PUPPIES

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"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

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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"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult." -- Rita Rudner

Litter information is current as of
Thursday, 28-Apr-2016 07:39:36 CDT


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.



All our available labrador puppies have been sold.

We do have a lovely Norwich Terrier pup ready to go, and more on the way.

Next litters due in May. Please check back often, I will post information as soon as it is available!
All English, all American Field bred, and dual purpose Labrador puppies in all three colors on the way.
We are starting a waiting list.



Am/Can CH Deep Run Casablanca, CD, RE, MH, SHU
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Deep Run Black Dahlia of Kaleef

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All-English Black and Yellow Litter Due May 6, 2016


Casey
Casey
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Casey is a yellow son of Sam and following in his father's accomplished footsteps. He completed his Master Hunter title, Canadian Championship, and American championship this year and recently received his Companion Dog and Rally, Novice titles. Casey weighs 85 pounds and is a big happy, loving dog. He enjoys his field work and applies himself well to any task at hand. He is amazing in the field and loves to upland hunt. In addition to his Master Hunting Retriever Title, Casey has several legs on his Senior Flushing Title, and is proving to be an exceptional upland dog.
Casey is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac (Echo), CERF, Optigen A and EIC Clear (by parentage), OFA Thyroid Normal. See Casey's OFA page.

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dahlia
Dahlia
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Dahlia is a stunning black daughter of GCH Robnie's Two Thumbs Up at Moonlit and Bronze GCH Belquest Deep Run Easy Peasy. Easy (bottom pictures) was a multiple Group Placing black Labrador female with mutliple Specialty Awards of Merit.
Dahlia is a sweet and friendly girl. She has 9 AKC breed points, including both her majors, and will be finishing her championship after this litter.
Dahlia is OFA Hips Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac, OFA Eyes and Full Dentition. Her CHIC # is 104921
This is a link to Dahlia's OFA page


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These pups should be exceptionally lovely in appearance, excellent examples of the labrador breed. Black and yellow pups suitable for active family companions,and performance homes.
Pups will be ready to go their new homes in early July.

Pictures of Easy (Dahlia's Dam):


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!


Deep Run Mad Hatter, MH, MHU
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Deep Run Business Class, JH

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All Chocolate Litter Due May 19, 2016


hatter
Hatter
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Hatter is an 85 pound, well built, exceptionally handsome chocolate dog with a lot of talent and a great personality. He has a sense of humor, too. He is a pretty special dog with a very special pedigree: son of MHR Deep Run After Six, MH, grandson of GMHRCH Six O'Clock Scholar, MH.
Hatter is the first chocolate Labrador Retriever ever to receive Master Hunter titles in both Retrieving and Flushing, and he received both Master titles in one year.
He is an excellent marker, has a superior nose, and handles very nicely. He is a joy to train, run and hunt, whether on waterfowl or upland birds. He is a very fun dog to have around: he is always happy to get a towel and stand on the bumper to be dried off after any water work.
Hatter is OFA Hips Good, Elbows Normal, EIC and CNM Clear, OFA Cardiac, Full Dentition, Patellas Normal, OFA Eyes Clear. Here is a link to Hatter's OFA page.

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frannie
Frannie
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Deep Run Business Class JH, call name Frannie, is the product on an English sire and an American dam, both with spectacular pedigrees.
Sire is Grand Champion Ch Willcare To Fly Under the Radar, dam is Water's Edge Coffee Crisp.
Frannie is an energetic, charming and talented chocolate Labrador Retriever. She 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.
Frannie 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.

Pups should be spectacular upland and waterfowl hunters, as well as great companions and friends for any performance venue or active families. Pups will be ready for new homes late July.

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!


Deep Run Mad Hatter, MH, MHU
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Shady Grove's Deep Run Ruby

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Black and Chocolate Dual Purpose (half English, half American Field) Litter Due May 20, 2016


hatter
Hatter
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Hatter is an 85 pound, well built, exceptionally handsome chocolate dog with a lot of talent and a great personality. He has a sense of humor, too. He is a pretty special dog with a very special pedigree: son of MHR Deep Run After Six, MH, grandson of GMHRCH Six O'Clock Scholar, MH.
Hatter is the first chocolate Labrador Retriever ever to receive Master Hunter titles in both Retrieving and Flushing, and he received both Master titles in one year.
He is an excellent marker, has a superior nose, and handles very nicely. He is a joy to train, run and hunt, whether on waterfowl or upland birds. He is a very fun dog to have around: he is always happy to get a towel and stand on the bumper to be dried off after any water work.
Hatter is OFA Hips Good, Elbows Normal, EIC and CNM Clear, OFA Cardiac, Full Dentition, Patellas Normal, OFA Eyes Clear. Here is a link to Hatter's OFA page.

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ruby
Ruby
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Ruby is a petite black daughter of our own GCH CH Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam, UD, RE, MH, MHU and Shady Grove's Cajum M & M, MH (Emma).
You can see more about Sam on our Sire's page. Emma is a spectacular working dog, a consistent qualifier at AKC Master Hunter events as well as qualifying placements. She is the dam of multiple field titled pups, including our own Shady Grove Deep Run Two Step SH (Neely).
Ruby is OFA (prelim) Excellent, OFA elbows, OFA Patellas, Eyes, and Cardiac. She is CNM and EIC clear by parentage.
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These pups should be exceptional working dogs for hunting and hunt test homes, both upland and waterfowl. A great choice for performance homes or active families. Pups will be ready for new homes late July.

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!


Robin's Tanglewood Jackson, SH
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Deep Run You're So Vain

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Dual Purpose All Yellow Litter Due May 21, 2016


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Jackson
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Jackson is the son of our own GCH CH Robnie's Two Thumbs Up at Moonlit the grandson of GMHRCH Deep Run Desperado MH.
Jackson is a very handsome and talented eighty pound yellow male who is a talented Hunt Test competitor and hunting companion for his owner Dr. Kenneth Cherry. Jackson has combined a strong pedigree, classic labrador good looks and a strong labrador talent to offer the best for anyone looking for a puppy who can do it all.
Jackson is OFA Good, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac and Patellas. He is EIC and CNM Clear.
Here is a link to Jackson's OFA page.

carly
Carly
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Carly (Deep Run You're So Vain) is a lovely 70 pound golden yellow daughter of Deep Run Casablanca MH and Can/UKC CH Deep Run Fashion Statement JH. A knee injury put a stop to her show career, but not to her love for retreiving. She is a very happy and energetic girl, and will retrieve bumpers in the water for you all day long.
Carly is OFA Hips Good, Elbows Normal, Patellas Normal, Cardiac Normal, Full Dentition, Eyes Clear.
Here is a link to Carly's OFA page. Her CHIC (Canine Health Information Center) number is 89922.

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This litter should produce some spectacular looking pups combining the best of English pedigree dogs with Hunting Titles. Great prospects for Hunting or Hunt Test homes, hunting companions, or any performance venues. Pups will be ready for new homes late July.

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!


Deep Run Moondog NDL, High Point 2015 Yellow Male Derby Dog
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Deep Run Gypsy Gold, MH

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All Yellow, All American Field Bred Litter Due May 26, 2016


Haze
Haze
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I am really looking forward to Haze's first litter for Deep Run Farm. He is such an amazing dog. Spectacular pinpoint marker, tremendously stylish, very biddable and the disposition of a companion dog. Haze is also a very handsome dog. Since coming home at the end of February, Haze has Qualified in three Master tests, and I hope to have his Master Hunter completed by the time these pups are born. We will also be running in the Qualifying this year.
Haze is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Eyes, CNM and EIC clear, Thyroid Normal, OFA Cardiac normal, and CHIC.
Here is a link to: Haze's OFA page




gypsy
Gypsy
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Gypsy is a very spirited and talented American Field bred dog. She is an excellent marker, runs blinds with style and speed, and is a natural water dog. She easily finished her Master Hunter Title and will be running some trials this fall.
Gypsy is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Patellas Normal, OFA Cardiac Normal, EIC and CNM Clear, 2014 CAER (OFA Eye Clearance). Here is a link to Gypsy's OFA page.

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These will be pups with the potential for any high energy performance venue, such as Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Agility, Obedience, etc. Males should run around eighty pounds, females 60-70 pounds.
Pups will be introduced to basic obedience, crate training, riding in vehicles, swimming, birds, decoys and boats. Ready for their new homes at the end of July 2016.


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!





Deep Run Gold and Glory, MH12, SHU
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HIT Deep Run Cassiopeia, CDX, RE, JH, SHU

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All Yellow Dual Purpose Litter Due June 4, 2016
Repeat Breeding



pancho
Pancho
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Pancho is one of our most exciting young American Field dogs. He completed his Master title with a minimum number of trials and has been a consistent qualifier at the Master level since. Additionally, he has recently completed his Upland Hunting Senior Hunter Title. He is a sweet and gentle dog, just like his dad, GMHRCH Deep Run Desperado MH (Hombre), he is cool and collected in the house and kennel but a fireball in the field.
Pancho got his name when we were eating out in a Mexican restaurant one evening. We loved his beautiful dark gold color, just like his sire, Hombre. There was large sign on the wall "Follow me to Gold and Glory", Pancho Villa. He became Pancho on the spot. Pancho and his littermate Deep Run Gypsy Gold are the product of one of Hombre's very last litters. Hombre was bred to an Elvis daughter, Deep Run Tutti Frutti, SH to produce these two spectacular young dogs.
Pancho qualified in enough consecutive Master events in 2014 to earn his Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Award this Spring.
Pancho is OFA Good, OFA ELbows, OFA Cardiac, OFA Patellas, EIC and CNM Clear by Parentage, 2012 CERF.
Here is a link to Pancho's OFA page.



cassie
Cassie
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Cassie is an English bred yellow female, and excellent marker, and superior upland dog. She is a daughter of AM/CAN CH Deep Run Casablanca CD RE MH SHU.
OFA Hips Good, OFA Elbows, OFA Patellas, 2014 CAER (Eyes), OFA Cardiac. See Cassie's OFA page.
All yellow litter will be good looking working dogs, excellent for upland and waterfowl hunting and any hunt test or performance venue.


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!

Here are some pictures from a previous Pancho x Cassie litter:
Yellow female picture 1
Yellow male picture 2







If you would like to be on the Labador puppy waiting list, please fill out our questionnaire and forward it to me, or give me a call at 540-752-4888.





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


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