Burnese mix for my family.

  3. Any ideas as to what other breed these dogs are mixed with??
    They are gorgeous :)

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