Submitted by: Tim Keeney on Aug 20, 2018
After researching Griffons and a number of breeders in the midwest, I contacted Gene before Mila was bred and stopped by to visit her and his two other Griffs. He was very accommodating and then kept me updated on the breeding and pregnancy. I visited our pup 8 days after she was born and then we picked her up at about 9.5 weeks old. Gene kept us updated with photos and videos during the early weeks of her life. Sadie is almost 12 weeks old now and has settled into our home with no problems at all. She has had only 1/2 an accident in the house (she squatted and I picked her up and got her outside with only a few drops on the floor) and has developed a great routine for meals and "doing her business;" remarkable so such a young dog. She gets along well with our 13 year old female yellow Lab and has a delightful personality; curious, smart, and energetic while still willing to cuddle and have her tummy rubbed...a lot! She is compliant with personal care (checking eyes, ears, mouth, paws, nails) and grooming. She has also learned to sit on command and is becoming accustomed to walking on a leash (though it's early for that). We're looking forward to starting obedience training with Sadie and to her being a part of our family for many years. In fact, I suspect we'll be seeing Gene for another pup when our older Lab departs for the great beyond (if that's okay with you, Gene!).
Submitted by: Sharon on Jan 29, 2018
We have purchased two Griffs from Gene and couldn’t be happier. Our first griff is now almost 3 years old and is the best dog we have ever owned. She has an excellent temperament and is extraordinarily smart. We recently purchased our second pup from Gene and she, just like Sheila, is intelligent, has a perfect disposition and is fearless. Like typical Griffs, both girls are fun loving and goofy, but are fiercely loyal.
The process of purchasing the dogs was extraordinarily easy and Gene is wonderful about communicating and sharing pictures. We highly recommend him if you are thinking of purchasing a griff in the future.
Submitted by: Trevor Branch on Dec 27, 2017
Gene was an absolute pleasure to buy our puppy from. He was very accommodating and always quick to answer questions. He sent pictures and shared videos while our pup was still with her mama. The puppy package was also very thorough, from registration forms to the food sample the puppy is used to. I could tell he cared not only about the pups, but us as well. Our pup quickly became a treasured member of our family.
Submitted by: Bridget Prenosil on Dec 26, 2017
We had a great experience with getting our puppy from Fiji Islands. He is healthy, crate and potty trained easy, was pointing from day 1, and is a good family member. We are happy we chose to work with Gene!
Submitted by: Hayley Cross on Dec 26, 2017
Gene was great to work with! He breeds beautiful, health, well cared for puppies. Gene was very flexible with us finding a time to pick up our puppy. He has provided us with plenty of info on the breed and raising a new puppy. Truman is a great addition to our family.
Submitted by: Barb Schettek on Jun 02, 2017
Wonderful breeder. Gene answered all my
Questions and sent all info. Our pup Lunta is so
smart , inquisitive, loves to retrieve, especially birds.
Can't wait to get her in the woods. Thank you Gene
for such a wonderful girl. I recommend Liberty Griffons
highly. Barb & Family
Submitted by: Johnie & Dee Rollins on Feb 08, 2016
Our breeder, Gene Rachinsky is top of the line breeder. We are very pleased with our Griff! Top of the line pups in our opinion! !
Submitted by: Michael Peden on Feb 05, 2016
Just got our second female pup from Genes third litter.This pup looks to be as well put together as our first girl.Our 2 year old female is a terror in the field and an angel in the house.As with the first litter Gene has been great to work with.We have high expectations for this girl.Great temperament and very intelligent.We could have gotten our girl from several breeders but we had such a positive experience with Gene and his pups we never considered anyone else.
Submitted by: Judy on Jan 20, 2016
I would highly recommend Liberty Griffons. Gene (breeder) demonstrated that his first and foremost concern with his breeding is the well being of the breed as well as exceptional care of each litter (mom as well). His pups are only placed in healthy environments and that is made perfectly clear and obvious (nice to see the welfare of dog is priority not the income). He has well socialized and prepared his pups for the outside world, great interaction, not sound sensitive (good for the hunting world), they also demonstrate INCREDIBLE HUNTING INSTINCTS ALREADY, they are extremely sound and balanced pups. We had a great experience with breeder, he updated us through entire 8 weeks with pics and videos. We plan to hunt with our new member of the family and have no reservations on his ability to do so, he is also and incredible pet. Awesome breed, and Awesome breeder. Thank you Gene for all you have done. We love our Puppy. Great Experience!
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Submitted by: Sharon on Jun 17, 2015
We found Gene through this website when his litter was just a week old and were happy to find he still had just a few puppies left. After putting down a deposit, Gene sent weekly email updates and pictures of the litter and allowed us to Skype at any time to see them. We were able to do a quick road to pick up our girl from his home and the process was a breeze. She is an amazing dog- very smart, wonderful personality and perfectly healthy. As an added bonus, we are able to stay in contact with the owners of this litter as well as his first on facebook. It has been a wonderful resource and a great place to chat about Griffs. I would recommend Gene to anyone looking for a Griffon.