This year marks the 20th anniversary of Orion Labrador's first litter of puppies and our 28th year of experience in the breed! We will be celebrating this milestone with an exceptional litter of puppies out of our wonderful female Tess and a promising young male named Tanner. The puppies are due on May 20, 2014.
Tess 'N Tanner = TNT! And the puppies are bound to be DYNAMITE!
Tess and Tanner are solidly built well balanced dogs of moderate size who possess classic Labrador heads, good coats, and nice otter tails. Tess weighs about 63 lbs. and is 22 Ĺ inches tall at the withers, while Tanner weighs around 72 lbs. and is about 23 Ĺ inches tall. Their size and build is ideal for a working Labrador, in my opinion.
Tanner (Torgs Hunting Memories) is a very handsome fox red yellow Lab. His pedigree is outstanding, with 25 of the 30 ancestors listed in his four generation pedigree having field titles! You can find additional information about Tanner, including his health clearances, pedigree, and pictures at http://www.torgslabs.com/Tanner.htm .
Tess (Orion's Bold Huntress) is a very good looking Lab with a beautiful head and soundly built body. She's very athletic, has great stamina in the field, and is a proven producer of exceptional puppies. For more information about Tess, including her health clearances, pedigree, and pictures go to http://www.orionlabradors.com/Huntress.php.
Both parents have passed examinations of their Hips, Eyes, and Elbows; and are clear of deleterious genes for EIC and CNM. Plus, Tess is clear by parentage for prcd-PRA and RD/OSD. If physical conformation and good looks are important to you, this breeding will produce some of the best looking field-bred Labs pups around and they should inherit all of the talent needed to excel in the field.
What more could you want? Both parents are talented, healthy, physically sound, beautiful, Labrador retrievers. Well, that only begins to describe this duo! The icing on the cake is their temperaments. Both are mellow reserved dogs who display a common sense attitude that isn't so common these days. Tess is a gentle affectionate dog who likes to sit calmly on my lap and snuggle. Tanner has an outstanding personality and is a calm sensible companion.
The puppies will enjoy the best care available. They will receive Early Neurological Stimulation, will be de-wormed, have their first vaccinations, and will be weaned onto Orijen Large Breed Puppy food. They will be exposed to a variety of auditory stimuli, including the Master's Voice Gundog Conditioning System. They will be introduced to water and pheasant wings and their eyes will be examined by a veterinary ophthalmologist to insure that they have no congenital eye defects.
Each puppy is priced at $1,000 with a $200 deposit required to hold your puppy. Selections will be made in the order deposits are received. The puppies will be available in mid-July. If you are interested in a Labrador puppy nurtured in an enriching environment from parents with the rare combination of physical soundness, ability in the field, health, beauty, and temperament please contact me.
Jeff Swackhamer: firstname.lastname@example.org