We are a small German Shorthaired Pointer breeder but more importantly, I am a hunter and ALL of my dogs are HUNTING dogs. My main concern is producing a bird dog that has a wow factor when you put them on the ground. I want a GSP that has the abilities and conformation to hunt all day with minimal fatigue. My goal is to produce a GSP that fits breed standard, can hunt with minimal training and trial/test if desired. Thank you for considering us for your next hunting/family companion. feel free to give me a call or email with any questions! 818-795-8023 Antonio, We have references from many hunters that have bought dogs from me over the past 5-6 years and they are more than willing to give you their experience.
Submitted by: Marco Sterns on Jan 14, 2020
The best way for me to review these guys is by comparing them with all the other So Cal breeders, I was shocked by the stark difference. I was looking for a dog to hunt quail, pheasant, huns, and chukar I travel to hunt several times per year and wanted a dog that is well balanced temperamentally to handle the flying/drives and the natural nose and point to self train. Ok... so now to my puppy buying experience, I called every single breeder in California that I could find a number for online, there were so many types I was mind blown. I did not want a show dog, I did not want a craigslist dog, and I sure as hell did not want a dog from someone that could not recall the last time they hunted. I called Antonio and he was hunting that weekend, told me he would call me back... never did, I called back Monday morning. For the first time on the phone with a breeder, I did not feel like he was selling me on anything. He told me to call around and get a feel for people and pick a dog that was like the one I was looking for, I went out to a couple of kennels and the majority of the dogs were not socialized, this was the major problem I saw. Antonio has kennel dogs, but every single one I met had golden temperaments, no barkers and all the adults played together and came right up to my wife and I no problem. We went to Prado with him that day and he showed us some of the training process and what he was working on with the dogs, he showed us their imperfections and their most amazing abilities. He talked to me about health and wellness, he offered help and guidance. That day I placed a deposit and the rest is history, one year later I got a puppy. This dog is exactly what he promised, maybe more spoiled than Antonio would be cool with but as far as a hunting dog, I could not be happier. He has traveled with me to Montana, South Dakota, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon and now at two and a half he is a extremely natural dog, not fully broke but sure as hell a bird finding, pointing, and retrieving maniac.
Submitted by: Dominick Octavio on Oct 21, 2019
This is Dominick, the guy who bought the puppy from you a few weeks ago. Just wanted to let you know that he is doing great and is such an awesome dog. I think I’m going to get into hunting again just to watch him. He points at everything. We just had quail in our back yard and he froze for about ten minutes. FYI we named him “Scout.”
Anyway, thanks so much. He’s doing great. Crate trained really easy. If you have any training tips for me I would appreciate it.
Submitted by: Jake Cross on Oct 01, 2019
5 star bird dogs..... simple as that. Tony is willing to help but is not a fur parent, right to the point. I love the dogs that I have bought from him....wild bird dogs 100%
Submitted by: Milly Rao on Aug 14, 2019
My husband had been looking for a little hunting dog for a while and was recommended Antonio's kennel by his cousin and we are so happy with his little hunting dog. Antonio set us up for a 2018 puppy and when the time came it was a great process, he helped us find a dog that would work for our home. She was trained up north somewhere by a hunting dog trainer and has come home and my husband says she is ready to hunt. She is so beautiful and muscular, like her momma!
I was a bit concerned about her in the house but she has turned out to be a good little house dog too. Lil is so nice and we are so grateful for her, the wait is long but this is the best German shorthair pointers breeder that we encountered. Thank you for putting up with us.
Submitted by: Ramiro Maldonado on Jul 31, 2019
All I can say is wow best hunting dog I have ever owned
Submitted by: Dusty Chamberlin on May 02, 2019
All i can say is thank you for my dog. he is the best gun dog i have seen and have ever owned, i took him to do the NAVHDA natural ability test and he was amazing. now we are running NSTRS and i have been asked repeatedly where he is from, this dog is gold. always on the money and easy to handle, good work buddy
Submitted by: Brian Miller on Apr 17, 2019
I have had the best experience with these guys. I have 2 dogs from them and they are the best German shorthairs that I have hunted with. My father in law also has a dog from here and his is awesome too! I highly recommend this breeder for a quality hunting dog with style for days.
Submitted by: Rossario Boggi on Nov 26, 2018
We brought a puppy home from this breeder a year ago, Bocce is a beautiful GSP she has been exactly what we wanted in a chukar dog and family dog. She was easy to train, I only exposed her to wild Chukar and she picked up hunting and pointing very quick. Antonio and his Uncle are very helpful but also old school, I love the way they raise their puppies. The puppies are really social and exposed to birds by the pick up. My family and I can't wait to purchase our next one once we are able. SIDE NOTE: IF ANTONIO RECOMMENDS A CERTAIN LITTER I RECOMMEND YOU LISTEN TO HIS ADVISE, We did and couldn't be happier, he will even send you to someone else if he doesn't have what will work for you.
Antonio, Ciao ci vediamo presto! Grazie per Bocce, lei è il miglior cane da caccia che ho mai avuto. Chiama mi andiamo a caccia
Submitted by: David Hershman on Jul 10, 2018
We received our GSP from Antonio and we absolutely LOVE him so much
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Submitted by: Jose Cabrera Martinez on Jul 10, 2018
Worth the wait!
We were fortunate enough to have been recommended to Antonio from a buddy of mine that hunts with 2 dogs from GPN and I cannot say enough how awesome these dogs are. My pup is only 4.5 months old but is showing all the natural abilities that I was promised and more! I was able to get him out a few times already, pointing and retrieving like a pro, took to water great (wasn't expected) and has made the ideal house dog with my family. This is my very first hunting dog that I have owned but I have had lots of dogs, Jake crate trained in a couple of nights no problem. He loves everyone and social as can be, I absolutely love Red and Baby, their field abilities shows through their pups!
Antonio, Thank you again for everything, number 2 coming soon hopefully!