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Meg’s Litter is Here

By |2017-03-05T20:35:53-06:00March 5th, 2017|blog|

Meg had her first litter of pups, all chocolate, March 1, 2017. There are seven pups, four females and three males. All are happy, fat, and healthy. We removed the dew claws today and Mom took very good care of them. Meg is an awesome mom, always very careful around them and provides a great

New Standard Bred Poodle

By |2016-06-29T14:33:55-06:00June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Some time ago we began debating the need for our oldest son, Parker, who is mentally and physically handicapped, to have a dog to care for. He and I both felt strongly that we needed an in-the-house dog that would be gentle and wouldn't be leaving hair all over. We studied and thought about it

Getting back into the puppy business

By |2016-06-29T14:22:39-06:00June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In the past several years our females have gotten older and have "gone the way of the world." In fact, our beloved female, Dizzie, is now older and has cancer. She will need to be put down in the next few weeks. We have not kept up on getting younger dogs and so there has

Meg

By |2016-06-29T14:16:02-06:00June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Meg is our newest female labrador retriever. She will be bred to our male Digger and should have some outstanding pups. We are excited to see what this breeding produces.

“Digger”

By |2016-03-04T00:00:37-06:00March 4th, 2016|blog|

We purchased Digger out of Emmett, Idaho. His father is a Master Hunter and both his sire and dam lines have a decent number of field trial lineage. This includes almost all of his great grand parents. Since our school district mascot is the Sugar Salem "Diggers" due to all the beets that were cultivated

What are we doing now?

By |2015-03-22T21:48:27-06:00March 22nd, 2015|blog|

As my day job as a school superintendent has been keeping me too busy to train (I know. Nothing should keep me that busy) I have had to back off the breeding and training of gun dogs. In fact it has been some time since I have seriously trained. Oh, friends and I still go

Rebel/Dizzie breeding Winter 2012/Spring 2013

By |2012-10-25T17:15:44-06:00October 25th, 2012|Whelping|

Dizzie and Rebel bred two weeks ago. Puppies should be born on or around December 13, 2012 and ready to go home late January. These will be all yellow pups and should be around 80 to 85 lbs as adults. They should have great dispositions and be excellent family pets.

Update on new Litter

By |2012-04-12T13:32:43-06:00April 12th, 2012|Whelping|

Today is Thursday the 12th of April. All seven puppies (5 males and 2 females) are very healthy, active. Dizzie is healthy and seems to be getting more energy back after the delivery.

Use of an e-collar

By |2018-03-02T16:16:27-06:00April 12th, 2012|Force Training, Training Articles, Training Tips, Training Your Puppy|

Below are comments from Steve Snell at Gun-Dog Supply about training books for e-collar users. I like to do business with them because they are so good to work with when there are problems with your e-collar.   Tri-Tronics Retriever Training presents a thorough explanation of the proper use of Tri-Tronics electronic collars in training retrievers.

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