I am looking for my next hunting buddy and constant companion. A little background on me; I have owned labs my whole life (presently 47 yo) and have trained labs for hunting, search and rescue, narcotics detection and obedience. My wife and I bred working labs for 20+ years (responsibly). I got out of hunting for several years but still have labs as companions. I find I would like to do some upland hunting again and would like to get a pup. However I would have someone else train it as I do not have the time anymore.
My requirements for the pup: Sire & dam OFA'd/CERF, both hunt test titled, would be great to have some confirmation lines in there but I know that is asking alot. Health guarantee a must. I will drive to pick up (I am in PA) or if need be, pay for shipping, so distance is not a factor.
If anyone knows of breeders that are producing excellent dogs, with sound health, great dispositions, and good looks, please offer suggestions. It has been enough years since I bought my last pup that I am not sure of who has what anymore.