Sporting Gun Dog “Penny Ichord” Sold
Sire: Callie’s Brazos River Bandit MH
Dam: SRR Ink on Tap JH
Dam and Sire Information 
DOB 04/30/22
Chocolate female

​Home date : last two weeks of November. Please email to scedule your pick up date. 

What is your dog eating, How Much, and When?

Under a year old: Nutri Source Large Breed Puppy
Over a year old: Nutri Source Adult Chicken and Rice 

* Available at Tractor Supply ( online), Chewy, and Amazon.

Your dog is eating 3 cups a day, in the morning. This amount will probably change throughout your dog's lifetime.  You may need to feed more or less as your dog gets older.

Once home, if your dog doesn't eat his /hers allotted amount or picks at it for the first few days, this is normal. *Try feeding your dog in a less distracting environment or their crate.


Est. Crate and Collar Size?

Medium to Large Ruff Land Crate.

For a direct link to their website, please see our Recommendations page. If you don't like or want a Ruff Land crate, then any hard-sided plastic crate will do. We do not recommend wire crates. It is extremely important that you bring a crate for pick up. 

17 -19 inch ID collar ( please bring an ID collar with your contact information on it ) A ID collar can be fabric, leather etc.

20-22 Inch medium fine Herm Sprenger metal collar and a six-foot standard leash.

Your Dog's Favorite's Are:

Regular Treats: Pupperoni, Zukes Training Treats, Biscuits

High Value Treats : Chicken, Bacon and Cheese

Favorite Toys: Tennis Balls, Kongs, Elk and Deer Antler Chews

Preferred Petting: Ears, Belly and Back

Recommended Reading Materials and Training Videos:

Tips and Training Videos for Head Starts, Companions and Gun Dogs                                                                                                                                                                                     The Koehler Method of Dog Training ~ By Koehler
Retriever Training for the Duck Hunter ~ By Robert Milner
Retriever Hunt Test ~ By James Spencer
Training Retrievers to Handle ~ By D.L and Ann Walters
Training Retrievers: The Cotten Pershall Method~ By Bobby N. George Jr.
The New Knowledge of Dog Behavior ~ By Clarence Pfaffenberger
Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog ~ By John Paul Scott and John L Fuller
The Dog's Mind ~ By Bruce Fogle
Retriever Training Guru Style~  By Keith Mathews ( DVD)                                                 What It's Like To Be A Dog and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience ~ Gregory Berns                                                                                                                                         Animals in Translation ~ Temple Grandin

Information for Training, Weekend or Overnight Visits:

Our address for your GPS is:  8282 Crane Road, Cranesville Pa 16410

Pick up times are firmly M-F 1-3pm and Sat 9am-12pm by appointment only. We are closed on Sundays and Holidays. Please plan accordingly.

Nearby dog friendly places to stay 

Local dog friendly activities 


Flea, Tick, Heart Worm Prevention and Vaccination Information :

Prevention care is given on the first of each month.

We primarily use Revolution, Frontline, Sentinel, Seresto Collars, and Heartguard.

Please check with your veterinarian for recommended products for your area.

January 1-15th: Group obedience lessons, individual lessons on-site, and continuing field trips on a weekly basis

Dec15-28th: Field trips, sit stays, crate lessons and obedience lessons

Dec 2-15th: Sit stays with distractions, exposure to tarps and obstacle course

Nov14-Dec 1: Obedience lessons around the tree and with annoying kittens. Heel and sit lessons around the goats

 October 16th- Nov 13th : Formal obedience lessons, with distractions ( here, heel and sit) working around cats and other dogs.

October 15,2022: Working with more distractions ( sometimes unneeded pesky cats and off-leash recall. Going outside for adventures when the weather is nice and working on home etiquette when its not.

 October 1, 2022: Formal heel and sit lessons, working in low-distraction areas. Group adevnture walks and car rides

September 18,2022: Adventure in the woods with gunfire exposure. Working on intro to sit in a heel postion , intro to down and place cues.

September 4,2022: Crate lessons, sit lessons, intro to down, and adventure in the woods

August 26, 2022: Adventure! Exploring mud-filled puddles in the woods, moving water in a flowing creek. The pups are also working on sit lessons for treats and the " crate and kennel" command.

August 19, 2022: Group adventure walks, exposure to gunfire and fireworks. Visits from neighborhood children for cuddling and naps