Classic Gun Dog “Piper Rutherford” Sold
Sire: FTW Apollobay Crimson King
Dam:  HR UH GreyHavens Wren
DOB: 01/03/2023
Black Female

Piper is a fun loving girl who loves soft toys and eating lucky charms. 

To be trained as : Companions: $7,250 ready July-August

Home Date: June 26th to July 17th  

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.

October 16th-31st: Your dog is working on home etiquette lessons. This is where we focus on acclimating your dog to the sounds in a home, such as the tv, microwave, closing cupboard doors, opening and closing of doors, and the vacuum. 

October 1-15th: Pups are working on off leash recalls while going on walks in the woods and fields.  

Sept 16-30: Long down stays with distractions, obedience in public areas 

Sept 1-15th: review obedience for dogs going home. Field trips to local stores, Albion fair, and other new busy locations.

August 15th-30th: Car rides, obedience lessons at the Edinboro University , trips to Albion and Mckean

August 1-15th: Field trips to Lowes, Home Depot, Tractor Supply and the Wooden Nickel Buffalo farm.

July 16- 31: Pups are going on car rides into town and other pet friendly areas.

July 1- July 15: obedience lesons in town and working on extended sit/stays.

June 1-15th: Swimming lessons in the ponds, sit/ stays, obedience obstacle course

May 15-May 30th: Obedience training at tractor supply, car rides, adventure trips in the woods

May 1-15th: Obedience training ( here, heel and sit), Car rides and field trips to town

April 15th-April 30th: Obedience training , with distractions , adventure walks in the woods with gunfire and crate lessons

April 1-15th: Light obedience lessons, sit with small distractions, adventure walks with gunfire

March 15-30th: Adventure walks with gunfire, sit lessons, car rides, crate lessons and light intro to leash work

March 1st-15th: Sit lessons, crate lessons, adventure walks outside with gunfire.