Vallecito's

Glowing Ember (Ember)

Born: 10-31-2014

Dam: Bonnie Lee    Sire: Cool Moon Luke (Hemi)

National American Alsatian Registry (NAAR) # HB1001-7

Generation: F-2

                     OFA Hips: TBA                            OFA Elbows: TBA

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Eye Color: Yellow  -  Coat Color: Gold  -  Coat Length: Short

            Conformation Score: 10                         Temperament Score: 8.4


Puppy Pictures



Temperament Test #3 - 6 weeks


What is the reaction to a dropped loud object?

This puppy did not move or flinch or even acknowledge that she heard the sound of the object.  She  remained focused on the person at the gate.  She did not follow after the other puppies who went to investigate, but stayed at the gate where the person was.  This puppy receives a score of 10 for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is roughly pet?

This puppy lied down and looked around during the pet.  She did not startle and was not nervous in the least.  She waited in a lying position until the pet was complete.  This puppy remained quiet throughout the pet, but her head moved around slowly observing her surroundings.  This puppy receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is picked up?

This puppy had her feet drawn up and wagged tail vigorously throughout the lift.  She was alert the entire time and did not struggle or make a sound.  Her mouth was closed and she did arch her back and stiffen it like a board.  This puppy receives a score of 6 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is turned over on its back?

This puppy remained calm and relaxed.  Upon being turned over, she was somewhat stiff initially, but was completely silent for the entirety of the turn and loosened up almost immediately.  She turned her head away from the handler but moved it somewhat to survey her position.  She did wagged her tail vigorously initially.  This puppy receives a score of 8 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is placed in a wicker basket?

This puppy sat right away and looked around the basket moving her head around, but keeping her body still.  She did not lie down, but instead explored the basket with her eyes.  She looked over the edge several times, but did not move to get out or put her paws up on the side of the basket.  She receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is placed back away from siblings?

This puppy became animated when placed back in her familiar territory.  She immediately turned back toward the people.  She receives a score of 10 for this category.



Overall, this puppy receives a score of 8.7 on this third temperament test.




Temperament Test #2 - 2.5 to 3 weeks


What is the reaction to a dropped loud object?

This puppy did not react in the least she did not flinch and did not startle.  She remained playing and moving about as if she did not notice.  This puppy receives a score of 10+ for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is roughly pet?

This puppy remained quiet and calm.  She did not move into the pet, but did not try to move away.  This puppy remained still and calm throughout the pet with no stiffness.  This puppy receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is picked up?

This puppy remained calm and loose, slightly arching her back in order to get more balance in the lift.   This puppy receives a score of 10 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is turned over on its back?

This puppy remained calm and quiet, looking around with his eyes.  She was not stiff, but extremely loose all during the turn and on her back.  Her legs were sprawled out and she was awake looking at the handler. This puppy was extremely quiet during and after the turn.  She licked the handler afterwards. This puppy receives a score of 10 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is placed in a wicker basket?

This puppy took a few seconds to survey the landscape, but quickly began licking the side of the basket.  She remained very calm and confident, no wobbling, as she explored the sides of the basket in a calm fashion.  She eventually reached the side where the human was standing and noticed the human and began licking the sides of the basket.  She never put her feet up or moved to get out.  She receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is placed back away from siblings?

This puppy calmly looked around for about a minute.  Then, she quietly and slowly moved closer to the pile of puppies.  She didn't initially lie down, but looked around quietly and calmly.  She finally turned herself to lie next to a puppy and immediately went to sleep.  This puppies heartbeat was never elevated during this test.  She receives a score of 10+ for this category.



Overall, this puppy receives a score of 10 on this second temperament test.



Birth

This young lady is the largest female in the litter.  She is determined and forceful.  She has a black tipped tail, small white patches on her toes and a small bit of white on her chest, otherwise she is a solid tri-gold color.  



Temperament Test #1 - Birth to 3 days


How does this puppy come into the world?

This puppy grunted and had a lot of energy at birth.  It vigorously tried to get to a warm spot and would move around the other puppies to get there.  This puppy receives a score of 5 for this category.


Noises this puppy makes in the first 8 hours of life?

This puppy is generally quiet, but grunts softly when discontent.  She receives a score of 8 for this category.


What is the energy level of this pup?

This puppy is calm and stays relatively in the middle of the pack.  She is a determined puppy and can firmly move herself with ease from place to place, but chooses mostly to stay near food.  She is calm when picked up and rests in the person's arms.  She likes to place herself on the top of the pack.  Her instinct is to move in toward mom when touched by a human.  This puppy receives a score of 7 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup to the first medical examination?

This puppy moved head quietly, but inquisitively around when on the scale.  She did not move to get down.  She wiggled profusely when turned over and did not want to submit to this kind of treatment at all.  She was not traumatized and was calm and quiet immediately upon removal from the medical exam.  This puppy receives a 6 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is turned over on its back?

This puppy did not want to be turned over in the least.  Immediately upon being turned over, she writhed and fought to be righted.  She grunted and pushed her front and back feet vigorously.  She was determined to be righted and never submitted during this part of the test. She receives a score of 5 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when it is placed back with its mother?

This puppy thought about her predicament for a very brief moment before moving directly straight ahead toward momma's foot.  Once she reached her mom's foot, she knew to go straight up to find safety.  This puppy receives a score of 7 for this category.


What is the reaction of this pup when touched by a human?

This puppy moved closer toward mom when touched, but did not seem traumatized or upset.  She did not emit a sound, but did activate movement upon the touch.  No yawning. This puppy receives a score of 8 for this category.


Overall, this puppy receives a score of 6.5 on this first temperament test.