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CHOCOLATE RAT TERRIERS
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We've had several beautiful chocolate rat terriers in our breeding program here at Spring High.  Here they are, all grouped in one album.
1. BORN FEB. 3, 2003 - MOLLY - UKC CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat - chocolate tri female
2. BORN NOV. 24, 2003 - DRUM - Spring High's HRT Drumbeat - chocolate tri male
3. BORN OCT. 11, 2004 - FUDGE - UKC CH Spring High's Forever Fudge - chocolate tri male
4. BORN FEB. 12, 2006 - TWIST - UKC CH Spring High's Cinnamon Twist - chocolate sable female
5. BORN NOV. 11, 2006 - SPUDS - UKC CH Spring High's Fudge Treat - chocolate tri male
6. BORN MAY 18, 2008 - GYPSY - 'PR'Spring High's Fortune Teller - chocolate sable female
7. BORN JULY 7, 2011 - DAWN - Spring High Festa's Delta Dawn - chocolate sable female
8. BORN NOV. 23, 2012 - SONNY - Spring High Sonny's BBQ - chocolate and white male
9. BORN APRIL 21, 2014 - MONTY - Spring High's Montgomery - chocolate tri male
Date(s): Updated June 14, 2014. Album by Bruce Strand. Photos by Bruce & Ralph. 1 - 61 of 61 Total. 1095 Visits.
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1. *MOLLY*
CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat
chocolate/white/tan
buttonfold ears, docked tail
born: Feb. 3, 2003
weight: 21 lbs
Molly is a retired UKC Champion.


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MOLLY

CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat
Sire: CH RPK's Fire Cracker
Dam: CH RPK's K2 Running Brook

Molly joined us in the spring of 2003 from Shelly Heist, Rat Pack Kennels in Alabama.  She produced wonderful puppies with Boo-Boo, Benny, Fudge and Sarge.  She was retired in 2009.


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Molly looking for the next home cooked meal with her favorite ... steamed carrots. I tell Sue our dogs eat better than we do!

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~THE POTATOES LITTER, 2006~

This little group of chocolate, white and tan puppies was named with a potato theme in mind.  Here they are, at four weeks old.

Left to right: Bliss (F), Spuds (M), Sweetie (F), Tater (M) and Curley (M).

Their sire is UKC CH Spring High's Forever Fudge (Fudge) and their dam is CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat (Molly).


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This is beautiful little Spring High's Sweetie, from the "Potatoes" litter, at 2 weeks old (as in, sweet potato).  Her sire is UKC CH Spring High's Forever Fudge.  Her dam is UKC CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat (Molly).

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Cindy & Rosie 2010

Rosie is "Sweetie" from the Potatoes Litter, all grown up.  Rosie rules the roost in New Port Richie, FL with Cindy, Bob and Sam.


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TATER (from the Potatoes Litter) now PINTO
Jan. 25, 2007, 10.5 weeks old
Lives in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.


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BLONDIE
Date: Aug. 8, 2007
Age: 7 weeks old

"Ummmmm....Daddy wears Old Spice!"
She is a Molly/Sarge puppy.


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Photo: Spring High's Solid Gold (Goldie) with her sire, Sarge.  Molly is her dam.

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***CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW???***
The Soapsuds Litter/Molly X Fudge
Thursday, March 6, 2008 and here they are, almost 5 weeks old.  Back row, partially hidden, Shout.  Center row of four, left to right - Ajax, Cheer, big mouth Moe and Solo.  Front row, Fab and Bold, whose head is not visible.


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Photo: Spring High's Bold (a Molly/Fudge pup)

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Molly's Lastborn Puppy
From Her Last Litter Of One

UNO - female - singleton

Date of Birth: Feb. 19, 2009
Date of photo: March 19, 2009
Age: 4 weeks old
Weight: 1 lb 3 ounces

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY 2009


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UNO & MOLLY
walking the horse trail
March 30, 2009


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2. DRUM - 2003

Spring High's HRT Drumbeat
DOB: Nov. 24, 2003
Sire: GRCH St. Francis' Banjo On My Knee
Dam: CH Hightower's Jasmine

Drum came to us from Janet and Corky Hightower, Hightower Rat Terriers, in Texas.  He is a liver chocolate and white with tan points.


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DRUM
Drum is a small tyke of a rattie and matured to 8 lbs (toy variety).  He was to be the hub of our breeding program for the under-10 lbs ratties but things didn't work out that way.

"He reminds me of a smaller Buster We..."
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DRUM
Drum was placed with another rat terrier breeder in Okeechobee, FL and has continued to sire gorgeous pups.


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Double Chocolate...Molly & Drum

Drum is the sire of our CH Spring High's Forever Fudge (Fudge).


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3. FUDGE 2004

CH Spring High's Forever Fudge
Date of Birth: October 11, 2004
Sire: Spring High's HRT Drumbeat (Drum)
Dam: Spring High's MRT Minnie Pearl (Munchie)

Fudgie was a doll boy from day one.  He is still a "momma's boy"


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FUDGIE THE WHALE!  This liver chocolate tri pup is our own home-bred, CH Spring High's Forever Fudge, aka Fudge.  Here he is at three weeks old.  His sire is: Spring High's HRT Drumbeat (Drum). His dam is: Spring High's MRT Minnie Pearl (Munchie).

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Fudge is showing nice maturity for a 9 month old.

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FUDGE

What a handsome little guy!


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4. TWIST 2006

Spring High's Cinnamon Twist
Date of Birth: Feb. 12, 2006
Sire: CH Spring High's Forever Fudge (Fudge)
Dam: CH Spring High's WRT Skylark (Lark)

Twist..1 week old...Feb. 19th
Weight: 14.7 oz


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Twist...5 weeks old...March 19th
Weight: 2 lbs 15 oz


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Twist, seven weeks old.

Look at those flying ears!  This is Spring High's Cinnamon Twist, and she is from the Jackson & Perkins roses litter.  Twist is chocolate sable & white.  Her nose is chocolate-colored.


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Twist...8 weeks old...April 9th
Weight: 4 lbs 8 oz


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TWIST - August 13, 2010 - Day 43
Second Litter - daddy was Boo

Twist's  puppy tummy is obviously  showing.  We will begin closely monitoring her starting on Day 58 of her pregnancy. Day 58 would be in 15 more days, on Saturday August 28th.  We're very excited!

This Twist/Boo litter produced tan sables and black tri puppies (but NO chocolate puppies) because Boo is not chocolate nor does it carry it.


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TWIST
Carrying Her First Litter
Pups were born on May 18, 2008.
Sire of her pups:
CH Spring High's Fudge Treat (Spuds)
A photo of Spuds appears at the end of this album.


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TWIST
CH Spring High's Cinnamon Twist
Carrying Her First Litter - 2008
Sire: CH Spring High's Forever Fudge (Fudge)
Dam: CH Spring High's WRT Skylark (Lark)
chocolate sable & white
erect ears, docked tail
12 lbs
Breeder: Susan Cooney, Florida


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Twist's Littermate "Rusty"

Here's Rusty, all grown up.  He lives with proud momma Linda and proud poppa Mark in Ocala, FL.


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Handsome Rusty

This rattie boy doesn't look like his sire (Fudge) nor his dam (Lark) but he strongly resembles grandpa Drum, Fudge's sire.


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5. *SPUDS* from the Potatoes Litter
CH Spring High's Fudge Treat
Sire: CH Spring High's Forever Fudge (Fudge)
Dam: CH Spring High's RPK Sweet Treat (Molly)
Born: Nov. 11, 2006
Spuds was the sire of Twist's First Litter: Dash, Nugget, Gypsy and Billy
chocolate/white/tan
buttonfold ears, docked tail
weight: 12 lbs
Breeder: Susan Cooney, Florida


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DASH

Date: June 15, 2008
Age: 4 weeks old

Dash is a vivid chocolate sable & white pup with a beautiful face.

"How cute!"
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FROM 2008 LITTER
'PR'Spring High's Dash For Cash
"DASH" in 2010

Here's a recent photo of Dash, now 2 years old, and all grown up.  She sure does resemble her momma!  Dash is now named Little Omie.  She  lives in Tallahassee, FL.  Little Omie has very carefully trained her parents, Marilyn and Martin, to perfection.


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TIGER GOES HOME
November 2, 2010

Marilyn holds Omie ('PR'Spring High's Dash For Cash) who is a Twist X Spuds daughter from 2008.  Martin holds Tiger, a Twist X Boo puppy from 2010 still for a second or two and Sue holds momma Twist for a family reunion photo.


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HOLD THAT TIGER!
November 2, 2010


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6. GYPSY

Date: June 22, 2008
Age: 5 weeks old

Gypsy is a beautiful chocolate sable & white girl with a sweetheart face.


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GYPSY - June 8, 2013

'PR'Spring High's Fortune Teller
Gypsy was sold as a puppy to a family in Phoenix, AZ.  Circumstances changed for them and they asked to return her to us.  Gypsy is a Twist X Spuds daughter.


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Photo: "PR"Spring High's Gold Rush (Nugget).  She is a Twist/Spuds baby.

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7. DELTA DAWN
Dec. 22, 1011

This pretty little strawberry blonde-colored chocolate sable & white toy rat terrier is tearing it up on the front lawn.

"She is adorable and looks like she i..."
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DAWN
Dec. 22, 2011

She is a small but sturdy package with a wonderful temperament and as smart as she is cute.


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BILLY & DAWN
Dec. 22, 2011

Here she is, a tiny mosquito next to our border collie, Billy.


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Chocolate & White Puppies

Mitch Meerkat (top) and Rose Meerkat (bottom)
Date: Dec. 14, 2006


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HANK, a Lark/Surf City baby from the Country Singers litter

Date: Dec. 8, 2007
Age: 5 weeks old

Hank is a very light chocolate sable & white boy.

"I love your pics!"
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YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCIN'!
This chocolate tri male pup is Spring High's Pal Joey from the Broadway Hits litter at 10 weeks old.  His sire is UKC GRCH Windys Blackjack @ Spring High (Jack) and his dam is Spring High's WRT Belle Elegant (Raven).


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8. SONNY
Nov. 23, 2012
Happy Birthday! 7.2 ounces
Smallest puppy at birth.

chocolate and white
narrow white blaze
narrow white muzzle
nose will fill in chocolate


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Sonny - Nov. 23, 2012

mostly white body
2 spots of color
wears a collar already!


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Sonny - Dec. 7, 2012
2 weeks old, 1 lb 5 ounces


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SONNY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS 2012

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SONNY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS 2012
"Oh my gosh, there still so tiny and ..."
"Wow, how cute!"
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Sonny - Jan. 4, 2013
6 weeks old, 2 lbs 9 ounces

Happy New Year 2013!


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Sonny
Spring High Sonny's BBQ
Registered UKCI #189-3279
TYPE A LONG LEGS rat terrier
Born 11-23-2012


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Sonny
chocolate and white
piebald pattern = spotted
erect ears, docked tail
10.2 lbs


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Sonny
vet checked cardiac NORMAL
vet checked patellas NORMAL
PLL status: Clear By Parentage
Sire: Spring High Quicon's Jordie
Dam: Spring High's Color Me Smart


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9. MONTY

Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
April 22, 2014 - 1 day old
5.6 ounces

Monty's dam is Shelby ('PR"Jackpot's Persuasion In Blue) and his sire is Sil (Spring High's Silverado).  Through Silverado, his pedigree traces back to Molly (#1 chocolate tri female in this album).


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
chocolate/white/tan
patchy blanket back pattern
white blaze and muzzle
UPDATE - 4/25 - 4 days old
7.7 ounces


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
nose color - chocolate
eye color - hazel
April 28, 2014 - 1 week old
10.1 ounces


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
May 12, 2014 - 3 weeks old
1 lb 6 ounces


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
May 19, 2014 - 4 weeks old
1 lb 14 ounces


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
May 27, 2014 - 36 days old


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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
June 2, 2014 - 6 weeks old
2 lbs 14 ounces

"oh my gosh Sue he is so cute!"
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Pup #1 - MALE - Montgomery
June 10, 2014 - 50 days old


 
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