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



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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.

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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.


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"If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons." -- James Thurber

Litter information is current as of
Tuesday, 27-Oct-2020 15:48:30 EDT



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Deep Run Mad Hatter, MH, MHU
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Deep Run Laila

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All Chocolate Dual Purpose Pups Due November 11, 2020
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 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.

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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 due November 11 and ready for new homes in January of 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!

Pup pictures from a previous Hatter x Laila litter:




Deep Run Moondog UD RE MH QAA NDL
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Deep Run Rockette JH

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All American Field Bred Yellow Pups Due November 22, 2020
Repeat Breeding


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


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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This is a repeat breeding of the litter that produced Deep Run Just Jessy NDL, QAA, 22 Derby points. Jessy is a charming and talented yellow female with superior marking ability and great trainability. A fabulous water dog, she carries on all of her parents great retrieving instincts and trainability.

Other remarkable pups of Haze include Sweetwater Safe Moorings, "Dock" who made the Derby list in 3 consecutive trials, Deep Run Stingray, 8 Derby points, Hunter's Blew By You and Hunter's Orion, currently running Derbies.

Pups will be ready for new homes late January 2021. Preference given to performance homes.

Here are some pup pictures from a previous Haze x Rockette litter:



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 Mercedes

(Click to see puppy pedigree)

Black All-English Black and Yellow Pups Due November 25, 2020
Repeat Breeding



charley
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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Mercedes
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Mercedes is a daughter of GCH Am/Can/UKC CH Poplar Forest Play It Again Sam UD RE MH MHU and Bronze GCH CH Belquest Deep Run Easy Peasy. Mercedes standing.
Mercedes weighs 60 pounds and is sweet and affectionate female.
Mercedes is OFA Hips Good, Elbows Normal, Patellas Normal, OFA Cardiac, EIC and CNM Clear, Full Dentition and OFA Eyes Normal (CAER)
This is a link to her OFA page



Pups will be excellent pets, companions, performance or hunting companions.
Pups are due November 25 and ready for new homes late January 2021.

Here are some pups from previous Charley x Mercedes litters:


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Male picture 4
Male picture 5
Females picture 6
Females picture 7

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!






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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