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Mom and ten pups resting after 8.5 hours of labor February 8, 2023

Ultrasound confirmed the pregnancy (January, 10, 2023).

Please note: the average pregnancy time is 63 days. The puppies will stay with their mother and siblings for eight weeks. This means that it takes about 4 months until a puppy can move to his new family from the day of breeding. If you have questions to any of the planning breedings, don't hesitate to get in touch with us 

Käthe vom Tullnerbach

You can contact the breeders Matthew and Jaime Douthat via email at:  info@blackacrehovawarts.com or by visiting their website: https://www.blackacrehovawarts.com/.​​

The x-ray confirmed that Käthe was carrying ten puppies (February, 7, 2023).

Ali aus der Highdesert

Puppies, Puppies, Puppies!!!

The HCNA proudly announces the successful breeding of Käthe vom Tullnerbach (Käthe) from the Blackacre Hovawarts Kennel and Ali aus der Highdesert (Raider). The breeding occurred on December 10, 2022.

The puppies are here! Ten puppies were born on February 8. The pups and mom are doing well.


Puppy parents have to pass health, temperament and conformation tests as well as having their five-generation pedigrees screened for health and genetic diversity, before a pairing is approved.

Hovawarts in the U.S. are considered a rare breed.

Only a couple of litters are produced per year, by a limited number of HCNA approved breeders.

If you are interested in a hovawart puppy, you are welcome to fill out a contact form that we'll forward the information to our breeders - click here.

Check out our Breeders page here