Abbe Lane Kennels - Michigan German Shorthaired Pointer Breeders

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About Abbe Lane Kennels
Rob & Judy were married in early 1970.  Rob has hunted upland game and waterfowl for most of his 64 yrs.  We purchased our first GSP in 1970, and a 2nd a few months later.  The rest is history.  We breed within AKC and NAVHDA standards.  Our GSP's have very calm and biddable temperments.  Our dogs possess excellent noses, strong desire, slammin points with natural retrieving ability from land and water.  Our bloodlines include DC Hillhaven Hustler, DC Trekker V Grunbaum MH, DC Stradivarius Barouqe, CH Stradivarius Maximillen, DC Ruger V Haven, CH Stradivarius Holzstrom {Ciro} Snips Ticked Off  NSTRA 10 time winner. Zobel Vom Hegehaus, Zobel Vom Preglufer. Rob is an Honorary Michigan NAVHDA Life Time member.  We are proud to Host NAVHDA Training Days once a week at our kennel facility.  All of our dogs come with a written guarantee covering health, temperament, pointing, and retrieving instinct.  Taking deposits now for our 2017 Spring litters.  Puppies $1000.00                                                
Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
German Shorthaired Pointer
Additional Services
Training, Stud Services
Breeder Contact Info
Rob & Judy Moerman
9222 West F Ave
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 47 years.
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Testimonials (24) You are viewing the 10 most recent - View all reviews for Abbe Lane Kennels
Submitted by: Rickie Rainbolt on Jan 22, 2015
I have to agree with all the other testimonials Rob and Judy are the best. I bought a pup in October 2014 (Pepper) from the breeding: What A Riot X Smokin Raven. Pepper has been the easiest dog I have ever trained. Very friendly and gets along with all the other dogs and loves people. After the first pheasant hunt she had it down to a tee. We have been on several hunts since then quail,pheasant and chuckar and she has surprised me every time with her hunting ability. If anyone has any questions you can contact me Ph. (580)678-1899 or e-mail
Submitted by: Eric Moor on Feb 23, 2014
I was very fortunate to get a pup from Abbe Lane Kennels. I picked up Luke just before Christmas of ast year and he has been a great pup so far. It only took three weeks to potty train him, and he can also fetch, he has learned the kennel command, here, no, and sit. He is a bold pup that displays no fear of others and loves to go into the fields and woods (when we don't have 4-feet of snow). Additionally, Rob and Judy are top notch people and Rob has been more than helpful after the sale. I am looking forward to seeing what this pup can do as we begin training together when the weather clears up. I think I see a second GSP from Abbe Lane in the next year, maybe Spring of 2015.
Submitted by: Frank Ilijanic on Dec 22, 2010
I picked up a female pup from Rob and Judy in the spring of 07 from a litter out of Zoie and Toby. Zoya has been an absolute dream to train and hunt with. I often get complimented on her wonderful temperment and ease around new people and other dogs. Through the past seasons she has just gotten better and I often find myself shaking my head and smiling at the things that she does in the field. Rob and Judy are top notch and so are their dogs. If you are looking for a new member to the family and an amazing partner in the field than look no farther.

Submitted by: D.Lee on Jun 24, 2009
To anyone looking for a GSP pup. I cannot say enough about Rob and Judy and their kennel! They took the time to explain and answer ALL of my questions and are still helping me. My pup is a boy from Toby and Zoie and he is fantastic! Give them a call you will not be disappointed.
Submitted by: Bonnie and Ken Snyder on Dec 01, 2008
The number doesn't go high enough - if we could we would give them a 10!! For being not only the best but surpassing what anyone would expect from a breeder!

We have owned two of Abbe Lane GSP's, and still have the boy - recently we lost the little girl at 9 years of age. She was the smartest - most loving dog - the biggest couch potato - easiest trained - both of our Shorthairs have been the best all around dogs we have ever owned. Ali was my assistant dog - would pick up anything that was dropped and bring it/hand it to me. She learned this in only 5 minutes at 4 months of age. This included metal objects as well!

Rob and Judy have been wonderful people - are fantastic breeders producing wonderful dogs. We would not have a problem getting another puppy from them, and highly recommend them to anyone wanting a personal gun dog in their home.

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Submitted by: Gregg & Cindy Farmer on Nov 24, 2007
In 1999, Rob and Judy provided us the opportunity to have two sisters out of Holzstrom's Hanna Of Abbe LN and Stradivarius Maximilien. The breeding with Hanna and Max produced two of the most intense Shorthairs that we have ever had the privilage of owning and working with. Great natural instinct, good conformation, outstanding temperment and wonderful Couch Potatos. We have had Shorthairs since 1980 and couldn't have asked for more.
Rob and Judy have a great program and are very willing to help with questions and have served as a valuable source of information for us over the years. They are fine folks that have made a good contribution to the breed. We will without a doubt stay in touch.
Submitted by: Troy Hodulik on Nov 16, 2007
Just a quick note for potential customers of Abbe Lane GSP's. My daughter, Hannah, handled Skye to her Junior Hunter title at the age of 7 months and has several walking Field Trial placements to her credit as well. Not bad for an 8 year old girl. In nearly 15 years of having Shorthairs as part of my family, I have not had a dog with more natural ability and trainability than I have with my GSP from Mr. and Mrs. Moerman. So far, she has been the perfect blend of drive/desire and cooperation. I can not recommend Abbe Lane Kennels enough.
Submitted by: Richard Petersen on Oct 10, 2007
I found Rob thru a newspaper article and stopped to visit. As others have said, he loves his dogs. Be prepared to visit a while if you stop. Both he and Judy (wife) are wonderful folks and are breeding dogs for the right reasons.
I own two GSP's from Rob's line, both are super dogs and my only complaint is sometimes you have to wait for a year to get a pup. But you wont be disappointed.
Submitted by: Troy Hodulik on Jun 14, 2007
If you are looking for a great GSP, Abbe Lane is the place. Mr. and Mrs. Moerman are fantastic people and know how to take care of their customers. At only 14 weeks old, our puppy Skye is showing traits and behaviors that are nothing short of spectacular: retrieving on land AND water; staunch points on quail and pigeons; beautiful structure; good nose; boldness; drive and desire; friendliness toward new people; and intelligence. Our family could not be happier. Above all, Mr. and Mrs. Moerman are breeders that make you feel welcome at their kennel and go the extra mile to earn their customer's trust. We will be going back to Abbe Lane for our next GSP!
Submitted by: Craig JOnes on Feb 21, 2007
Five years ago I purchased my first shorthair from Rob and have been happy ever since. In 2005 My dog Zeb passed the Navhda Invitational and has done
nothing but continue to get better. Zeb might be be a once in a life time dog or just one of many great dogs Rob produces either way he is the best dog I have ever owned.It is not uncommon for Zeb to retrieve a limit of ducks in the morning and point a limit of Grouse in the after noon.
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