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lucidity
14th December 2011, 06:30 AM
Went to visit Lyra's breeder again over the weekend to get some lessons in show handling... But a couple of other people came along too, bringing their Cavaliers who are related to Lyra :D The dogs had a such a blast!

I absolutely adore this picture. It was such luck that I even managed to get it in the first place!

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From left to right: Chloe - Simon - Lyra (they are from the same litter). At the back: Xaria, who is a couple of months older and is their half sister. She has earned 2 CCs and is 1 CC away from gaining her Ch title!

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Chloe--she has so much more fur (ears, featherings, etc.) than Lyra already!

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The tricolours: Adele the puppy and Dexter, the 8 month old on the right.

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Lyra and Dexter.

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Chloe. She looks so much like Lyra, sometimes I have to do a double take to figure out who is who in the pictures!

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Xaria.

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Lyra's momma, Laura. She pregnant and is due in January.

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Lyra being chased by Jack.

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From L-R: Halle, Phoenix (at the back), Elton, Dexter.

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This is Elton, Lyra's dad!

lucidity
14th December 2011, 06:32 AM
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Hilarious shot. 3 way butt sniff!

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Simon, Lyra's litter brother.

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Lyra just being cute.

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Dexter being happy.

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Simon and Lyra bugging their daddy, Elton. Lol.

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Bruno and Adele, the 4 month old puppies.

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Simon says Merry Christmas everyone!

And so he doesn't feel left out....
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b371/suzz86/378449_10100143826462621_21006300_47330029_4145602 94_n.jpg
Cadence says Merry Christmas too!

ashleighelizabeth
14th December 2011, 07:25 AM
I LOVE the top shot!!!! How fun that you get to take Lyra to go play with her siblings and parents!!!!

BrooklynMom
14th December 2011, 10:14 AM
Oh my goodness!!! These pics are so beautiful!!! Heaven!!! I love them all, what a lucky thing to be able to go see the breeder and the siblings again, I wish our breeder did days like that!

Kay P
14th December 2011, 03:26 PM
Great shots! Not sure which photo is the cutest!

MurphysMummy
14th December 2011, 11:12 PM
What beautiful pictures - of beautiful dogs. Aren't they just adorable.


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Lani
14th December 2011, 11:49 PM
Great pictures!!!

I love the ones of them outside running! Looks like they all had such a great time.

lucidity
15th December 2011, 02:56 AM
Thanks everyone! It IS really great that I get to bring Lyra to go and visit her relatives. I always try to see if they remember each other, but Lyra always acts like they're just any other dog, lol. She went and sniffed her mom and was kinda curious for a bit.. but after 30 seconds she wandered off to search for more interesting things, lol.

It's kinda sad because one of Lyra's sisters (she was the pick of the litter) was recently exported overseas to be shown, so she didn't get to meet her again :( Her brother Simon is due to be shipped off to a show home in a couple of months, too. So in the future she'll only get to meet 2 of her littermates.

It's interesting to see how the litter has grown, though! Lyra is the smallest of the litter.. she's 7.5 months old and about 10-11lbs.. she also has the shortest fur. I'm trying to get her fur to grow! So she gets 1 capsule of fish oil everyday. Anyone else have any special tips to help with coat growth?

mhabca
15th December 2011, 07:04 AM
What wonderful pictures. That first one is fantastic!

lindylou
16th December 2011, 02:20 PM
hi

omg what beautiful cavaliers i loved everyone of them

ourempire
17th December 2011, 07:20 PM
Wonderful pictures! Thank you so much for sharing! I love all of them, hard to pick a favourite :)