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Holbrook Kennels - Kentucky American Brittany, German Shorthaired Pointer Breeders

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About Holbrook Kennels

Welcome to Holbrook Kennels.  I run a small operation located in central Kentucky.  I grew up hunting quail and grouse in the foothills of Eastern Kentucky.  This being said all of my dogs are out of proven hunting stock, yet their pedigrees will speak for themselves with NFC, AFC, FC, and Dc field trial titles.  Names such as Nolan's Last Bullet, Tuminski's Crib, FC AFC Cunningham Roustabout Rowdy, FC Wrenegade's Strike Three, NFC FC Uodibar's Koonas, FC Rawhide's Lexington Jake and NFC Heide's Mighty City Slicker are present throughout my breeding.  I believe in careful and selective breeding of only the best bloodlines and only proven hunting dogs to ensure my pups have all the traits and characteristics needed to become great hunters.

All my pups are socialized with adults and young children starting at 5 days old.  They are handled and played with on a daily basis from then on.  I personally do not like a timid, agressive or overly hyper dog so I have carefully bred my dogs not to have these traits. I usually have one or two litters a year of each breed alternating between sires and dams.  My dogs are registered with the American Kennel Club of North America. 

I only train and work dogs in the spring and summer months leaving the fall months to do what I love best watching my dogs working in the woods.  I limit myself to training only 10 dogs a year to ensure I get to spend enough time with each dog to get it where it needs to be.  If I happen to be booked up I have proven trainers that I am comfortable with that I can refer you too. 

I look forward to introducing you to your next bird dog.  Feel free to email or phone me with questions about upcoming litters or training questions.  A great bird dog is a pleasure to have in the field and at home.  Thanks and Happy Hunting!



Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
American Brittany, German Shorthaired Pointer
Additional Services
Training, Stud Services, Boarding
Breeder Contact Info
Chris Holbrook
8033 Ecton Road
Winchester, Kentucky 40391
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 11 years.
Puppies for sale
Our Pedigrees

Testimonials (35) You are viewing the 10 most recent - Click here for more reviews
Submitted by: Kristen Armstrong on Mar 05, 2015
We purchased our female GSP from Chris in December and we could not be happier! Chris was great to work with, very knowledgeable, trusting, and professional. I loved that he kept us updated with pictures and videos of our little girl until we picked her up. He even bathed her and clipped her nails so she was ready to go when we picked her up. We always get complements on how beautiful she is. Not only is she beautiful, but she is super smart and has a great personality...exactly what you would expect from this breed! I would recommend Holbrook kennels to anyone looking for a GSP.
Submitted by: Danny & Marty Mann on Feb 03, 2015
Chris was wonderful to deal with. He sent pictures and updates on our pup until she was ready to pick up. The paperwork was complete and he has health guarantee for a year. We love our new pup and she is a big part of our family. Thanks so much and we highly recommend Chris and Holbrook Kennels if you are looking for quality German shorthair pups.
Submitted by: seth on Feb 01, 2015
From the first conversation I had with Chris over the phone, to the day I picked my pup up, he was always available to answer any questions I had. He had great looking dogs in his kennel and made picking a pup from him an easy decision. He can speak to you and help you from whatever level you are on as bird dog buyer. I will definitely be returning for another dog in the future.
Thanks again,
Submitted by: Tyler Howe on Dec 23, 2014
I recently purchased my first German shorthair pointer from Chris and I couldn't be happier. She is everything he said she would be. He kept me up to date with pictures and emails. Chris answered every question I had. I will definitely be a return customer.
Submitted by: Ryan Schumm on Nov 24, 2014
I recently purchased a 8 week old German Shorthair puppy. Chris was great at keeping me up to date with where the pups where at and when they would be ready. Made several special trips to meet me and show me the dogs, was fantastic to work with. Would highly recommend one of his dogs to anyone looking for a great dog and a honest easy person to work with in getting one. Even after purchasing Chris would check up and see how the puppy was doing and if we need anything, really going above and beyond. Thanks again Chris
Submitted by: Scott Vogel on Nov 24, 2014
We picked up our sweet girl Merideth from Holbrook Kennels and could not be more pleased with the whole experience. Chris was very very informative before hand and continues to follow up on how she is doing. When I first contacted Chris he was more than accommodating by allowing us to go out and see the puppies, it allowed us to see his operation and we knew we were dealing with a stand up person who cared about his dogs. I would recommend any one who is looking for a quality operation and beautiful dogs to contact them, they will not be sorry. Can't wait for next year to see Merideth in action in the fields and woods. Thanks Chris.
Submitted by: Tina Ritchey on Apr 15, 2014
We absolutely love our new puppy. She has been named Gabby. She took command of our three year old little girl before I ever signed the paperwork. That's when I knew she was going to be a keeper. We are in awe of little Gabby. Can't wait to take her out into the open fields hunting.
Submitted by: Ted George on Mar 03, 2014
Just picked up my first GSP from Chris and am already making plans for another. Dealing with Chris was not only professional but just as important, it was easy. The pup is great and has been awesome since I picked him up. Throughout the process Chris sent pictures and other info and kept me well informed. So, thanks Chris for providing me many future memories with an awesome dog.
Submitted by: Jacob Patton on Feb 22, 2014
I highly recommend buying a puppy from Mr.holbrook.
He is very respectful. And he has great dogs! I got my puppy today and I already love him! You will make a good choice if you buy a puppy from Holbrook Kennels.
Submitted by: Jeremy Kemper on Oct 13, 2013
I just wanted to drop by and say I got my dog Hugo from Chris in August. The puppy has been an absolutely fantastic. I cannot go anywhere without someone coming up and telling me how good looking this dog is. Additionally, I get lots of compliments on how well mannered the puppy is. There is not a person or a dog that Hugo is not friends with.

All of this is an absolute credit to Chris and his breeding. As anyone familiar with dogs knows, you have to breed good dogs to get good puppies, and I am happy to say I believe I have a pretty darn good puppy.

Working with Chris was a pleasure. He was easy to contact and responsive to my questions. Before adopting my pup, I got to meet both of the parents and see the entire litter of puppies in addition to where the dogs lived.

If it turns out that I want to get another GSP, I will most certainly be in contact with Chris.

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