Sporting Gun Dog “Brisket Groat” Sold
Sire: 9x GRHRCH UH HOF Hardy Lakes Chipotle Gump MNH MH28 HOF
OFA Hips: Good, OFA Elbows: Normal, OFA Eyes: Certified 
Dam: HRCH Mudgett Island Sweet Carolina Whiskey MH
OFA Hips: Excellent, OFA Elbows: Normal, OFA eyes: Certified 

DOB: 10/27/2023 
Chocolate male

Brisket is an outgoing, social young pup. He loves going on adventures, playing with toys and meeting new people. Brisket would make an excellent active companion or gun dog.

 To be trained as: Started Gun Dog , est. home date is July / August 2024



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.


February 1-15th: We are continuing to work on fun retrievers with wings and cloth bumpers as well as obedience lessons. 

January 16-31st: Brisket is working on intro to obedience lessons.

January 1-15th: We are working on pheasant wing exposure / fun retrieves with wings, soft toys and cloth puppy bumpers. Exposure to stairs, ramps, tarps, mud and snow.

December 15-30th: We are working on sit lessons, crate lessons, place lessons, into to a leash and adventure walks outside/ exposure to gunfire 

December 13,2024: Your pup is eight weeks old and the world is brand new. We have explored outside , gone on adventure walks and we are working on sit lessons