Sporting Gun Dog ” Blanca Schaffrath” Sold
Sire: Sundance’s Buffalo Bill
Dam: Sundance’s Kate 
DOB: 07/03/2023

Black Female


To be trained as :  ​Companions
Est. Home date: ready January 8th-22nd


Commonly asked questions:

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?

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

17 inch ID collar and a  20-22 inch training collar

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 Videos

Instructional videos for Head Start, Companion and Gun Dogs

From Messy to Marvelous : Crate training and Housebreaking  By Sheryl Sundean

 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

* The books that are listed below are older, and were at one time, a  commonly accepted methodology of dog training.
 Needless to say, that some of the training techniques practiced /discussed in these books are not condoned or used . Like all books / discussions, there is valuable information to learn, even if you don't agree with the whole.*

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.

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.

February 1-15th: Obedience lessons in town, on property. riding in cars ( crate and uncrated)

January 15-30th: Obedience lessons in Erie, Mckean and Edinboro. Fun, adventure walks in the woods with gunfire exposure 

January 1-15: Obedience lessons around town and at the mall, pet friendly stores

December 15th-30th : Training in town, in stores, car rides exposure , home ettiequte lessons 
December 1-15: obedience training in local pet friendly stores, car rides in and out of crates
November 16-30th: Pups are going over obstacles and new surfaces. 

November 1-15th: Your pup is working on intro to obedience lessons and place lessons. 

 October 15-30th : Your pup is working on : sit, place, crate and leash lessons. During warm weather days, the litter is going for group walks in the woods while being exposed to gunfire / fireworks. On colder days, we are working on home ettiequte lessons.

October 1-15th: Your pup is working on intro to obedience lessons 

Sept 15th-30th: Adventure walks with gunfire, field trips to Tractor Supply and intro to leash lessons

Sept 1-15th: Sit lessons, adventure walks with gunfire

August 15-30th: Working on sit lessons, intro to leash drags, crate and adventure walks

 August 1-15th: Your pup is going for short outdoor walks, playing with toys , starting sit lessons and working on crate training.

July 30th: The pups are about a month old. Eyes are open and they are exploring the whelping box and playing with toys

 July 10th: All seven pups are doing great. Growing and getting bigger

July 3, 2023: Happy Birthday to the Kate x Bill litter. There are seven healthy pups, Kate and pups are doing great!