Life is Good...
~ with a Lab!
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I love well-bred Labrador Retrievers!!
What could be better than hiking next to a creek and throwing in stick after stick for your Lab to retrieve? Or sitting next to a fireplace with a soundly sleeping (sometimes snoring)Lab curled up at your feet?
To me, that’s the good life!
Above: Ruby, O'Reilly, and Laurel
Our Lab's AKC pedigree's include Belquest, Cambremer, Rocheby, Beechcroft, Hyspire, Endless Mountain, Moonlit, Dickendalls, Windfall, Borador and more. We proudly partner with the OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals), CERF (Canine Eye Registry Foundation), UDS (United Disabilty Service) and the AKC. We breed on a very small scale, so each of our adult Labs and every puppy that is whelped on our premises are recipients of much love, attention, and playtime.
Above: Our wet and soggy Laurel,- sired by Endless Mt.'s champion sire Romeo. Laurel's grandsire is Belquest's Champion, Gordy.
Below: A Ruby/O'Reilly male at 1 1/2 years old. Stunning!
Above:Ruby/O'Reilly male pup
"Kona "(RUBY/O'REILLY girl)-Our Service Dog in training. Thank you, United Disability Service! When you get Kona trained, come back and train my kids, will ya? We are proud of Kona!
UPDATE:Kona is doing outstanding, and will soon be a full-time assistance dog.
PLEASE NOTE-OUR PROPERTY IS PROTECTED BY VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
Harry(8) and Piper (10 weeks)
My love affair with Labrador Retrievers began with my husband's black Lab, Caesar, whom he adopted while an officer in the Marine Corp. from a fellow Marine who was re-stationed and needed a home for his Lab. Caesar was faithful, loyal , and amazingly intelligent. He was a selfless and loyal Lab, and we miss him.
We breed on a small scale, as we are not a kennel.
We invite you to come and visit and meet our Labs. We live on the scenic Octorara Creek, in the beautiful countryside of Southern Lancaster County, with our three kids. Life is good, and we are blessed.
Below: O'Reilly at 1 1/2 yrs old
You're only a dog, old fellow;
a dog, and you've had your day;
But never a friend of all my friends
has been truer than you alway.
Julian Stearns Cutler
Below: O'Reilly and Tula
Piper and Laurel Below: Piper
I specialize in breeding yellow labradors with solid black pigmentation. While I love all shades of yellow, I personally love the very light (almost white) coat color against very dark pigmentation. But then again- a reddish-yellow coat looks so beautiful, too-especially on a Lab running through a field of green grass. I also am in love with black Labs, as I LOVE a shiny silky black coat. As any good breeder of yellow Labs will tell you, it is wise to bring black into a yellow line in order to maintain dark black noses/pads/eyes on a yellow Lab. I breed for beautiful conformation, and for intelligent and friendly temperments. I also breed for optimum health, and I am quite confident in the genetic soundness of my lines. But most of all, I breed because having a Lab has added so much joy to my life, and I want to share that joy with other people.
Life is good with a Lab!
Above:Sir O'Reilly of Austen
Pipers first visit to Ocean City NJ
Above:Beautiful conformation-even at 8 weeks old.
"If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them."