PUPPIES

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"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does." -- Christopher Morley

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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"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." -- Ben Williams

Litter information is current as of
Tuesday, 20-Jun-2017 16:35:15 CDT



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

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Black and Chocolate Pups Born May 17, 2017
Repeat Breeding


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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
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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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One chocolate male is available.
3 chocolate males, 3 chocolate females and one black female were born May 17, 2017. 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.

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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Chocolate females
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Deep Run Mad Hatter, MH, MHU
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Deep Run Laila

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All Chocolate Litter, Dual Purpose Pups Born May 27, 2017
Repeat breeding


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Hatter
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Hatter is a chocolate son of MHR Deep Run After Six MH, he is a third generation Deep Run Master Hunter. Hatter is an exceptionally handsome dog with great working ability. In addition to completing his MH title, he is among the very few Labrador retrievers to complete an Upland Hunting (flushing) Master Hunter title.
He has a strong work ethic, loves to train and figure out new problems, as good in the water as he is on land. A joy to train to train and trial, he has a sense of humor that always makes me smile.
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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Laila
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Laila is a lovely dark chocolate English Labrador Retriever female. She weighs 60 pounds, and is lively and affectionate.
Laila is OFA Excellent and OFA Elbows (both Prelim), OFA Eyes, CNM and EIC Clear, OFA Patellas, Cardiac and full dentition. Here is a link to her OFA page

Three chocolate males are available.
5 chocolate males, 3 chocolate females were born May 27, 2017. A combination of American Field and English, these pups will be perfectly suited for field work or active companion dogs. Attractive, intelligent 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!

Chocolate males:

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U-CH Deep Run Good Time Charlie, JH
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Deep Run Afterglow

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Black and Yellow English Pups Born June 11, 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.
Charley is just a few points away from his AKC Championship! He finished his Junior Hunter Title this spring with 4 straight passes. We are so pleased with this young dog, Deep Run bred, born and trained! 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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Glow    
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Glow is a beautiful black daughter of GCH Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play is Again Sam, UD, RE, MH and CH Deep Run City Lights, JH. Her sparkling personality and strong retrieving desire set her apart from the crowd! She is always a happy girl, eager to please and very eager to play.
Glow is OFA Hips Good, Elbows, Cardiac, Patella and Eyes normal. She is Optigen A and EIC clear by parentage. See Link to OFA page.

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Three yellow males and two black females are available.
Three yellow males, two black females, and one black male were born June 11. Pups should be exceptionally good looking and with terrific outgoing personalities. Excellent choice for companions, performance such as obedience, rally or hunting. Ready for new homes August 12.


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 Gold and Glory, MH12
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Deep Run Eiffel Tower

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Black and Yellow English x American Dual Purpose Litter Born June 17, 2017



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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 received a Qualifying placement last fall.
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.



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Effie
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Effie is a picture perfect lovely daughter of two of our favorite dogs, GR CH Am CH, Can CH, UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam UD RE MH MHU and Can CH/ UKC CH Deep Run Fashion Statement JH (Paris).
She is a black female of correct size and build and she will be shown toward her championship after this litter. She has been an avid retriever since a baby, retrieving her first pigeons at 6 weeks of age. She loves birds and retrieves well on land and water, and will get her Junior Hunter Title in the spring.
She is happy, easy going and very biddable, and we expect pups from this litter to offer very best imaginable combination of correct labrador conformation and athleticism.
Rugby's mother Laney was a littermate to our own BISS CH Caer Bren SuperHero CD RN MH, and a multiple specialty winner with a JH title in her own right. His sire, Am/Can CH Lobuff Hollyridge The Aviator, was a handsome yellow dog with a spectacular pedigree and a producer of many Champion and working titled dogs in addition to Rugby.
Effie is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac, OFA Patellas, OFA Full Dentition, OFA Eyes.
Here is a link to Effie's OFA page.

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One black males and three black females are available.
English x American dual purpose Litter of two yellow males, two black males and three black females was born June 17. All pups are healthy and growing quickly. These pups would fit well in active family homes, or as hunters, performance dogs for obedience, agility, hunt tests or field trials.
Ready for new homes August 12, 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!



Deep Run Moondog MH, NDL, QAA, High Point 2015 Yellow Male Derby Dog
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Deep Run Rockette, JH

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All American All Yellow Pups Due June 25, 2017


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




Rockette
Rockette
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Rockette is a petite 50 pound yellow female, very energetic, an excellent marker and very sweet. Rockette's OFA Results are OFA Hips Good, OFA Elbows Normal. She is EIC clear. Here is a link to Rockette's OFA page.
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High powered, intelligent pups for Hunting, Performance, Field Trial homes. Will be available late August, 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!




U-CH Deep Run Jonathon
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Deep Run You're So Vain

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All-Yellow All-English Pups Due June 25, 2017


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Jonathon
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Jonathon is a perfectly proportioned yellow English Labrador. He is UKC pointed in Conformation. He is also running Junior Hunt Tests this spring. He is a happy go lucky friendly dog, always ready for a retrieving session or a long walk.
Jonathon is OFA Excellent, Elbows Normal, OFA Eyes clear, Patellas Normal, Cardiac Normal, EIC and CNM Clear, Clear of Dilute (silver) gene, PRA CLear, RD/OS Clear, Thyroid Normal.
Here is a link to his OFA page:

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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 retrieving. 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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Pups should be exceptionally good looking and with terrific outgoing personalities. Excellent choice for companions, performance such as obedience, rally or hunting.



Is this like the puppy you have been looking for? Although this litter has been reserved, 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




Future planned litters include American Field pups , English pups and dual purpose pups in Yellow, Black and Chocolate. Check back with us often.



If you decide you want one of our puppies or want to be on the waiting list for one, 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. Please call us for information 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 Phyllis to discuss your special needs in a Field bred Labrador pup.


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