Well, Ruby is two weeks short of 18 months, so she is not a puppy. It is officially perma-flop for her unless something miraculous happens. I'd be fine with a miracle but if we were going to get one, I'd rather allocate it to stopping Hope from growing mysterious masses!
She comes from an AKC show breeder and her daddy is a Champion who has been at several nice breeders around the country. She has a perfect bite, walks just like a show dog but was sold to us (yay for us!) because her ears would not stand by 14 weeks.
Anyway, here she is in all her floppedness:
This is about as much "air" as they get:
The only time we see what she would look like with them up is when she is being goofy: