PUPPIES

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"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." -- Mark Twain



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We are only currently accepting puppy deposits for customers who are within driving distance of our kennel. No airline transportation is currently available.



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 feel we cannot safely ship puppies unaccompanied in the current climate of the pandemic. If you are willing to fly in to pick up your puppy and use a carry on pet carrier to return home with your puppy, that will work.
      In general, however, we prefer for you to pick up your puppy.



    • 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

    • 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 reserved.


Lab Litter
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"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." -- Roger Caras

Litter information is current as of
Tuesday, 11-May-2021 12:47:13 EDT



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Deep Run In The Money, MH QAA
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Deep Run Running Rogue, MH QAA

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Black and Yellow American Bred Labrador Retriever Puppies Born March 26, 2021
Repeat Breeding



bingo
Bingo
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Bingo is a big black handsome All American Field Bred dog. He is an amazing marker, and a bold and stylish working dog. Bingo turned two in October 2015.
His sire, NAFC FC AFC Cody's Cut a Lean Grade, 2011 National Amateur Field Champion and sire of 2012 NAFC Paddle Creek's Pack Your Grip and 2015 NFC AFC Keeno's Gizmo.
Bingo is a sweet and affectionate dog, possesses boundless enthusiasm and the sparkle that makes him a delight to train. Bingo completed his Senior Hunter Title with five consecutive passes and went of to quickly finish his Master Title.

Bingo will continue his training and will be running in Qualified All Age stakes. To date, he has finished 50% of his trials, earning 2 JAMs and a 4th place.



rogue
Rogue
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Rogue is a 60 pound black female from excellent Field Trial lines. Rogue does carry yellow. She is a well mannered exceptionally talented dog with excellent marking skills. She is a to train and to compete with.

Her sire, FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie, is a handsome yellow male who achieved 51 Derby points, and his FC and AFC titles by the age of 3.
Her dam Gosswood's Going Rogue QAA, completed 5 of the 8 Derbies she ran, and was QAA by the age of 3.

Rogue has completed every Hunt Test in which she was entered, and completed her Senior and Master Hunter Titles in ten events. After this litter, Rogue will be running in field trials.

Rogue is OFA Good, Elbows, Patellas, Eyes and Dentition normal. EIC and CNM clear, OFA Cardiac clearance by Echo.
Here is a link to Rogue's OFA page.

4 black boys and 1 black girl are available.

Athletic, high energy dogs suitable for Hunting Hunt Tests and Field Trials and serious competitive sports.
Pups will be ready for new homes May 18, 2021.

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 pup pictures from a previous Bingo x Rogue litter:
Girls:


Boys:



Deep Run Moondog UD RE MH QA2 NDL
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Deep Run Ida MH, Qualifying Placements

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

Black and Yellow American Bred Labrador Retriever puppies Born March 26, 2021


Haze
Haze
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Sire: FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie, Dam: Seaside's All American Girl MH
Haze is a once in a lifetime kind of dog. He is incredibly talented, smart, and biddable.
After completing his Derby career with 31 Derby Points, he completed his Master Hunter and won a Qualifying First within 4 months.
He weighs 80 pounds. He is always happy, and faces each day with a bright and happy attitude.

In addition to being a very gifted performance dog, Haze is a handsome and biddable dog who is an excellent house dog as well as successful field trial competitor.

Haze is OFA Hips Excellent, OFA elbows, CAER, EIC clear and CHIC
Here is a link to Haze's OFA page


ida
Ida
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Deep Run Ida, MH is a black all American Field type Labrador Retriever.
She is sired by GRCHRCH Silverbrook Return To Sender MH, SRS Bronze Medalist. Elvis was one of our foundation sires, and a consistent producer of large, attractive working dogs for hunting, performance sports, Field Trials and Hunt Tests.
Her mother HR Lick Creek Quack Addict MH is a wonderful hunting companion and competitive hunt test dog owned by Lick Creek Retrievers.
Ida is 65 pounds of feminine retriever, a fabulous marker, and loves cold weather and water work.
She is OFA Hips Good, OFA Elbows Normal, EIC and CNM Clear, CHIC, OFA Eyes (CAER), Patellas, Cardiac and Dentition normal.
Ida has several Qualifying placements.
Here is a link to Ida's OFA page.


1 black boy and 1 black girl are available.

Athletic, high energy dogs suited for hunting, hunt test and Field Trial homes, or performance venues.
Ready for new homes late May 18, 2021.

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 Hot Blooded, JH

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All Chocolate All American Field Bred Litter Due May 21, 2021


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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 has produced many wonderful chocolate pups that serve well as hunters, competitors in hunt tests, family companions and best friends.

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.

See Hatter picture 2
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See Hatter picture 5

Fever
Fever
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Fever is a sweet and energetic dog, she weight 65 pounds with an athletic build. She comleted her Junior Hunter title in one weekend, passing four out of four Junior Tests. She will be pursuing her Senior and Master Titles after this litter.
Fever is a product of a frozen semen breeding bewteen GMHRCH Deep Run Ride'em High MH, a son the NFC FC AFC Storm's Riptide Star, the only chocolate to ever win the National Retriever Championship.
Her mother is Shady Grove Deep Run Two Step MH.
Both parents and Fever have all health certifications as registered with the OFA.
Here is a link to Fever's OFA page



These pups will be excellent prospects for Field Trials, Hunt Tests, serious hunters..upland and waterfowl or other performance venues. They will be high energy dogs and require experienced owners to optimize their potential.
Pups will be introduced to obedience training, crate training, live birds and water before leaving Deep Run Farm.
Pups will be ready for new homes late July, 2021.

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 Laila

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

All Chocolate Dual Purpose Pups Due June 19, 2021
Repeat breeding


hatter
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 has produced many wonderful chocolate pups that serve well as hunters, competitors in hunt tests, family companions and best friends.

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.

See Hatter picture 2
See Hatter picture 3
See Hatter picture 4
See Hatter picture 5

laila
Laila
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Laila is a beautiful chocolate dog with a happy energetic personality and is a happy willing worker, as well loveable disposition. 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



Pups will be ready for new homes mid-August, 2021.

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 Hatter x Laila breeding:

Boys:


Girls:





Interested in an older puppy or dog 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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