PUPPIES

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"I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves." -- August Strindberg

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.

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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"Some days you're the dog; some days you're the hydrant." -- Unknown

Litter information is current as of
Thursday, 30-Jul-2015 12:21:40 CDT



Am/Can CH Caer Bren Rugby
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Deep Run Rainy Day Woman

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

Black and Yellow All-English Pups Born July 7, 2015


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Rugby
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Rugby is a handsome son of Am/Can CH Lobuff Hollyridge The Aviator, WC (Colonel) and CH Caer Bren Lois Lane, JH. Laney is a litter sister to our own BISS CH MHR Caer Bren Superhero MH. Rugby is half brother to GCH Lobuff's Yeager as Asquam MH, one of the handful of GCH/MH labradors.
Rugby is a very handsome biscuit-yellow dog. Rugby earned his UKC CH in the spring of 2010 and his AKC CHampionship in January of 2011. Rugby will also be doing some field work and is now working on his Junior Hunter title.

See more pictures of Rugby: Rugby picture 1, Rugby picture 2, Rugby picture 3, Rugby picture 4, Rugby picture 5.

Rugby is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows Normal. He is ACVO Clear and current CERF, Optigen B, RD and OSD Clear, OFA Cardiac, EIC Clear, CHIC.
Here is a link to Rugby's OFA results

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Rain
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Rain is a 3 year old black female English style Labrador Retriever. She is on the small side, weighs about 60 pounds. She is a daughter of GCH Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam UD RE MH MHU and Deep Run Parasol. She is very sweet and silly, and loves to retrieve. She is good with people and children, and very obedient. She will be working on her hunt test titles after this litter. She is OFA Good, OFA Elbows Normal, OFA Eyes Normal. OFA Cardiac and Patellas Normal. EIC clear by Parentage.
Here is a link to her: OFA page.
One black male is available. Ready to go September 1.
4 black males, 1 black female, and 1 yellow female were born July 7. These all-English pups should have strong working/hunting abilities.


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!

Black male:

Black males picture 2
Yellow female picture 3
Black female picture 4



Older Started Pups:


These wonderful puppies are now 12 weeks old. They are well started on basic obedience (attention, sit, heel, come), crate training, riding in vehicles, and retrieving toys and birds on land and water.
These pups have had two sets of vaccinations, have been wormed, and started on Frontline and Heartgard.
Each of these pups is friendly, happy and anxious to please. They are healthy, extremely well socialized, and would make tremendous pets, performance dogs or hunters.
See information about the parents.

Males swimming:




This male would be an excellent hunt test prospect or suitable for a serious hunter. He is a very keen pup, he looks at his surroundings and sees things far away as well as nearby. He is a very enthusiastic retriever and loves his birds on land and in the water. He is friendly and very easy to motivate. Any active or perfomance home would suit him well.




Females Swimming:




This female will be moderate in size, and lighter boned, around 60-65 pounds, She is very personable and is quite as happy getting her ears rubbed as being on an adventure. She is a happy and biddable pup. She retrieves well, toys and birds, land and water.




This petite female is a very strong retriever. She is quite speedy and eager to get her toys or birds on land or water. She is a happy and willing worker, affectionate and sweet. An excellent pup for an avid hunter or any perfomance or active home.




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!


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



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 Jack or Phyllis to discuss your special needs in a Field bred Labrador pup.


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