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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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.


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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

    • 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.


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"Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail." -- Unknown

Litter information is current as of
Tuesday, 11-Aug-2020 16:45:51 EDT



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Deep Run Ida, MH, Qualifying Placements

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All Black American Field Bred Labrador Retrievers Born August 5, 2020


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Waylon
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Waylon completed the requirements for his Field Championship in March of this year. I am grateful to Alvin Hatcher and Alan and Gwen Pleasant for the opportunity to become Waylon's owner.
Waylon is an eighty pound very handsome dog with a very loving personality and lots of talent. His sire NFC FTCH FC AFC Robber's Stray Bullet is an exceptional dog, and has sired many outstanding pups. His mother Seasides Warrior Princess QA2 has also proven herself to contribute significantly to numerous successful offspring.
Waylon is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Advanced Cardiac, OFA Eyes (CAER), EIC, CNM, PRA-prcd and Dilute clear. CHIC number
Here is a link to Waylon's OFA page.


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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.

5 black girls and 1 black boy are available.

9 black girls and 2 black boys were born were born August 5. These pups promise to be excellent Hunters, Performance Dogs, Hunt Test and Field Trial dogs. High energy pups, recommended for experienced dog trainers, amateur or professional.
Pups will be introduced to crate training, basic obedience, live birds, decoys, and swimming. Ready for new homes early October.



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!







GCH CH U-CH Deep Run Good Time Charley, SH
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Deep Run Tango

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Dual Purpose Bred All Yellow Labrador Retriever Litter Born August 7, 2020



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Charley
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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 an example of Classic Labrador Type in conformation and movement. His gait and style demonstrate his proper structure, coupled with the energy and demeanor that make him a proud and confident exhibitor.
He finished his UKC Championship from the Puppy Class in one weekend, and completed his AKC Championship in very limited showing before the age of two. With the expert handling of Angela Lloyd, Charley went on to quickly finish his Grand Championship as well.

Charley is OFA Excellent, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac (Echo), CAER, PRA Clear, EIC, CNM Clear.
Here is a link to Charley's OFA page.
Charley's Sire is GCH CH Robnie's Two Thumbs Up at Moonlit, Dam is Deep Run Celebration.
Charley went 4 for 4 to complete his Junior Hunter Title, and is now a Senior Hunter.
Charley is a proven sire of beautiful, happy and healthy puppies.

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Tango
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Tango is a golden yellow female sired by Deep Run Moondog (Haze) MH, QA2, 31 Derby Points, her mother is a daughter of GCH CH Can CH UGCH UCH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam UD RE MH MHU.
Tango is OFA Hips Excellent, OFA Elbows Normal, CAER (OFA eyes Clear), EIC, CNM, PRA prcd,and D Locus (Silver gene) clear. She has normal Patellas, OFA Cardiac, and full dentition. Her CHIC number is 148286.
Here is a link to her OFA page.

3 yellow girls and 2 yellow boys are available.

5 yellow girls and 3 yellow boys were born August 7. The pups should be very good looking dogs with great working abilities and charming temperaments. Excellent for companions and competition.
Pups will be introduced to crate training, basic obedience, live birds, decoys, and swimming. Ready for new homes early October.

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




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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