PUPPIES

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"Ever consider what they must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!" -- Anne Tyler

Our Labrador puppies are bred to give you the best possible Labrador pup that money can buy. If you want a hunt or field test dog, hunter/companion dog, obedience, agility, search and rescue dog, that can be your special friend and companion, a Deep Run puppy will be just right for you.


Read our commentary about responsible breeding


Our puppies are bred to provide you with a pup free of genetic defects, pleasing in appearance, and intelligent with a good attitude for learning. To the best of our knowledge, our breeding stock is free of common hereditary defects such as hip and elbow dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy, central retinal atrophy, cataracts, and thyroid disease as well as Exercise Induced Collapse, Centronuclear Myopathy, Retinal Dysplasia and Oculoskeletal Dysplasia.

When genetic tests are available for hereditary diseases, we usually have our dogs tested by an approved laboratory.

DDC Veterinary: DNA Services for Animals- Offers DNA tests for canine and equine species. Services include parentage, DNA genotyping, DNA banking, disease screening, and coat color prediction.

We now know that some of these diseases, previously perceived as hereditary, are influenced more by rearing, feeding, and neutering programs (See article Study Shines Spotlight On Neutering) than previously thought. Also a Great Health Article. We use the most current guidelines for nutrition and environment to give our pups the best possible start. We provide you with essential information on nutrition, body scoring and health care so you can take over when you get your puppy to provide an optimum environment.

We have been breeding Labradors for twenty years at this location, over 40 years in all and have faith in our breeding program, because it is backed by experience, education, and application.


"May we always have a young one full of promise to admit us to those places of wonderment only permissible while in the company of a Labrador" - Gene Hill from the epilogue of Richard's History of the Labrador.

(Click on the photo to see a short video of a Deep Run Lab playing balloon with grandkids.)

See Customer - Letters and photos from satisifed owners of puppies and trained retrievers. Don't miss the entertaining letter about Hawk's Journey, a 5 1/2 month old lab on his first duck hunt.

dogs life at DRF


Ever wonder how we raise our puppies to be so well adjusted and to have a 'head start' on retrieving? Read a detailed account about how we care for our puppies in

A Dog's Life at Deep Run Farm


  • About the parents
    • All breeding stock have OFA certified hips (excellent or good) and OFA certified elbows. A Veterinary Ophthalmologist certifies eyes free of hereditary disease. See our FAQs for information about OFA, CERF and PennHIP.
    • Sires are always titled dogs with top quality pedigrees.
    • Dams are working retrievers, titled, or in training for a title.

  • About the puppies
    • Puppies are born and raised in our home and are well socialized from day one.
    • Dewclaws are removed & pups are wormed and vaccinated.
    • To activate your puppy's microchip, go to activate the chip
    • Puppies are introduced to crate training, collar, leash, and basic obedience. We also introduce them to pigeons and water (weather permitting) before they leave.
    • Puppies have 24-hour canine medical attention from Phyllis, the resident veterinarian.
    • See the Letters and Photos from satisfied puppy owners.



    • See our Scrapbook - Cherished photos from our customers and Deep Run.
    • Most puppies are sold before they are old enough to leave, so we recommend a deposit as soon as you decide on a litter. If you come to pick up your pup and don't find him or her suitable, your deposit will be immediately refunded or transferred to another litter.
    • We can ship your pup to you!
    • If you decide you want one of our puppies, please see our Puppy Adoption Questionnaire so that we can help you select a puppy to suit your lifestyle.

    • Credit cards are accepted -   
      Effective August 15, 2012, all credit card charges will incur a 5% processing fee.

    • Puppy Tips
      Crate Training Tips for your New Puppy...compliments of Midwest Crates
      1. Why Crate Train?
      2. ABCs of Crate Training
      3. Do's and Don'ts of Crate Training


      See our videos and articles
      about puppies and dog training


    • Have a health care question for our vet? Please see our Ask A Vet.
      Need some more information or have questions on other subjects? Please use our ask us form!


Watch your Deep Run puppy grow...
If you are fortunate enough to have reserved a pup from a Deep Run litter, you can see updated puppy photos after the litter is sold


Lab Litter
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"The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue." -- Anonymous

Litter information is current as of
Thursday, 16-Feb-2017 08:09:42 CST


If you decide you want one of our puppies, please fill out Puppy Adoption Questionnaire so that we can help you select a puppy to suit your lifestyle. That is the first step in getting a Deep Run Puppy.





U-CH Deep Run Good Time Charlie
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Deep Run Mercedes

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Black All-English Pups Born January 16, 2017



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Charlie
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Charley is a handsome 80 pound English yellow Labrador Retriever male. He is friendly and lots of fun. He loves to retrieve on land and water, and is ready for any adventure. He finished his UKC Championship from the Puppy Class in one weekend, and is AKC Pointed. Charley will be 2 in December. Sire is GCH CH Robnie's Two Thumbs Up at Moonlit, dam is Deep Run Celebration.
Charley is OFA Hips Good and Elbows Normal (Prelim) Patellas Normal, OFA Cardiac (Echo), CNM Clear, EIC Clear, CAER (12/15) PRA Clear, RD Clear, Full Dentition. Here is a link to Charley's: OFA page.

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Mercedes
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Mercedes is a daughter of GCH Am/Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam UD RE MH MHU and Bronze GCH CH Belquest Deep Run Easy Peasy. Mercedes standing.
Mercedes weighs 60 pounds and is sweet and affectionate female. This is her first litter.
Mercedes is OFA Hips Good, Elbows Normal, Patellas Normal, OFA Cardiac, EIC and CNM Clear, Full Dentition and OFA Eyes Normal (CAER)
This is a link to her OFA page

Two black males and one black female are available.
Two black males and two black females were born January 16.
Pups should be exceptionally good looking and with terrific outgoing personalities. Excellent choice for companions, performance such as obedience, rally or hunting.


Is this the puppy you have been looking for? Please take a few moments to fill out our Puppy Questionnaire and send it along to us. We will review your hopes and goals for your new puppy and discuss finding the perfect puppy for you!


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Deep Run Smokin' Joe
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Deep Run Business Class, JH

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All Chocolate, 3/4 English Pups Born February 7, 2017


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Joe
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Joe is a lovely 80 pound chocolate male, very sweet boy. Joe has already received points toward his championship in limited showing.
Joe is OFA Good, OFA Elbows, annual CERF, OFA Cardiac, OFA Patellas, Full dentition. See Joe's OFA website.
See more pictures of Joe:
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Fran
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Deep Run Business Class JH, call name Fran, is the product on an English sire and an American dam, both with spectacular pedigrees. Fran is 65 pounds female Labrador retriever with the appearance of an all English dog, with some field breeding.
Sire is Grand Champion Ch Willcare To Fly Under the Radar, dam is Water's Edge Coffee Crisp.
Fran is an energetic, charming, sweet and talented chocolate Labrador Retriever who easily completed the requirements for her Junior Hunter Title, and loves to learn, train, and work. She has a lush medium dark chocolate coat, and the classic burnt sugar brown eyes classic for the breed.
Fran has OFA Good Hips, Normal Elbows, Normal Patellas. Current eye clearance through OFA, Cardiac Clearance, normal dentition, and is EIC and CNM Clear. Here is a link to her OFA page.

One chocolate male is available.
Pups should be very attractive chocolate pups with good hunting abilities and excellent choice for family and companion dogs.
These pups will be ready for new homes early April, 2017.

Is this the puppy you have been looking for? Please take a few moments to fill out our
Puppy Questionnaire and send it along to us. We will review your hopes and goals for your new puppy and discuss finding the perfect puppy for you!


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U-CH Deep Run Good Time Charlie
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BOSS GCH CH Deep Run Lacrosse

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All-Yellow, All-English Litter Born February 12, 2017



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Charlie
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Charley is a handsome 80 pound English yellow Labrador Retriever male. He is friendly and lots of fun. He loves to retrieve on land and water, and is ready for any adventure. He finished his UKC Championship from the Puppy Class in one weekend, and is AKC Pointed. Charley will be 2 in December. Sire is GCH CH Robnie's Two Thumbs Up at Moonlit, dam is Deep Run Celebration.
Charley is OFA Hips Good and Elbows Normal (Prelim) Patellas Normal, OFA Cardiac (Echo), CNM Clear, EIC Clear, CAER (12/15) PRA Clear, RD Clear, Full Dentition. Here is a link to Charley's: OFA page.

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Lacrosse
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Lacrosse is a lovely yellow daughter of Am/UKC CH Caer Bren Rugby and Am/Can CH Robnie's Aviator CD JH. Her lovely profile and movement made completing her Championship and Grand Championship easy, with some very special wins along the way, including Best of Opposite Sex at the Raleigh Durham Specialty under respected Breeder-Judge Sue Willumsen.
Lacrosse is an energetic and fun loving girl. She loves to retrieve, and will be working on her Junior Hunter title this year.
Lacrosse is EIC and CNM clear by parentage. See Lacrosse's OFA page.


See Another Lacrosse win

One yellow male available.
Handsome pups with classic English look excellent choice for companions, hunting, hunt tests, performance sports.



Is this the puppy you have been looking for? Please take a few moments to fill out our Puppy Questionnaire and send it along to us. We will review your hopes and goals for your new puppy and discuss finding the perfect puppy for you!


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Interested in an older puppy that is already well started on obedience and retrieving? See our Trained Dogs & Puppies with some training


Watch your Deep Run puppy grow...
If you are fortunate enough to have reserved a pup from a Deep Run litter, you can see updated puppy photos after the litter is sold





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Brandy comforting a motherAll DEEP RUN puppies are born in the house, have dewclaws removed, are wormed and vaccinated with the best biologicals available. Pups are handled and well socialized, introduced to the collar and leash and pigeons before they leave. Weather permitting, they are also introduced to the water. Most puppies are sold before they are old enough to leave, so we recommend a deposit as soon as you decide on a litter. If you come to pick up your pup and donít find him or her suitable, your deposit will be immediately refunded or transferred to another litter. Please call Phyllis to discuss your special needs in a Field bred Labrador pup.


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