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Hickory Nut Kennels - Alabama Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever Breeders
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About Hickory Nut Kennels
Hickory Nut Kennels is a full service kennel offering British Labradors and Golden Retrievers. Training is available with the purchase of one of our pups. We also train other retrieving breeds for the public, gundogs and obedience training. Service dogs and therapy dogs are trained on site or with the new families. We specialize in dogs for autism, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, epilepsy and multiple typed of mobility impairments. Stud services are also available. We are an AKC certified kennel, legacy breeder providing top of the line hunting dogs. We take much pride in providing our customers with the best of the best in our dogs. They are not only are personal hunting and family companions, they volunteer visiting our hospitals and nursing homes to share much love and sweet memories. They are not only a Gentleman's or Woman's Gun Dog, Adventure Dog, Snow Dogs they are wonderful, unconditional working and loving companions anyone can have. We would like to thank you for visiting our sight and hope to hear from you soon. Send us an email, text or call us. We will get back to you and it's our pleasure to serve you.
James and Liz
Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever
Hunting, Training, Stud Services
Breeder Contact Info
55 County Rd. 423
Cullman, Alabama 35057
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 32 years.
256-221-0190Send Email to Hickory Nut KennelsClick here to visit Hickory Nut Kennels website
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Submitted by: Donna Brooks on Jan 26, 2013I purchased a pup from James in December from Moses and Daisy. I must say I have been around dogs my whole life and I have never had a dog quite like this one.... Her name is Shuggie. She is everything James said she would be plus some. She is the most docile dog I have ever owned very intelligent and eager to please. I would like to Thank James for his hard work.... It shows thru is animals... Thanks James.
Submitted by: Chad McGinty on Dec 12, 2012Our beloved Kate came out of Moses and Jazzie in Feb 2011. She is the sweetest, gentlest dog our family has known. Everyone in town knows and loves Kate. James does a fantastic job with breeding his dogs and cares for each of them tremendously. I recommend Hickory Nut to everyone who asks about Kate...and they all do!
Submitted by: Keith Parvin on Dec 02, 2012We bought our first Lab puppy from James out of Moses and Kelly. Big Black Male we named Silas. He is exactly what James said he would be. I am amazed at how he is responding. Very Intelligent and really good temperament. Can't wait to see what he will be as he matures. Thanks to James and Liz for sharing their knowledge and wisdom with us. Obviously we highly recommend them!!!
Submitted by: Russell Sandlin on Sep 27, 2012I purchased a 2 year old yellow Lab from Hickory Nut Kennels named Louie. I took him to my vet and she said he was very healthy and the perfect weight for a British Lab. I have taken him hunting twice and he minds very well. Can't wait for Duck season. James and his wife have been great to deal with. I would highly recommend them to any of my friends.
Submitted by: david zackie on Aug 22, 2012we have a black britsh lab from H N C and he has been the very best of the three we owned.H N C is everyting they say.they have a great line of animals.we enjoy seing them at bass pro shops and showing off ALBERT our lab.we get nothing but positive feed backs on our lab!! and how he looks!
Submitted by: Joe and Carrisa Allen on Aug 02, 2012We purchased a 6 week old black female lab puppy "Sadie" that was from Moses and Sandee. She is now 5 months old and is the best dog we have ever owned. She is very intelligent, lives to retrieve (also retrieves in water), and is very friendly. She quickly responded to training commands with very little effort. I can count on one hand the number of times we have heard her bark...she just does not bark! We love her so much that we just put money down on a chocolate lab puppy that will be ready mid-October. I talked to James several times while trying to make a decision on what breed to get as a companion to our Sadie. He and his wife are great breeders and take great care of their animals. I can't wait to pick up our new doghter in October! If you are thinking of getting a dog, definitely consider Hickory Nut Kennels...you will not be disappointed!
Submitted by: Ethan Bennett on Jul 28, 2012Hickory Nut Kennels has some of the best dogs I have ever seen and worked with. I bought a yellow lab that was 10 months old and i was very impressed with the way james will help you with the training for free if you buy a dog from him. My yellow lab turned out great and i went back and bought a 13 week old chocolate female and she is doing good also.
Submitted by: Scott on Jun 03, 2012I recently purchased a chocolate male out of the Moses & Sandee breeding from HNK. Twig has been easy to train so far, exhibits high intelligence, and lives to retrieve. One of the best aspects of HNK, is James Waldrop's willingness to take a call & answer any questions after the purchase of your pup. He seems genuinely interested in the success of the dog. After working on some basic obedience & retrieving, I've elected to send the pup to school for some professional gundog training with James, & look forward to the results.
Submitted by: Bill on May 08, 2012I have purchased two British Labs from Hickory Nut Kennels. The first one was a male who is almost 100 lbs. Great hunter and companion dog. Loves kids and very docile.
The second one is also a great retriever and very smart. Both dogs respond well to praise training, great family dogs. I have recommended Hickory Nut Kennels to several friends who have also had good experiences with them.
What I like most about this breeder is you can call him anytime for advice or suggestions. I bought the first dog over 5 years ago and he remembered me and my dogs name.
Submitted by: Brian Owens on Apr 07, 2012I first purchased a yellow lab puppy out of Digger and Jazzie from HNK in October 2010. James and Liz were great people to do business with, and James helped me with training my duck dog. Nelli is now 18 months old, and she has turned out to be a great duck dog. She is a natural retriever and loves to be in the boat or blind. All of James's dogs have a great temperament and are some of the best trained.
I have recently purchased my second puppy from HNK. She is a black lab out of Moses and Sandee. James takes care of dew claws, early vaccinations, and microchipping. I am looking forward to training my new puppy along with James's professional training services.
I would highly recommend HNK to anyone seeking a great gun dog.