Family gets nine surprise St Bernard mix puppies after their dog has a secret affair

The nine St Bernard/Spanish Mastiv cross puppies which are five weeks old. See SWNS story SWPLpuppies; Family stunned by arrival of nine St Bernard puppies after their pet finds love with rescue dog. A family were left stunned by the arrival of NINE St Bernard puppies after their pet found love with a rescue dog. Owner Sue Medland, 54, said the huge litter came as a total shock after her after two-year-old St Bernard Amber succumbed to the advances of rescue Spanish mastiff Aston. She said said her household in St Helier, Jersey, had been transformed by what she affectionately described as a ???pack of young hooligans???. The puppies are now five weeks old and Mrs Medland said she was starting to think about rehoming them. She said: "We are managing for now, as we have a large garden, but we are looking to rehome all of the puppies. "Since they are so young, we have not yet pushed for homes for them, but I do already have people waiting to come and see them. And I will also want to see if they are suitable owners.
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Sue Medland, 54, was quite happy dealing with her two-year-old St Bernard Amber; walking, feeding, and all that comes with dog ownership.

Now, however, those responsibilities have multiplied by nine, as Amber had a large litter of surprise puppies.

She fell for a local rescue dog – Aston, a Spanish Mastiff – and, much to Sue’s shock, a couple of months later had babies.

The nine new additions have apparently transformed the family’s home in St Helier, Jersey, and Sue affectionately calls the babies a ‘pack of young hooligans’.

Feeding is serious business, as they naughty nine need to be fed at half past five in the morning, again at lunch, after work, around ten in the evening, and sometimes even in the middle of the night, with Sue and her husband giving Amber some much-needed help.

Both Sue and her husband work full-time, meaning that they have to rely on a ‘puppy camera’ during the day.

The nine St Bernard/Spanish Mastiv cross puppies which are five weeks old. See SWNS story SWPLpuppies; Family stunned by arrival of nine St Bernard puppies after their pet finds love with rescue dog. A family were left stunned by the arrival of NINE St Bernard puppies after their pet found love with a rescue dog. Owner Sue Medland, 54, said the huge litter came as a total shock after her after two-year-old St Bernard Amber succumbed to the advances of rescue Spanish mastiff Aston. She said said her household in St Helier, Jersey, had been transformed by what she affectionately described as a ???pack of young hooligans???. The puppies are now five weeks old and Mrs Medland said she was starting to think about rehoming them. She said: "We are managing for now, as we have a large garden, but we are looking to rehome all of the puppies. "Since they are so young, we have not yet pushed for homes for them, but I do already have people waiting to come and see them. And I will also want to see if they are suitable owners.
The nine pups need to be fed day and night (Picture: Jersey Evening Post / SWNS)
Mother is a St Bernard called Amber (left) and father is a Spanish Mastiv called Aston. See SWNS story SWPLpuppies; Family stunned by arrival of nine St Bernard puppies after their pet finds love with rescue dog. A family were left stunned by the arrival of NINE St Bernard puppies after their pet found love with a rescue dog. Owner Sue Medland, 54, said the huge litter came as a total shock after her after two-year-old St Bernard Amber succumbed to the advances of rescue Spanish mastiff Aston. She said said her household in St Helier, Jersey, had been transformed by what she affectionately described as a ???pack of young hooligans???. The puppies are now five weeks old and Mrs Medland said she was starting to think about rehoming them. She said: "We are managing for now, as we have a large garden, but we are looking to rehome all of the puppies. "Since they are so young, we have not yet pushed for homes for them, but I do already have people waiting to come and see them. And I will also want to see if they are suitable owners.
Amber with a friend (Picture: Jersey Evening Post / SWNS)

She says: ‘She added: ‘We have a puppy camera set up in the house now, so that my husband, my son and myself can keep an eye on them during the day.

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‘My husband and I each took a week off work when Amber had the pups, and I slept downstairs with her for the week before she gave birth and the week after.’

They’re currently five weeks old, and Sue is looking to rehome them once they’re ready.

‘Since they are so young, we have not yet pushed for homes for them, but I do already have people waiting to come and see them,’ she says.

‘And I will also want to see if they are suitable owners. These are big dogs, and you need to have the space for them.’