Submitted by: R Ogilvie on Jul 12, 2015
I had been looking for the "right" Brittany pup for several months until I found Trasa and Brian. Trasa was very open and knowledgeable and happened to have a litter ready to go with an incredible pedigree. (Am/Can Kinwashkly Dirty Ned Pepper X JW's Little Dancin Bree)
The next day I was on a plane to Oklahoma and couldn't be happier with the incredibly smart pup that returned with me. I have only had this pup for a week, but she is already showing great promise as a field trial dog.
Trasa and Brian welcomed me into their home and answered every one of my endless questions with knowledge and authority. I had no doubt that I had chosen the right breeder. If you are on the hunt for a hunting or field trial Brittany, you CAN NOT go wrong with Trasa and Brian.
Submitted by: Ron Dixon on Mar 05, 2013
A chance email asking “Do you have a finished Brittany for sale” with a response of “I might but I would be very picky about who I sold her to” led me to two wonderful people who are dog lovers and excellent trainers. Brian and Trasa Shinpoch are first class folks. So is their kennel B and T Brittanys.
I had searched for months to no avail looking for a finished dog and ended my search with the purchase of Kaycee, a beautiful tri-color Brittany. Trasa and Brian invited us over to their home to take Kaycee out to demonstrate her abilities and Donna and I immediately fell in love with her. She is everything we were looking for and is fast becoming a companion and a hunting dog. Trasa has trained Kaycee achieving her Junior and Senior Hunting Certificates and needs two points to achieve her Master Hunting Certificate.
Trasa continues to assist me in transitioning the dog with work in the field over live birds. She and Brian are a credit to their industry and are folks you can trust to do the right thing with their animals. I can highly recommend Trasa and Brian to anyone looking for a first class Brittany.
Submitted by: Darla on Oct 20, 2012
We really enjoyed working with Trasa throughout the entire process of finding our new Brittany, Sam. She was extremely knowledgeable and helpful, and generous in opening her home to us on our visits. Sam is very inquisitive, yet well mannered, and pointed our other puppy his first morning in our home! I think he'll do extremely well in the field later this season! He also is the most beautiful dog anyone has ever seen, and the most well behaved puppy, according to the vet's office!
Submitted by: Matthew on Oct 04, 2011
It was and is great to work with Trasa and Brian. They are so wonderful. Our pup we purchased is amazing. He is very intelligent, great instincs, and has a great personality. Thank you Trasa for working with us through the pregnancy and picking up the pup. Every time we visited in person or on the phone she was unbelievably helpful.
Matthew and Laura
Submitted by: Adrian on Aug 22, 2011
We are first time dog owners and very analytical. We made a lot of contact with different breeders and found B & T had the best breed line , we’re knowledgeable and responsive. We were in contact before the breeding began and we stayed in contact throughout ultra sounds, whelping and weaning.
Our Pup has exceeded our expectations, he’s well built and extremely intelligent. We have been socializing him and he always exceeds expectations. Our dog also stops traffic, people always stop to talk and meet our pup. The best part is, that he behaves when meeting people, dogs and especially children. The pup is already crate trained and sleeps through the night.
Our vet was impressed with our pup as well. On another trip, we went to see the Technician to get some vaccinations, The tech was amazed at the temperament, intelligence and response of our Pup. She asked to take him to the back to introduce the pup to the Head Vet (large clinic). Obviously, we get special treatment now.
The pup has also found 2 baby birds in the first two weeks, that had fallen from their nest, he has the instincts.
Regarding the Breeders, I founds them to be forthright, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We came from Texas to get our dog.
Submitted by: Carl Hamm on Aug 19, 2011
We picked up our puppie, Maddie, at seven and 1/2 weeks. Maddie is out of Ballinger's Bree Brittany JH and B & T's Hot Rod SH. Maddie was a seasoned traveler for the trip home. She took to the family of two britts and a lab within minutes. Maddie is pointing quail wings and retriving her dummie at nine weeks. She catches on very fast and is one of the smartest puppies we have worked with. We have great expectations for Maddie, and will keep you updated.
Thanks Trasa for all your help! We enloy her very much!
Carl & Judi Hamm
Submitted by: Weston Hicks on Jul 20, 2010
B and T Brittanies is fantastic and Ranger, our puppy, is exceeding our high expectations! Trasa and Brian are very responsive and helpful, very motivated to do a good job, and judging by our pup, they have great breeding judgment.
Ranger is calm, evenly tempered, naturally obedient, well-socialized, naturally confident, and good-looking enough that we've quit counting the times people have done double-takes (more than the standard "aww, how cute!").
We met Brian and Trasa and they treated us like family. The dam, Annie, is calmness and sweetness in Brittany form, and the father, Shadow Dancer, is a dog with ability, temperament, and looks - all in spades.
Ranger has already pointed in our backyard, at a chicken next door he couldn't see but smelled. His point is beautiful.
Next time we buy we'll look to B and T Brittanys first.
Submitted by: Mike Newman on Jul 20, 2010
I spent quite a bit of time looking for a breeder of quality Brittanys. I asked around and searched the net for someone who not only bred dogs with the kind of background I wanted, but also does breeding, not just for the money, but for the love of the breed. Well Trasa and Brian are those kind of people. They love Britts, and love to 'talk dogs' and hunting.
We purchased a Brittany puppy from the Shinpochs two weeks ago and I could not be more pleased. "Travis" is incredibly smart with a spunky little personality. He is a great companion and brings a smile to my face. He was very well socialized and very attentive. He’ll sometimes just sit and look at you with a “what next boss” look.
Mike & Carrie Newman
Submitted by: Whitney McElvany on Jul 06, 2010
I feel very privileged to have met Trasa & Brian. I have never owned a Brittany or any other kind of hunting breed. I have always really loved Brittanies and heard that they were the best family/hunting breed. I'm very happy I was able to find a Breeder that took the time to answer any questions I had in great detail. I know that the pup came from a fantastic line and that I wont ever be disappointed.
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Submitted by: Chris Flickinger on Jul 06, 2010
We found Trasa through a referral from the Southern Kansas Brittany Club. What a find! Trasa has been such a pleasure to work with. She is very knowledgeable about the breed and has been very eager to help us with any questions we have. We have had Bella a little over a week now and we are truly in love with the new addition to our family. We look forward to seeing Trasa at the Brittany Club events and working with her on training our little girl to be an awesome hunter like her parents.