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Puppy Pictures





Temperament Test #1 - Birth to 3 days


How does this puppy come into the world?

This puppy's sack broke before she was delivered.  She was head first and had to be held while Sprinkle prepared herself to push.  She was extremely quiet and slow moving.  It took a while to make sure she was breathing, which she was.  This puppy receives a score of 9 for this category.


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

This puppy is extremely quiet, although she can scream out when moved abruptly by mom.  This puppy receives a score of 8 for this category.


What is the energy level of this pup?

This puppy is slow and methodical.  She does not flail or move her legs, but only moves her head slightly from side to side in a slow moving fashion.  This puppy receives a score of 10 for this category.


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

This puppy was calm and quiet throughout the medical examination.  She did not fight or fuss, but did try to move quietly off of the scale.  She did not make any noise or sound during this time, not even grunting.  She 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 did not move or grunt, but relaxed in the cup of the handler's hands.  She was aware and alert.  This puppy did not yawn or in any way seem upset or in distress.  This puppy receives a score of 10+ for this category.


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

This puppy went right back to mom without a peep.  She did not grunt or turn, but went straight back.  This puppy receives a score of 10 for this category.


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

This puppy did not mind at all.  She did not grunt, cry or scream.  Her heart was steady and she did not move her legs around in the least.  Very quiet and calm  This puppy receives a score of 10+ for this category.


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