Our passion for the Labrador Retriever breed is evident in everything we do at Bird Dog Labs! We are very proud of our line up of studs and potential future studs. Please see the bottom of the page for breeding requirements.
~Please note that our exceptional line up of young males will only be available for stud after they are two years old and have proven themselves in the field and obtained their official health clearances at 2 years of age.~
~NAFC FC AFC Cody Cut a Lean Grade X Molly B Ringo MH (daughter of FC AFC Dare to Dream)~
Raider is now available for stud to approved females! ~Currently located in Bemidji, MN
Raider the total package! He is a handsome male that is extremely talented in the field. He loves to work and can be described as a marking fool. He earned his Master Hunter titled shortly after turning 3 years old in 2017. Raider has a confident, happy, loving disposition and lives as part of the family when not in training. Raider has been professionally trained by Rusty Haglund (Trigger Time Kennels).
Raider's pedigree is truly second to none! His sire is
the 2011 National Amateur winner NAFC FC AFC Cody Cut a Lean Grade.
Raider's dam is Molly B Ringo MH (FC AFC Dare to Dream X MH daughter of
AFC Hawkeye Viking).
Raider is one of the most extensively health tested studs out there! We go above and beyond to ensure that our dogs and their offspring have the absolute best chance of being healthy!
~FC Nan-dool Elwood Blues X Rebel Ridge Jamaican Me Crazy MH
Yogi earned his Senior Title at 20 months of age!
Yogi earned his Master Title on July 23, 2017 as a 2 year old!
Now offered at stud to approved females. Currently located in Pine Island, MN for summer 2017. Yogi will be located in Bemidji, MN for the Fall 2017 and part of Winter 2017.
Yogi is a very well bred dark chocolate male out of FC Nan-dool Elwood Blues (FC AFC River Oaks Way-Da-Go Rocky X FC AFC Echos Triple Ruff N Ready) and Rebel Ridge Jamaican Me Crazy MH (FC AFC Way-Da-Go Call of the Wild X FC AFC Rebel Ridge's Devil's Luck MH).
Yogi has an absolutely wonderful disposition and is such a happy, friendly boy. He loves to work and lives for the "good boy". He has a strong natural retrieving desire and is currently in training with Rusty Haglund of Trigger Time Kennels! He is proving to catch on very quickly and despite is young age has already earned his Master title while still a 2 year old! Yogi is very affectionate when at home and lives in the house when not in training.
Health Clearances: AKC: SR85155203 DOB: 9-25-2014 OFA Hips (Good): LR-223086G24M-VPI OFA Elbows (Normal): LR-EL74834M24-VPI OFA Eyes (Normal): LR-EYE8529/22M-VPI OFA Cardiac (Normal): LR-CA9447/22M/P-VPI OFA Thyroid: LR-TH821/22M-VPI EIC (Clear): LR-EIC3134/7M-VPI CNM (Clear): LR-CNM1006/7M-VPI PRA-pcrd (Clear): LR-PRA1345/22M-PI RD/OSD (Clear): LR-RDY324/7M-VPI Cystinuria (Clear): LR-CY50/7M-VPI HNPK (Clear): LR-HNP127/7M-VPI Hyperuricosuria (Clear): LR-HU20/7M-VPI Narcolepsy (Clear): LR-NAR80/7M-VPI PKD (Clear): LR-PK10/7M-VPI D Locus (DD Normal/Clear): LR-DL330/22M-PI Yogi has also tested CLEAR of the following: Degenerative myelopathy, Myotubular myopathy 1, PRA-cone-rod dystrophy 4, PRA-gr2, Skeletal dysplasia 2 Genotype: EEbbDD (Chocolate and does not carry any hidden color, Dilute Free) 70-75 pounds
HRCH UH Adonai's Power Thru Ezra MH CGC X Birddog's Hunting Heidi
Phoenix is a 3rd generation of our foundation line and is from the repeat breeding between Heidi and Ezra. He is everything we hoped he would be and then some! Phoenix truly is the total package!
Phoenix is now available for stud to approved females!
Currently located in Pine Island, MN
Phoenix is the total package! He is a large,
powerful, gorgeous young male that is hard to take your eyes off of. He
is simply jaw dropping. Phoenix has a wonderful gentle personality and
is so easy going. It is a pure pleasure to have him around the house.
When people meet Phoenix, they are always amazed at his size, color and
exceptional disposition. He is currently in training with Rusty Haglund at Trigger Time Kennels. Phoenix is proving
to be a very quick study in the field as well! Rusty has commented
multiple times on Phoenix's natural on/off switch. He is just mister
easy going until it comes to time to work! This boy has drive! Phoenix will start running Masters summer 2017.
Birddog's Crow Rivers Hunter "Hunter" ~FC Crow Rivers Lucky to the Max X Birddog's Amazing Grace~
Hunter is now available for stud to approved females. Located in Bemidji, Minnesota
Hunter is a big, handsome 78 pound yellow male. He is out of our
2014 litter between FC Crow Rivers Lucky to the Max and Birddog's
Hunter is a very gentle boy that has one of
the best natural "off switches" we've ever seen in such a young dog. He is extremely affectionate and very mild mannered. Hunter absolutely adores the puppies and has become one of our top young puppy socializers. In the field he is a totally different dog. He has a huge desire to work and just doesn't stop! He is
extremely smart and catches on to new things very quickly.
AKC: SR83507906 DOB: 7-12-2014 OFA Hips (Good): LR-223048G26M-VPI OFA Elbows (Normal): LR-EL74802M26-VPI OFA Eyes (Normal): LR-EYE10236/21M-VPI OFA Cardiac (Normal): LR-CA9454/24M/P-VPI OFA Thyroid (Normal): LR-TH826/24M-VPI EIC (Clear): LR-EIC3483/10M-PI CNM (Clear): LR-CNM1212/10M-PI PRA-pcrd (Carrier): LR-PRA1351/24M-PI-CAR RD/OSD (Clear): LR-RDY402/10M-PI D Locus (DD Normal/Clear): LR-DL336/21M-PI Hunter also tested Clear of all of the following genetic diseases: Cystinuria, HNPK, Hyperuricosuria, Narcolepsy, PKD,
Degenerative Myelopathy, Skeletal Dysplasia
2 (SD2-dwarfism), Elliptocytosis, Myotubular myopathy 2 (MTM1),
PRA-crd4 and GR-PRA2. Genotype: eeBbDD (Yellow-carries hidden black and chocolate, Dilute Free) 75-80 pounds
It is important to understand that PRA-pcrd carriers are healthy and never experience symptoms. It is perfectly ethical to breed PRA- carries, as long as they are only bred with dogs that are tested PRA-clear. When those guidelines are strictly followed there is no chance of producing affected puppies. We are responsible breeders and will take all necessary precautions to never produce an affected puppy. This is a Lifetime Guarantee!
~FC AFC CFC CAFC Barracuda Blue MH X MHR TNT Light Up The Sky MH~
Loki's official hip and elbow clearances are pending.
Loki is a very handsome, dark chocolate male out of the legendary FC AFC CFC CAFC Barracuda Blue MH!
Loki was unplanned addition to Bird Dog Labs in 2015. We saw an incredible opportunity and jumped when we had the chance. Loki has matured into an extremely handsome male. He has a very blocky head with a strong yet compact build. He has a great disposition and a silly personality. He is extremely affectionate and loves getting affection. In the field Loki marks well, handles and will get the job done. We are working on him with his consistency and decided to give him a little break from the training atmosphere. We are looking forward to taking him hunting this fall to see how he will do!
AKC: SR87873104 DOB: 4-10-2015 OFA Hips: Preliminary Excellent - will be getting officials at 24 months. OFA Elbows: Preliminary Normal - will be getting officials at 24 months. OFA Eyes (Normal): LR-EYE10242/15M-VPI OFA Cardiac (Normal): LR-CA9449/15M/P-VPI OFA Thyroid (Normal): LR-TH822/15M-VPI EIC (Clear): LR-EIC3479/4M-PI CNM (Clear): LR-CNM1208/4M-PI RD/OSD (Clear): LR-RDY398/4M-PI PRA-pcrd (Clear): LR-PRA1347/15M-PI Cystinuria (Clear): LR-CY75/4M-PI HNPK (Clear): LR-HNP211/4M-PI Hyperuricosuria (Clear): LR-HU42/4M-PI Narcolepsy (Clear): LR-NAR102/4M-PI PKD (Clear): LR-PK21/4M-PI Degenerative myelopathy (Clear) Myotubular myopathy 1 (Clear) PRA-cone-rod dystrophy 4 (Clear) PRA-gr2 (Clear) Skeletal dysplasia 2 (Clear) D Locus (DD Normal/Clear): LR-DL332/15M-PI Genotype: EEbbDD - Chocolate and doesn't carry any other color, Dilute Free 60-65 pounds
-AKC or UKC registration - Copy of pedigree -OFA Good or Excellent Hips -OFA Normal Elbows -OFA Eyes -Negative brucellosis within 30 days for natural breeding. -Prefer if EIC & CNM status is known. -Prefer if PRA-pcrd and RD/OSD status is known. -Absolutely NO dilutes, carriers of dilute or breeders of dilutes will be accepted. ~In the event where dilute status is questionable, proof of "DD" genotype will be required before the litter registration is signed.
We love the Labrador breed and only support the ethical breeding for the traditional colors accepted by the Labrador Retriever Club. This includes blacks, yellows ranging from light cream to fox red and chocolates ranging from light to dark. No other colors or variations are acceptable.