We are expecting Thema's (AKC name: When Josie Comes Home) next liter in mid-May, 2020. We currently have a wait list in effect for her puppies. Watch this page for updates.
Update: Thelma's liter was born & growing up fast!
5/29/2020 - Thelma had her liter on Mother's Day, 5/10/20, of 4 sweet girls. They are now almost 3 weeks old and will be ready to go to their new homes in another month. All are spoken for and have happy families waiting for them. We will be expecting a new liter in late July--early August. We currently have a waiting list for that liter. Contact us if you are interested in getting on that list or for more information.
Sweet Pea had her latest litter on 2/21/2020 with 5 healthy puppies, 2 girls and 3 boys. Currently, the girls are spoken for (we are keeping one, named her Matilda) and we have inquiries for the boys. All are growing up just fine and showing the normal Westie spunk.
Update: 5/3/2020 - all the puppies are now homed. One of the puppies from this liter will be staying with us. See below for a photo of Matilda, the newest member of Welch's Jolly Westies.
Introducing Matilda, the newest member of Welch's Jolly Westies!
Welch Jolly Helene's Jolie, aka Pancakes, is a Roxie and Boris girl, our only offspring from Boris, and thus our only linage that combines both Roxie & Cecilia (Baby) in one line. This makes her very special for us, and she is indeed a very special girl. She has all of Baby's agility and spunk, and carries Roxie's maternal instincts as well. She had her first litter and the puppies were absolutely stellar, all of them made wonderful pets. We are looking forward to her future litters. She is a current breeding female.
Pancakes with her puppy.
Welch Jolly Sweet Pea is perfectly named, she is the sweetest Westie of all of our dogs. She is active and exceptionally loving, and runs in circles when she's excited. She is the daughter of Ruby & Pokey (Julio), so she is a second generation puppy for us. Her litters with Quinn are exceptional, and we are looking to keep one of her daughters currently, we have named her Waltzing Matilda. Sweet Pea is a currently breeding dog.
Sweet Pea with her puppies
Sweet Pea with Quinn behind her.
The Mighty Quinn, who we just call Quinn, is our stud. He's an adorable Westie, highly affectionate, he wants nothing more than for you to pet him. He is energetic and get's along with everyone, he's everyone's best friend. Physically he's a perfect, compact male, and has proven to be a reliable breeder. We brought him into the program in the summer of 2017, and is our active male breeder.
Quinn with Sweet Pea on the left.
Welch Jolly When Josie Comes Home, aka Thelma, was born on Holloween, 2017. She was selected along with her sister as having great potential for breeding, so they were nick named Thelma & Louise, their costume characters. Thelma is very affectionate and loving Westie. She is an excellent mother, with a great temperament, gentle and sweet. She is on the larger side for Westies, but has a fine physical makeup and her puppies are exceptionally good. She is an active breeder.
Thelma as a new born.
Thelma with her first puppy.
Thelma & one of her puppies.
Welch Jolly Ruby Baby is another of our stellar offspring of Roxanne & Pokey who has been a fine breeder. She is a wonderful mother, and very loving and spunky dog. She is possibly the most athletic dog we have bred, probably the only one more adept than her older sibling Maggie. It seems no gate is high enough to keep Ruby confined if she want's to be on the other side. She has had several stellar liters, with many wonderful puppies now enjoying life with their families. She is an active breeding female.
Ruby as a one month old puppy.
Above is photo of Ruby's last liter.
Sugar Magnolia, aka Maggie, is the daughter of Roxanne & Pokey, our first breeding female raised from our own dogs. She is a beautiful, energetic girl and one of our most athletic dogs. She has her daddy's physical attributes and her mothers maternal instincts. We had 3 liters with her before retiring her at the end of 2017, One of her offspring is Welch Jolly Martha My Love, who we are looking to breed with. Maggie now lives with a loving family who also have one of her other daughters, as she continues to look after her family with loving companionship.
Welch Jolly Sara Smile, aka Louise, was born on Holloween, 2017. She was selected along with her sister as having great potential for breeding, so they were nick named Thelma & Louise, their costume characters. Louise is an active, and athletic girl, much like her older sibling Maggie. Louise is currently retired.
Louise' new born photo, Roxie her mother in the background looking on.
Louise with her last litter.
Boris the Spider (named from the song by The Who) is the offspring of
Cecilia (Baby) and Julio (Pokey). When he was born, we felt he was an
exceptional dog, and he has grown up to be quite gifted both physically and
in disposition. He has his mother's features and his fathers physical prowess.
He loves to play and is exceedingly sweet. He sired some beautiful litters, and we were able to keep his linage with our wonderful Welch's Jolie (aka, Pancakes) who has produced splendid puppies herself. Boris is no retired to a loving and active family in Virginia, where he is living a fun filled lifestyle that suits his interactive personality perfectly.