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We thought we would explain what Hip Scores are, and what they mean for your puppy. Here at Ridgy Didge Cobberdogs, we decided early on that we would start doing Penn Hip & Elbow X-rays on all our potential breeding dogs, along with extensive testing for genetic diseases and coatKeep Reading
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Ridgy Didge Puppy Adoption Applications are now closed until end of 2020. Our waitlist is full, and as further litters are bred they are already spoken for until into 2021. We apologise for any disappointment.  But we want our supporters to understand that our responsible breeding program takes time andKeep Reading
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Finally bringing your new Cobberdog puppy home is so exciting! Here’s a quick summary of important things right from Day 1, to make the transition smoother for all of you! Remember your puppy is still a baby and everything is new and uncertain.  Your puppy doesn’t yet know your rules andKeep Reading
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Last week we had 2 families phone to say their dogs were vomiting shortly after being given their flea and tick oral treatment. This made us think once again about how we can best help keep our pets safe from harm. Let's consider flea and tick treatments, worming, and titre testingKeep Reading
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This is a question that families ask often, and we thought it was a good idea to write a blog to help you understand how big your puppy will grow, how quickly your puppy will grow, and how your puppy’s breed size category is predicted while it is still justKeep Reading
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At Ridgy Didge we have a Guardian Program in place as an important part of our ethical breeding practices.  We thought we would let you know how this works.   From time to time, we choose an outstanding puppy to keep as a future breeding dog. This puppy is oneKeep Reading
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Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Marna & Louis pups eight days old.
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Our black male pup from Marna & Louis has found his forever home..
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
HIP SCORES
We thought we would explain what Hip Scores are, and what they mean for your puppy. Here at Ridgy Didge Cobberdogs, we decided early on that we would start doing Penn Hip & Elbow X-rays on all our potential breeding dogs, along with extensive testing for genetic diseases and coat traits, to help us improve our genetics.
You'll notice our breeding dog profiles include their hip scores and other genetic testing results.
Why Hip Scores?
How are Hip Scores done?
What causes hip dysplasia?
How can you help prevent problems?
Click the link to learn this and more about hips and scores.
https://www.ridgydidgecobberdogs.com/hip-scores/
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Family photo shoot today, everyone groomed, clipped & matt free. Nice to have them all done as we come into a busy season.
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
This mumma just loves her babies.
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Ridgy Didge Australian Cobberdogs
Marna's pups have arrived. This is her second and last litter, she loves her pups & is a great Mum. These pups all have loving homes, seven boys & one girl.