NN Litter
GloryToo bred to
whelped 12/17/17

Mr. Blue (Lando) went to Colorado to be an avalanche dog at a ski resort.  Mr. White (Lucien) went to Santa Fe, NM for Search & Rescue. Miss Yellow (Sophie) went to Montana to do agility and nosework. Mr. Green (Credo) and Mr. Red (Willy) went to Colorado as pets, though Mr. Green will hopefully do nosework and tracking. Mr. Red is the third dog of mine for his family. Miss Purple (Freda) went to California as a pet, the second dog her people have gotten from me. Miss Pink (noir) went to California as a pet. Mr. Brown (Axel) went to Gillette, WY, about 100 miles east of here.  Mr. Gray went to Buffalo, WY (just 35 miles from here) as a pet, but unfortunately he contracted Dysautonomia, a fatal mystery condition that researchers think may be caught from exposure to wildlife and toxins in the soil, and died at 4 months.

NN Litter background
NN Litter pedigree
The NN litter temperament test results were used for the illustrated police/narcotics temperament test and the illustrated Search & Rescue test pages.

A repeat of this litter was whelped April 30th:  SS litter

Credo (Celhaus Nanawatai Gloriouz Credo of Cantor) at 2 years 7 months

1st photo:  “Gorgeous sunset!”
2nd photo:  Alison and Credo stopped by to visit while on their way to camp in the mountains.  She insisted on a photo of him with me.
3rd photo:  “Posing in Storm Castle Creek, about 25 miles south of Bozeman.”
4th photo:  “(Not so) Thrilled about wearing his saddlebags on our hike… I told him he’s gotta start pulling his weight… literally!”
5th photo:  “Posing in Lewis Lake inside Yellowstone National Park.”
6th photo:  Grand Teton National Park.  We drove thru Yellowstone and the Tetons.
7th photo:  “At our third and final campsite outside of Bondurant, WY.”

Noir (Celhaus Noir) at 2 years 5 months
“Noir is perfect. I love her. She’s everything I hoped for. Thank you.”
1st photo:  “Here she is with Flambeau, a friend’s dog.  She’s smart as a whip and a very happy girl.”  
2nd & 3rd photos, from the dogwalker:  “She gets to go on runs/hikes/park visits every day with her dog walker 6 days a week – she’s loved by a lot of people!  She has a whole community that loves her. And the vets think she is amazing.”

Lando (Celhaus Naboo Pirate) at 2 years 6 months
Lando is in training to be an avalanche dog, has his novice certification and will continue working on his advanced certifications after the pandemic eases.

Lando at 2 years
1st & 2nd photos:  at work: 3rd photo:  the avalanche team; 4th-6th photos, summer hikes; 5th photo: with nephew, Briggs; last 2 photos: worn out from all the activity

Lando at avalanche training

Credo at 2 years 3 months

“Happy Easter from Credo.  Here’s a couple pictures for you.  Credo and I went fishing up the Poudre Canyon today, where we saw some deer, but not a single fish!  And then we came home and took some Easter pictures.  Hope you and the pups are doing well!!  I told Credo he’s gonna be a big brother in a few weeks!”  

Lucien (Celhaus Niall Lucien Stieber) at 2 years
Lucien is in training for Search & Rescue.  Shown during training.

1st photo:  “Lucien is smelling the subject’s boot prior to tracking. I’m at left, instructing Lucien to “take scent.”
2nd photo:  “Lucien taking the scent for tracking”
3rd photo:  “Lucien being rewarded for live find”

Lucien at 1 year 9 months
“Here’s a photo of Lucien airborne at a training exercise yesterday morning during a three-day IRO (Internationale Rettungshunde Organisation) seminar. He’s having a blast!”

Willy (Celhaus Nineteen Forty-One) at 2 years with big sister, Harper (Celhaus Zeal for Life), who is 12 years 2 months
Name Story: Well, I’m a bit of a Jeep fanatic, and the first civilian Jeeps were produced by Willys-Overland (pronounced “Willis”) in the mid ‘30s. I have one half of one of those originals (a 1940-something. converting it into a camping trailer), as well as a new Jeep with the Willys package (a standard Jeep with better suspension, but very bare bones). So, when Hardin mentioned it, it was a lock. 1941 was the first year Willys-Overland produced the Jeep and applied for a patent.

“Willy is having a wonderful birthday with his new elephant, and Harper (Celhaus Z Litter) is still tolerating his antics …”

Credo (Celhaus Nanawatai Gloriouz Credo of Cantor) celebrating his 2nd birthday

Name Story: Nanawatai is “traditionally used to refer to a request for sanctuary, whereby the host must be willing to fight or die for the sake of anyone who comes knocking at his door seeking refuge, even if it is a sworn enemy.” The Z in Gloriouz is a nod to the older brother he never got to meet, my Zeus.

Credo at 1 year 11 months

11/28/19:  “Happy Thanksgiving! We got 20” of snow Monday and Tuesday, and Credo absolutely loved it! I took a snow day on Tuesday and we just lounged around, watching movies and sitting by the fireplace… but he kept wanting to go outside and jump around in it like a little fox!  I can’t believe the NN litter is already almost 2.”

12/6/19:  “I took Credo to Scheel’s today and let him pick out his stocking stuffers. He was interested in the grizzly, so I figured we better take his picture with it. On the way home, we stopped by the Loveland Visitor’s Center for the other sweet photo op.”

Axel (Celhaus Nash Axel Geisner) at 1 year 11 months
“Axel loves hanging out with our son, Beau. They are brothers. Thank you so much for an awesome dog.”

Sophie (Celhaus Nightingale’s Song) at 1 year 9 months

Sophie came to Sheridan so my vet could do her spay operation.  Of course we took a bunch of photos of her beforehand.  See them

Frieda (Celhaus Nagorski) at 1 year 3 months










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