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looking to get lab
« on: December 12, 2016, 04:01:26 PM »
Hello and thank you for your time.
I am going to get a lab this spring,and would like some help finding a good breeder.
I have looked at a lot of kennel websites and even sent off some emails. From reading on here I have contacted Ireland farms,and a few others. the problem I have is that I live in the  Southwest and most of the breeders are up north or east of me.
I have contacted a breeder in Onalaska (Wind river labs) any info on this breeder would be appreciated. Any info on a breeder in my part of the state would also be appreciated.
Again thank you for your time.   

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2016, 04:09:55 PM »
I highly recommend kingsland Labradors, but they are in Puyallup.  They only breed chocolate color.

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2016, 04:47:49 PM »
Rocking M in Spanaway, great dogs.

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2016, 07:25:55 PM »
What are you looking for in a dog?  family dog+
Field Trial?
Hunt Test?
Top Notch hunting dog, handle well, runs decent blinds?
"Meat dog"?
More upland than waterfowl?

After health clearances, no point paying more for a breeding than necessary.

I don't have any experience with Wind River, but folks I know who have all think very highly of Lee.

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2016, 04:49:25 AM »
thanks for the reply's.
I am looking for a gun dog or hunting partner, one that is ready to go every time I am.It will be a big part of the family .
I want a black male, non English but not a small dog ether. I just hunt waterfowl.
I have had a few labs in my life and need to get another.

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2016, 06:58:37 AM »
Yes Lee at wind river labs, and Rocking M retrievers are good choices. Also Butch Higgins Retrievers in Cathlamet is a fantastic breeder and trainer.

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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2016, 10:22:22 AM »
I have to chime in with a recommendation for Warren at Ireland Farms...my little chocolate girl from there has exceeded my expectations on every level  :tup:
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Re: looking to get lab
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2016, 01:40:20 PM »
Look at my post from earlier today. She is off of Craigslist. And hasn't lost a bird in 2 years. She is almost 3 years old. Great dog, better sister and house alarm!!!
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