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Gelsomina

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Gelsomina is a lovely girl.  She has that wonderful
combination of intelligence and beauty.  Every
part of her is near perfection, from her coat and
coloration to her broad majestic chest to her rear
angulation. She exemplifies the best of the breed.

Pedigree for On The Bluff’s Gelsomina
Labrador Retriever Yellow

Sire
On The Bluff’s Atticus Finch YLW
Sire
Heartlands Polar Bear Chase YLW
Sire
Walker’s “Chance” of a Lifetime YLW
Sire
Char-Dons Windwalker YLW
Dam
Story’s Best Stock YLW
Dam
StarQuest Strut onto k&k Farms YLW
Sire
CH Hyspire One More Strutt YLW
Dam
Avalon’s The Wild 70’s YLW
Dam
Heartlands Lily of the Valley YLW
Sire
Centre Court Black Kae at Ceasarscreek BLK
Sire
CH Rozzay Hunt Club Clayview Grady BLK
Dam
Centre Court Silhouette BLK
Dam
Centre Court Black Kae at Ceasarscreek BLK
Sire
Starquest Strutton onto k&k Farms YLW
Dam
Starquest Strutton onto k&k Farms YLW
Dam
Gracie of Vantassel Manor YLW
Sire
Valhalla’s Tom Sawyer YLW
Sire
CH Lubberline Martingale YLW
Sire
CH Hunt Club Clayview Funny Bear BLK
Dam
CH Hennings Mill Lubberline JIB Ylw
Dam
Brimars N_Vogue JH BLK
Sire
CH Sandylands Star Trend BLK
Dam
Brimar’s Gem at Poplar Forest JH YLW
Dam
Lady Bella of VanTassel Manor YLW
Sire
On The Bluff’s Durango Blue YLW
Sire
Salin’s Ty Wind Drifter YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVII YLW
Dam
Belquest Light Side of the Moon YLW
Sire
CH Castlewood’s Just Do It YLW
Dam
CH Ridge Views Dare Me DOvetail YLW

Anna

 

 

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Anna is simply a joy.  She combines the
sagacity and good nature of her Dad
(
Durango).  With the intelligence and drive of
her Mom (
Becky).  She is handsome and
striking with an alert expression on a well
muscled body.  From early on she was a
standout.  The pick of her litter with classical
English lab confirmation, great retrieving skills
and the sweetest of temperaments

PEDIGREE

Hedda

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Hedda is a gentle, athletic easy going girl. She has a strong back with a beautiful fairly wide creame colored chest. Her ears are set back perfectly. But what is most striking are her friendly alert expressive eyes. Hedda has that wonderful combination of beauty and soul.

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Pedigree for Hedda
Labrador Retriever Yellow
Sire
On The Bluff’s Tom Sawyer (Y)
Sire
CH Lubberline Martingale (Y)
Sire
CH Hunt Club Clayview Funny Bear (B)
Sire
CH Lenches Teddy Bear (Y)
Dam
Windfall’s Stand Up Comic
Dam
CH Hennings Mill Lubberline Jib (Y)
Sire
CH Scartho Frost (B)
Dam
CH Rocheby Rippling Corn (Y)
Dam
CH Brimars N-Vogue JH, WC (B)
Sire
CH Sandylands Star Trend (B
Sire
Jayncourt Star-Striker (Y)
Dam
Sandylands Gratitude (B)
Dam
Brimar’s Gem At Poplar Forest JH (Y)
Sire
CH Tormentil Labradale Primetime (Y)
Dam
CH Sundaze Diamond In The Ruff (Y)
Dam
Arela Bena YLW
Sire
On the Bluff’s Durango Blue YLW
Sire
Sakin’s Ty Wind Drifter
Sire
CH Saddlehill Driftwood CDX JH YLW
Dam
CH Avatar Sailin’s Liex Opaca YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVII YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Zack YLW
Dam
PIne Edge Jeula’s Jus Do It YLW
Dam
Belquest Light Side of the Moon Luna YLW
Sire
CH Castlewood’s Jus Do it YLW
Sire
CH Langshott Gale Force From Kimvalley YLW
Dam
CH Castlewood Catch Me If You Can YLW
Dam
CH Ridge Views Dare Me Dovetail YLW
Sire
Chablais Rhapsodie En Bleu YLW
Dam
CH Pine Edge Ridge View SnoBear YLW

Po

Po is another one of our Pine Edge and Sandylands girls. She is majestic and a joy to watch running across the fields. She has a perfect top line and tail set and a wonderful personality; mischievous and very smart. Po keeps Teresa and Don Gallagher, our partners, laughing with her antics. She is a joy to live with.

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Pedigree for On The Bluff’s Edgar Allen Poe
Labrador Retriever Yellow
Sire
On The Bluff’s Durango Blue (Y)
Sire
Salin’s TY Wind Drifter
Sire
CH Saddlehill Driftwood CDX JH YLW
Sire
Broyhill Wooden Bird YLW
Dam
CH Saddlehill O’Briens Rapparee JH YLW
Dam
CH Avatar Sailin’s Ilex Opaca YLW
Sire
Salin’s All Hands On Deck II BLK
Dam
CH Salin’s Amarillo Belle YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVIII YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Zack YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Camelot YLW
Dam
Rosebud’s Coyote Springs Lucy YLW
Dam
Pine Edge Jeula’s Jus Do It YLW
Sire
CH Tabatha’s Drifter At Dickendall JH BLK
Dam
CH Pine Edge MI Bluedenim Jeans YLW
Dam
On The Bluff’s Serafina (YLW)
Sire
On The Bluff’s Labradors Tom Sawyer, YLW
Sire
CH Lubberline Martingale, YLW
Sire
CH Hunt Club Clayview Funny Bear, BLK
Dam
CH Hennings Mill Lubberline Jib, YLW
Dam
CH Brimars N_Vogue JH, WC, BLK
Sire
CH Sandylands Star-Trend BLK
Dam
Brimar’s Gem At Poplar Forest JH, YLW
Dam
Belquest Light Side Of The Moon “Luna” YLW
Sire
CH Castlewood’s Just Do It “Nike”
Sire
CH Langshott Gale Force From Kinvalley, YLW (UK Import)
Dam
CH Castlewoods Cathc Me If U Can, YLW
Dam
CH Ridge Views Dare Me Dovetail, “Dare”
Sire
Chablais Rhapsodie En Bleu, YLW
Dam
CH Pine Edge Ridge View “Snobear”

Madame B

Madame Bovary (Madame B.) the daughter of Sawyer and Stella combines all the best aspects of the breed a beautiful head, perfect ear set, dark pigment, alert eyes, and gentle expression. Her structure, top line, rear angulation, tail set are as good as it gets. Combine all this with a trainable affectionate temperament and Madame B is perhaps the most perfectly balanced Labrador we’ve ever had.

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Pedigree for Madame Bovary
Labrador Retriever/Yellow
Sire
On The Bluff’s Tom Sawyer YLW
Sire
CH Lubberline Martingale YLW
Sire
CH Hunt Club Clayview Funny Bear BLK
Sire
CH Lenches Teddy Bear YLW
Dam
Windfall’s Stand Up Comic
Dam
CH Hennings Mill Lubberline JB Ylw
Sire
CH Scartho Frost BLK
Dam
CH Rocheby Rippling Corn YLW
Dam
CH Brimars N-Vogue JH WC BLK
Sire
CH Sandylands Star Trend BLK
Sire
Jayncourt Star-Striker YLW
Dam
Sandylands Gratitde BLK
Dam
Brimars Gem At Polar Forest JH YLW
Sire
CH Tormentil Labradale Primetime YLW
Dam
CH Sundaze Diamond In The Ruff YLW
Dam
On The Bluff’s Metula’s Pride Stella BLK
Sire
Paddington’s Duke of Vantassel Manor BLK
Sire
Paddington’s Beacause The Knight BLK
Sire
CH Blackdux Fond Of The Knight JH BLK
Dam
Paddinton’s Majestix Kiara YLW
Dam
Paddington’s Clear The Deck BLK
Sire
Henning Mill Diamond N’The Ruff BLK
Dam
Paddington’s Clear Blue Sky YLW
Dam
On the Bluff’s Metula YLW
Sire
On The BLuff’s Durango Blue YLW
Sire
Salin’s TY Wind Drifter YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVII YLW
Dam
Belquest Light Side Of The Moon Luna YLW
Sire
CH Castlewood’s Just Do It YLW
Dam
CH Ridge Views Dare Me DOvetail YLW


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Doggie diet

Our feeding regime is based mainly on the Biologically Appropriate Raw Food (BARF) diet. The idea being that raw food has the most amount of nutrients available to your pet. Dog food, even the good kind, has been enormously processed with a lot of the nutrients baked out of it. Then, to replace the loss, vitamins and minerals have been added back in. So why not just serve fresh food. Would you eat dog food? If the answer is an emphatic, ‘no,’ then why feed it to your beloved pet.

This diet does not take much time because it is raw and is not more expensive if you buy a high priced dog food. In fact, it is cheaper than the high priced dog food if you are a good shopper.

If you want to feed your dog a complete raw food mixture that is pre-prepared, there are now quite a few choices on the market. Read the ingredients and try and avoid organ meats. This is where a good deal of the hormones and antibiotics the animal has been fed will end up. We recommend: Oma’s Pride, Nature’s Variety, The Honest Kitchen, SoJo’s, Stella and Chewy, Bravo or Primal. We prefer frozen to freeze dried. If you decide to use this as a back up for when you are in a hurry, introduce this to your pup very slowly, a little bit at a time each day mixed in with the turkey/fish etc. so your pet will be used to it when you decide to use it.

WE FEED OUR PUPS:

Morning: A mixture of meat/fish.* Feed raw, never cooked and we add to this an equal amount of raw vegetables which is best to grind and then mix in with the meat. The meat is kept frozen and thawed overnight in the fridge for the next day feeding. We feed about 2 cups of this and as the pup grows, we increase it until our dogs are eating 4-6 cups by maturity. .

Evening: Large, raw meaty bones when they turn 6 months of age. Until then you can feed the morning meal without the vegetables and add some ripe fruit such as apples or bananas. Our puppies begin eating chicken wings at 6 weeks of age. At six months of age, we give our dogs raw chicken quarters, (leg and thigh). Remember, everything raw. Never cooked bones. You may also feed turkey wings and backs, pork neck bones, lamb breast, veal bones, outcuts (much cheaper), not marrow bones. The younger the farm animal, the more nutrition in the bones. If the bones are purchased fresh, they should be frozen before feeding and thawed in the fridge.

We feed these bone meals outside but if that is not possible, then feed it to your pet in a confined area such as a crate, garage or porch with easily cleaned floor etc. Areas where the dog pushes the bones around to chew should be disinfected after meals. This is a safety measure for the humans who are susceptible to salmonella, which dogs are not. We thaw our chicken in
water before serving because salmonella can be washed off.

If our dog gets too heavy, we cut back on the ground meat and increase the vegetables. We also give fewer bones. We adjust this as our dog grows. We cannot tell you a definite amount because a 90 lb dog at maturity may require more food when growing than a 75 lb female at maturity. The idea is to keep your dog on the thin side and let them mature SLOWLY.

Canned Mackerel, Tuna, or any fresh fish, ground turkey, heart, liver, tripe, buffalo, deer, rabbit, etc. DO NOT FEED NON ORGANIC BEEF until they reach maturity. The excessive amount of hormones encourages a pup to grow too fast which is detrimental to their bones and joints.

The best vegetables are fresh washed kale, spinach, broccoli, carrots, swiss chard, green beans, squash, etc. We grind them in a cuisinart or chop finely. We vary this with some fruit, the more ripe the better. Our dogs have their favorites just like us and there will be some foods they won’t like but if mixed with the ground meat, they usually eat it. We also add raw egg shells to the ground vegetable mix as well as garlic (1/2 tsp) and a tsp of cod liver oil or salmon oil. This is optional as you are already feeding your dog fish.

Below is a recipe for supplementation. We do not do much of this but if you want you can either make the recipe below and add to your dog’s food after 18 months of age or you can buy NuPro which has close to the same ingredients. We recommend a tbsp twice a week at most.

HEALTHY MIXTURE

2 cups of nutritional yeast
1 cup of lecithin granules
¼ cup of kelp powder
¼ cup of bone meal, (only if not giving bones on a regular basis)
1000 mgs of Vitamin C

Mix together in a quart container and refrigerate. You can make larger amounts at one time if desired

You will notice that some bodily functions will be different from what you are accustomed to with dog food. Don’t be alarmed, these are good things and here’s why:

1. Smaller, much firmer stools and sometimes only one movement a day. This is because the gets much more nutrition from this diet. His body uses almost all of it, leaving very little residue.
2. The stools may be white. This is due to the high bone content, and it is perfectly OK.
3. The stools may take longer to pass due to the firmness. This too is good as it causes the dog to naturally express anal glands.
4. Eating raw bones will keep their teeth sparkling white and cavity free.

IF YOU ARE SWITCHING OVER:

If you decide to switch your dog from dog food to this diet, please do it very slowly so their bowels stay constant. Take at least 2 weeks to do it. Start by adding a little bit of meat to their usual food. Then add more. If well tolerated, reduce the dog food slowly and then add vegetables. Continue slowly, adding new food and reducing old until your dog is switched over.

The following are places to source the diet supplies:

Nu-Pro with joint support formula: 1-800-360-3300 or www.nuprosupplements.com A 20 lb. Tub costs $120.00 plus shipping. This is the most economical, but it comes in smaller amounts.

KV Vet supply 1-800-432-8211: Cod liver oil by the gallon item number 40216 $17.90 plus shipping. Ester C in Healthy Mixture can also be bought here.

If you want to buy this food ready ground and mixed with vegetables as well as fish, bones and fruit and vegetables for those days you are in a rush: we recommend Oma’s Pride 1-800-678- OMAS or http://www.omaspride.com/index.html or Nature’s Variety, The Honest Kitchen, SoJo’s, Stella and Chewy, Bravo or Primal.

Ingredients for Healthy Mixture can be found in any Health Food Store or Supermarket.

To learn more about this diet, go to www.barfworld.com and order the book, The Barf Diet. This should answer any questions that may arise. Another good read is Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats by Kymythy R. Schultze, available at most book stores or Amazon.

This diet allows for lots of freedom. If you have just gotten a puppy, they will be on a feeding schedule but as he/she grows, you should change him/her to a more random feeding schedule. And sometimes it is good to fast him/her.

Luna

Luna’s Grand Dam is the top producer of Labrador champions in US History. Ch. Pine Edge Ridge View Snobear. Luna is very bright, loves children and is a super family companion. Thank you Vicky Creamer from Belquest Kennels for sharing this very special girl with us.
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Pedigree for Belquest Light Side Of The Moon “Luna”

Yellow Labrador

 

Sire
CH. Castlewood’s Just Do It
“Nike”
Sire
Ch. Langshott Gale Force From Kimvalley (Y)
(UK Import)
Sire
Eng.Ch. Sandylands Gad-About (Y)
Sire
Eng.Ch. Sandylands My Guy (B)
(Eng. Imp)
Dam
Eng.Ch. Sandylands Bliss (Y)
Dam
Kimvalley Follow On To Langshott ()
Sire
Newinn Oak Leaf at Kimvalley ()
Dam
Kimvalley Last Fling ()
Dam
Ch. Castlewoods Catch Me If U Can (y)
Sire
Ch. Guideline’s Master Card (B)
(Sw. Imp.)
Sire
N.Ch. Guideline’s Copyright (B)
Dam
Guidelin’e Mondi ()
Dam
Ch. Sumo’s A-Hoy All Decked Out, CD (B)
Sire
Ch. Dickendall A-Hoy (B)
Dam
Hennwood’s Ndiyo Asante Sana ()
Dam
Ch. Ridge Views Dare Me Dovetail
“Dare”
Sire
Chablais Rhapsodie En Bleu (Y)
Sire
Can.Ch. Ranbourne This Bud’s For You (B)
Sire
Am.Can.Bda.Ch. Bradking Rangeways Mr. Chips (Y)
Dam
Am.Can.Ch. Shadowvales Jill at Ranbourne (B)
Dam
Am.Can.Ch. Chablais Myrtille (Y)
Sire
Am.Can. Ch. Bradking Mike (B)
Dam
Can.Ch. Chablais Croustille (B)
Dam
Ch. Pine Edge Ridge View
“Snobear”
Sire
Ch. Hickory Ridge Gustav Mahler (Y)
Sire
Am.Can.Ch. Beaumans Beaver Creek Ingot (Y)
Dam
Ch. Greenbriar Elsa (Y)
Dam
Ch. Lone Oak Polar Bear (Y)
Sire
Can.Ch. Sunnybrook Acres Lone Oak Ike (Y)
Dam
Sunnybrook Acres Bridget (Y)



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Arela Bena

Arela Bena is truly our star performer following in the paw prints of her great grand mother Ch. Pine Edge Ridge View Snowbear
(producer of 21 champions).

Arela Bena is a real beauty, light cream in color, beautiful expression, excellent top line, angulation and a perfect scissor bite.

Arela is a gifted athlete and is co-owned by trainer, handler, and judge Calise Shoemaker. Together Arela and Calise have been quite the team winning the following:
-AKC Companion Dog Obedience Title in 3 straight trials at
only 11 months of age
-AKC Rally Novice, Rally Advanced and Rally Excellent.
All three straight trials won before the age of 2.
-Passed the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test
-She has one qualifying score on her Companion Dog
Excellence Title (CDX)

We thank you Calise for raising and training such a remarkable example of the perfection of the breed. Arela and Calise will continue to compete after her break for motherhood.

 

Pedigree for Arela Bena
Labrador Retriever Yellow

Sire
On the Bluff’s Durango Blue
YLW
Sire
Sakin’s Ty Wind Drifter
Sire
CH Saddlehill Driftwood CDX JH
YLW
Sire
Broyhill Woodn Bird
YLW
Dam
CH Saddlehill O’Briens JH
YLW
Dam
CH Avatar Sailin’s Liex Opaca
YLW
Sire
Salin’s All Hands on Deck II
BLK
Dam
CH Salin’s Amarillo Belle
YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVII
YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Zack
YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Camlot
YLW
Dam
Rosebud’s Coyote Springs
YLW
Dam
PIne Edge Jeula’s Jus Do It
YLW
Sire
CH Tabatha’s Drifter at Deickendall JH
BLK
Dam
CH Pine Edge MI Bluedenim
YLW
Dam
Belquest Light Side of the Moon Luna
YLW
Sire
CH Castlewood’s Jus Do it
YLW
Sire
CH Langshott Gale Force From Kimvalley
YLW
Sire
Sandylands Gad-About
Dam
Kimvalley Follow on TO Langshott
Dam
CH Castlewood Catch Me If You Can
YLW
Sire
CH Guideline’s Master Card
BLK
Dam
CH SUmo’s A-Hoy All Decked Out CD
BLK
Dam
CH Ridge Views Dare Me Dovetail
YLW
Sire
Chablais Rhapsodie En Bleu
YLW
Sire
Ranbourne This Bud’s For You
BLK
Dam
CH Chablais Myrtille
YLW
Dam
CH Pine Edge Ridge View SnoBear
YLW
Sire
CH Hickory Ridge Gustav Mahler
YLW
Dam
CH Lone Oak Polar Bear
YLW


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Metula

Metula is a beauty. She has a blocky head with a sweet expression, and is quite substantial with a good deal of bone, and a wide chest. Her sire is Durango Blue. She has inherited his wonderful, sweet temperament. Her Dam is Luna whose great grand dam is “Snowbear”, the most famous female Lab of all time. Metula possesses the best traits of her mom and dad. We are so glad we kept her!

Poppy

Poppy is our second generation girl, the pride of our kennel. A beautiful combination of her Mother China and Father Durango. She has wonderful conformation but what really stands her apart is her calm and bright disposition. She is a joy to live with!

Thank you Lucille and Liam.

 

Pedigree for Poppy
Labrador Retriever

Drifter

Grace

Sire
On The Bluff’s Durango Blue

YLW

Sire
Salin’s Ty Wind Drifter
Sire
CH Saddlehill Driftwood CDX
JH YLW
Sire
Broyhill Wooden Bird
YLW
Dam
CH Saddlehill O’Briens Rapparee
JH YLW
Dam
CH Avatar Sailin’s llex Opaca

YLW

Sire
Salin’s All Hands on Deck II
BLK
Dam
CH Salin’s Amarillo Belle
YLW
Dam
Coyote Springs XXVIII
YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Zack
YLW
Sire
Coyote Springs White Camelot

YLW

Dam
Rosebud’s Coyote Springs Lucy
YLW
Dam
Pine Edge Jeula’s Jus Do It

ylw

Sire
CH Tabatha’s Drifter At Dickendall JH BLK
Dam
CH Pine Edge MI Bluedenim Jeans
YLW
Dam
StarQuest’s China At Briarwood
BLK
Sire
Multi BPISS Can CH. Chablais
Sire
Can. Ch. Phil. Ch. Grand Ch. Hall of Fame Ch. Chablais
“Bogart”
Sire
Multi BISS
Am.Ch.Can.Ch. Wiscoy’s Don’t Sell Me Short
Dam
Chablais Lily Fatale
Dam
Can Ch. Chablais
Sire
Can.Ch.Tormntil Chablais Charlie Lad (Optigen A)
Dam
Multi BISS
Am.Ch.Can.Ch.

Chablais

Dam
Beulahlands Winter’s Night
Sire
Int’l.Ch.AM.Ch. pointed Mika’s Mountain Man of Panera
Sire
BISS Am.Ch.Nipntuck’s Arncha Bold JH
Dam
Harbortop DerbyO’Pine
Edge
Dam
Int’l.Ch.Am.Ch.pointd Beulahlands Amazin
Sire
Ch. Blackwing Ballon Jumper
Dam
Ch. pointed Woodgate Silent Knight



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