October 21, 2006 - September 29, 2016
Ch. Nuttree's Men r from Mars (chic #35972)
x Nuttree's Mt. Shasta (chic #17214)
Three generation picture pedigree
When you're the only puppy in your litter, you get to meet everyone very quickly. Great, great grandmom, Ch. Snowball giving Pumpkin a good snuffle...
More snuffles...this time Grandmom, Ch. Sydney getting her snuffles in
Ahhh...finally mom!!
Pumpkin....on the move....NOT!!
Every puppy needs some snuggle friends!!
Favorite snuggle friend...Rilla!!
The great outdoors!
Snowball thinks Pumpkin is ..pushy!
Grandmom Sydney thinks Pumpkin doesn't have good sense!!
Like daughter!!
Pumpkin traded friend, Rilla, in for her new friend, Mallory!!!
Got ears!!!
Great, great, grandmom Ch. Snowball and Pumpkin
Pumpkin in the ring with her friend, Hope, in her first match!! 
Sleepy puppy!!!
Pumpkin on a "walk" with Snowball
Pumpkin on a "walk" with Tigger
Pumpkin on a "walk" with Mallory..Pumpkin is now very tired!!
Pumpkin, mom, Shasta and grandmom, Ch. Syd...hanging around
Pumpkin and Mallory were invited to a girl scouts meeting! 
Pumpkin and Mallory and Mallory's brother, Bubba.
Bubba, Pumpkin and Mallory
Pumpkin and Mallory "jawing"!
Pumpkin's first reserve winners bitch
Pumpkin and Mallory gathering toys
Pumpkin's first birthday!
Pumpkin and Mallory doing what they do tug!!!
Pumpkin's first snow
Pumpkin's got her show shoes on!!
Pumpkin in the ring with Mallory 
Pumpkin's first point - Fredericksburg, VA
Pumpkin's 2nd point - Fishersville, VA
Pumpkin's 3rd point - Richmond, VA
Pumpkin's outside water bowl!
Pumpkin watching  her mom, Shasta and dad, Mars from her run!
Pumpkin picks up 2 more points in Raleigh, NC in Sept. 09. 2 more points in Millwood, VA, Oct. 09 and her last 2 singles in W. Friendship, MD in Oct. 09. She is now looking for her majors!! 
Pumpkin "campking out" at the Virginia Beach shows
Pumpkin and Mallory at the ocean!
Pumpkin went to UKC shows at Colonial Downs race track and finished her UKC championship in 3 shows.....she is now UKC CHAMPION NUTTREE'S PUMPKIN!!
Pumpkin was also ranked No. 1 UKC great dane in Feb 09.
Pumpkin's first "real" snowfall....
.....can you say "happy dog"!!
Pumpkin and Mallory in the ring at the April UKC shows. She lost to Mallory who went on to be awarded BEST IN SHOW!!!
Pumpkin and her dad, Mars, enjoying a beautiful fall day.
Pumpkin was awarded Reserve BEST IN SHOW at the fall UKC shows in Chesterfield, VA!!!
Pumpkin and Mallory enjoying a surprise December snowstorm
Time to warm up after playing in the snow
Uh oh..looks like the fence needs fixing!!
A very cold January left some geese high and dry!
Another snowstorm...Pumpkin and Mallory have it all figured out now. You'd think they were northern dogs!!
Pumpkin looking for a tiny cookie that I threw out for her..
....she's still looking for it:-)))
Pumpkin and her VERY BIG HOLE!!!!
Pumpkin is checking out the "aliens" aka "Mallory's puppies", that have moved into her run
We packed up the dogs and headed to Vermont for a week with family and friends
Penshioner's Pond, West Charleston, VT
Our cute little cabin on Joe's Pond, in West Danville, VT
Pumpkin and Mel, Joe's Pond
Pumpkin, Mallory and Mars, Joe's Pond
Pumpkin and Mel checking out a wildflower field in southern VT
Pumpkin and Mallory enjoying a beautiful fall day
Pumpkin and her dad in the Bred by Exhibitor Group in Wonston Salem, NC
Pumpkin, Mars and Mallory
Pumpkin and her dad, Mars
Pumpkin loves her jolly ball in all kinds of weather!
Pumpkin, Mars and Mallory sucking up the woodstove warmth!
Pumpkin and her dad, Mars, watching Mallory
Pumpkin and another VERY BIG HOLE!!
Pumpkin, Mars and Mallory waiting for their deer friends to show up
Pumpkin on her walk
Pumpkin at almost 5!
Pumpkin developed pyometra (infection in her uterus) in October, 2011, and had to go through emergency spay surgery.  We are very thankful that she came thru the surgery with flying colors.
Pumpkin doing her duty, posing for the xmas photo
Pumpkin knows it'll be her turn to play in the snow very soon!
Woo Hoo... snow and the jolly ball!!
The jolly ball is cold and wet
Just enjoying some warm sun!
The pounds go on but they never go off!
Looks like there's been a lot of traffic on this fern!
Yech! snow again!
The peanut gallery!
Pumpkin and Mallory with their dad at a show in Chesapeake, VA
Pumpkin is ready to go for a walk!
Pumpkin and her jolly ball!
Pumpkin and Mallory on a road trip to Harrisonburg, VA
Pumpkin enjoying a beautiful spring day
Pumpkin and Mallory, hanging out!
Pumpkin and Mallory at Myrtle Beach for 5 days so Ginny could compete in the breed at the Great Dane club of American National Specialty!
Saying bye to our little KOA cabin in the woods at Myrtle Beach - ready to go home!
Here comes that white stuff again!
Pumpkin at 9 1/2!
Mallory and Pumpkin checking out the road!
Pumpkin chillin out on a hot day!
Pumpkin was diagnosed with liver disease on September 20, 2016 and on September 29 she crossed the bridge peacefully. Her presence in our lives for almost 10 years was immense and her passing has left a huge hole in our hearts...
Just this side of heaven is a place called the Rainbow Bridge.
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to the Rainbow Bridge.
There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.  
There is plenty of food, water and sunshine and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor, those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance.
His bright eyes are intent.  His eager body quivers.
Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.  You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again.
The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together......
Author Unknown