Classic Gun Dog ” Abby Dolecal ” Sold
Sire: FTCH Mitforton Oscar of Leadburn                          
Dam:  Katie 
DOB: 11/10/22
Yellow female                                                                           

To be trained as : Companions

Home Date ready May 12th to 26th 

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.

Est. Crate and Collar Size for pickup / Transportation options

Medium to Large Ruff Land Crate ( Please see our Recommendations page )

17 inch ID collar and a  22-24 inch training collar

Transportation / Driving Services:

 We prefer driving services overflights. Here is the contact information for transport companies that we have used and recommend.
Please contact them directly for quotes or any questions about the services that they provide.

* Sundance Transport: In-house transport is provided by us. Limited range and availability. Please call Sheryl at 814-790-2643.

​* Executive Pet Transport : (678) 975-2518

*Royal Rides : Kassie Wilson, owner 1-806-759-8452, Braydon Wilson, manager 1-806-789-5341

*Blue Ridge Transport: 703-403-1398

*Lyons Pet Transport ( International) +1 (905) 320-0558

*Astrapi Pet Transport ( International) : 438-969-9111

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:

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)
 Animals In Translation~ Temple Grandin  
What It's Like To Be a Dog and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience - Gregory Berns

Training videos for: Head Start Puppies, Companions, Working and Gun Dogs

Information for 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. 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.

May 16-31st:

May 1-15th:

April 16-30th: obedience lessons in town and pet friend stores.

April 1st-15th: Field trips to Tractor Supply, group obedience lessons, car rides ( in and out of crates)

March 16th-April 1st: Obedience with distractions ( goats, cats , turkeys, obstacles ) , field trips into town

March 2-15th; Obedience lessons with obstacles and distractions. Field trips into town

February 17-March 1st: Formal obedience lessons ( here, heel and sit)

February 1-16th: Field trips to Tractor  supply on cold weather days, playing in the training center and working on intro to obedience lessons.

January 15-30th: place lessons, down lessons, leash drags on adventure walks and playing in the training center.

January 1-15th: Intro to sit, crate lessons, place lessons, and adventures in the woods with gunfire when the weather allows.

December 15-30th: The pups have enjoyed group cuddles from our lcoal coffee and bookclub members, adventures outside with gunfire ( weather permitting) and snuggling with staff when it was nasty outside.                              *After January 5th, your pup will old enough for offsite visits ( please see your awesome information guide in your pre-purchase packet for more information).  When planning your visit, please ask about training with older dogs too.

December 10th: Happy One month's Birthday! The Katie x Oscar litter is enjoying their first mash meals and visits from the local book club, aka Professional Cuddler Group. The pups are starting to explore and are being exposed to different tactile experiences ( carpet, linoleum, water, snow) while still being safely kept indoors.