Sporting Gun Dog “Venus Kerwin” Sold 
Sire: OFTW Flashmount Tenor of Tagabea
BVA Hips: 3/3 BVA: 0/0 BVA Eyes: Certified
Dam: Duff
DOB: 10/6/2023 
Black Female

Venus is dainty but mighty. She is all for cuddling, but likes to be playful as well. She is as cute as a button. She would make a great Companion. 

To be trained as:  Advanced Companion, ready June- July 



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.

March 1-15th: Pups are working on intro to down and longer sit stays.

February 16-29th: Your pup is working on obedience lessons with distractions.

February 1-15th: Pups are going on field trips to pet-friendly places.

January 16-31st: Your pup is learning intro to obedience and sit stays.

January 1-15th: Your pup is learning eye contact and continuing to work on place and sit.

Dec 16-31st: The pups are working on sit lessons with a leash and intro to place.  

Dec 1-15th: Your pup is working on intro to sit lessons for treats, crate training, litter walks outside when the weather is nice, and indoor play with snow when the weather is poor

Nov 15-3oth: At almost seven weeks old, your pup is fully weaned and eating solid puppy food. She is outgoing and loves meeting different people and animals. 

Nov 1-15: Your pup is beginning to eat her first meals and exploring her surroundings with curiosity and play.

Oct 6-30th: At almost three weeks old, your pup’s ears and eyes have opened. She is still nursing from Duff and taking lots of naps with her sisters. 

Oct 6, 2023: Happy Birthday to four beautiful litter girls. The pups and Duff are doing wonderful.

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