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.

(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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"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog." -- Franklin P. Jones

Litter information is current as of
Thursday, 06-Sep-2018 11:01:34 EDT




GCH CH UKC CH Deep Run Good Time Charley, JH
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Deep Run Chanel, JH

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All English, All Yellow Litter Born August 22, 2018
Repeat Breeding



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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.

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Chanel
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Chanel is a very beautiful and talented daughter of GR CH Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam, UD, RE, MH12, MHU. As a young puppy she showed intelligence, excellent intensity and love for work, as well as being very lovely. She quickly completed her Junior Hunter Title, and is working on her upland title.
She is 65 pounds of enthusiasm, talent, and affection.
Chanel is OFA HIps Good Elbows Normal, Cardiac Normal, Patellas Normal. Here is a link to Chanel's OFA page.

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Two yellow males are available.
All English, all yellow litter of three yellow males born August 22 will be ready for new homes mid October.

Here are some pup pictures from an earlier Charlie x Chanel litter:

Yellow males:


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

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

All Chocolate Litter Due October 3, 2018
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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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 November.

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 Hatter x Frannie litter:
Males:


Females:


Am/Can CH Deep Run Casablanca, CD, RA, MH, SHU
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Danikk Deep Run Big Apple

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

All-English Labrador Retrievers, Black and Yellow Pups Due October 12, 2018
Repeat Breeding


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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Apple        
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Apple is a happy active daughter of CH Lobuff's Bare Necessities CD JH (call name Baloo). Baloo was the #1 Lab in the country 1992 and 1993 handled by the lovely and talented Beth Sweigart and was Best of Breed at Westminster twice. Baloo won 22 Sporting Group #1 and 5 specialties including LRCP and MJLRC.
Apple's mother, Deep Run Light Fantastic is owned by good friend Dr Frances Smith, who cobred this litter with us.
We love her looks, type and personality. Apple is OFA Hips, OFA Elbows, OFA Cardiac, OFA Patellas, OFA Eyes, and CHIC.
Here is a link to her OFA page.
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These pups should be exceptionally lovely in appearance, excellent examples of the labrador breed, and suitable for active family companions,and performance homes.

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 Casey x Apple litter:

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Older Pups:





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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