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Pine Valley Gundogs - Michigan Beagle, German Shorthaired Pointer Breeders

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About Pine Valley Gundogs

Home of Pine Valley Beagles and Pine Valley German Shorthaired Pointers, AKC CAR microchipping, training pens, affordable collars & leads, Tri-tronics training collars and more. We are a licensed commercial kennel in Lapeer County, Michigan and also an NKC licensed kennel. We started with our first German Shorthaired Pointer back in 1980 and our first pair of beagles in 1983. Since then we have grown to more than two dozen adult hunting dogs.

Our GSPs are bred for their hunting abilities. They are not show dogs. Naturally, confirmation is also an important factor to responsible breeding, but my GSPs must have both! "All show and no go" doesn't cut it around this kennel! All of our GSPs used for breeding and stud are OFA certified to be sure that your GSP puppy will not suffer from any genetic medical problems, such as hip dysplasia. Our goal here at Pine Valley Gundogs is to offer you a healthy puppy that you can mold into your hunting companion for many years to come.

Our beagles are hard hitting gundogs that have lots of speed and drive, bred and trained to find the rabbits for you. No more kicking brush piles, that job belongs to the beagles! If you want a good jump dog that hunts for you, you've come to the right kennel. Follow us on facebook

Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
Beagle, German Shorthaired Pointer
Additional Services
Training, Stud Services
Breeder Contact Info
Mike Papiez
8749 Lapeer Road
Mayville, Michigan 48744
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 25 years.
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Submitted by: Jon Melville on Jan 31, 2015
I can't say enough good things! I am an avid hunter and have had labs past and present. This is my first GSP. Mike and Rosie were so great. They made sure I knew everything I needed to know, and I love how they put the dogs needs above everything. Mila is now one year old and is such a good gun dog! I can't even say "birds" without her going nuts! A hunting resort owner said she is a prize dog, and she was only 7 months old! If she is not pointing things in the yard, hunting bugs, or playing with our other dog then she is cuddling. Absolutely great dog! Mike will see me again in the future!
Submitted by: Jacob on Jan 24, 2015
My wife and I got a GSP at pine valley gun dogs and so far at 7 months are very pleased. Our pup, despite his high energy level has been great in the house. He is a maniac about birds, and he has been learning very quickly. He is also a huge lover. He loves to lay on everyone that will let him. Duke and autumn made a fine boy
Submitted by: Angela on Jan 07, 2015
Hey Mike, we bought a new beagle about 4 weeks ago. Lacey is so well mannered and after about 2 weeks she is very well potty trained. On the forth day she was already whining at the door. She is very intelligent. She saw her first rabbit yesterday on a string and she chased that thing all over the yard as we pulled it. I see a great future hunter and a great indoor pet ahead of us. Very satisfied in our little Lacey(:
Submitted by: Lee on Sep 30, 2014
Hi Mike
Chewie has been great for the past week. Per your suggestion, he really has taken to the Blue Buffalo puppy food ( hard and a little soft at dinner ) three times a day. They even have training bits ( hard and soft ) and he loves both. He lets me know when he needs to go do business outside. A few times when we are playing a lot, there were some incidents, but I got a grassy pee pad from a shop and he has started to use it, in an emergency. He has done really good in that area. He has a kennel, but he really loves to sleep next to me. He would sleep in it as long as you are right next to him. I mostly use it for when I am at work. He will go to the vet on Thursday and we shall see how that goes. He is very playful and friendly. He also loves to chew up things, even me if he can get away with it, so I got him his own toys to beat up. There is a Kong brand soft toy ,with a worm looking body that stretches, that he really loves to play with. It has squeakers on both ends and he loves to play with you with it.

Overall, I have to say I'm so glad I got my next buddy thru your business and I would highly recommend to anyone.


Submitted by: Nicole Blaszczuk on Aug 26, 2014
I can't say enough about Pine Valley! They were wonderful to work with while we were making our decision about getting a puppy. Not only is "Ollie" a fantastic dog all the way around but you couldn't ask for a better or more helpful and informative breeder! Keep up the good work and we'll be talking to you when it's time to add another one to the family.
Submitted by: Carrin W on Jun 21, 2014
Our now 2 year old dog comes from Pine Valley Gun Dogs (out of PINE VALLEY DUKE VON KURZHAAR). What a wonderful dog he has grown in to. Beautiful confirmation, great health, kind & lighthearted spirit and willingness to please. Everyone who meets him instantly falls in love. Those that are unfamiliar with the breed are intrigued. We tell everyone we know about Pine Valley Gun Dogs and will continue to do so. If you want a top quality dog with amazing bloodlines, look no further.
Submitted by: Richard Thompson on May 24, 2014
We were extremely impressed with the bloodlines of their dogs. They operate in a very professional manner. Our puppy Jake is the dog we were hoping for. He is very intelligent and displays a lot of energy. He is a house dog and has adapted to his new surroundings very well. We can't wait to hunt over him after he completes his training.

Thank you,

Dick & Donna Thompson
Submitted by: Timothy Wiese on Mar 13, 2014
You know I always rave about my Beagle "Laney" that I got from you almost two years ago. And normally it's about her hunting ability. (Which is Amazing), but I also wanted to let you know that a few weeks back my girlfriend moved in with Laney and I, and she has a special needs daughter who is three. In the process of acclimating Laney with all the new medical equipment and in home nursing and ultimately chaos around the house, everyone has noticed something really incredible about her. She has taken over as the #1 caretaker and watches over the 3 year old like a pro. She makes sure her first stop in the morning is to check on her, and even snuggles up next to her throughout the day just to make sure she is ok. She is as gentle as can be, and if any of the medical equipment sounds an alarm, she is first in line to make sure everything is ok.

I am sure you hear about your dogs all the time, but we really wanted to let you know that Laney is the best of the best. I have had multiple dogs my entire life (34 years) and can say I have been really lucky to have good hunters, and companions...and I have always said I would never say one is better than the next. But when it comes to a Pine Valley dog, there is just something a little extra special about her. Words can't even begin to express my gratitude for the ability to have Laney as part of my family.


Timothy Wiese
Oakfield, WI
Submitted by: Randy Perry on Mar 10, 2014
I have a female GSP named Angel who was from the Pine Valley Duke/Autumn litter of March 2013. She is now almost 1 year old. I wanted to wait a while before reviewing Pine Valley to be able to give a review which will evaluate this pup over a long period of time, and especially through her puppy stage. Sometimes things don't show up or are seen during the initial several months of a dog's life.
That being said I don't think anything I say can speak highly enough of the quality of this dog. What a great combination of breeding that Duke and Autumn are in creating quality pups that are HIGHLY energetic (as GSP's are), intelligent, good natured, attentive, and easily trainable (with patience, of course, if you know the breed). I cannot speak to her hunting ability firsthand as I'm not a hunter. But I can say that she definitely exhibits all of the traits of what could be a very fine hunting dog. My plan for Angel is Dock Diving, which I believe she will excel at based on the training so far. Mike and Rosie are wonderful people who know what they're doing and are very knowledgeable and caring about their dogs and the breeding process. You won't find a nicer and more knowledgeable couple of people than Mike and Rose. Many thanks to you both for giving us a fine dog who we will get enjoyment out of for many years to come.

Randy Perry
Submitted by: Arielle LaBrecque on Feb 07, 2014
We picked up our GSP from Pine Valley Gun Dogs in the middle of September 2013, which makes her almost 7 months old. I located Mike on the AKC Breeder website. We were very torn between getting a Golden Retriever and a GSP. Neither my boyfriend nor I had ever had a GSP before, but we grew up with hunters/hunting dogs. What really helped us make our decision was Mike. He was extremely knowledgeable, informative, and honest. I had a great feeling about the kind of facility he ran, so we picked up our GSP just a few days after speaking in depth with him.

All that being said, we really cannot say enough great things about our GSP, “Luna”. She is our first “baby” together, and we couldn’t have picked a better dog. She has already started learning commands from basic training, and is very eager to please. She has a lot of energy (so, perfect for a hunting dog), but she also has a very sweet disposition that makes her a great housedog as well. And what a personality! We often take her to my parent’s house to play with their three Golden Retrievers (all bird dogs) and they get along great! We even took her to the barn where we keep my horse, and she had a blast. A great dog comes from great bloodlines, and Mike has done a terrific job with breeding GSPs. Whenever people say “I love your dog, where did you get her?”, I ALWAYS recommend Pine Valley Gun Dogs.

We are getting ready to send her to hunting camp at Hunter’s Creek in Metamora next week. We are thrilled to see what she will do, and we want to say thank you, Mike, for providing us with a great dog!

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