The puppies have just had their supplemental goats' milk. I'm not sure what proportion of it gets drunk compared with the proportion that gets smeared all over the puppies. They were not very happy on account of being wet and sticky, and Hobsey decided she would rather go outside and run around in the meadow than lick them clean!
This is the scene after she came back in the house and licked them clean:
How many pups can you count?
I like the puppies who think outside the box. Or in this case, inside the owl. :-)