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                                                Vallecito's 

King Arthur



Seven Weeks Old




Six Weeks Old



Temperament Test #3 - 6 weeks


What is the reaction to a dropped loud object?



What is the reaction when pup is roughly pet?



What is the reaction when pup is picked up?



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



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



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



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




Five Weeks Old




Four Weeks Old





Three Weeks Old



King Arthur is a very loving puppy and wants to snuggle and be close to humans.  He looks right into another's eyes and gives sweet puppy kisses.  He does like his comfort and will need someone who can train with consistency and keep up the work through his teenage times.  He is a beautiful silver wolf gray color with a lighter mask and will look extremely wolf-like.  



Temperament Test #2 - 2.5 to 3 weeks


What is the reaction to a dropped loud object?

This puppy sat up, but did not flinch.  He did not look traumatized or upset in any way.  He went right back to paying with his siblings and did not bother with the sound at all.  This puppy receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is roughly pet?

This puppy sat still and did not move his head down or into the pet.  He was relaxed and not stiff.  This puppy receives a score of 9 for this category.


What is the reaction when pup is picked up?

This puppy was loose and still.  He did not make any noises and was very quiet throughout the entire 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 whined out and cried after the turn.  He also flailed his feet around and tried to right himself.  He did not quiet or stop moving until righted, at which time he was again super quiet and still.  This puppy receives a score of 4 for this category.


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

This puppy grunted and whined while he moved about the bottom of the basket.  He then climbed up on the side of the basket closest toward his siblings.  He jumped back down and again began moving and whining about the bottom of the basket.  This puppy receives a score of 5 for this category.


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

This puppy was quiet and went immediately to relieve itself.  He did not play with the other pups, but did then move to get a drink and then lie down.  This puppy receives a score of 8 for this category.



Overall, this puppy receives a score of 7.5 on this second temperament test.



Two Weeks Old







One Week Old



King Arthur likes his comfort.  He enjoys being with his pack and will bond well with his forever family.  He uses his vocals and grunts loudly when discontented.  He can also cry out at times when angry.  He is a lovely silver wolf gray male with gold tones throughout his coat and a black mask.  His eyes are just beginning to open now.






Birth




Temperament Test #1 - Birth to 3 days


How does this puppy come into the world?

This puppy was born by cesarian section.  He was healthy and vibrant.  As a result of the c-section, he was under anesthesia and so did not react in any way upon birth.  This score is forfeit.   


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

This puppy grunts and screams out when in distress or lost.  He is content and quiet when eating and resting.  This puppy receives a score of 4 for this category.


What is the energy level of this pup?

This puppy is strong and calm when in a familiar environment.  However, when he does not like his placement, he will use his strength to move himself about very quickly.  He is strong and can move around with ease.  He turns in circles when confused.  This puppy receives a score of 6 for this category.


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

This puppy initially began vigorously sniffing at the handler's shirt.  She stayed calm for 15 seconds and then began grunting at first, then grunting with movement, then crying out, then screaming.  His vocalization increased the more distressed he became.  He tried to climb out of the scale and was highly agitated once he was placed on the photo booth.  He whipped around in circles violently and with strength screaming out.  This puppy receives a score of 2 for this category.


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

This puppy screamed and flailed his legs at the same time trying to trick the handler and turn himself over.  This puppy receives a score of 2 for this category.


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

This puppy remained agitated and cried out and turned in circles.  He continued to cry out until his mother nudged him and then he moved somewhat hesitantly in the correct direction. This puppy receives a score of 3 for this category.


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

This puppy initially began sniffing profusely and with vigor.  His little head sniffed and moved about while he made his decision.  When he decided, he began grunting at first then escalated in his distress until he was screaming and flailing about.  This puppy receives a score of 4 for this category.


Overall, this puppy receives a score of 3.5 on this first temperament test.