RetrieverTraining.Net - the RTF banner
1 - 3 of 3 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
172 Posts
4 legs, eyes, ears, a nose, and a mouth. Tails are good sometimes.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,931 Posts
Depends upon what you want the pup to do, doesn't it. If winning FT's or qualifying dependably in HT's is your plan... go for the field bred lab from a breeder that's been producing winners for a long time. Same holds true if you want a non-stop, no-quit hunting companion.

Can't over emphasize the importance of choosing the breeder. The one to whom I was referred does several litters/year and has specific reasons for the breedings she plans. If you ask for a pup with a lot of piss and vinegar... she'll tell you when that litter is in the works. Want a more mellow breeding, same thing.

AND (MOST important of all) the breeder must carefully screen out heritable problems and get the studs and bitches certified.
 
1 - 3 of 3 Posts
Top