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January 18th, 2018 by Julie K.

7 months old – Mika

Mika at her training class. We’ve been doing the name game since day one and this is the result. Total focus!

 

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December 29th, 2017 by Julie K.

Mika photo update – 6 months

I can’t believe Mika is six months already! She is 45lbs and it’s getting to the point where I don’t think I’ll be able to carry her on the stairs much longer!

She has been such a wonderful addition to our family. She is doing obedience training now (in very short sessions to keep it fun) she loves it and gets lots of kibble 🙂 I have been hand feeding her every day since she was 8 weeks, it’s been really fascinating to watch how much that has paid off! I love taking pictures and we’ve had tons of snow lately which made for a perfect setting, here are some recent ones of Mika.

Mika is from the M litter – Tenno and Juno. Her registered name is Alta-Tollhaus Michigan. Her half brother is Steve and he lives with us as well (U litter Hunter x Juno Alta-Tollhaus Ulfr)

 

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September 21st, 2017 by Julie K.

Mika is 13 weeks old

A big milestone for Mika 😊

Her ears are still standing, she loves to play, follow her humans around and will do anything for freeze dried lamb!

I post all her pictures on Instagram @stevetopdog – these are some of my recent favorites. She is truly a joy!

Mika is Alta-Tollhaus Michigan from the M litter. Tenno vom Bellissimo and Alta Tollhaus Juno.

 

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September 7th, 2017 by Julie K.

Mika’s board and train

 

Update on Mika (Alta-Tollhaus Michigan) Mika is now ten weeks old and weighs 15lbs. We love her so much. She truly is a wonderful puppy. We do a lot of little training sessions throughout the day, and Mika has been working for most of her food. She LOVES playing ball and chasing her toys around! The following pictures are from the week we went out of town and boarded her with our friends at Valor k9 in Spokane. The following photos are all taken by Valor k9 Academy, captions as well. See their Facebook or Instagram for more.

 

 

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“Took Mika on a field trip today! This little girl is a peach. Such a fun, confident pup. She handled all the new people, places, sights, sounds and surfaces beautifully. A testament to great genetics and breeding!”

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“Mika exploring”

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“posing”

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“A little focus work”

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“Hey, why didn’t that hooman stop and say hi to me?” 😂 About 5 people after this stopped to say hi. She loves everyone! 😜

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“Confident on an elevated surface”

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“statues”

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“She saw her reflection and didn’t mind one bit. She knows she’s cute!”

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“Mika’s mom got the best patch ever for her harness!”

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“All done. 20 minutes. So much great exposure. Success!!”

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August 23rd, 2017 by Julie K.

New kid in town

Introducing Alta-Tollhaus Michigan “Mika” – pronounced Mee-ka. She is one of ten pups from the M litter born mid June. I have been talking to Julie about getting a female for awhile now but didn’t think it would happen so soon- well circumstances aligned and here she is! Better yet, another AT puppy is also residing in Washington state and those puppy parents were kind enough to transport Mika home 🙂

Mika has been with us for a week now and is such a wonderful puppy!!! She loves her crate and is super fun to train. We have a puppy tug/flirt pole for her that we take out a couple times a day. I also give her a treat every time she looks up at me (she is picking up on that really quick) She loves working for treats and dinner. I have been luring her into sits, downs, heeling, etc, basically everything I want her to do as an adult in modified puppy version. We do this for a few minutes several times a day and she just loves it! As you can imagine, I’ve been taking a ton of pictures of her. Below are some of my favorites, and look her ears were up by the end of the week (though I’m sure they’ll go down and up again)! This is Mika at 8 and 9 weeks old.

Mika shares her new home with a 7 year old shepherd named Lexi and with Steve, a almost 3 year old from Alta-Tollhaus who you can find on this blog 🙂

 

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