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Spin Top Kennel - Alabama American Brittany, Boykin Spaniel, English Setter, German Shorthaired Pointer Breeders

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** I DO NOT have birds for sale**

****PUPPIES*** If you would like to reserve a puppy PLEASE send an email directily to or call 256-232-9142 IF you have already reserved a puppy PLEASE KNOW I am trying to get the picks in order.**

GermanShorthairedPointers, Brittanys and BOYKINS (my "little brown dogs") all trained and tried on the farm. I occasionally have pups or possibly some on the way...and occasionally I will have started dogs. Multiple references with names and numbers are in the field!

**My dogs are bred to hunt but also make GREAT family pets and great pal-around companions. References are available**

** The dogs are pictured on this site with the PEDIGREES! **

German Shorthaired Pointers: Elsa and Rex have got nine pups(11-16-2015). There are six black-roan-patched-ticked colored pups; five females and one male. And three colored liver-roan-patched-ticked; two females and one male.

If the breedings are successful Goose, Fox and Jangles will also have pups in December and early Jan. There should be a mix of colors--liver-roan patched/ticked, and white-liver patched/ticked. Puppy price: male or female $600. The pups from the latest bred females should be ready to leave the week of Christmas!

A deposit of $100 IS REQUIRED. The pups will be ready to leave at 6 weeks old and will have registration paper, micro-chipped, vaccinated, de-wormed regularly, tails and dew-claws docked. They will be weaned and eating dry Purina Puppy Chow. I can forward more emails and pictures from satisfied owners than you will care to see or read. And there are comments on this site about many of the pups and dogs that have come from my kennel. I truly do appreciate those comments. These pups will make WONDERFUL family companions as well as NICE birddogs in the field. My pups go to people that use them for a variety of things; strictly for hiking-jogging-cycling companion-pets, for hunting quail, pheasants, dove, ducks/geese, blood trailing to locate deer, for antler sheds, for drug and explosives detection, and who knows what else. They are truly VERSATILE dogs. ALL of my pups come with FULL-UNLIMITED REGISTRATION. When I sell a puppy I sell ALL-OF-IT. And, I sell to people that keep them inside the house our OUTSIDE in kennels. The buyer IS the owner and where the buyers keep their pups is THEIR BUSINESS!! Who would BUY a puppy and not love and care for it?


Boykin Spaniels: I will not have any more boykin babies until spring of 2016.

My boykin stud Roux is available for stud services. Price $500 .... He is pictured with the pedigrees on this site. He turns 'em out that make a SPLASH!!! His pups are doing GREAT on land and water.

Brittanys: Dixie and Ace pups ALL SOLD!!

I have MULTIPLE references and past litter pictures from most of my crosses. If you are interested please E-MAIL directly to: or call 256-232-9142. If no answer please leave a message...I WILL return your call or email.

***All of my dogs/pups come with either AKC, CKC, BSS, or FDSB registration paper, micro-chip, tails and dew-claws docked, vaccinated and dewormed regularly. The PEDIGREES are listed on this site.***

A deposit of $100 IS ENCOURAGED for ALL Pups. It just causes so much trouble when someone actually DID NOT want a puppy..and others have been REJECTED. I TOTALLY understand that BAD things can happen, and I do not wish to sound mean....but ...Please KNOW if you DO or DO NOT want a puppy and if you want a MALE or a FEMALE....please???? The picks are determined in the order that the names are received. I always send pictures of the pups for the buyer to view. Most buyers pick from the pictures, but it is just fine when it is your time to pick for you to come for a SCHEDULED visit to pick a puppy. 256-232-9142

If there is a need I will work with the buyer in getting the puppy to his or her home. I have great over-the-road contacts that can deliver your pup right to your home for a VERY REASONABLE fee.

** STUD SERVICES: $500 Check out the STUD DOG Pedigrees on this site...

German Shorthaired Pointers: Hank, Rex, and Lord are colored liver/roan/patched/ticked.

Brittany: (Ace- is colored liver/white)

Setter: (Sarge--Tri-colored black/white/tan)

Boykin Spaniel: Roux...of course a little brown dog...RICH liver-colored.


I think my puppy prices are very affordable for the caliber of puppy that you will be getting. You might find them cheaper....but cheaper is NOT ALWAYS better. And you might find them priced HIGHER that are not as good! That will be your choice. I KNOW I could get MORE...but my prices are what I believe to be fair. Please let me know if I can help in ANY way with a puppy.

The Spin Top Kennel was recently inspected on August 20, 2015 by an inspector with The American Kennel Club. (And is ALWAYS open and ready for an UNANNOUNCED AKC inspection.) My dogs were checked and scanned and the facilities and records were checked at detailed level. I am happy to say I DID NOT and have NEVER received ANY negative mark(s). The inspection record may be viewed at the kennel upon request by ANY buyer or potential buyer. I got such nice compliments about the condition of the pups, studs, females and about the facilities. The facilities are all "home-made" with labor and love. There is not one thing fancy here...EXCEPT the dogs! And YES my dogs live in the kennels with access to the run-yards. My females and pups live in the climate-controlled whelping-building. We just strive to run the kennel with integrity. Remember, please call ahead BEFORE you come to pick your puppy...with a smile! 256-232-9142

I SINCERELY THANK YOU for visiting this website and reading about my dogs. And MANY thanks to the HOST for this avenue of exposure. REMEMBER: send E-MAILS directly to

May GOD Bless...Keep... and Protect ...and May God CONTINUE TO BLESS AMERICA!

Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
American Brittany, Boykin Spaniel, English Setter, German Shorthaired Pointer
Additional Services
Hunting, Stud Services
Breeder Contact Info
David Holt
23724 Reunion Rd.
Athens, Alabama 35613
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 40 years.
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Submitted by: Dave Johnston on Nov 13, 2015
Last night with less than two hours of shooting light I loaded up my 8 month old Boykin Callie and hit the river to see if we could find some Mallards. It was foggy & raining. Not much action until a few minutes before shooting light ended.I whacked a pair of Mallard Drakes. She held in the bow of the boat until I sent her. She promptly retrieved both like a pro. We sat there enjoying the moment and let the light fade. Got home and as soon as she was dry & fed she curled up on my waders by the fire. Ready for the next adventure which is going to start in about two hours. We Love our LBD from Spin Top Kennels : )
Submitted by: Justin Trice on Nov 09, 2015
We went to get our Male GSP pup " Rocky " Saturday from David and he is the best pup I've ever seen david delivered everything I was hoping for and so much more he has very fine dogs, he is top notch I would recommend him to everyone looking for any kind of dog he breeds. We will be back soon for rocky a hunting buddy. Thanks David
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Submitted by: Amberlyn on Nov 02, 2015
My husband wrote a review shortly after bringing our Ally Blu home, but I believe a follow up is in order! Our little one is everything we could have wanted! The drive she has is unmatched from other 6 month olds. She was making 30 foot retrieves at 3 months. She wants to work everyday rain or shine. Mr. Holt is by far an amazing man and his knowledge about GSP's is too notch. He was so patient with my million emails waiting the arrival of our little one! I know beyond the shadow of a doubt Ally Blu will be getting a hunting partner from Spin Top in the future!
Submitted by: Tabitha Abrams on Oct 21, 2015
I have recently purchased a GSP from David, and I am very satisfied. Not only am I in love with my puppy, Molly, but David has been the greatest help with everything and I would highly reccomend him to anyone I know. I cannot wait to see her grow up. I am so thankful to have gotten my Molly from Mr. Holt
Submitted by: Dave Johnston on Oct 20, 2015
Our Boykin Pup Callie is just shy of eight months old and doing great. She is as good in the house as she is in the field. We have been hunting her twice a week since Sept 1st. Boy-O-Boy does she ever have the drive. She is well on her way to mastering Pheasant, Mountain Quail and Ducks !!!! She will be earning her Chuckar, Cactus, and Goose badges before years end. Great dogs from a great breeder. Thanks again Mr. David Holt : )
Submitted by: Brittany Long on Oct 02, 2015
We contacted David in late 2014 looking for a Brittany female puppy to be a family pet, but also to compete casually in hunt tests and field trials. We waited patiently for a female and picked her up this past weekend. David was wonderful at updating us on our pup and sending pictures over whenever we wanted to see more of her! He is such a sweet man that takes very good care of his dogs. When we went to pick up our pup, Gracie, I felt like I had known David for years. He treated us like family, showed us around his farm, and let us meet our pup. He had all of the paperwork ready to go, allowing for a smooth process. Our family spent some extra time talking to David and playing with our pup before heading home. It was such a pleasure to get to spend time with him and learn more about the kennel. Gracie has adjusted so well to living in her new home and it is such a joy to have her around. It was certainly worth waiting in order to get a pup from David. My family and I highly recommend David and Spin Top Kennel and are very much looking forward to enjoying more time with our new puppy.
Submitted by: Anne Marie True on Aug 13, 2015
2 years ago I contacted David Holt with Spin Top Kennels and again recently regarding Brittany pups. Our 2 year old male, liver and white boy, is such a great boy. I am quick to let everyone know that I got Tuco from Spin Top. David is so kind and it radiates through his dogs. He makes you feel so special and treats you like family. After all, these dogs are part of his family. Thank you for all you do. Looking forward to the next addition from Spin Top.
Submitted by: Chase on Jul 25, 2015
Great guy with great dogs and a man that goes over and beyond to make sure that our family was happy with the puppy. This dog has a drive that will make her an excellent hunting dog along with a demeanor that is great with my two kids (5&3). My next dog will come from him again I guarantee!
Submitted by: KaeLeigh Mallady on Jul 20, 2015
Best Experience Ever! Period! A year and a half ago my husband and I decided to get a dog and did extensive research on breeds and breeders. We wanted to make sure our new baby was in good health, from a good line, and would be a good fit for our family. We found David's website, called him up and arranged to meet him and his dogs. One five hour drive later and we were sold. David and his wife are two of the nicest people you will ever meet and their dogs are beautiful! We were put on a wait list for the next litter of Brittanys. Unfortunately just before our little baby was born the military moved us to Virginia, a solid 11.5 hour drive (one way) from David's place. We were so impressed with David and his dogs though that we kept our reservation and it was one of the best decisions we've ever made. The puppy we drove so far for was worth every minute of the trip. She was beautiful, sweet and endlessly playful then and she is even more so now. We waited a year to write our post to offer a more "long term" experience. If you're looking for a puppy in any of the breeds David has, please go through him. You won't regret your decision. Our beautiful Brittany, Aspen, turns heads everywhere we go. Our vet raves about her and takes pictures every time we go in. We've read the standards for Brittanys and measured her out, only to confirm what we already knew; she's perfect! She meets all the standards but more importantly, she is a wonderful companion. Very sweet, gentle natured, playful, and loving. We couldn't have asked for a better dog. And for all of the hunters out there, though we haven't trained Aspen to hunt she is incredibly instinctual, points, flushes, and can literally go for hours in all conditions. She's fearless. I could honestly go on forever but I'll end here. David Holt and Spin Top Kennels are the best if you're looking for a high quality dog from a high quality breeder.
Submitted by: Georgie Marsh on Jun 20, 2015
I will start by saying that I did some extensive research before I picked a place to get my baby. I contacted Mr. David before Christmas, and since then, he has been wonderful and helpful. He is the sweetest thing and answered every single question I had about my little one. As for my girl, she is my little ray of sunshine. Her name is Sparrow Lynn and she is seven weeks old now and already smart as a whip and great with people. She is sound asleep beside me while I am writing this, and I can't keep the smile creeping on my face. She was in perfect condition, micro-chipped, had tail docked and dew claws removed, de-wormed, had her shots, and was all ready to go with her papers in hand. I already have all of my friends wanting David's contact information (haahaa!!). Thank you Spin Top Kennels!!!

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