Sire: Sundance’s Mr.Incredible
Dam: Letterkenny Katie         DOB: 09/02/2022.                   EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Unaffected
Black Male


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

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 above books are older. 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 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

Instructional videos for Head Start, Companion and Gun Dogs

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

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.

July 16-31: obedience lessons in town withe extended down stays.

July 1-15: Long down stays with distractions.

April 1-15th: Obedience lessons and field trips

March 15-April 1st: Group obedience lessons with goats, cats and other dog distractions . Going on field trips to Home Depot, Lowes and tractor supply

March 1-15: Field trips and more field trips. We are also working on group obedience lessons

February 1-15th: Tractor Supply loves us for sure. We are working on sit lessons and obedience at tractor supply store and the pups get the pick out their own treats and toys. On warmer days, we continue our group walks and adventures in the woods.

January 16-February 1st: Field trips and more field trips. We are working on traveling in cars ( crate and uncrated), visiting stores and exploring pet friendly stores.

December 30 - January 15th: Continuing to work on our formal obedience lessons. The pups are working on sitting lessons, recalling from a sit, place lessons, and sit/stays with distractions.

December 15-30th: Wrapping up our head start puppy program with an intro to leash work, continuing to sit lessons, and crate training. We will start to work on formal obedience lessons in January.                                                            *As your dog progresses in training, please make an appointment to visit. While here, you can train with your pup and older dogs and take your dog for a weekend vacation.

December 7-15th: We are working on sit lessons and crate lessons. During poor weather days, we will be working on home ettiequte. On warmer days ( above 20 degrees) we will go outside for adventures.

Dec.6, 2022, Christmas update: If your pup will be with us during the holidays, and you would like to send him/her Christmas gifts, you are welcome to. Any type of toy ( even plushy ones are ok, we will supervise ), antlers, kings, blankets, puzzle toys, etc., are great choices. Your pup is also an equal opportunity treat eater: biscuits, cookies, and pupperonis are all excellent choices; there is no wrong answer here.

*Please note that these will be given to your dog; it will be used, so the likely hood of it still being around at pick up will be rare. Please put your dog's name and your last name on the packaging ie  " Todd Sundean, 8282 Crane Road, Cranesville Pa 16410"  will let me know who the gifts are for.

Nov 26. 2022: This week, the pups enjoyed playing in the training center. We worked on stairs, exposure to tarps, and going through tunnels for treats. We are continuing to work on sit lessons and crate lessons.

Nov 19, 2022: Welcome to your pup's training journal. This week the pups are working on sit lessons and crate lessons. When the weather is nasty, they play inside the reception room or training area. On warmer days, we will be going for hikes in the snow.