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Lovable Lab breeder

Postby KSDucks » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:25 pm

I am looking at a yellow lab from Lovable Lab in Seneca,KS out of the Claire and Darin liter. Anybody have any experience or knowledge of them?
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby champer196 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:29 pm

Never heard of them. What's scoop on the dam and sire?
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby KSDucks » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:43 pm

Nothing special in Dam or sire I don't believe they really breed in regards to hunting, Sire hips are rated fair which scares me. I would like a yellow lab and train her for hunting but cannot afford all of the dogs that I've found with good hunting bloodlines. My wife found this pup online and fell in love so figured would look into it.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby champer196 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:52 pm

P.M sent. And also I know a guy in Iowa that has some very nice dogs that do hunt. He doesn't hunt test anymore but his dogs are very nice as well. Not saying that these dogs won't make good ones at all though.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby duckdozer » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:17 am

No way would you catch me buying a pup from a place called lovable if I wanted to hunt it, there are lots of other breeders out there with hunting dogs.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby goodkarmarising » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:02 am

KSDucks wrote:Nothing special in Dam or sire I don't believe they really breed in regards to hunting, Sire hips are rated fair which scares me. I would like a yellow lab and train her for hunting but cannot afford all of the dogs that I've found with good hunting bloodlines. My wife found this pup online and fell in love so figured would look into it.


How much is the pup? I woud be holding out for a pup that comes from good hunting lines.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby wtrfwl havoc » Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:15 pm

They aren't bred for hunting like a lot of other kennels. I think if you are wanting a hunting dog I would go with one from a long background in hunting. The instincts with be far more pronounced. I wouldn't waste my money getting one from there unless you want a show dog or a house pet. Just my $.02
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby EcatMagoo » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:12 pm

wtrfwl havoc wrote:They aren't bred for hunting like a lot of other kennels. I think if you are wanting a hunting dog I would go with one from a long background in hunting. The instincts with be far more pronounced. I wouldn't waste my money getting one from there unless you want a show dog or a house pet. Just my $.02


My first hunting dog was a half lab half golden I found in the paper for 15 bucks. She had the most desire of any dog ive ever seen. My current dog I went with a known hunting breeder. Most labs will hunt even without great blood lines. You just increase your odds of getting a spectacular dog when you get a pup with great paper work.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby KSDucks » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:22 pm

Thanks for all of the input I've found a dog out of red cedar acres with some much better hunting lines for not much more.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby takem7 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:37 am

EcatMagoo wrote:My first hunting dog was a half lab half golden I found in the paper for 15 bucks. She had the most desire of any dog ive ever seen. My current dog I went with a known hunting breeder. Most labs will hunt even without great blood lines. You just increase your odds of getting a spectacular dog when you get a pup with great paper work.


My dog is also from non hunting background and she is easily the best hunting, hardest working dog I have ever seen. I get nothing but complements from my clients, and not to mention the cash offers lol. On the other hand my brothers dog (although a pup) has very little desire to retreive and is lazy, Im sure we will wip him into shape though.

As a retreiver it is born into them, it is more of a hunting instinct than to go get something and bring it back to you. Get your pup on a proven training method and you will be fine. I mean come on poodles used to be a retreiving dog. :wink:
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby KSDucks » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:23 pm

The two yellows out of red cedar ended up not quite being what I was looking for as far as color and the pup from lovable lab makes me nervous with the sires hips and only 1year health guarantee. If anybody knows of any yellow lab pups for sale let me know. Thanks
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby champer196 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:14 pm

Hips rated as good wouldn't concern me too much. Don't limit yourself to what color you want. You will pass over to many good dogs doing that IMO. But I'm with others, they look to be breeding pets. Not hunting dogs.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby TomKat » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:59 am

My family comes from just outside of Seneca...its not exactly the waterfowl capital of the world...or Kansas....or even Nemaha county.

I agree with what the others have said here. Get a dog that will HUNT, and dont pay attention to what color they are. You want good parents that are proven hunters. One thing you can't train is instinct.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby EcatMagoo » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:45 pm

TomKat wrote:My family comes from just outside of Seneca...its not exactly the waterfowl capital of the world...or Kansas....or even Nemaha county.

I agree with what the others have said here. Get a dog that will HUNT, and dont pay attention to what color they are. You want good parents that are proven hunters. One thing you can't train is instinct.


Labs are natural born retrievers. 95% of all labs have the instinct to retrieve and can be trained to do an average job of retrieving ducks. Great blood lines only make it more likely you will have a star. You don't need to pay a ton to get a dog that will do the job. I will always buy my dog from a line of hunters but i will never pay over 500 for a dog. My current dog was 350 and does a fantastic job, is very trainable and has average desire. My first dog was 15 bucks out of the paper and was more wild, harder to train, but had more desire to retrieve than any other dog ive ever seen in my life. I am NOT saying blood lines don't matter. But I AM saying the notion that you get an expensive lab in order to get a good hunting dog is a load of bull.
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby TomKat » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:07 am

Hey teach-

You are preaching to the choir. I have a $250 back yard bred lab...she does a great job.

What else ya got?
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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby EcatMagoo » Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:03 pm

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Re: Lovable Lab breeder

Postby T Man » Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:27 pm

goodkarmarising wrote:
KSDucks wrote:Nothing special in Dam or sire I don't believe they really breed in regards to hunting, Sire hips are rated fair which scares me. I would like a yellow lab and train her for hunting but cannot afford all of the dogs that I've found with good hunting bloodlines. My wife found this pup online and fell in love so figured would look into it.


How much is the pup? I woud be holding out for a pup that comes from good hunting lines.


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