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natebuddy

A friend of mine wants a pointing lab puppy. He would prefer a smaller dog. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Bushwacker

I have had a deposit down since last June on a pup that will hopefully be conceived next month at Sauk River Pointing Labs in Osakis, MN. There are some litters coming up that have some pups still available for deposit. David Mork is a great guy and he has some great dogs. I had my current flushing lab there for force fetch, collar conditioning, and advanced O.B.. When I was there I really like his dogs and have seen them work in the field. Jake, his main stud and GMPR, is very impressive. I am getting a male out of JakeXMagic. Do a search on Sauk River Pointing Labs or email me at mtrierwe at yahoo.com if you have any questions.

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superfish2

I also have a deposit down on the same litter as bushwacker. Scroll back through the posts or do a search. There is a big thread about the subject from Sept or Oct.

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natebuddy

Thanks a lot guys. I let my friend know and I believe he already called the breeder.

He is much appreciated.

Nate

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Hossienda

I gotta agree with the others. David at Sauk River is a class act. I got a pup out of JakexMagic last May and she is back for her odedience and force-fetch training right now. She is a great pup.

-Hossienda

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IainG

Dave does a nice job. Another kennel you might want to have a look at is Alma Bottom over near River Falls in WI.

Especially because you are looking for a "smaller dog"

Alma Bottom was the very first Pointing Lab kennel and has been producing quality pups for far longer than most. Stu has deliberately bred for a smaller dog. The target weight range is the low end of 50 - 70 pounds. They are staunch pointers.

Good luck. You won't go wrong either way.

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superfish2

Bushwacker,

Have you heard anything about Magic being in Heat? Should be happening fairly soon.

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Bushwacker

superfish2,

It's funny that you ask because I just got done checking David's website. Nothing new except all 8 deposits are full. Should be anyday.

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zzat41

i have a buddy that has a female he tryed to get here bred this fall but did not stick (too late in heet) he will be breeding her next heet reply zzat41@hotmail.com ( i have hunted behind her she is a verry good upland dog) the male is also a verry strong water and upland dog.

please use the for sale forum to advertise... Thanks

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superfish2

Bushwacker,

I just got off the site and it looks like he changed it to a March breeding.

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Bushwacker

Superfish2,

Thanks for the update. It looks like we will be looking to pick the pups up sometime in July or August. A little more time for me to add on to my dog house.

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Bushwacker,

Just to fill you in I did email David the other day and he said he had forgotten to change the website. He also said heat cycles are very unpredictable, and he was checking Magic every day but no signs yet, and he thought it would be March. I guess all we can do is hope for early March.

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