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March 19, 2020

 While I was the Education Director for the Council For Purebred Labrador Retrievers, I got to do a lot of fun educational flyers about various problem spots in the dog world. This is one we cover often with the dogs we raise as a majority of them go to hunt families....

May 23, 2019

One of the questions I get on occasion is why I register my dog if it’s only going to be a pet?

There are a couple of reasons that registering your dog may be in their best interest. One is if you register online you get 30 days free health insurance. This may seem sill...

March 27, 2018

Looking at our summer dock diving schedule and have put together a prospective schedule.  This of course is dependent on upcoming puppies.  If you get a chance, stop in and see us or better yet join in the fun.  Dock diving is fun, entry level, and set up to help your...

March 5, 2018

Last year I wrote this article for the CPLR.  I thought it would be a great subject to elaborate on for the blog.  So here it goes!  The new and improved version!

Unfortunately looking for a puppy to join your family is more than just a pretty face.  All breed...

June 1, 2016

As a puppy breeder, one of the things that is constantly on our minds is puppy weights.  From the time they are born, and yes, even when we see your recent post on Facebook, we are checking out the weights of our puppies.  We cannot help it.  It is a constant struggle...

January 28, 2016

Want to come out and see our dogs run this summer?  We will be all over the upper midwest this year!


We were excited to sit down and put down our potential hunt test schedule for 2016.  We are running 7 dogs in AKC Junior Hunter, 4 dogs in SHR, 2 dogs in Senior Hunter,...

October 6, 2015

I was recently asked to write an article for the D News.  I thought I would also share it here with you.


Have you ever heard the phrase, sometimes less is more?   This can be applied to all aspects of life, but let’s apply it to our lives as breeders and dog owners.  H...