Prairie Prime Epagneul Bretons is a family run gun dog breeder operating in central Oklahoma producing prime Epagneul Breton (French Brittany) versatile upland bird and waterfowl gun dogs. Prairie Prime's breeding dogs are from the finest water-proven Epagneul Breton gun dog lines from the United States and Europe including multiple dams and sires that are titled Grand Champions of the Field. Our breeding dogs have been tested and proven in the field/water, in the show ring, and are health certified with all facets of our breeding dogs fully documented with full transparency provided to our clients. Our commitment to strict and defined breeding standards increase the likelihood of producing offspring inheriting excellent health, temperament, hunting ability, and conformation of prime Epagneul Breton gun dogs. Our versatile breeding dogs live an active lifestyle serving as our upland bird and waterfowl gun dogs a minimum of 40 field days per season and otherwise are indoor family companions. We are bird hunters that focus on the needs of other bird hunters. Our goal in operating Prairie Prime Epagneul Bretons is two-fold: 1. To bring new hunters to the upland bird and waterfowl hunting lifestyle through education, and conservation. 2. To bring families to the Epagneul Breton gun dog through breed awareness, rehoming puppies to families that live a lifestyle that fits with the Epagneul Breton, and through involvement in regional and national clubs. Todd Farris, owner of Prairie Prime, founded the Chisholm Trail Epagneul Breton Gun Dog Club (CTEBGDC) in the fall of 2015 and presides as President of the CTEBGDC primarily serving the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Missouri, and Arkansas. The CTEBGDC hosts UKC sanctioned specialty and conformation shows, training events, hunting events, and UKC sanctioned field trials. The CTEBGDC is also a philanthropic club that supports upland bird and waterfowl conservation groups with time and financial resources. The CTEBGDC is also a Silver Level donor to the Epagneul Breton Foundation. The CTEBGDC facilitates a digital presence for the promotion of the Epagneul Breton with a website (www.chisholmtrailebclub.com) and a Facebook page. Todd also has served on the Club de l'Epagneul Breton of the United States (CEB-US) Board of Directors (www.ceb-us.org) as national club Secretary between May 2016 - May 2019. He maintains annual memberships in the NRA, Quail Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, NWTF, a Supporting Membership in the CEB-US, and a Premier Membership in the CTEBGDC. Todd is personally a Silver Level donor to the Epagneul Breton Foundation and an annual donor to the NRA Hunting initiative to protect the sport of hunting in the United States. He also serves as a UKC licensed TAN and WRT judge to the field trial community. Prairie Prime Epagneul Bretons is strictly committed to the Breeding Policy and Recommendations set forth in the CEB-US Official Procedures for Confirming and Assigning Overall Conformation Ratings for the Epagneul Breton document published July 17, 2016 and updated in October 2018 to ensure the betterment of the breed in the United States. Prairie Prime Epagneul Bretons also participates in the CEB-US registered breeder program by committing to the CEB-US breeding policy on hip dysplasia and sable coat color. Todd Farris has been a strong stakeholder in the Epagneul Breton in the United States by creating breed awareness with the upland hunting public at venues like Pheasants Forever's Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic trade shows and in spearheading two Scott Linden's Wingshooting USA television episodes showcasing the Epagneul Breton breed on opening day of Iowa's pheasant season in the fall of 2016 which aired on national television in August of 2017 and in July of 2018. The Prairie Prime Epagneul Bretons were also featured in the March/April/May 2018 issue of Gun Dog magazine. Prairie Prime is committed to producing premier Epagneul Bretons for the field and home while establishing lasting relationships with our puppy buyers through club involvement, education, and support. We create a great value with our Prairie Prime line of EB's by combining a fair price, high level inclusive services, and high quality puppies with health guarantees. Thank you for choosing our family for your future puppy purchase.
Submitted by: Thomas King on Sep 02, 2019
Dealing with Todd Farris and his Prairie Prime Kennel has been a pleasure. Todd has been in contact with us before and after we picked up our puppy, He kept us informed of their progress via video links and info about vet visits. Since we picked up our puppy we have contacted him several times about training and his and his family’s love of their dogs and training is quite evident. Very satisfied!
Submitted by: Carly McDavid on Aug 20, 2019
Prairie Prime is one of a kind. They take incredible care of their puppies and you can tell they love each and every one. Todd went out of his way to message us each time we had a question or concern. Our 2 year old and puppy Paxton are best buds already. Thank you Prairie Prime!!
Submitted by: Nate Haney on Aug 20, 2019
I couldn't be happier with my Prairie Prime dog. He is high energy and curious. He loves water. And he loves sniffing out quail. Todd and his family are also very helpful and easy to work with. They take great care of the dogs before they go home. Couldn't be happier.
Submitted by: Christy Crocker on Aug 19, 2019
Our experience with Prairie Prime has been nothing but wonderful. Todd has been so incredibly helpful throughout the whole process. This is our first EB and so far we have not been disappointed. He’s highly intelligent , athletic and full of personality. It’s just been such a great experience!
Submitted by: Joseph Malters on Jul 11, 2019
I recently purchased my first French Brittany through Todd Farris /Prairie Prime in OKC. I have previously owned English Setters and Wire Haired Pointing Griffons. Wanting to “down size” my next hunting dog, I researched this breed and contacted Todd to obtain more information. Through the whole process he has been extremely helpful. He is very enthusias about this breed of hunting dog and was a pleasure to work with. After confirming a successful breeding he sent out frequent email updates and after whelping of the pups the emails with photos and videos kept pouring in. When the decision for picking out a puppy came he was again very helpful with the process.
After getting the puppy home he continues to send out useful information and reminders about vaccinations, feeding, etc. I highly recommend his kennel if you are interested in this smallest of the pointing breeds but high energy dog. I can’t wait to get started with field training when my pup gets a little older.
Submitted by: Tyler Farmer on Jun 06, 2019
I have waited for over 16 months to provide this recommendation to ensure my Prairie Prime EB was proven. I'm so happy with the result of my Epagneul Breton from Prairie Prime. It is obvious our dog had the breeding genetics to become an excellent gun dog. With consistent effort on my part in training him he has become the best gun dog I have ever owned IN 30 years of hunting. Todd Farris is an excellent resource in assisting me in bringing the most out of my dog. It came down to a GSP or the EB and I'm so glad I chose the EB and it was mainly due to Todd's effort in educating me on this great breed. You can't go wrong with a Prairie Prime Epagneul Breton and I certainly can endorse Prairie Prime for your future gun dog purchase.
Submitted by: Mitch Hale on Feb 27, 2019
My wife and I could not be happier with our puppy, she is a wonderful companion, sweet, smart and for me she is a non-stop go hard hunting machine. At 13 weeks she was blood trailing deer and elk at the hunting ranch. She has already paid for herself in recovered animals. And that is a bonus, because all I wanted was a bird dog. Again she is wonderful and amazing we have no regrets choosing a Prairie Prime EB and that's coming from a lifetime Chesapeake and Lab guy.
Submitted by: Charles Zambori on Dec 03, 2018
Prairie Prime is a superlative example of a small, hands-on breeder. Todd does a great job from initial contact to that joyous day when your new pup comes home - and beyond. It's easy to tell he's building Prairie Prime out of love for breed and not just for the money. The pictures and updates Todd shared from breeding to whelping to homecoming were eagerly awaited and informative, and he'll warmly welcome you into his home to hang out with the pups before choosing yours. When Oskie came home he was bold, happy, healthy, and very well socialized - he's always excited to meet new people and ready to go exploring. Oskie is already showing the desirable traits you want in a bird dog (and the ones that drive you a little crazy, of course) so the genetics are just as great as the environment from which he came. Thanks so much for everything and I couldn't be happier to count myself as part of the Prairie Prime extended family.
Submitted by: Mike Willis on Dec 03, 2018
We brought Ozzy home in October and he has been a great addition to the family and fit right in with our other dogs. Todd has been excellent to work with from day one and took the time to discuss the breed, training and any other questions I had. I strongly recommend Prairie Prime Kennels.
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Submitted by: Jordan Saylor on Dec 02, 2018
Working with Todd on our first Epagneul Breton puppy has been a great
experience. We were familiar with the American Brittany breed going into
the process, but the French Brittany was new to us. Todd did a great job
guiding us through the selection process, and his wealth of knowledge on
the dogs was refreshing. Todd kept us up to date throughout the entire
process from deposit to whelping to ultimately handoff, we were in
constant contact. I can fully recommend Prairie Prime and Todd to anyone
looking to explore the EB breed.